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  1. Belmont Abbey hires new women's volleyball coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | The Gaston Gazette

    ... and 10-6 in the league last season. A native of Pine River, Minn., who played volleyball and softball at Pine River-Backus High, Elyea played both sports at Central Lakes College, highlighted by a seventh-place national tournament finish in 2001. As ...

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  2. Pequot Lakes School District: Board to consider busing for School Readiness28 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    ... the board take this under consideration. Lindholm said a lot of districts in the state, including Pine River-Backus, already do this without additional staff or buses. A few board members - including Valarie Wallin, who has a 4-year-old at home - ...

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  3. Police Blotter - July 231 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    ... h on State Highway 84 in Pine River. Report on July 15 at 6:58 a.m. of a property damage crash on State Highway 87 in Backus. DUI: Report on July 5 at 6:13 p.m. of an individual driving under the influence on Interlachen Road in Lake Shore.

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  4. Reminders - July 232 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    The 20th annual Backus Fly- In Pancake Breakfast will be held from 7:30 a.m. to noon Sunday, July 26, at the Backus Airport, just west of Highway 371.

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  5. Michael James NaylonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    Michael James Naylon, 77 of Backus MN passed away on Tuesday, July 14th, 2015. Mike had been diagnosed with cancer earlier this spring.

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  6. PR-B School Board: District could access additional levy-based facility maintenance funding1 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    A change in how Minnesota school districts may access long-term facility maintenance revenue could provide the Pine River-Backus School District with an additional $79,000 in levy funds during the 2016-17 school year if the board votes this fall to approve the increase.

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  7. Making the Grade - July 1611 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    Morgan DeMars of Backus, Tatum Sheley of Backus, Mara Powers of Breezy Point, Sabrina Becker of Crosslake, Haley Monson of Crosslake, Maddison Olson of Crosslake, Alice Bertram of Deerwood, Sharissa Mickelson of Deerwood, Daniel Paul of Hackensack, Grace Gilsrud of Longville, Maria Schommer of Merrifield, Amanda Carlson of Nisswa, Lexa Gifford of ... (more)

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  8. Marvel Lorraine BaldwinRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    ... moved to Mpls where she worked for Sears and Roebuck Company for 5 years. In 1946, she married Richard Baldwin of Backus, MN settling in Crystal, MN where they raised their 5 children. In 1972, they moved to New Hope where Marvel resided until 2012. ...

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  9. Backus: Council hears of resignations11 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 13 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    Included in the meeting documents was the announcement of the resignation of Gail Leverson as executive director of the Cass County Economic Development Corporation.

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    Monday Jul 13 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    Hard work has paid off for three youth from the Pine River and Backus areas who will be advancing to the National High School Rodeo Association competition July 12-18 in Rock Springs, Wyo.

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  11. Ruben Rosario: Keep those comforting dreams of our dear departed comingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 11 | TwinCities

    ... particularly about departed loved ones, is one of those human experiences that connect us all. Deb Rankin-Moore of Backus, Minn., recalled a dream she had following her father's death. It came after the man suffered leg amputations following a ...

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  12. Tuck-A-Way Resort in Backus to host fishing event for veterans1 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    Tuck-A-Way Resort on Lake Hattie in Backus will host a fishing outing and picnic Thursday, July 16, for veterans with a history of post traumatic stress disorder and addiction issues residing at Eagle's Healing Nest and additional vets affiliated with Wound Warriors of Minnesota.

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  13. Making the Grade - July 91 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    Hunter Smith, son of Rick and Brenda Smith of Backus, has been recognized by the University of Northwestern in St. Paul for making the spring semester dean's list with high honors.

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  14. Alcohol compliance checks deemed success5 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    ... Liquor, Hoss' All American Liquor, Bear's Den, Woby's Liquor, KC's Saloon, Corner Store Express, Jake's City Grill, Backus American Legion-Post 368, DJ's Liquor, Birchwood Char House and Bar, Lucette's Pizza and Pub, Hackensack Liquor Store, ...

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  15. New PR-B High School principal to be welcomed30 sec agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    The Pine River-Backus School Board will host a reception to welcome new high school principal Andrew Forbort at 4:30 p.m. Monday, July 20, before the regular school board meeting in the high school media center.

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  16. Backus American Legion, Auxiliary install officers3 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    Newly installed officers of the Backus American Legion Auxiliary for the 2015-16 year are: front row from left, Mel Taylor, treasurer; Kathy Bruno, standing in for Sue Wolf, historian; and Barb Frederick, sergeant-at-arms; back row from left, Bev Sauer, past Hackensack Legion Auxiliary president, assistant installing officer; Ravinia Glober, ... (more)

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  17. Pine River-Backus Family Center happenings2 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    ... 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., and the second Tuesday of the month from 3:30-6 p.m. The food shelf is located in the Pine River-Backus Family Center. a Family Center Home Visiting Program: The program has immediate openings for expectant mothers who would like ...

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  18. Daniel GillesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    Daniel Gilles, age 57, of Backus, passed away on June 23, 2015, at the Sanford Bemidji Medical Center after a long and hard struggle with Lewey Body Dementia.

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  19. Area automobile accidentsRead the original story

    Monday Jun 29 | Northland Press

    Several automobile accidents in the area recently caused injury and, in one case, death. On Tuesday, June 23, the Cass County Sheriff's Office reports that at approximately 10:30 a.m. it received a call from a Backus area residence.

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  20. Bernice RaethRead the original story

    Jun 27, 2015 | Journal

    ... to Axel and Hilda (Wram) Lundholm. She is survived by her husband, Edwin Raeth of Winthrop; son, Gary "Lee" Raeth of Backus; sister, Marjorie Block of Hutchinson; and brother, Chester Lundholm of New Ulm.

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