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Services in the Pine River Area

The Pine River community provides a wealth of services to it’s residents and businesses. This page will guide you through most any type of service you require. If you don’t find something here, please feel free to contact The Chamber at (218) 587-4000. Thank you.

Adoption
  • An Act of Love Adoption:   (800) 277-5387
    Free: Medical care, counseling, housing, transportation, after care and career support. Call Mary M.
  • Catholic Adoption Services:   (888) 950-2656
    Serving all Denominations.  Call Diane.  St. Cloud, MN
  • Christian Family Life Services Inc:   (800) 747-2304
Ambulance Services
  • AAAEMS Accredited Air Ambulance Emergency Services:   (800) 633-5384
  • North Memorial Ambulance Service:   (218) 732-5255
    Brainerd Region, Park Rapids, MN
  • North Memorial Ambulance:   (218) 829-8767, Emergency – 911
    Brainerd Region, Brainerd, MN 56401 (Dispatch site Pine River)
  • Longville Ambulance:   (218) 363-2022
    Longville, MN
  • Walker Ambulance Service:   (218) 547-1619
    Walker, MN
Church Listing by Cities
  • Cass  County Faith in Action:  (218) 675-5435 or (888) 675-5435
    Compassionate volunteer services for people in need.  Website: www.faithinactioncass.com
  • Backus, MN
    Mildred Bible Chapel:   (218) 587-2562
    Lakeside Baptist Church:  (218) 947-4955
    Emmanuel Lutheran Church:   (218) 947-4182
    WOW Church of the Nazarene:   (218) 947-4243
  • Hackensack, MN
    Heartland Baptist Church
    Sacred Heart Catholic Church:  (218) 675-6101
    St. Paul’s Lutheran Church:   (218) 675-6335
    Union Congregational Church:   (218) 675-6300
  • Pine River, MN
    Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church:   (218) 587-4203
    Whitefish Community Church:   (218) 543-6779
    Faith Lutheran Church (ELCA):   (218) 543-4878
    Bethlehem Lutheran Church:   (218) 947-3350
    First Lutheran Church (ELCA):   (218) 587-2316  Website: www.1stluth.org
    Maple Hill Lutheran Church:   (218) 397-2470
    Faith Assembly of God Church:   (218) 587-2109
    Riverview Church:   (218) 587-2021  Website: www.thewarehousepr.org
    Pine River United Methodist Church:   (218) 587-4091
    Website: www.ourchurch.com/member/p/pineriverumc/
    Pleasant Hill Community Church:   (218) 568-5282
    Pine River Baptist Church:   (218) 587-2684
Clubs and Organizations
  • Pine River American Legion Auxiliary Unit 613:   (218)-587-9151
  • Pine River American Legion Post 613:   (218) 587-9151
    E-mail: pineriverpost613@gmail.com
  • Pine River Post Office:   (218) 587-4793
  • City of Pine River:   (218) 587-2440
  • Brainerd Workforce Center:   (800) 417-7736
    1919 S. 6th St., Brainerd, MN 56401
  • Cass County Commissioners:   (218) 547-3300
  • Cass County Republican Party:   Contact Jan Schultz at (218) 566-1313
    Meets 3rd Thursday of each month at Backus American Legion at 7:00 P.M.
  • Cass County Sexual Bause Crisis Line:   (218) 547-3939
    Confidential 24 hour service – Collect calls accepted
  • Pine River Chamber of Commerce:   (218) 587-4000 or (800) 728-6926
    The Chamber meets the third Tuesday of each month for its monthly luncheon meeting at noon. Everyone is invited to attend! Call for location.
  • Chickamaw Beach Village Council:   (218) 587-2264 (Clerk)
    Meetings 3rd Tuesday of month
  • Crisis Line & Referral Service:   828-HELP or (800) 462-5525
    Anonymous and confidential 24 hours
  • The Lake Country Nordic Ski Club
    A newly formed non-profit group looking for members. Skiers, groomers and other intersted persons are encouraged to email lakecountrynordic@gmail.com to have your contact info added to our email list which will be the primary method of getting information out to interested persons. Information on the progress of the club and the conditions of county ski trails will be available in the future. Thank you on behalf of the Lake Country Nordic Ski Club!
  • Faith In Action for Cass County:   (866) 675-5435
    Website: www.faithinactioncass.com
  • Hart Animal Shelter-Brainerd:   (218) 829-4141
    Website www.hartpets.org
  • MEALS ON WHEELS:   (218) 587-2921
    Located in Heartland Apartments, Pine River.  Both Meals On Wheels & Congregate Dining Available!
    Website: www.lssmn.org
  • Pine Ridge Cemetery Association:   (218) 587-2440
  • Pine River-Backus Family Center:   (218) 587-4292
    “Strengthening Families & Building A Stronger Community”
    Website: www.prbfamilycenter.org
  • Pine River Brownies & Girl Scouts
  • Pine River Boy Scouts
  • Pine River Area Food Shelf:   (218) 587-4292
    PO Box 1, Pine River, Mn. 56474
    245 Barclay Ave. (Downtown Pine River)
    Open Tuesdays & Fridays 10:00 A.M.-2:00 P.M.- Volunteers always welcome!
  • Pine River Game & Fish Club:   (218) 587-2637
    Website: www.pineriverfishandgame.weebly.com
  • Pine River Lions Club
    PO Box 116, Pine River, Mn. 56474
  • Pequot Northern VFW Post 3839:  Jenkins (218) 568-8664
  • Pine River Area Development Corporation:   (218) 587-4000
  • Pine River Art Club:   (218) 587-5282
    Website: www.pineriverartclub.org
    E-mail: e.jryan@yahoo.com
  • Pine River Area Sanitary District:   (218) 587-2924
  • Pine River-Backus Booster Club:   (218) 587-8000
  • Pine River City Clerk’s Office:   (218) 587-2440
  • Pine River City Fire Department:  (For fires only) 911
  • Pine River-Backus Community Education:   (218) 587-2080
  • Pine River Day Activity Center (DAC):   (218) 587-2688
  • Pine River Housing and Development Authority:   (218) 587-2840
  • Pine River-Backus Little League:   (218) 587-2080
    (Community Education)
  • Pine River Public Library:   (218) 587-4639
  • Pine River-Backus Schools:   (218) 587-8000
  • “The Warehouse” Community Center:   (218) 587-5404
    Website: www.thewarehousepr.org
Disabled
  • Minnesota Broken Wing Connection:   (218) 947-3044
  • Faith in Action for Cass County:   (218) 675-5435 or (866) 675-5435
    “Compassionate volunteer services for people in need”.
    Connecting compassionate volunteers with people in need to provide transportation, repairs and caregiver support.
    For assistance, volunteering, or donating, call (866) 675-5435.
    Mailing Address:  120 Whipple Ave E, PO Box 512, Hackensack, MN 56452
    Website: www.faithinactioncass.com
    E-mail Address: cassfia@uslink.net
Fire Department

For any emergency, all Fire Departments can be reached by dialing 911.

Non-emergency numbers:

  • Backus, MN:   (218) 947-4546
  • Hackensack, MN:   (218) 675-6162
  • Pine River, MN:   (218) 587-2121
Hospitals
  • North Country Regional Hospital:   (218) 751-5430
    1100 38th Street
    Bemidji, MN
  • Essentia Health Care, Pine River Clinic:   (218) 587-4416
    415 Barclay Avenue
    Pine River, MN 56474
  • St. Joseph’s Medical Center:   (800) 828-7379
    523 North 3rd
    Brainerd, MN 56401
Pine River Library
  • Pine River Public Library:   (218) 587-4639
    212 Park Avenue, PO Box 14
    Pine River, MN  56474
    Hours Open:
    Sunday Closed
    Monday 1:00pm-5:00pm
    Tuesday 10:00am-5:00pm
    Wednesday 12:00pm-7:00pm
    Thursday 10:00am-5:00pm
    Friday 10:00am-3:00pm
    Saturday 10:00am-1:00pm
Police Department

For any emergency, all Police Departments can be reached by dialing 911.

Non-emergency numbers:

  • Backus, MN:   911
  • Hackensack, MN:   911
  • Pine River, MN:   (218) 587-3333
    Paul Sand, Chief
  • Walker Sheriff/Jail, Cass County, MN:
    Sheriff:   (218) 547-1424 or (800) 450-2677
    Fax:   (218) 547-3384
    Detention Center:   (218) 547-2441

 

Post Offices
  • Pine River, MN: (218) 587-4793
    Postmaster- Deb Gessell
    Window Hours:
    Monday-Friday 8:30am- 4:00pm
    Saturday 8:30am-10:30am
    Lobby Hours:
    Lobby is open 24 hours a day
    Address:
    Located at 330 Barclay Ave. West
    Two blocks west of Hwy 371 and Co. Rd. 14 intersection
  • Backus, MN:   (218) 947-4767
    Postmaster- Linda Crimmins
    Window Hours:
    Monday-Friday 9:00am-11:45am. and 1:00pm-4:00pm
    Saturday 8:30am-9:30am
    Lobby Hours:
    Monday-Friday 7:15am-4:30pm
    Saturday 6:30am-9:30am
  • Hackensack, MN:   (218) 675-6600
    Postmaster- Corky D. Crimmins
    Lobby Hours:
    Monday-Friday 6:45am-5:00pm
    Saturday 6:45am-10:00am
    Window Hours:
    Monday-Friday 8:30am-12:15pm and 1:00pm-4:00pm
    Saturday 8:30am-9:45am
  • Longville, MN:   (218) 363-2852
    Postmaster- Kevin Wittwer
    Window Hours
    Monday-Friday 9:00am-11:30am and 12:30pm-4:30pm
    Saturday 9:00am-10:30am
    Lobby Hours
    Monday-Friday 7:00am-4:30pm
    Saturday 7:00am-4:30pm
Schools
  • Pine River, MN / Backus, MN Public Schools:   (218) 587-8000 (Directory)
    Superintendent:   (218) 587-4720
    Office:   ((218) 587-4447
    Elementary School:   (218) 587-4425
    High School:   (218) 587-2080
    Community Education:  Website: Click Here
    Booster Club:
    Pine River, MN Parent Teachers Organization: Website: Click Here
  • Longville Elementary School:   (218) 363-2020
  • Pequot Lakes Public Schools:   (218) 568-4996
  • Walker-Hackensack-Akeley, MN School District 113:   (218) 547-1311
    Fax:   (218) 652-2355