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Local students selected to University of Minnesota Twin Cities Dean's list
Rescuer used canoe, hot tub to save Minn. snowmobiler who fell through the ice
Not all bug repellents are equal
Pequot Lakes speech team sixth in Brainerd
Area Female Athlete: Pequot's Lane towers above competition
Big Wild trade makes it look like team is going for it all
May hoping to earn spot in Twins starting rotation
Ted Takasaki offers walleye tips and techniques
Cook: Another kind of winter: dove, robin, cardinal
David M. Lundstrom
Nancy Marilyn Hetland
Richard Allen Brown
George E. Easter
Senior Menus: Feb. 27-Mar. 3, 2017
Lake Country Faces: Backus native becomes youth pastor at Pequot Lakes Baptist Church
Grim's Grub: Pout about it
Reminders-Feb. 23, 2017
Calendar of Events-Feb. 24, 2017
Column: The power of noticing can save lives
Swift: Expiration dates are just suggestions
Perennials potentially damaged from early-season warmup
Little things make a big difference with gardening
Faith: Look beneath the surface for what is buried
letters to the editor
Wedding Announced: Denny (DJ) Pink and Martha Worms
65th Wedding Anniversary: Don and Kathy O'Brien
90th Birthday: Rachel Wing
95th Birthday: Ralph Yeager
4 Generations: Jensen, Stanwood, Nelson
June 15, 2016
Crosslake: Council approves lake access amendment
In its Monday, June 13, meeting, the Crosslake City Council voted 3-2 to amend an ordinance regarding public lake access, effective Nov. 1. Council member Gary Heacox and Mayor Steve Roe voted against the measure. The amendment allows watercraft to be launched by vehicle and trailer...
June 15, 2016 - 12:01am
June 8, 2016
Fifty Lakes: Council adopts hiring policy changes
In their May meeting, the Fifty Lakes City Council voted to adopt proposed changes to the city's hiring procedure policy. Additionally, council members agreed to renew its Delta Dental policy, according to the meeting's unapproved draft minutes. The council approved the renewal of...
June 8, 2016 - 2:17pm
May 13, 2016
Crosslake: Council discusses lake access closures
Though no action was taken, the topic of closing lake accesses and rights of way was discussed at length at the Crosslake City Council meeting...
May 13, 2016 - 12:33pm
May 11, 2016
Pequot Lakes: Highway 371 expansion 'on schedule'
The Pequot Lakes City Council received an update on the Highway 371 expansion project during its regular meeting Tuesday, May 3. Construction manager Randy Shoen and project manager Dave Domm of Mathiowetz Construction were joined by Minnesota Department of Transportation project...
May 11, 2016 - 11:36am
April 29, 2016
Fifty Lakes: City appoints two to environmental committee
In their April meeting, the Fifty Lakes City Council appointed two new members - Gordy Reller and council member Jay Weinmann - to the Golden Eagle Golf Course environmental committee, according to draft minutes of the council's meeting. Weinmann abstained from voting on the measure....
April 29, 2016 - 11:13am
April 13, 2016
Crosslake: Council approves communications retention agreements: AIS prevention, lake access discussed
In its Monday, April 11, meeting, the Crosslake City Council voted 4-1 to provide retention agreements of $30,000 for two "key" employees at Crosslake Communications, whose names have not been made public.
April 13, 2016 - 2:44pm
April 6, 2016
Breezy Point: Council renews fire contract with Pequot Lakes: 2015 audit results reviewed
In their Monday, April 4, meeting, the Breezy Point City Council unanimously agreed to renew the city's contract with the Pequot Lakes Fire Department, despite a rate increase. The city's contract amount for this year is $83,700.30, which is an increase of nearly $7,700 from the previous...
April 6, 2016 - 2:34pm
March 30, 2016
Crosslake: Council rescinds motion at special meeting
At a special meeting Tuesday, March 22, the Crosslake City Council agreed to reconsider a special retention agreement with two Crosslake Communications employees, which was approved in a special meeting Thursday, March 17. According to draft minutes of the March 22 meeting, the motion...
March 30, 2016 - 3:07pm
March 17, 2016
Crosslake: Short-handed council approves communications asset bid request
Though it was without two of its members, the Crosslake City Council voted 2-1 to approve an issuance of request for bids of the assets of Crosslake Communications at its Monday, March 14, meeting. Mayor Steve Roe voted against the measure, seeking clarification on a number of points...
March 17, 2016 - 11:15am
March 11, 2016
Breezy Point: Council approves revised park plan
In their Monday, March 7, meeting, the Breezy Point City Council voted 4-1 to approve a revised capital improvement plan for the city's park committee. Council member Otto Schmid voted against the measure, citing concerns regarding the city's fishing pier. The summary of the capital...
March 11, 2016 - 11:03am
February 18, 2016
Fifty Lakes: Council approves cost-of-living increase
In their February meeting, the Fifty Lakes City Council approved a 1.5 percent cost-of-living pay increase for all city employees beginning Feb. 1, according to the city's draft meeting minutes. Council member Greg Buchite abstained from voting, but all other members voted in favor....
February 18, 2016 - 11:42am
February 12, 2016
Crosslake: Council amends charitable gambling ordinance: Council members pass off 10 percent fee
In its Monday, Feb. 8, meeting, the Crosslake City Council unanimously agreed to make slight changes to the city's ordinance regarding charitable gambling.
February 12, 2016 - 10:39am
Manhattan Beach: Council makes annual appointments
In its January meeting, the Manhattan Beach City Council approved a number of the city's annual appointments and designations. Ryan, Brucker & Kalis, Ltd., was named city attorney, and Bolton & Menk, Inc., was named city engineer as needed. Mathias Justin was named the city accountant,...
February 12, 2016 - 10:36am
February 5, 2016
Fifty Lakes: Council approves 2016 appointments
In their January meeting, the Fifty Lakes City Council unanimously approved the city's annual appointments for 2016. According to the city's draft meeting minutes, council member Greg Buchite was appointed to the role of acting mayor in the mayor's absence, as well as the liaison...
February 5, 2016 - 10:52am
Breezy Point: Council receives road improvement bids: Assessment hearing set for Feb. 22
In their Monday, Feb. 1, meeting, the Breezy Point City Council unanimously approved a resolution accepting bids for improvements on Winter Trail and Scenic Overlook. The lowest of four bids came from DeChantal Excavating in Brainerd for $95,495.85. The total cost for Winter Trail...
February 5, 2016 - 10:50am