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November 14, 2018
The financial district in Santiago de Chile. Deensel [CC BY 2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons
Nisswa student studying in Chile
November 14, 2018 - 12:00pm
November 13, 2018
Pine River-Backus Elementary School Students of the Month for October are Alex Newman (back row), Brandon Schmid, Corbin Knapp; Louise Charpentier (front row), Patience Reuper, Morgan Teel, Tate Norman and Nathan Nations. Submitted Photo
Pine River-Backus Students of the Month
November 13, 2018 - 8:00am
A rendering from Widseth Smith Nolting shows the front view of Nisswa Elementary School with the proposed updates and additions, expected to be complete in August 2020.
Brainerd Public Schools: Board reviews preliminary designs for Nisswa Elementary - Public feedback sought
November 13, 2018 - 7:00am
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Safety for Students app available to schools
November 13, 2018 - 6:00am
Book Fair slated Nov. 15-20 at PR-B School
November 13, 2018 - 2:30am
November 12, 2018
Patriot Perspective: The power of 'yet'
November 12, 2018 - 8:00am
Director's Notes: We're settled in and busy with events
November 12, 2018 - 6:00am
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Taekwondo classes offered in Pequot Lakes
November 12, 2018 - 2:30am
November 7, 2018
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STEM experiential learning workshop on tap at Deep Portage
November 7, 2018 - 2:00pm
November 6, 2018
Pine River-Backus High School Students of the Month for October are Autumn Hines (back row), Avery Trout, Claire Dahl, Olivia Adkins, Jaden Kramp; Halle Milham (front row), Jordan Tisdell, Darren Wynn and Alexis Sande. Submitted Photo
Pine River-Backus Students of the Month
November 6, 2018 - 6:00am
Brainerd seniors named Commended Students
November 6, 2018 - 4:30am
November 5, 2018
The 2018-19 Pine River-Backus National Honor Society members are: Adviser Jolene Bengtson (front row), Zoe DeSanto, Stella Canales, Kansas Tilbury, Sidney Lodge, Emma Barchus, Katie Hanneken; Bailey Wynn (back row), Jordan Cunningham, Anna Felthous and Torry Hirschey. Submitted Photo
Tiger Talk: Welcome, new PR-B Honor Society members
November 5, 2018 - 8:00am
Pine River-Backus third grade students enjoy the Great Lakes Great Apple Crunch on Oct. 11 to celebrate Farm to Schools Month.
PR-B students celebrate Farm to School Month with apple crunch
November 5, 2018 - 6:00am
November 2, 2018
New Crosslake School Board members elected
November 2, 2018 - 9:30am
October 29, 2018
Adele Bugnacki (left), Maddie Lacerte and Gianna Bugnacki at the Brainerd Girl Powered event work on the marshmallow challenge, where they try to build a free-standing structure as tall as they can with spaghetti, tape, string and a marshmallow at the highest point. Their structure ended up being the winner at 23.5 inches tall. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch - Gallery and Video play button
Powered by girls: Workshops seek to increase STEM interest
October 29, 2018 - 3:00pm