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Pomp and circumstance in Nisswa: 4th Grade Graduation
Nisswa: Restaurant proposed near post office
Pearl Harbor victim from Minnesota has remains returned home
Franken rules out White House bid in 2020
Association of Cass County Lakes to host speaker
Girl's Golf: Stone takes conference crown
Boys' Golf: PR-B second, PL third at Deacon's Lodge - Raph shoots a 74 for 2nd place
Area Football: VanOverbeke back on the job at Staples-Motley
Track: Patriot girls conference champs, 4th at True Team, boys 2nd at Mid-State meet
PR-B girls 5th, boys 6th at Pillager
Adriene R. Niesen
George W. Thesing, Jr.
Bruce F. Alderman
Calendar of events: May 26, 2017
Looking Back - May 25, 2017
Reminders-May 25, 2017
Keep clutter under control with these clever organizing products
Pages from the Past - May 24, 2017
The Last Windrow: Memorial Day thankfulness
Letter to the editor: Thank you, Day of Caring students
PR-B Family Center: Food insecurity is real
Growing Together: Separating hardy from non-hardy when shopping trees and shrubs
The Last Windrow: Beneficial causes, then and now
letters to the editor
Births: May 17, 2017
Births-May 2, 2017
Births-April 19, 2017
Robert and Janet Timmins
May 19, 2017
Emily Spring Fling slated Saturday
The city of Emily will host its sixth annual Emily Spring Fling on Saturday, May 20, featuring activities for families. The event will include craft vendors, a huge community garage sale and sales at stores, markets and churches. The Landing, the area's new welcome center and marketplace,...
May 19, 2017 - 8:26pm
May 10, 2017
Donors sought for Emily blood drive
Donors are needed for Red Cross Bloodmobile from noon to 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 17, at Emily City Hall, sponsored by the Emily, Outing, Fifty Lakes Lakers Lions. Donors must be at least 17 years old, 110 pounds and in good health. Kids age 16 can donate when a parent or guardian signs...
May 10, 2017 - 10:41am
April 29, 2017
Emily Greens to offer men's, women's leagues
Emily Greens has golf league options for both men and women beginning in May. Leagues are structured as mixers and are set up so missing a day or three is not an issue. Men's 9 Hole Tuesday, May 2, begins the 9 Hole Men's league at 9 a.m. The 9 Hole scramble will begin at 10:30 for...
April 29, 2017 - 4:10am
April 24, 2017
Rep. Nolan's staff to visit lakes area communities
U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan's "Congress Comes to You" meeting series includes several local locations, where his staff will meet with residents. "Hearing directly from residents makes me a better advocate in Washington for the great people of Minnesota's 8th District," Nolan said in a news...
April 24, 2017 - 4:25am
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