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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Woman falls to her death from a zip line in Delaware
CLC Foundation awards more than $130,000 in scholarships
Fire destroys boat on Gull Lake
Educational summit brings 23 districts together
Tuition frozen, reduced at Minnesota colleges
Dan-ecdotes: Liedl, Trottier continue as college teammates
Tennis: Patriots thrive in opening matches
Golf Leagues - Aug. 25, 2016
Practice begins for area teams
Football: Tigers hope to rebound from late-season upset
June M. Nygren
Harley Dean Eigenheer
John William Vessey, Jr.
Pages from the Past - Aug. 25, 2016
Arts Off 84 Art Crawl set for Labor Day weekend
Lakes Bluegrass Festival making music in Pine River
Calendar of events-Aug. 25, 2016
Reminders-Aug. 25, 2016
MMBA Home Show
As I See It: I'm biased; and so are we all
The Cracker Barrel: Thirty days hath September
From the Lefthand Corner: Memories of Wendy
Vogt's Notes: Venture with us on s'more tour around Whitefish Chain
Faith: Anno mortis eius (in the year of her death)
letters to the editor
Births-Aug. 25, 2016
80th Birthday: Wilma Durham
70th Wedding Anniversary: DeWayne and Millie Schwanke
60th Wedding Anniversary: Ray and Carolyn Frisch
Wedding Announced: Melissa Besmehn and Tyler Junkenmeier
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