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[VIDEO] News of the North - New principal in Pequot Lakes
Director's Notes: Legislator visits; first graduation planned
First-time homebuyer class offered in Baxter
Tiger Talk: Tiger Pride Service Day is May 22
Pequot Promoters talk about city happenings
[VIDEO] In the Bleachers with Wheaties - Softball & baseball off to great start
Pequot Lakes JO volleyball triumphs
Pequot Lakes boys 2-2 at tournament
Pequot Lakes' JV team 5-0
Hall earns top honors for PL
Ronald W. Bower
Thomas Frederick Jesse
Patrick Nicholas Mohs
Brian Lee Sneva
Charles "Chuck" Weinke
Chef's Hat recipe: Stuffed Rhubarb French Toast
Chef's Hat recipe: Rhubarb Float
Chef's Hat recipe: Rhubarb Crumble
Chef's Hat: Harvesting rhubarb means it's officially spring
St. Alice will not have garage sale in June
Letters to the Editor: 'Coalition' appreciation luncheon
Letters to the Editor: Looney Lutherans were great on Pequot Lakes stage
Letters to the Editor: Understand industrial infrastructure, environmental results
Letters to the Editor: In response to 'Presidential race is on' column
The Last Windrow: Planting season finally arrives
letters to the editor
Schmidt 80th birthday
Births - April 26
Births - April 9
St. Marie 50th anniversary
Births - April 2
April 15, 2015
Crosslake: Council approves land use ordinance changes
During their Monday, April 13, meeting, the Crosslake City Council unanimously approved changes that have been in the works for months to the city's commercial land use ordinance. The city, along with the Crow Wing County Planning and Zoning Commission, have received input from...
April 15, 2015 - 5:41pm
Jenkins: Council discusses broadband
The Jenkins City Council on Monday, April 13, heard concerns from a resident about local Internet connectivity, according to city clerk Krista Okerman. The resident explained that his options for Internet are limited and the location of his home does not allow him to connect to cable....
April 15, 2015 - 11:26am
March 25, 2015
Crosslake: Council talks communication finances in joint meeting
The Crosslake City Council held a special joint meeting with the utilities advisory board on Thursday, March 19, to review the financial statements of Crosslake Communications in 2014. Pat Powers of Olsen-Thielen & Co., an accounting firm based in St. Paul, presented to the council...
March 25, 2015 - 11:04am
March 18, 2015
Fifty Lakes: Council agrees to liquor store improvements
During their meeting on Tuesday, March 10, the Fifty Lakes City Council unanimously agreed to purchase three new stainless bar tops for the patio of the city's liquor store, the cost of which totals $2,270 with installation, according to draft meeting minutes. The council also approved...
March 18, 2015 - 12:18pm
March 12, 2015
Crosslake: Council agrees to vacate roadway
During their Monday, March 9, meeting, the Crosslake City Council unanimously agreed to vacate a 21.5-foot portion of right of way at the end of Birch Lane to the individual who owns land on three sides of that portion. The council opened the issue up to the public, but no one "We...
March 12, 2015 - 11:01am
Crosslake: Council holds first town hall meeting
Prior to their regular March 9 meeting, the Crosslake City Council held its first of a series of town hall meetings in city hall, which was attended by roughly 30 residents. The topic at hand was "What do you want Crosslake to be?" Mayor Steve Roe, who said he would like a member...
March 12, 2015 - 10:53am
March 4, 2015
Breezy Point: Council approves plans for road improvements
During their Monday, March 2, meeting, the Breezy Point City Council unanimously approved plans and specifications for the improvements to be made on Snowman Circle and Thrane Drive. The council also agreed to advertise for bids for the project. Specifications for Snowman Circle...
March 4, 2015 - 2:13pm
February 27, 2015
Emily: Council approves septic contractor use of city sewer system
The Emily City Council approved use of the city sewer system by three septic pump contractors, according to draft minutes for the Feb. 10 meeting. The three contractors would have their deposits measured by the main lift station. They would then be charged $30 per thousand gallons...
February 27, 2015 - 1:46pm
Fifty Lakes: Council approves cost of living increase
In their Tuesday, Feb. 10, meeting, the Fifty Lakes City Council agreed to grant a 1.8 percent cost of living increase to the salaries of all city employees, effective immediately and retroactive to Jan.
February 27, 2015 - 1:43pm
February 19, 2015
Fifty Lakes: Council approves yearly appointments
During their January meeting, the Fifty Lakes City Council approved a number of appointments for the city in the coming year, according to draft meeting minutes. Council member Greg Buchite was named acting mayor, as well as the weed inspector and head of the roads and maintenance...
February 19, 2015 - 2:20pm
February 11, 2015
Manhattan Beach: Council appoints service providers
During their January meeting, the Manhattan Beach City Council approved the appointments of 11 city service providers. First, the council approved Ryan, Brucker and Kalis, Ltd. as the new city attorney. Bolton & Menk, Inc. - consulting engineers and surveyors with an office in Baxter...
February 11, 2015 - 5:02pm
February 4, 2015
Roe looks forward to term as mayor
Steve Roe moved to Crosslake in 2000, and he's been working to improve the city ever since. Now, he has the chance to do that as Crosslake's mayor. "I certainly consider it an honor that the people voted me in and had enough trust to do that," Roe said. "It is not something I consider...
lifestyles / faces
February 4, 2015 - 3:00pm
Crosslake: Council approves several improvements
Unable to have a quorum for its February meeting, the Crosslake City Council held a special meeting Tuesday, Jan. 27. In that meeting, council members unanimously agreed to allow the city's fire department to declare a fire engine as surplus, granting the department permission to...
February 4, 2015 - 2:36pm
Pequot Lakes: Council talks about goals with department heads
The Pequot Lakes City Council on Tuesday, Jan. 27, met in a work session with city department heads to discuss current department projects, as well as mid-term and long-term goals. No action was taken. Council member Greg Karr was absent from the work session. City clerk's office City...
February 4, 2015 - 12:43pm
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