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  1. I Love To Read celebrations on tap at PR-B1 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    February marks Pine River-Backus Elementary School's annual "I Love To Read Month."

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  2. Concordia College shakes up campus with cuts to foreign languagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Star Tribune

    ... and global learning all the time, and then they cut their most global classes," said Colton Dabrowski, 19, from Backus, Minn., who is majoring in French and Chinese and helped lead the protest. He argues that the cuts are especially ironic at ...

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  3. Borderland BriefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Daily Journal

    ... Moose will meet at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 10, 17 and 24 at Koochiching County Senior Center. Meals are pending at this time. Backus Community Center will host the annual All School Music Festival at 12:45 p.m. Wednesday. There is no charge. Donations will ...

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  4. Pine River-Backus Family Center happenings13 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    Pine River-Backus Family Center happenings13 min ago

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  5. Road Crew falls to Bemidji10 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    The Pequot Lakes/Pine River-Backus Road Crew got a chance to see one of the top seeds in the Section 8AA when they faced Bemidji on Thursday, Jan. 28. The Lumberjacks, who along with Perham are expected to be the top seeds for the section team tournament, cruised past the Road Crew 43-19 in a non-conference road match.

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  6. Tiger girls win one of two31 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    The Pine River-Backus girls basketball team fell to Crosby-Ironton in their first game last week, but bounced back with a commanding win over Blackduck.

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  7. Struss becomes Tigers' top scorer3 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    In an 81-64 win for the Pine River-Backus boys' basketball team Friday, Jan. 29, Zach Struss earned more than a team victory.

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  8. Donnie LarsenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    Donnie Rae Larsen, 89, of Backus, passed away, after a brief illness, on January 29, 2016 at Sanford Medical Center in Bemidji.

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  9. 2. Pine River-Backus School board: extends offer to superintendent candidateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    The Pine River-Backus School board met Feb. 2 after their second set of interviews with three superintendent candidates; Michael Kolness Superintendent of Ada-Borup Public Schools, Timothy Mayclin superintendent of Northland Community Schools and Shane Tappe principle of Ashby Public School.

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  10. Backus: Council resolves PRASD billing issue15 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    The Backus City Council resolved a contract issue with the Pine River Area Sanitary District during its Monday, Feb. 1, regular meeting by signing a memorandum of agreement.

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  11. January 30, 2016 -Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    The SADD committee and student council at Pequot Lakes High School partnered with the Pine River-Backus High School Student Council to bring awareness to the dangers of texting and driving.

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  12. Pequot Lakes, PR-B team together for campaign against texting/driving2 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    The SADD committee and student council at Pequot Lakes High School partnered with the Pine River-Backus High School Student Council to bring awareness to the dangers of texting and driving.

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  13. Pine River-Backus School: Anderson, Struss nominated for Section 6A Triple A Award14 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    Ashley Anderson and Zach Struss, both Pine River-Backus High School seniors, were selected to represent Pine River-Backus in the Academics, Arts and Athletics Award program.

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  14. Pine River-Backus: Knowledge Bowl wins first round robin18 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    Pine River-Backus Knowledge Bowl entered a field of 23 teams at the Round Robin Meet held Jan. 12 at Staples-Motley High School and came out in first and seventh place.

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  15. Three candidates selected for Pine River-Backus Schools superintendent position36 sec agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    The Pine River-Backus School Board has selected three candidates to return for a second interview for the school district's superintendent position: The school board has scheduled interviews for the candidates on February 2, beginning at 3:30 p.m. in the Media Center at Pine River-Backus School, 401 Murray Avenue, Pine River.

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  16. Nordic Ski Club to host ski clinic, equipment demonstration26 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    The Lake Country Nordic Ski Club will host a free cross country ski waxing clinic and new equipment demonstration from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 30, at the Cass County Land Department in Backus.

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  17. Here comes the sun: Solar power shines in snowy tour11 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    ... snowy climate, solar doesn't do well here," said Jason Edens, director of the Rural Renewable Energy Alliance in Backus. "We actually have a great solar resource." The solar resource is so great, Edens said, it's equivalent to that of Houston, ...

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  18. 5. Dan-ecdotes: Harrison reaches 500th family winRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    ... up of. It has always been a family thing, and the Harrisons are that signature family for Pequot Lakes-Pine River-Backus wrestling." The Pequot Lakes senior has played football for the Patriots as well, but enjoys the feeling of being able to manage ...

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  19. 1. Five finalists selected for Pine River-Backus Schools superintendent positionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    The Pine River-Backus School Board has selected five finalists to interview for the school district's superintendent vacancy.

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  20. Revolution third in conference tournament: Team takes second in Aitkin meet3 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    ... total of 3, followed by Pequot Lakes with a rank total of 6, Crosby-Ironton with 9 rank points, Pierz and Pine-River Backus. Aitkin and Pequot Lakes also placed 1-2 in the junior varsity competition. "We are very excited about our placements," Coach ...

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