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[VIDEO] Nisswa Elementary Graduation 2015
Nisswa Pioneer Village to open for season Saturday
Pequot Lakes students receive art contest awards
Young Performer's Day Camp offered in June
What's Up At The Warehouse: 052115
[VIDEO] In the Bleachers with Wheaties - Trapshooting grows in popularity
Pete's Point: Lane makes quick impact on SDSU program
Heggerston, Patriots place first in St. Cloud
Patriots win final round of Mid-Minn meets
Patriots in 2nd in conference
William "Bill" Costello
Mary Catherine Hunt
LuVerne Delores (Johnson) Niemi
William Edward DeRosier
Pine River Lions Club furnishes new eyeglass, hearing aid receptacles
Area organizations receive Initiative Foundation funds
Pine River Garden Club to host plant sale May 29
Pequot Lakes School District: Dunn to retire after 26 years
Auditions for CLC summer play set May 27
The Last Windrow: Cemeteries bring people together
As I See It: Random musings: We can't win war against nature
Letters to the Editor: Thank you, Breezy Point
Dan-ecdotes: Freedom of speech? Sure, but why say that?
Letters to the Editor: Crosslake-Ideal Lions ditch cleanup a success
letters to the editor
Births - April 30
May 21, 2015
Holst discusses writing at Chautauqua presentation
Nearly 35 people filled the Crosslake Community Center to hear from author and Crosslake resident Mike Holst about his career, his work and his process as a writer in the monthly Chautauqua presentation Wednesday, May 13. The fiction writer, who has lived in Crosslake since 1999,...
May 21, 2015 - 11:51am
Crosslake School graduates first student
Crosslake Community School opened its doors to high school students for the first time this past fall, starting an online curriculum for students in grades 9-12. And now, for the first time in its history, the charter school has a high school graduate in Pequot Lakes resident Makayla...
May 21, 2015 - 11:36am
May 20, 2015
Crosslake Log Church expansion nears completion
The Crosslake Evangelical Free Church, more commonly known as the Log Church, has undergone building renovations for the past two years. Now they are finally ready to cap off those renovations with a service of dedication at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, May 31. "We think of the movie 'Field...
May 20, 2015 - 11:18am
Memorial Day services planned in area communities
The following Memorial Day services will be held in area communities: Backus Pastor Blair Ecker of the Pine Mountain Gospel Church in Backus will give Memorial Day addresses at Backus and Ponto Lake cemeteries conducted by the Backus American Legion and Auxiliary. The Backus Legion...
May 20, 2015 - 10:04am
May 14, 2015
Crosslake Library offers summer reading club for kids
The Crosslake Area Library will offer a six-week Summer Club reading program for kids in grades K-5. Club will meet Thursday mornings, July 16-Aug. 20. Grades K-2 will meet from 9-10:15 a.m., and older grades will meet from 10:15-11:30 a.m. Participants will track their summer reading...
May 14, 2015 - 2:23pm
Crosslake: Council hears public works budget needs
In their Monday, May 11, meeting, the Crosslake City Council heard from from public works director Ted Strand, who asked the council to consider adding to the department's budget. The city had budgeted $25,000 for crack sealing, as the department typically seals 25 percent of the...
May 14, 2015 - 10:24am
April 29, 2015
Crosslake: City's Internet needs discussed
Crosslake officials learned what direction the telecommunications industry and broadband service are going in the next few years at a special joint meeting Tuesday morning, April 28, in Crosslake. CTC consultants presented the information to the Crosslake City Council and the Crosslake...
April 29, 2015 - 11:12am
April 23, 2015
Real-life civics lesson
April 23, 2015 - 1:52pm
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
Crosslake: Roe discusses city's future at Chautauqua
In the first Chautauqua program of the year, Crosslake mayor Steve Roe spoke with roughly 25 residents about the future of the city. In a change from the usual setup of Chautauqua forums, the time allotted for audience questions - which usually took up the final 15 minutes - lasted...
April 15, 2015 - 11:09am
April 8, 2015
Lohmiller hired as Brainerd interim fire chief
The Brainerd City Council announced at its Monday, April 6, meeting that Crosslake fire chief Chip Lohmiller will serve as the Brainerd fire chief on an interim basis. Lohmiller will step in as chief in the wake of current Brainerd fire chief Kevin Stunek's retirement, effective...
April 8, 2015 - 12:24pm
Crosslake St. Patrick's Day 2015
The Crosslake St. Patrick's Day 2015 online e-edition.
April 8, 2015 - 11:02am
2015 Crosslake St. Patrick's Day Parade
Thousands of spectators packed the streets of Crosslake on Saturday, March 14, for the city's annual St. Patrick's Day Parade. For more photos, KLICK Here!
April 8, 2015 - 11:00am
April 1, 2015
PLHS grad to take part in national speech meet
Angela Cole of Crosslake joined the school speech team as a seventh-grader and stuck it out until she graduated. Now, at the collegiate level, she is about to test her skills at the national level. The Concordia College-Moorhead freshman will participate in the American Forensic...
lifestyles / faces
April 1, 2015 - 2:53pm
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