Skip to main content
Pineandlakes Echo Journal
PR-B Pie Fest
PLHS speech team takes fourth in Brainerd
'Straw Bale Gardens' author to talk March 5 in Crosslake
Crow Wing County Most Wanted - March
PR-B JV speech team competes in Park Rapids
Patriots struggle to end regular season
Tigers cruise past Laporte
Detroit Lakes downs Patriots 72-52
Alexandria eliminated Lightning 10-1
North Stars edged by Bulldogs
Valeria D. Hedy
Irene Laura Ustruck
2015 Gull Lake Frozen Fore
Gull Lake "Frozen Flop"
CRMC offers nursing assistant training program
Pelvic health topic of lecture series
Breast, cervical cancer screenings offered
Guest Editorial: Elder and disabled care a top priority
Grim's Tales: It's not just vaccines
As I See It: Brian Williams - who really cares?
The Last Windrow: Boston, we feel your pain
Cracker Barrel: Quickie quiz
letters to the editor
Gearey 50th anniversary
Weiss 95th birthday
Births - Feb. 12, 2015
Kennedy engagement announced
February 11, 2015
Pine River-Backus School District: Board discusses Title I
In the face of coming budget cuts, the Pine River-Backus School Board meeting Monday, Feb.
February 11, 2015 - 11:22am
December 31, 2014
Lake Shore: 2015 tax levy is lower than 2014
The Lake Shore City Council on Monday, Dec. 22, approved a 2015 budget of $947,562, and a 2015 tax levy of $780,081.
December 31, 2014 - 2:31pm
Crosslake: Council approves budget, levy
During a special meeting Monday, Dec.
December 31, 2014 - 1:17pm
December 10, 2014
Cass County: Sheriff's substation to remain in Pine River
Cass County commissioners on Tuesday, Dec. 2, decided to keep the sheriff's substation at the Pine River Police Department rather than move it to Backus. Pine River had asked the county to pay rent earlier this fall. Because of the county's policy against paying rent for any substations,...
December 10, 2014 - 3:47pm
December 3, 2014
Breezy Point: Council approves 2015 budget
During their Monday, Dec. 1, meeting, the Breezy Point City Council unanimously approved the city's budget for the coming year. The operating revenue budget for 2015 was set at $2,170,228, roughly $82,000 less than the 2014 budget.
December 3, 2014 - 3:01pm
November 20, 2014
Pequot Lakes: Council accepts partial pay estimates
The Pequot Lakes City Council on Wednesday, Nov. 12, received an in-depth presentation from the public works department, and agreed to two partial payments for two ongoing projects. The first estimate - totalling $9,324.25 - goes to Holden Electric for street lighting on North...
November 20, 2014 - 12:46pm
October 24, 2014
Pine River-Backus School Board: Board discusses impact of lowering levy
The Pine River-Backus School Board discussed alternative levy amounts Monday, Oct. 20. In keeping with tradition, the board approved the maximum preliminary levy of $1,571,483.17 in September. Monday, they discussed the possibility of lowering that levy before it is finalized in...
October 24, 2014 - 3:15pm
October 1, 2014
Fifty Lakes City Council approves preliminary levy
The Fifty Lakes City Council on Sept.
October 1, 2014 - 11:15am
September 18, 2014
Nisswa Council OKs 1.84 percent preliminary levy increase
The Nisswa City Council on Thursday, Sept. 11, approved a 2015 preliminary general fund tax levy of $1,965,784, or 1.84 percent more than this year's levy. The vote was 3-0. Mayor Brian Lehman and council member Joe Meyer were absent. Council member Gary Johnson led the meeting. At...
September 18, 2014 - 10:57am
July 23, 2014
Pine River-Backus School Board discusses levy options, balanced scorecard
The Pine River-Backus (PR-B) School Board on Monday, July 21, discussed results of the school's balanced scorecard and introduced this year's discussion on a possible increase in the tax levy through Local Option Revenue (LOR). Business Manager Jolene Bengtson said the district qualified...
July 23, 2014 - 11:15am