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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
PL Library:Next (fantastic) Legacy program to be presented in November
Reminders - October 23
Halloween happenings-Oct. 23, 2014
Pequot Lakes School Board: Board approves audit report
Detroit Lakes rolls past Patriots
Pete's Point: Attendance increases for improved North Stars
Garai claims girls’ title at Birch Tree
Tigers fall to Lake Park-Audubon 32-18 in Fargodome
Wiebolt chosen Patriots' MVP
Patrick John Vetrone
James C. Douvris
Terryl Ann Way
Dr. James Arms
News of the North - Grand View Lodge wins award
Family trees topic of Oct. 27 presentation in Pine River
Looking Back - October 23
Pages from the Past - October 23
History Mystery - Pequot Lakes in approximately 1918
Tiger Talk: Your vote counts!
Letters to the Editor: Send John Ward back to Capitol
Letters to the Editor: My vote goes to Paul Thiede
Letters to the Editor: Voting independently is not a wasted vote
Letters to the Editor: Politicians should tell truth
letters to the editor
Larson, Tarara wed
Births - October 16
October 24, 2014
Jenkins: City looks forward to future road maintenance
The Jenkins City Council on Tuesday, Oct.
October 24, 2014 - 2:03pm
October 22, 2014
Crosslake: Candidates take part in forum
Crosslake residents filled the Crosslake Community Center's conference room Monday, Oct. 20, to familiarize themselves with the city's three mayoral and five city council candidates during a League of Women Voters candidate forum. Mayoral candidates are Darrin Mitchell, current council...
October 22, 2014 - 2:02pm
October 15, 2014
Adams family donates $75,000 for playground equipment
A playground, a park and a garden in Pequot Lakes will sport signs naming those areas after those who helped make them realities, the Pequot Lakes City Council learned Tuesday, Oct. 7. The city received a $75,000 donation from Tom and Nancy Adams and family to buy playground equipment...
October 15, 2014 - 11:20am
October 8, 2014
Backus City Council prepares for cold weather
In light of approaching cold weather, the Backus City Council on Monday, Oct. 6, made preparations in case of frozen water lines. During the 2013-14 cold season, Backus and surrounding communities suffered frozen water lines in numbers they were not prepared to address. Residents...
October 8, 2014 - 2:02pm
October 1, 2014
Nisswa council, planning commission to meet Monday
A special joint meeting of the Nisswa City Council and Planning Commission will be from 4-6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 6, at Nisswa City Hall to discuss future sewer expansion capabilities.
October 1, 2014 - 11:11am
September 24, 2014
Preliminary levy reflects decrease
The Lake Shore City Council on Monday, Sept. 22, approved a 2015 preliminary general fund tax levy of $780,081, which is lower than the 2014 levy of $797,872. The council also approved a preliminary budget of $842,962. The budget includes a 2.5 percent cost-of-living increase...
September 24, 2014 - 3:32pm
September 17, 2014
Pine River City Council approves state grant for airport storage building
The Pine River City Council on Tuesday, Sept. 9, unanimously approved a state grant that will cover roughly 7.2 percent of the cost to construct a storage building for snow removal equipment at the Pine River Regional Airport. Total project cost is $426,745.
September 17, 2014 - 4:12pm
Jenkins council adjusts per-meeting salaries
The Jenkins City Council in September approved several amendments to the ordinance regulating council and board members' salaries, giving them a slight raise per meeting. According to the ordinance, the mayor shall now receive a per regular meeting salary of $130, up from the previous...
September 17, 2014 - 4:05pm
September 3, 2014
Manhattan Beach council makes progress in parking lot upgrade
The Manhattan Beach City Council on Aug. 5 approved an application to seek financial assistance from the state for blacktop in the city hall parking lot. During their July meeting, council member Clyde Brodt informed the council that the cost to complete the lot in August was roughly...
September 3, 2014 - 2:08pm
August 20, 2014
Pine River Council agrees to meet with resident on messy yard
The Pine River City Council continued discussion of a residence in city limits known for broken cars and garbage. The council has discussed actions concerning this same property on many occasions, having once gone through a legal battle to have the property brought up to safety standards...
August 20, 2014 - 11:15am
August 7, 2014
East Gull Lake City Council discusses duplexes and home rental
The East Gull Lake City Council approved changes to city ordinances regarding duplexes, according to draft minutes of the July meeting. Changes to the duplex ordinance include language allowing the duplexes to be used long term for family members or short term for guests of the...
August 7, 2014 - 2:23pm
Emily City Council hears manganese mine update
The Emily City Council recently heard an update on manganese mining. Char Kinzer reported that Cooperative Mineral Resources (CMR) has been meeting with an investor interested in moving forward with manganese mining. Fifteen more exploratory holes will be drilled for testing with...
August 7, 2014 - 2:22pm
June 12, 2014
$2,000 to go for Crosslake fireworks show
The PAL Foundation received two large donations toward the Crosslake fireworks show, but still needs $2,000 more to reach its goal. The Crosslake City Council on Monday, June 9, approved a $5,000 donation from John and Carrie Hart and Mike Frank, which will be used for improving...
June 12, 2014 - 11:06am
Property maintenance ordinance passes; roads approved for improvements
The Emily City Council hosted a public hearing before its May regular meeting to approve a proposed property maintenance ordinance and an administrative citation ordinance, according to May 13 draft minutes. The city heard public opinion and was advised by the city attorney before...
June 12, 2014 - 11:01am
Council discusses leash laws, airport, road grading
The Backus City Council covered a wide array of subjects June 2, including enforcement of the city's leash law. City Clerk Ann Swanson said residents had submitted a complaint of someone within the city with an unleashed dog. The council discussed reasons why the city has difficulty...
June 12, 2014 - 10:02am