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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
U.S. attorney general to accept FBI findings in Clinton email probe
Itasca County beheading: Woman charged in connection with death
CLC's "Mad Hugger": Now - A hug for Joe
Busy, beautiful Fourth of July weekend ahead
Dick's wins auction for Sports Authority brand
Football: Borleis busy in all-star game
NLYA to host golf tournament Aug. 28
Trap Shooting: Patriots finish 22nd at state
Pequot Lakes shooters 22nd at MSHSL state tournament
Pequot Lakes 14U team takes first
Eric Allen Brunes
Donald O. Bergersen
Everett H. Gildow
Prairie Fire Children's Theater presents 'Alladin'
Reading machine helps those with low vision: Nisswa man's creation gives gift of reading again
Reminders-June 30, 2016
Pages from the Past - June 30, 2016
CODA to perform Sunday at Longville church
MMBA Home Show
Vogt's Notes: It's a great time to live, work and play in lakes area
Letter to the editor: Be careful around fireworks
The Last Windrow: Recalling the Fourth of years past
Guest Column: A tribute to Orval Nelson
Letter to the editor: Gun control requirements are in place
letters to the editor
Births-June 16, 2016
Declaration of Independence to be read July 4 in Fairfield Township
80th Birthday: Evelyn Matthies
75th Birthday: Ron Juhl
60th Wedding Anniversary: Rawleigh and Ila Tougas
June 22, 2016
Pequot Lakes School District: Board approves 2016-17 budget
The Pequot Lakes School District will work with a balanced budget in the coming school year. The school board voted unanimously Monday, June 20, to approve its budget for the 2016-17 school year - a budget that sees the district trim nearly 80 percent of its deficit. "This is truly...
June 22, 2016 - 12:12pm
May 12, 2016
Your Money: How your 'Money Story' can help your finances
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Here is some personal finance advice you don't hear very often: forget the numbers. That is the advice of Sarah Newcomb,...
May 12, 2016 - 9:49am
May 5, 2016
Pequot Lakes School Board: Budget discussed at work session
In a work session on Monday, May 2, the Pequot Lakes School Board reviewed the school district's preliminary budget for 2017. The draft of the budget indicates the district will be working with a deficit of $29,629, which council member Curt Johnson said was "within a whisker" of...
May 5, 2016 - 9:34am
March 24, 2016
Pine River-Backus School District: School board manages budget
The Pine River-Backus School Board talked about budget planning at its Monday, March 21, meeting. The budget issues being discussed were the large costs concerning staffing, bus replacement and facilities maintenance. These costs led the finance committee to recommend the district...
News / education
March 24, 2016 - 11:29am
December 28, 2015
Lake Shore: Council approves levy, budget
The Lake Shore City Council on Monday, Dec. 21, approved the 2016 general tax levy of $790,619 and budget of $908,369. The levy number is unchanged from the preliminary levy adopted in September. The levy is a slight increase from 2015. The council also approved a 3 percent cost-of-living...
December 28, 2015 - 9:07am
December 23, 2015
Jenkins: Council approves decreased levy
The Jenkins City Council approved the final 2015 payable 2016 general tax levy amount at $252,200 on Monday, Dec. 14. Compared to the previous levy, this amount is a 5.146 percent decrease. The council also approved a $266,810.24 operational budget.
December 23, 2015 - 12:18pm
Pequot Lakes School District: Board approves 2016 levy
In its Monday, Dec. 21, meeting, the Pequot Lakes School Board approved the levy for 2016. The total levy was set at $5,578,346, an increase...
December 23, 2015 - 11:02am
December 22, 2015
Crosslake: Council approves budget, levy
In a public meeting held before its regular meeting Monday, Dec. 14, the Crosslake City Council approved the 2016 budget and levy by a 4-1 vote, with council member Mark Wessels voting in opposition. The total levy was set at $3,348,877 - up from $2,912,000 in 2015 - while the revenues...
December 22, 2015 - 2:57pm
December 11, 2015
Breezy Point: Council approves 2016 budget, levy
In their Monday, Dec. 7, meeting, the Breezy Point City Council unanimously approved the city budget and levy for 2016, set the operating revenue budget at $2,209,263 and the levy at $1,798,063. Both totals are an increase of roughly $40,000 from the previous year. The city's...
December 11, 2015 - 9:28am
December 10, 2015
Nisswa: Council approves 1.43 percent levy increase; 2016 budget includes hiring sixth police officer
The Nisswa City Council on Wednesday, Dec. 2, adopted a 2016 budget and total tax levy of $1,994,306, which is a 1.43 percent increase over the 2015 total tax levy. This number is the same preliminary levy the council adopted in September and that appears on residents' property...
December 10, 2015 - 9:43am
November 11, 2015
Pequot Lakes: Council to choose from two budget, levy scenarios in December
The Pequot Lakes City Council learned Tuesday, Nov. 3, that further reductions to the 2016 budget and tax levy would result in a 2.98 percent increase from the 2015 levy, or a $1,535,825 preliminary general revenue tax levy. This equates to a general city tax rate decrease of 5.640...
November 11, 2015 - 1:20pm
October 8, 2015
Pequot Lakes: Consensus is more budget cuts needed
After making more changes to the proposed 2016 budgets that resulted in a $46,020 reduction to the preliminary levy, the city council learned...
October 8, 2015 - 11:37am
September 21, 2015
Breezy Point: Council approves preliminary levy
In their Tuesday, Sept. 8, meeting, Breezy Point City Council members unanimously approved the preliminary levy and budget for the coming year.
September 21, 2015 - 9:31am
September 16, 2015
Nisswa: Council adopts preliminary levy
The Nisswa City Council on Tuesday, Sept. 3, adopted a 2016 budget and preliminary tax levy of $1,994,306, which is about 1.4 percent higher than the current levy. The council can lower, but not raise, that preliminary levy before final adoption in December. The council adopted...
September 16, 2015 - 9:56am
July 8, 2015
Heintzeman releases statement on new budget
July 8, 2015 - 2:27pm