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  1. Pages from the Past - August 277 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    ... Appliances and Movies on Main Street, Pine River, were pulled out by the roots and thrown on the sidewalk. Pine River-Backus Youth As Resources has received an application from a group of determined and caring youth in our community. Katie Rowell ...

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  2. Two-vehicle crash injures one3 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    ... reported. As it was turning, it struck a 2000 Ford Explorer being driven south on Highway 371 by Debra A. Maus, 62, Backus. Also in Marchwik's vehicle was Calvin A. Maske, 16, Pequot Lakes. The incident occurred at 7:57 p.m. Maus was taken to ...

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  3. Jeanette E. StevensRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    Stevens, Jeanette E. age 88 of Backus, MN and formerly of Pine River and St. Louis Park.

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  4. Alvin ThalerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    Alvin Thaler, age 89, of Backus, passed away Saturday, August 22, 2015, at the Good Samaritan Society, Pine River.

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  5. Pine River-Backus School Board: MREA director visits boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    The Pine River-Backus School Board heard from Minnesota Rural Education Association executive director Fred Nolan during its Monday, Aug. 17, board meeting.

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  6. Short preseason could be interesting8 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    Opening day should be interesting for high school football games around the state on Saturday, Aug. 22, including the Pine River-Backus Tigers traveling to the Red Lake County Rebels at 11 a.m., and the Pequot Lakes Patriots hosting the Staples-Motley Cardinals at 7 p.m. That's because an early start to the football season since the high school ... (more)

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  7. Bicycling Around Minnesota group cruises through lakes area5 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    Ben Jackson arrives at the Pine River-Backus High School for a rest after their 66 mile ride on Thursday, August 13. Jackson is one of 275+ bikers in the Bicyclying Around Minnesota group.

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  8. August 13, 2015 -Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    ... , call 218-829-4606 or visit www.kinshippartners.org . Lakes Area Kinship serves the Nisswa, Pequot Lakes, Pine River-Backus and Crosslake areas.

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  9. 1. Pine River-Backus School District: Aimers resigns school board seat to continue teachingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    Lee Aimers served his last day on the Pine River-Backus School Board on Monday, Aug. 17, when he finished the regular meeting with an announcement of his resignation.

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  10. 2 min 10 sec agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    ... Fund has awarded $5,103 to 44 county 4-Hers to help defray their expenses for exhibiting at the State Fair. Backus residents Barb Frederick and Leo and Sue Elyea, co-chairs of the fundraiser, announced the awards following a June 14 benefit golf ...

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  11. Celebrating the Life of State Rep. David DillRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 15 | WDIO

    The Backus Auditorium was crowded Saturday afternoon with Minnesota legislators, family and friends of the late state Rep. David Dill for his funeral. Bakk is a longtime friend and colleague of Dill's and told stories of going fishing with him.

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  12. Reminders - August 132 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    ... UCC Church in the Sanctuary. Winners of the Works of Merit and ballot Popular Choice awards will be announced. The Backus Lions Club will sell large Colorado peaches at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 19, at the 371 Liquor Locker parking lot, on the west ...

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  13. Bicyclists to tour lakes area Aug. 13-1611 sec agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    ... at the Ideal Community Park on Friday morning, Aug. 14. That day's bike route will begin at 6:45 a.m. at Pine River-Backus High School as participants pedal along quite a bit of the Paul Bunyan Scenic Byway. Bike ride planners estimate the riders ...

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  14. PR-B Scholarship Golf Scramble slated Sept. 131 hour agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    The Pine River-Backus Scholarship Golf Scramble will start at 1 p.m.Sunday, Sept.

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  15. Lane closures on Highway 87 in Backus to begin Aug. 172 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    Motorists traveling Highway 87 between Highway 371 in Backus and Highway 84 east of Backus will encounter flaggers, heavy equipment and delays when the road is reduced to a single lane Monday-Friday, Aug. 17-21.

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  16. Ride for Vets to go through area communities Aug. 22Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    The 130-mile-plus ride will have stops in Backus and Hackensack. People are asked to show their support by waving flags along the route.

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  17. 5. It's Back-us to the 50's at the Backus CornfestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    The Backus Cornfest theme Back-us to the 50's brought out nostalgia and creativity at the 2015 Cornfest parade.

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  18. PR-B Kindercamp set for Aug. 17-20Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    Pine River-Backus Elementary School is offering their annual Kindercamp August 17-20 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Students entering kindergarten will get a chance to meet their teachers, classmates, learn about school and classroom procedures and rules, and get acclimated to the school.

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  19. Girl Scouts win all cupcake war trophies3 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    ... d cupcakes. Other cupcake entries included Sandra Linn and Gloria Sawyer's gluten free recipes and Athena Rono, 6, of Backus with Valentine's Day themed cupcakes.

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  20. MCA scores take the good with the bad4 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    ... proficiency has dropped by three-tenths of a percentage from 60.5 in 2014 to 60.2 in 2015. Locally, Pine River-Backus (PR-B) has seen a district-wide increase from 45.6 percent proficient to 47.8 percent proficient. At a closer look, PR-B ...

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