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  1. Looking Back - February 2655 sec agoRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | Pequot Lakes Echo

    ... quot Lakes Mat Rat, takes down a Sebeka wrestler during the Feb. 20 Lakes Area Mat Rat Tournament, held at Pine River-Backus High School.

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  2. Alternate wins spelling bee in Pine River-Backus5 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Pequot Lakes Echo

    An alternate ended up winning the Pine River-Backus spelling bee Thursday, Feb. 19. Before the start of the contest, contestants from fifth and seventh grades stepped out of the race, followed by two fifth-grade alternates, leaving sixth-grade alternates Andrew Hoplin and Rylie Hirschey to fill their... Before the start of the contest, contestants ... (more)

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  3. Rosemarie Ann SporerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    Rosemarie Ann Sporer, age 74, of Backus Mn passed away Sunday February 22nd, 2015 at the Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Pine River Mn.

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  4. 2 hours 57 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Pequot Lakes Echo

    ... Adrian Peterson barely enter my mind. For 20-some years, I could count on Wheaties to cover the local sports - from Backus to Pine River to Pequot Lakes to Nisswa. As an editor and manager at Echo Publishing-Lake Country Echo-Pine River Journal, ...

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  5. Mental illness is topic of April 9 session in Pine River1 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Pequot Lakes Echo

    Community Conversations-Information about Mental Illness will be held from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, April 9, at the Pine River-Backus Family Center in Pine River.

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  6. Krecklau, Raph score 20 each in loss1 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    Henry Krecklau and Hank Raph paced the Pine River-Backus Tigers boys' basketball team with 20 points each in a 90-79 loss to the Red Lake Warriors on Friday, Feb. 13. PR-B's Zach Struss contributed 16 points and Konrad Bueckers added 15 in the Northland Conference loss.

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  7. Tigers clinch Northwoods Conference title5 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    Megan Felthous contributed 26 points and five rebounds as the Pine River-Backus Tigers girls' basketball team pulled off a 61-58 win over the Clearbrook-Gonvick Bears on Friday, Feb. 13. The victory secured the Northwoods Conference title for the Tigers, who improved to 12-0 in conference games.

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  8. Two arrests made in burglary investigationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Northland Press

    Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch reported Thursday, Feb 19th that two men were arrested in connection with at least seven burglaries in the Ponto Township area. Burch said in a press release that on February 11, 2015 the Cass County Sheriff's Office received a report of a suspicious vehicle, as well as ATV traffic in the area of 12th ST SW in Ponto Lake Township, rural Backus.

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  9. PR-B junior varsity speech team competes in Speech Games19 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    The Pine River-Backus junior varsity speech team competed in the Speech Games in Blackduck on Monday, Feb. 9. Tributes from the 13 districts fought valiantly to bring home awards for their team.

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  10. Hanson wins PR-B's first championship medal in speech5 min agoRead the original story

    Friday Feb 20 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    Katey Hanson won Pine River-Backus' first championship speech medal in the Creative Expression category last weekend at a speech competition in Staples.

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  11. 1. Arrests made in Cass County for area burglariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch reported that on Feb. 11 the Cass County Sheriff's Office received a report of a suspicious vehicle, as well as ATV traffic, in the area of 12th Street Southwest in Ponto Lake Township, rural Backus.

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  12. Pages from the Past - February 194 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    ... tour of rural and village areas, met with great enthusiasm and interest at every rural village shop. Pine River and Backus high school students will have the educational opportunity next year to participate in a statewide movement: advanced ...

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  13. 2 arrested in northern Minnesota cabin burglariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | TwinCities

    According to the Cass County sheriff's office, a 27-year-old Pine River man was arrested last Wednesday after authorities received a report of suspicious all-terrain vehicle activity in a rural area southwest of Backus. WDIO-TV reported that deputies discovered fresh ATV tracks in the driveways of seasonal homes.

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  14. In The Bleachers With Wheaties - Fall Season Is In Full Swing3 hours agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    ... duo is back! Pete and Wheaties have returned and are jumping right into fall sports. Both Pequot Lakes and Pine River-Backus football have started the year off good, with PR-B defeating Pillager for the first time. Volleyball for both schools is ...

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  15. 2 Arrested in Cass Co. Cabin BurglariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | WDIO

    The Cass County Sheriff's Office has arrested two people linked to seven cabin burglaries in rural areas near Backus and Pine River. The first suspect, a 27-year-old Pine River man, was arrested Feb. 11 after the sheriff's office received a report of a suspicious vehicle and ATV traffic in a rural area southwest of Backus.

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  16. In the Bleachers with Wheaties - End of spring season2 hours agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    The spring sports season in Pequot Lakes and Pine River-Backus has pretty much come to a close.

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  17. In The Bleachers With Wheaties - Fall Season Is In Full Swing18 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    ... duo is back! Pete and Wheaties have returned and are jumping right into fall sports. Both Pequot Lakes and Pine River-Backus football have started the year off good, with PR-B defeating Pillager for the first time. Volleyball for both schools is ...

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  18. Porta, Bauman crowned PR-B SnoDaze queen, king45 sec agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    At the conclusion of their Welcome to Las Vegas-themed SnoDaze week, Pine River-Backus High School students crowned their 2015 royalty Friday, Feb. 13. With all the glitz and glamor of a Vegas performance, SnoDaze attendees were treated to a vocal performance of Celine Dion's "My Heart Will Go On"... At the conclusion of their Welcome to Las ... (more)

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  19. Walter DixRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    ... he went to work for Minnegasco, now Centerpoint Energy for 36 years and then retired, first to his property in Backus, Minnesota and then to Sierra Vista, Arizona. He was known as a good natured, kind, generous, man who volunteered his time and ...

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  20. Nolan perseveres through challenges in personal, professional life38 sec agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    ... 11-year-olds called the Northern Lakes Lightning. Even with the collected powers of Aitkin, Pequot Lakes, Pine River, Backus, Ironton and Nolan's home of Crosby, the Lightning hadn't summoned a win on the season. "He takes it so hard," the 8th ...

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