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  1. Court document details Norwich rape caseRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Day

    ... to Mohegan Sun, where she called her friends. The friends notified police, and the woman was taken to The William W. Backus Hospital. She had bruises on her arms and a red spot on her ear where it appeared her hoop earring had been ripped off. ...

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  2. Tigers place 3rd at softball tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Pequot Lakes Echo

    After a rough start in their first game against the Park Rapids Panthers, which they lost 10-2, the Pine River-Backus Tigers came back to defeat Nevis 17-11 and the Sebeka Trojans 4-0 to take third place out of six teams at the Park Rapids tournament on Saturday, April 12. For the tournament, top hitters for the season opener for the Tigers were ... (more)

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  3. Bunio earns Be Inspiring recognitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Pequot Lakes Echo

    ... done his or her best to create a caring, friendly environment for all youth. Bunio is the band teacher at Pine-River Backus, and he teaches grades 5-12 on a daily basis. However, he claimed to also be a "child enrichment specialist." "I see way too ...

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  4. Brutal cold, aging fleet lead to a tough year for Pequot's bus garageRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 8 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    ... students and parents alike, most of the issues were detected before the buses took off for the day. Pine River-Backus (PR-B) transportation director Tom Bristow reported that breakdown issues were mostly avoided this winter through use of the ...

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  5. Backus Fire Department issues amended fire contractsRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 8 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    The fire department discovered an error in a spreadsheet that resulted in billing amounts that were inaccurate. Backus Fire Chief Jason Smith said the townships that have already paid should be pleased because the error primarily resulted in lower ...

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  6. Unusually high number of snow days this year for area schoolsRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 8 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    ... Lakes School District officials to call off school a total of five days, along with one late start. The Pine River-Backus (PR-B) School District closed six days and started late twice. For both districts, one of those canceled days was a statewide ...

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  7. Business Basics seminar offered in BackusRead the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | The Brainerd Daily Dispatch

    Cass County Economic Development Corporation reported it knows how overwhelming starting a business can be and offers knowledge and expertise to help people achieve their goals.

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  8. Contract negotiations to continue with Pequot teachersRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 10 | The Brainerd Daily Dispatch

    ... of $54,945. Pequot Lakes' average salary trailed behind four of seven surrounding districts, including Pine River-Backus (PR-B), whose teachers made an average of $48,529. All seven area districts' salaries were below the state average, with ...

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  9. PR-B teachers conduct 'work-to-rule' daysRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 10 | The Brainerd Daily Dispatch

    Pine River-Backus teacher contract negotiations have been going since the end of August, and though some compromise has been reached, there are still details under discussion.

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  10. Pequot Lakes teachers, school board back to negotiation table Apr. 14Read the original story

    Tuesday Apr 8 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    ... of $54,945. Pequot Lakes' average salary trailed behind four of seven surrounding districts, including Pine River-Backus (PR-B), whose teachers made an average of $48,529. All seven area districts' salaries were below the state average, with ...

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  11. Beauty and the Beast to be performed at PR-B April 4-6Read the original story

    Tuesday Apr 1 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    ... his enchanting performance will take place at 7 p.m. April 4 and 5, April 6 the show will be 2 p.m. in the Pine River-Backus High School performance gym.

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  12. PR-B Outstanding special ed teacher recognized by state department of educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 1 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    The Minnesota Department of Education recognized Pine River-Backus special education teacher Kate Rennicke as an Outstanding Special Education Teacher during Minnesota's Special Education Teacher Recruitment Week March 24-28.

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  13. Road construction season will be less upsetting in 2014Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 3 | The Brainerd Daily Dispatch

    ... tunnel to be ready for use before July. a Highway 371 - Resurfacing of nine miles of highway between Pine River and Backus at a total cost of $1.9 million from May to July of 2014. Traffic will be reduced to one lane with flaggers and a pilot car. ...

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  14. Pine River-Backus teachers over 270 days without contractRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 1 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    Teachers with Pine River-Backus Education Association have worked for more than 270 days since their contract expired.

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  15. Cass capital improvement plan updatedRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 1 | The Brainerd Daily Dispatch

    ... 10 years ago, he said. Yochum noted service the county has extended from Walker to the land department building at Backus has been well received. He predicted any additional office space the county might need would be in Backus before it occurred in ...

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  16. PR-B to host wrestling fundraiserRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 25 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    Pine River-Backus High School will present the "Tiger Takedown" AWF wrestling event on Saturday, March 29. All proceeds go to the PR-B High School Activities Department.

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  17. Steven Weagel's Weagelworks is combination of glass blowing, metal forgingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 31 | Northland Press

    ... trap shooting team, Weagel helped bring the sport north three years ago. The team had been a combined Pine River-Backus and Pequot Lakes team, but this year each school will have a separate team. Weagel said that if the teams stayed together they ...

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  18. PR-B Community Education lists upcoming classesRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 25 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    To sign up for the following Pine River-Backus Community Education classes, call 218-587-2080 or register online at prbschools.revtrak.net.

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  19. Pine River Lions Club is Be Inspiring recipientRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 18 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    ... services or monetary needs. The following is a list of youth focused involvement: Take a Kid Fishing, Pine River-Backus scoreboard, Teens Leading the Way, Family Fun Night, Youth Exchange, Grad Blast, diabetes test kit, vision and hearing screens, ...

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  20. Syvertson-Hagestuen graduates from basic trainingRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 18 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    Air Force Airman Nicholas P. Syvertson-Hagestuen, a 2012 Pine River-Backus High School graduate, graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

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