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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Six to compete for Miss Nisswa title Feb. 13
Pequot Lakes School: PLHS principal no longer to be deployed
Lake Shore: North appointed to council
Ogema woman admits guilt in murder
Brady says he's moving on from distractions
Mercurial Lynch accepted in Seattle - Part 1
SB XLIX: Belichick impressed with Seahawks' model
Passionate Patriots owner Kraft speaks about 'Deflategate'
Seahawks' setup favored by Carroll
Andrew Anthony Doig
Kathleen "Kathy Jo" Benzick
Eldon D. Topp
Passionate police officer ventured from South Africa to northern Minnesota
2015 Brainerd Jaycees $150,000 Ice Fishing Extravaganza
Echoland-Piper Shopper - January 23
Card Games - January 22
Senior Menu - January 22
Letters to the Editor: Wealth disparity
Cracker Barrel: Recipes for kindness
Letters to the Editor: Are Lueck, Heintzeman waving white flag on transportation?
Letters to the Editor: Climate change is a theory
Guest Column: Let's focus on priorities as we set new state budget
letters to the editor
Stiller 80th birthday
Births - January 15
January 21, 2015
Manhattan Beach: Council approves final levy
In its Dec. 2 meeting, the Manhattan Beach City Council unanimously approved its final tax levy for the new year, according to meeting minutes. The 2015 levy was set at $70,000 - the same total as the previous year - after a motion made by council member Janis Allen and seconded...
January 21, 2015 - 3:39pm
January 14, 2015
Lillehei takes reins as Breezy Point mayor
This month, Breezy Point's Tom Lillehei stepped down from his four-year term as city council member and became the city's mayor. "It is really kind of daunting," Lillehei said. "It is a huge responsibility, and I don't see myself being the guy on the white steed charging through...
lifestyles / faces
January 14, 2015 - 2:59pm
Crosslake: Council approves departmental appointments
During their Monday, Jan. 12, meeting, the Crosslake City Council approved a number of appointments for the new year. Council member Mark Wessels will serve as acting mayor of the city, should new mayor Steve Roe not be present.
January 14, 2015 - 1:31pm
January 7, 2015
Backus: Council meetings will start earlier in 2015
While making annual appointments at the Monday, Jan. 5, city council meeting, the Backus City Council agreed to schedule 2015 meetings at 6:30 p.m. on the first Monday of every month, 30 minutes earlier than 2014 meetings. In addition, minor changes were made to the 2015 appoint...
January 7, 2015 - 11:29am
December 31, 2014
Crosslake: Council approves budget, levy
During a special meeting Monday, Dec.
December 31, 2014 - 1:17pm
December 23, 2014
Breezy Point: Council opts to improve Snowman Circle
In a special meeting on Monday, Dec. 15, the Breezy Point City Council agreed to order plans and specifications to improve Snowman Circle. The meeting was held to discuss potential improvements to both Snowman Circle and half of Shady Trail. During the meeting, however, five Shady...
December 23, 2014 - 11:21am
December 10, 2014
Crosslake: Council discusses limits of EDA power
The Crosslake City Council on Monday, Dec. 8, voted 3-2 to limit certain powers of the Economic Development Administration (EDA), with John Moengen and Steve Roe voting against the measure.
December 10, 2014 - 2:49pm
Fifty Lakes: Council approves water supply truck improvements
According to draft minutes of its November meeting, the Fifty Lakes City Council unanimously agreed to authorize the city fire department to purchase wiring and miscellaneous fitting to bring the water supply truck to National Fire Protection Association standards, costing the city...
December 10, 2014 - 2:43pm
December 4, 2014
Lake Shore: City adopts county septic ordinance
The Lake Shore City Council on Monday, Nov. 24, adopted Cass County's septic ordinance for private wastewater disposal. The city is required to adopt a Subsurface Treatment System (SSTS) ordinance that is at least as stringent as the county's ordinance if the city is to have an SSTS...
December 4, 2014 - 10:57am
December 3, 2014
Emily: City pays damages in Prinzing Cartway
At its Nov. 12 meeting, the Emily City Council approved the award of damages in the Prinzing Cartway case in the amount of $854 to Max Johnson. Johnson was awarded the damages to pay for an easement through his property by a cartway. The cartway was necessary for another property...
December 3, 2014 - 5:00pm
East Gull Lake: Council certifies delinquent bills to tax roll
The East Gull Lake City Council agreed to certify delinquent wastewater bills to city taxes at its Nov. 6 regular meeting. This is an annual task for area cities.
December 3, 2014 - 3:44pm
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
Backus: Council discusses warranty work for wastewater project
The Backus City Council on Monday, Dec. 1, discussed the completion of the contract between the city and RJS construction, who installed the pipeline transferring wastewater from Backus to Pine River, and Doucette's Landscaping. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR)...
December 3, 2014 - 12:27pm
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
November 18, 2014
Jenkins: Council hears business owner concerns for 371 project
Rick Beyer, owner of the A-Pine Restaurant and A-Pine Express Gas Station on Highway 371 in Jenkins, told the Jenkins City Council on Monday, Nov. 10, that the current Highway 371 construction proposal could cost him a significant customer base. Beyer does not want to stop the...
November 18, 2014 - 12:48pm