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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Sign of the times
Week of Young Child event April 24
Jenkins business drives to raise funds for food shelves - Pequot Tool donates $10,000
PR-B Community Education lists classes
Toastmasters club to host open house April 27
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
Patrick J. Burke
Xavier Charles Raphael Van Slyke
Walter P. Eskierka
Marc Charles Welzant
Robert G. Cretinon
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
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
Lost Italian: Guilt-free Mediterranean steak salad
letters to the editor
Births-April 19, 2017
Robert and Janet Timmins
Betty Olson- Wolkenhauer- Lovegreen
Births-April 11, 2017
April 20, 2017
Easter Egg Hunts drive kids nuts
Families ventured to area communities Saturday, April 15, so their children could participate in annual Easter egg hunts. At Forbes Park in Pine...
April 20, 2017 - 4:30am
April 14, 2017
Calendar of events-April 14, 2017
APRIL 15 Pequot Lakes Easter egg hunt, 10 a.m., Trailside Center at Pequot Lakes Baptist Church 15 Pine River Easter egg hunt, 10 a.m., Forbes Park 15 Nisswa Easter egg hunt, 10 a.m., Nisswa American Legion 15 Crosslake Ideal Lions Easter egg hunt, 10 a.m., U.S. Army Corps of Engineers...
April 14, 2017 - 6:15am
April 1, 2017
GoNorth to open welcome center, marketplace in Emily
GoNorth is going above and beyond to help out local entrepreneurs and welcome visitors to the area. Last year, five communities came together...
April 1, 2017 - 6:30am
March 4, 2017
Emily Area Food Shelf seeks donations for FoodShare month
March is Minnesota FoodShare month and the Emily Area Food Shelf's fundraising campaign to help raise money to help the food shelf's operation. This past year, the food shelf saw a total of 646 visits to the food shelf seeking help to feed families. Many families seeking help have...
March 4, 2017 - 7:52pm
January 20, 2017
Emily Cooperative Telephone recognized
Emily Cooperative Telephone Company (ECTC) has been recognized by NTCA-The Rural Broadband Association as a certified gig-capable provider for delivering gigabit broadband speeds and enabling technological innovation in the Emily, Fifty Lakes, Little Pine and Fairfield township communities....
January 20, 2017 - 7:45pm
January 2, 2017
Emily: Council discusses office workers
The Emily City Council discussed a permanent part-time office assistant and wages for the clerk and deputy clerk during its Nov. 16 meeting, according to unapproved draft meeting minutes. Pam Roden was hired as permanent part-time office assistant at a rate of $14 an hour for up to...
January 2, 2017 - 11:27pm
December 19, 2016
Blood drive set Jan. 9 in Emily
A Red Cross blood drive, sponsored by the Lakers Lions of Emily, Outing and Fifty Lakes, will be held from 12:30-6:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 9, 2017, at Emily City Hall. Donors and volunteers are needed. Extra Red Cross staff will be available to help make the blood drive run smoothly....
December 19, 2016 - 9:30pm
November 21, 2016
Hunter, 65, found dead near deer stand
EMILY, Minn. — A 65-year-old hunter was found dead Saturday, Nov. 19, near a deer stand in Ross Lake Township. The St. Louis Park man was round lying in snow a short distance from the stand, east of Emily, by a friend and reported it to the Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office at 3:47...
November 21, 2016 - 1:42pm
November 9, 2016
Uncontested candidates elected in area races
The following area candidates were uncontested in their races. Shown are their vote totals. Emily: Roger (Buddy) Lund, mayor, 414 votes; Bill Spiess, city council, 307 votes; and incumbent Gerhart (Gary) Hanson, city council, 382 votes. Jenkins: Incumbent Jon W. Lubke, 150 votes,...
November 9, 2016 - 11:56am
October 28, 2016
Influenza Flu Shots offered Oct. 31 in Emily
Influenza flu shots will be offered from 9:30-11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 31, at Emily City Hall, located at 39811 State Highway 6. The flu vaccine shots are covered by Medicare Part B, Medicaid and most insurance companies. Bring health insurance cards. GuidePoint Pharmacy will provide...
October 28, 2016 - 11:19am
October 27, 2016
Public comment sought on proposed Emily to Blind Lake recreation trail
Crow Wing County Land Services is requesting public comment on a proposal to designate 14 miles of existing and 2 miles of new trail development as a multiple use recreation trail system located within and east of the city of Emily in Crow Wing and Aitkin counties. "We encourage all...
October 27, 2016 - 2:29pm
October 24, 2016
Fifty Lakes Fire Department donates to Saving Hearts Organization
Fifty Lakes Fire Chief Andy Hemphill and future firefighter Henry Otto recently presented a donation to the Crisis Line and Referral Service...
October 24, 2016 - 9:41am
Emily: Council defers question to local township
The Emily City Council on Sept. 13 heard from resident Jim Frasier who would like to get Mary Lake Road in Little Pine Township paved. Council members said they could not do anything with the road because it is out of their jurisdiction. They recommended Frasier organize the majority...
October 24, 2016 - 9:17am
October 12, 2016
Five communities unite to form GoNorth
Thanks to a grant from the Initiative Foundation and the Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board (IRRRB), five communities in northern...
October 12, 2016 - 11:25am
September 30, 2016
Emily: Emergency meeting, special meeting held in Emily
The Emily City Council met Aug. 2 to make up for scheduling issues conflicting with the council's regular meeting day, according to meeting minutes. During the emergency meeting, the council agreed to spend $75 on mosquito spraying for the Go North Showcase and to buy a John Deere...
September 30, 2016 - 10:10am