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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Pequot Lakes students help the needy
Sauna facts, books to be displayed in January, February
Shop to support Pequot Lakes Revolution dance team
PR-B Community Education offers classes
Reminders - December 18
Revolution wins high kick, jazz contests
Peewee B2 team takes 3rd
Ideal Sno-Pros host Christmas party
Skating club to offer community sessions
In the Bleachers with Wheaites - Winter sports are in full swing
Sandra J. Poferl
George O. Johnson
Doris Maxine Leaf
Pine River Parade of Lights Day draws crowd
PAL Echo Journal - December 18
Santa bobs into Pequot Lakes
Senior Menu - December 18
Echoland-Piper Shopper - December 19
Vogt's Notes: Citizen of the Year nominees sought from Pequot, Breezy, Crosslake area
Letters to the Editor: The most wonderful time of the year
Letters to the Editor: Parade of Lights Day a success
Letters to the Editor: Christmas in Merrifield Grinched
Letters to the Editor: Is abortion right?
letters to the editor
Leverington, Hughes wed
Births - November 27
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
November 14, 2014
Crosslake: City to contribute to Light Up the Dam project
The Crosslake City Council on Monday, Nov. 10, unanimously agreed to set aside $500 to go toward the purchase of LED Christmas lights to be strung across the Pine River Dam as well as the trees in front of city hall and the Crosslake Community Center this holiday season.
November 14, 2014 - 12:23pm
November 5, 2014
Breezy Point: Council discusses road improvements
The Breezy Point City Council on Monday, Nov. 3, adopted a resolution with considerations for road improvements of Snowman Circle and the western half of Shady Trail, from Scenic Overlook to Rainier Drive. A public hearing will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 15, at city hall to discuss...
November 5, 2014 - 5:01pm
Emily: Incumbents re-elected to city council seats
Incumbents Dan Barrett and Jan Mosman were re-elected to the Emily City Council on Tuesday, Nov. 4. Barrett garnered 251 votes and Mosman received 139 votes. Following close behind was Bill Spiess with 137 votes. Laura Leckband was next with 101 votes and Russ Gustafson received...
November 5, 2014 - 3:20pm
Pine River: Hansen wins mayoral seat vacated by Sabas
Tamara Hansen, a current city council member, is the new mayor of Pine River. She received 141 votes Tuesday, Nov. 4, while Lynn Hollaran got 110 votes. “I am happy with the results of the election for myself and for the council,” Hansen said. “We have worked very well in...
November 5, 2014 - 3:09pm
Crosslake: Roe elected mayor
The city of Crosslake has elected Steve Roe as its new mayor. Roe, who currently serves on the city council, defeated incumbent mayor Darrell Schneider and fellow challenger Darrin Mitchell by garnering 574 votes, or 45.05 percent of the vote. "I am happy to have won, but I...
November 5, 2014 - 2:41am
October 24, 2014
Jenkins: City looks forward to future road maintenance
The Jenkins City Council on Tuesday, Oct.
October 24, 2014 - 2:03pm