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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Backus Legion Auxiliary celebrates charter member
Crow Wing County: Household Hazardous Waste Facility to open April 26
Symposium in Hackensack to focus on sex trafficking, sexual violence
Rep. Nolan's staff to visit lakes area communities
Ideal Transfer Station begins spring hours
Crosswoods golf leagues set
Inside the Outdoors: Unsung sandhill cranes are returning too
Boys golf: Patriot boys third at Detroit Lakes
Area Basketball: T-wolves Jones bringing talents to Pillager
Tigers win third straight - Hansen throws no-hitter vs Panthers
Clara V. Carlson
Patrick J. Burke
Xavier Charles Raphael Van Slyke
Senior Menus: April 23, 2017
Liquor manager calls it quits: Toni Buchite retires after 37 years with city of Fifty Lakes
Card games: April 22, 2017
Grim's Grub: It's time to fire up the grill
Looking Back - April 21, 2017
Faith column: Finding the peace of Christ at jail
Picking apples: How to decide which variety to plant
As I see it: What do the American people really want?
The Last Windrow: A dry line fishing opener
World of Wine: Spring flavors bloom with rosé wine varietals
letters to the editor
Births-April 19, 2017
Robert and Janet Timmins
Betty Olson- Wolkenhauer- Lovegreen
Births-April 11, 2017
Alexis Lueck crowned Miss Pequot Lakes, Miss Congeniality 2017
Crosslake City Council
April 13, 2017
Crosslake: Council puts moratorium on CUPs - Proposed storage building stirs emotions
After lengthy discussion and much input from residents, the Crosslake City Council put a moratorium on conditional use permits at its Monday,...
April 13, 2017 - 9:33am
Crosslake: Council hears from LAKE Foundation
The Crosslake City Council heard an update on the new Crosslake Community School building from representatives of the LAKE - Lakes Area Kids...
April 13, 2017 - 4:50am
March 20, 2017
Crosslake: Council discusses road projects, pothole filling
Road maintenance monopolized much of the discussion at the Crosslake City Council meeting Monday, March 13. Public Works Director Ted Strand...
March 20, 2017 - 6:30am
March 3, 2017
Crosslake: Council hires Bolton & Menk as temporary engineer
During a special meeting Wednesday, Feb. 22, the Crosslake City Council met with the Public Works Commission and contracted Bolton & Menk, Inc. to work on the sewer plant upgrade, while also appointing the firm as the city's engineer through the end of June.
March 3, 2017 - 10:43pm
February 17, 2017
Crosslake: City to condemn properties by Dream Island Bridge
The Crosslake City Council voted to move forward with the condemnation process for two properties adjacent to Dream Island Bridge at its Monday,...
February 17, 2017 - 11:16pm
January 16, 2017
Crosslake: Council approves appointments, tables city engineer designation
The Crosslake City Council approved the annual appointments and designations at its Monday, Jan. 9, meeting, but did not appoint a city engineer....
January 16, 2017 - 10:22pm
Crosslake: Council delays wastewater treatment plant improvements
The Crosslake City Council discussed improvements to the wastewater treatment plant and said goodbye to two outgoing members during its Monday,...
December 16, 2016 - 11:03pm
Crosslake: Council approves 5 percent levy increase
After much debate, the Crosslake City Council unanimously approved the 2017 budget and tax levy after a public meeting held before its regular meeting Monday, Dec. 12. The total levy was set at $3,516,321, which is a 5 percent increase from this year. Finance Director Mike Lyonais...
December 16, 2016 - 11:01pm
November 9, 2016
Election Results: City Council
• Backus City Council FINAL RESULTS Steven Braker: 30 Karl Flier: 68 Tyler Smith: 65 1 of 1 Precinct Reporting • Breezy Point City Council...
November 9, 2016 - 11:02am
October 3, 2016
Voters Guide: Crosslake City Council
Crosslake Mayor Elect 1 Patty Norgaard Mark Wessels Name: Patty Norgaard Position sought: Crosslake mayor Why are you running for office? The...
October 3, 2016 - 5:32pm
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
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
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
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