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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Patriot Perspective: Things picking up STEAM at Eagle View
Pine River-Backus Family Center 20th Anniversary: Do your part to make world a better place
Pequot Lakes junior high speech earns 14 ribbons
Central Regional Sustainable Development Partnership seeks project ideas
Pequot Lakes ties for second in Underwood speech invite
12U Patriots win St. Cloud tournament
PL 4th-graders take 3rd in Royalton
Twins' Vargas gets help from Manny Ramirez this time
Cook: 'Boat Show' a mirror of life in the North
Dokken:Fee hike for hunting, fishing licenses faces uphill battle in Minn.
Darwin John Buckingham
John P. Martin
Jeffery "Jeff" Reedy
Norma Jean Rude
John P. Martin
Staines to kick off Grassroots Concerts season
Lake Country Faces: Egan embraces role as Lake Shore mayor
Chef's Hat: Not your usual chicken salad sandwich
Reminder-Feb. 16, 2017
Calendar of Events: Feb. 16, 2017
The Last Windrow: Ideas for Minnesota's Super Bowl visitors
Column: Don't blame your pain on the weather
AstroBob: Ride the roller coaster to solar minimum
Swift: Do-it-yourself Dad may be least patient patient of all
Phillips: Dealing with difficult people easier with kindness
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
Crosslake City Council
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
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
January 13, 2016
Crosslake: Council makes annual appointments
In their Monday, Jan. 11, meeting, the Crosslake City Council approved several organizational appointments for the coming year. The council appointed Matt Kuker and Jeff Bisson (as an alternate) to the planning and zoning commission, Mike Winkels and Dave Fischer to the utility advisory...
January 13, 2016 - 3:14pm
December 22, 2015
Crosslake: Council approves budget, levy
In a public meeting held before its regular meeting Monday, Dec. 14, the Crosslake City Council approved the 2016 budget and levy by a 4-1 vote, with council member Mark Wessels voting in opposition. The total levy was set at $3,348,877 - up from $2,912,000 in 2015 - while the revenues...
December 22, 2015 - 2:57pm
November 11, 2015
Crosslake: Council approves sewer project schedule proposal: Right-of-way issue settled
In their Monday, Nov. 10, meeting, the Crosslake City Council unanimously approved a proposal from engineering firm Widseth Smith Nolting (WSN) in Baxter to provide an overall project schedule and estimated costs for sewer plant upgrades. The public works commission recently discussed...
November 11, 2015 - 1:19pm