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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Cougar range expansion topic of Oct. 25 program
Crosslakers to meet Oct. 27 with government officials
Tiger Talk: Farm to School feeds students
Pine River-Backus: Volunteers sought to help save school forest
Jenkins: Council approves classification with conditions
Youth basketball registration now open
ALWAYS IN SEASON: MIKE JACOBS/ Fall often brings wanderers to our area
Danecdotes: Lueck resigns as girls track coach
Astros blank Yanks in Game 7, advance to World Series
Patriot youth participate in 'Bobber Bowl'
Robert Lawrence Maples
Card games: Oct. 19, 2017
Grim's Grub: Treat your four-legged family members right
Jillian Rae to perform Grassroots Concert Oct. 27
Looking Back - Oct. 19, 2017
Pages from the Past - Oct. 19, 2017
As I See It: Me thinks we doth protest too much
Faith column: Modern Christianity
GROWING TOGETHER: Autumn checklist for putting yard and garden to bed
Letter to the editor: Letter filled with innuendos, half-truths
Cheesehead Chatter: Take those small steps to reach your goals
letters to the editor
Births - Sept. 24, 2017
Births - Aug. 27, 2017
October 13, 2017
Pequot Lakes: Council nixes idea of billboards on Highway 371
Billboards will not be allowed along Highway 371 through Pequot Lakes, the city council agreed Tuesday, Oct. 3, after learning the planning commission...
October 13, 2017 - 4:00am
October 6, 2017
Lake Shore: Preliminary tax levy rises 7.72 percent
The Lake Shore City Council on Monday, Sept. 25, adopted a preliminary 2018 general tax levy of $818,307 and the 2018 preliminary budget, according...
October 6, 2017 - 6:00am
October 5, 2017
Fifty Lakes: Council requests liquor store pay back lease purchase loan
The Fifty Lakes City Council voted Tuesday, Sept. 12, to require the 50 Lakes Bar and Bottle Shop to fully repay the city for the liquor store's...
October 5, 2017 - 6:00am
Jenkins: Council sets decreased levy
The Jenkins City Council approved a decreased 2018 preliminary general tax levy during a special meeting Wednesday, Sept. 27, according to documents City Clerk Krista Okerman provided. The preliminary levy is $257,440, which is a 2 percent decrease from this year. The council will...
October 5, 2017 - 3:30am
September 29, 2017
Cass County: Board sets levy at 2.49 percent increase
Cass County commissioners Tuesday, Sept. 5, set the county's preliminary 2018 levy at $22,307,860 or 2.49 percent higher than the $21,766,554 levied for 2017. The county's tax rate will rise 1.71 percent at that dollar amount to 32.285, up from 31.742 this year. Cass County's citizen...
September 29, 2017 - 4:30am
Manhattan Beach: Council sets levy, agrees to clerk recording device
The Manhattan Beach City Council set its preliminary 2018 levy at $70,000 during its Tuesday, Sept. 5, council meeting, according to unapproved...
September 29, 2017 - 4:00am
September 20, 2017
Nisswa: Council takes up budget, tax levy for second time
The council met Wednesday, Sept. 6, for a second discussion of the proposed budget and levy, where council members learned draft numbers showed...
September 20, 2017 - 1:30pm
September 18, 2017
Crosslake: Preliminary tax levy increase is 7 percent
The Crosslake City Council set its 2018 preliminary tax levy at $3,762,463 Monday, Sept. 11. Before approving the amount at its regular meeting,...
September 18, 2017 - 5:00am
Breezy Point: Council talks streetlights, approves preliminary budget
Mild disagreement arose among the Breezy Point City Council regarding a streetlight near the fishing pier on Breezy Point Drive at the Tuesday,...
September 18, 2017 - 4:00am
September 13, 2017
Crow Wing County receives national award for governmental budgeting
Crow Wing County received a national award for budgeting for the fourth year and is one of six counties in the state chosen by the Government...
September 13, 2017 - 1:00pm
September 8, 2017
Nisswa: Council takes first look at 2018 budget
The Nisswa City Council met Wednesday, Aug. 30, to look over an initial draft of the 2018 budget. The council went through each department's...
September 8, 2017 - 4:00am
August 30, 2017
Mayor's Notebook: Crosslake is on the move
By the time you read this, the Crosslake Community School will have had its groundbreaking ceremony, the University of Minnesota will have begun a marketing and feasibility study on the Loon Center project, the dog park will be closer to reality and proposed housing projects are moving...
August 30, 2017 - 5:00am
August 28, 2017
Fifty Lakes: Council hears citizen complaints, schedules budget meeting
Fifty Lakes citizens aired complaints during the open forum at the city council meeting Tuesday, Aug. 8, according to unapproved draft meeting...
August 28, 2017 - 8:00am
Crosslake: Council looks at preliminary budget, discusses Perkins Road
The Crosslake City Council, together with City Administrator Mike Lyonais and department heads, met Monday, Aug. 21, to discuss the city's proposed...
August 28, 2017 - 5:00am
August 24, 2017
Pequot Lakes: Council learns road turnbacks may be delayed, Issue affects budget process
"Exasperated" could describe Pequot Lakes City Council members after they learned Tuesday, Aug. 15, that the city might not take ownership of...
August 24, 2017 - 6:00am