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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Communities to hold National Night Out events
Northwoods Unitarian Universalist Fellowship recognized for LGBTQ work
Crow Wing County Fair begins July 31
Chautauqua program has uncertain future
Voting: Now more important than ever
Walleyedan looks to future in lakes area
Golf Leagues-July 28, 2016
Pequot Lakes 10U softball takes first and second place
Broncos take third place
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout: The NOTV crew visits Saskatchewan's famed trout factory
Fern Haley Rasmussen
Ralph V. Lewis, Sr.
George "Buck" W. Abbott III
John Franklin Stockard
Bluegrass concert slated Sunday at Crosslake Christian
Pages from the Past - July 28
Local resources available for families and businesses to support breastfeeding
'The House' an exhibit by Carolyn Abbott to open at Crossings Art Gallery
The 21st annual Northwoods Art and Book Festival
MMBA Home Show
The Last Windrow: "You mean that we aren't going to have a parade?"
As I see it: Top 10 questions for presidential debates
Bruer's Blog: Seven things you need to know about being a pastor's kid
Letters to the Editor: Layman would not be career politician
Letters to the Editor: Thanks to our supporters
letters to the editor
90th Birthday: Dot (Dorothy) Berg Jones
50th Wedding Anniversary: Michael and Carol Smith
80th Birthday: Ronald (Buzzy) Schmolke Sr.
40th Wedding Anniversary: Lynn and Pam Radunz
Crosslake City Council
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
October 29, 2015
Looking Back - Oct. 22, 2015
10 years ago, Oct. 20, 2005 Crosslake City Council OKs public library. Crosslake resident loses bid to have pole moved after arguing that he was not contacted about it being placed there. 20 years ago, Oct. 26, 1995 Crosslake school building planning begins. Hot air...
October 29, 2015 - 4:17pm
October 19, 2015
Crosslake: Council amends gambling code: Discusses land use, enforcement ordinances
In their Monday, Oct. 12, meeting, the Crosslake City Council unanimously agreed to amend portions of the city's gambling code. Following a premises permit application submitted by Merrifield Marathons, Inc.
October 19, 2015 - 9:40am
September 17, 2015
Crosslake: Council increases commissioner stipends
In their Monday, Sept. 14, meeting, the Crosslake City Council agreed to increase stipends for planning and zoning commissioners from $25 per meeting to $35 per meeting and $35 per site visit day. This increase brings them more in line with cities like Breezy Point, who pay members...
September 17, 2015 - 2:39pm
August 12, 2015
Crosslake: Council approves business park plat
In their Monday, Aug. 10, meeting, the Crosslake City Council unanimously approved the final plat of the Whitefish Business Park, consisting of five tracts of land consisting of 4.53 acres along County Road 3 and Addi Lane (previously an unnamed road), adjacent to Crosslake Rolloff...
August 12, 2015 - 10:52am
July 30, 2015
Crosslake: Council discontinues Communications Co. transfer fee
In a joint meeting with the Crosslake Communications Advisory Board on Tuesday, July 28, the Crosslake City Council voted 4-1 to discontinue the requirement of a transfer fee from Crosslake Communications, beginning in 2016. This year, the city will accept a transfer fee of roughly...
July 30, 2015 - 9:50am
June 10, 2015
Crosslake: Council approves two commission appointments
During its Monday, June 8, meeting, the Crosslake City Council unanimously agreed to appoint Dale Melberg as a member of the Public Works/Cemetery/Sewer Commission and Douglas Benzer as an alternate member of the Crosslake Communications Advisory Board. Melberg is a longtime resident...
June 10, 2015 - 11:42am