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Pine River-Backus' Miah Hansen pitching the opening game of the Park Rapids softball tournament on Saturday, April 12. Photo by Ashley Smith

Tigers place 3rd at softball tournament 

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 ... Read More

Woman dead after three-vehicle accident 04/17/14

BUFFALO, Minn. -- A three-vehicle crash in central Minnesota killed an Aitkin woman Wednesday evening.

Karen Tibbetts, 65, was killed after losing control of her vehicle and sliding into...

Pequot Tool hosts events for food drive 04/15/14

On March 25, Greta Seavey turned in the PTM Medallion and collected the prize for the first PTM Medallion Hunt at Pequot Tool & Manufacturing in Jenkins.

The medallion hunt was one of...

PLHS students seek children for 'play school' 04/15/14

The child development class at Pequot Lakes High School will conduct “play school” from 10:35-11:30 a.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, April 29-May 23, in Room 314 at the high school.

This annual event...

Mission gets new fire trucks 04/15/14

Two shiny 2014 fire trucks recently rolled off the KME production line in Pennsylvania and are now at the Mission Fire Hall.

A new engine/pumper truck and new tanker truck are replacing...

Local business owners respond to minimum wage hike 04/15/14

For the first time in nearly 10 years, the Minnesota Legislature approved a hike in the state minimum wage, vaulting the state from one of the lowest minimums in the country to near the top.

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Strandlie announces re-election bid for Cass County attorney 04/15/14

Cass County Attorney Christopher J. Strandlie announced he will seek re-election as Cass County attorney. Strandlie has been the Cass County attorney since March of 2008.

Strandlie joined...

Sports

Tigers place 3rd at softball tournament

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 ...

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Features

Leap of faith forever changed a family and their new hometown

More than 40 years ago, Tony Maucieri saw a "For Sale" ad in the Chicago Tribune that would forever change his life and the small town where the ad would take him.

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Opinion

Vogt's Notes: Celebrating a marriage milestone

Fifty years. A half century.
That's a long time.
Can you imagine being married for that many years?
I certainly can, and I believe many of you readers can as well. Perhaps many of you have already celebrated your golden anniversaries.

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