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Lake Country Parishes youth to host Pizza Ranch fundraiser
Pine River firefighter retires after 39 years
TRIAD to host chili feed in Hackensack
Tigers spike Northome-Kelliher
Pine River-Backus 8th grade volleyball placed first
Pine River-Backus team placed second
North Stars fall to Twin City Steel
Lohmiller helps Patriots down Cardinals
Edgar "Ed" John Abt
David Alan Adrian
Senior Menu - October 2
Mental Illness Awareness Week is Oct. 5-11
Pequot Lakes Woman's Club to meet Thursday
St. Alice to host fall dinner Oct. 12 in Pequot Lakes
Our Savior's in Pequot Lakes to host rummage sale
Cracker Barrel: Forests or French fries?
Letters to the Editor: Elect officials who welcome public input
Letters to the Editor: Words have meaning
From the Left Hand Corner: The negatives are flaming
Letters to the Editor: Vote for Hollaran for Pine River mayor
letters to the editor
Births - September 11
October 1, 2014
Crosslake: Shake-up continues with phone company
At a special meeting Monday, Sept. 29, the Crosslake City Council voted 4-1 to terminate the employment of Crosslake Communications general manager Paul Hoge. Council member Steve Roe voted against the action, which he referred to as a "terrible mistake." On Friday, Sept. 19, Hoge...
17 hours 3 min ago
September 29, 2014
Crosslake School Chili Bake
Students from Crosslake Community School used the pumpkins they grew to prepare pumpkin chili on Thursday, Sept. 25, for the weekend's Crosslake...
September 29, 2014 - 9:51am
September 25, 2014
Director's Notes: CCS takes steps to get ahead of bad behavior
One of my favorite quotes comes from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. who is credited with the statement: "Life's most urgent and compelling question is: What are you doing for others?" The month of October has been designated National Bullying Prevention Month.
news / education
September 25, 2014 - 4:06pm
Crosslake story hour has new day, time
The Crosslake Area Library's story hour is being offered on a new day and time through the school year - at 10 a.m. Thursdays starting Sept. 25. This lively story hour for preschoolers includes stories, puppets and songs. Miss Ginny returns with Gertie, the puppet. Children can check...
news / education
September 25, 2014 - 4:03pm
Crosslake council approves preliminary levy
The Crosslake City Council last week approved a 2015 preliminary tax levy that shows a 4 percent increase from this year, going from $2.8 million to $2.912 million. Also, the council hired CTC as a financial consultant to help the city find ways to cut costs and limit spending regarding...
September 25, 2014 - 11:43am
Crosslake Days on tap this weekend
Crosslake Days will run Thursday-Sunday, Sept. 25-27, with the theme The Year of the Chili, in celebration of the Chili Bill that passed during the last legislative session. Buy $5 souvenir chili beads and cash in on deals from participating merchants. Following is a schedule of...
September 25, 2014 - 11:36am
September 17, 2014
Crosslake online high school opens to full house
Three weeks ago, Crosslake Community School opened its doors not only to elementary and middle school students, but to high school students as well. However, there is a caveat to this high school: Its entire curriculum is online. Director Todd Lyscio is in his second year with...
September 17, 2014 - 3:56pm
September 12, 2014
Council talks about study results
Crosslake Mayor Darrell Schneider said the city is not considering selling Crosslake Communications because he doesn't know how the city would replace the company's services, and other council members concurred. However, downward trends in the industry prompted the council to initiate...
September 12, 2014 - 11:01am
Crosslake Communications must increase revenue, cut expenses
Crosslake Communications must grow revenue or cut expenses to remain viable. Other options include gaining greater flexibility to pursue potential strategic opportunities, as well as divesting or combining with another operator either partly or entirely. Those are the results of...
September 12, 2014 - 11:01am
September 10, 2014
Crosslake Communications discussion continues
The Crosslake City Council spent almost half of its Monday, Sept. 8, meeting discussing the city's options in handling Crosslake Communications following a study from Charlesmead Advisors, LLC. Council members ultimately decided - by a 4-1 vote with Steve Roe opposed - to hire a...
September 10, 2014 - 12:31pm
September 3, 2014
'Magic of Molten Glass' topic of Sept. 10 program in Crosslake
Steven Weagel will present "The Magic of Molten Glass" from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 10, at the Crosslake Community Center as the monthly Crosslake Chautauqua Program. Weagel, a local metal artist and glassblower, will bring to life the magic of molten glass. He will discuss...
September 3, 2014 - 2:25pm
Crosslake School hires dean of students
The Crosslake Community School Board on July 16 agreed to hire Stacy Bender as dean of students for the school's online courses for the new school year, which began Wednesday, Aug.
September 3, 2014 - 2:03pm
Merchants donate to Crosslake school
Jodi Schott, Crosslake Community School PTO president, receives a check for $2,000 from Joe Kraemer, representing the Crosslake Town Square merchants. The school provided volunteers to run the Big Fun Tuesdays games at town square on nine Tuesdays from mid-June to mid-August. "Talk...
September 3, 2014 - 1:50pm
August 29, 2014
Local musician to perform in Crosslake, Pequot Lakes
Local songwriter, singer and guitarist Shannon Murray will perform at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 4, at the Crosslake Community Center, and at...
lifestyles / entertainment
August 29, 2014 - 11:17am
August 28, 2014
Vein screening set Sept. 5 in Crosslake
Dr. Ross Bengtson of Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center will talk about vein conditions and treatment options, and will have an initial screening, during a complimentary educational seminar from 9-11 a.m. Sept. 5 at the Crosslake Community Center, 14126 Daggett Pine Road...
August 28, 2014 - 5:25pm