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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Dan-ecdotes: Voting - Now more important than ever
Communities to hold National Night Out events
Northwoods Unitarian Universalist Fellowship recognized for LGBTQ work
Crow Wing County Fair begins July 31
Chautauqua program has uncertain future
Walleyedan looks to future in lakes area
Golf Leagues-July 28, 2016
Pequot Lakes 10U softball takes first and second place
Broncos take third place
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout: The NOTV crew visits Saskatchewan's famed trout factory
Fern Haley Rasmussen
Ralph V. Lewis, Sr.
George "Buck" W. Abbott III
John Franklin Stockard
Bluegrass concert slated Sunday at Crosslake Christian
Pages from the Past - July 28
Local resources available for families and businesses to support breastfeeding
'The House' an exhibit by Carolyn Abbott to open at Crossings Art Gallery
The 21st annual Northwoods Art and Book Festival
MMBA Home Show
The Last Windrow: "You mean that we aren't going to have a parade?"
As I see it: Top 10 questions for presidential debates
Bruer's Blog: Seven things you need to know about being a pastor's kid
Letters to the Editor: Layman would not be career politician
Letters to the Editor: Thanks to our supporters
letters to the editor
90th Birthday: Dot (Dorothy) Berg Jones
50th Wedding Anniversary: Michael and Carol Smith
80th Birthday: Ronald (Buzzy) Schmolke Sr.
40th Wedding Anniversary: Lynn and Pam Radunz
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...
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