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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Pine River-Backus School District: Families urged to turn in free/reduced lunch forms
Breaking News SMS Alert service will end 6/1/16
Dayton issues vetoes, signs other bills
Verizon, unions agree to pay raises, new jobs to end strike
Wadena man faces charges for more sex crimes
Patriots third at Deacon's Lodge: Tigers place sixth
Golf leagues - May 26, 2016
Area Softball: Miska powers Patriots to subsection title
Patriot Shooters remain first in conference
Patriots shut out Wadena-Deer Creek
Albert L. Knieff
Marlin Lee Robinson
Turning 90, Winnie-the-Pooh meets Britain's queen in new story
Justin Bieber sued over riff in smash hit 'Sorry'
Chef's Hat: Ready, set, grill
Looking Back-May 19, 2016
Faces: Nisswa's longtime first-grade teacher to retire
MMBA Home Show
Retiring art teacher shares memories, advice with seniors
Valedictorians: We hope you have the time of your life
Get ready to start another chapter in life
Last Windrow: Historic pioneer cemetery lives on
Cracker Barrel: Reconsideration
letters to the editor
50th Wedding Anniversary: Calvin and Shirley Wallin
50th Wedding Anniversary: Bob and Judie Kinzel
90th Birthday: Jim Pint
Engagement Announced: Martha Worms and Dj Pink
Births-May 26, 2016
May 25, 2016
Pequot Lakes receives Healthy Community Grants
Crow Wing Energized awarded more than $15,000 in Healthy Community Grants this spring to support efforts to move the community to a place where the healthy choice is the easy choice. Most recently the following organizations received $8,000 to improve the health and wellness of the...
May 25, 2016 - 10:12am
May 18, 2016
Emily: City, MnDOT work on parking area, highway work
The Emily City Council reviewed a proposed layout of parallel parking along Highway 6 as presented by Matt Indihar of the Minnesota Department of Transportation during the April 12 meeting, according to an unapproved summary of draft meeting minutes. The city would share in the cost...
May 18, 2016 - 2:40pm
February 26, 2016
Emily: Johnson's council seat declared vacant: Spiess appointed to post
An Emily City Council member's seat was declared vacant because of his inability to serve and attend meetings for more more than 90 days, and another resident was appointed to the seat, according to unapproved draft minutes of the Feb. 9 Emily City Council meeting. After discussion...
February 26, 2016 - 12:16pm
October 14, 2015
Emily: Council reacts to discovery of more zebra mussels
The Emily City Council discussed the discovery of more zebra mussels in Ruth Lake during the Sept. 8 meeting, according to unapproved draft meeting minutes. The mussels were discovered near a location where mussels were previously found in the same lake. Council member Jan Mosman...
October 14, 2015 - 11:01pm
Emily Area Food Shelf golf fundraiser set Sunday
A 9-hole scramble will take place Sunday, Aug. 16, at Emily Greens Golf Course with event proceeds going to the Emily Area Food Shelf. This food shelf serves the whole northeast corner of Crow Wing County and a portion of Cass County, including Emily, Outing and Fifty Lakes, and...
August 14, 2015 - 10:55am
August 7, 2015
Emily: Council approves property appraisals
The Emily City Council approved appraisals of two properties at the cost of $1,000, according to draft minutes of the July 14 city council meeting. It was noted that the two properties could be used for public parking. State funding may be available for the lot purchases, and the...
August 7, 2015 - 2:46pm
July 29, 2015
Reminders - July 30
Concert to benefit Emily Food Shelf Emily United Methodist Church will present the Jumpin' Jehosafats at 7 p.m. Friday, July 31, in the Emily city park. This will be the jazz and gospel group's final stop on its 2015 tour of northern Minnesota. The public is invited and encouraged...
lifestyles / entertainment
July 29, 2015 - 11:21am
July 8, 2015
Emily woman dies in head-on crash near Crosby
A 43-year-old Emily woman died Monday night, June 29, in a two-car collision on Highway 6. Roberta T. Fleming was driving north on the highway just after 6 p.m. with her husband, Paul W. Fleming, as her passenger. The Chrysler Fleming was driving crossed the center line and struck...
July 8, 2015 - 3:20pm
June 19, 2015
Will Workshop slated June 30 in Emily
A free Will Workshop event will be held from 4-5:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 30, at Emily United Methodist Church. The event is open to the public. Wills Awareness consultant Val Walker of Minnesota United Methodist Foundation will lead the workshop, which is offered as a community education...
June 19, 2015 - 10:25am
May 27, 2015
Emily: Council takes up variety of topics
The Emily City Council discussed many issues May 12, according to draft meeting minutes, and the council: • Learned the fire department is researching replacement of its recently decommissioned jeep grass fire rig. • Allowed the police department to spend up to $1,100 for a...
May 27, 2015 - 2:14pm
May 14, 2015
Emily Area Spring Fling is Saturday
Emily will host the fourth annual spring Fling on Saturday, May 16, a day full of family events and activities for both adults and kids. The event will feature craft vendors throughout town, sales at many stores and markets, and bake and yard sales. There will be a golf tournament,...
May 14, 2015 - 2:26pm
May 13, 2015
Emily: City has break-in at first response office
At their April 14 meeting, the Emily City Council learned that the office of the local first response group had been broken into, according to an unapproved summary of the meeting. Items were reported taken from the office. Locks at the office were replaced and all remaining materials...
May 13, 2015 - 3:20pm
April 29, 2015
Emily, MnDOT communicate over Highway 6 improvements
Emily residents recently were invited to share their opinions and concerns about a proposed Highway 6 improvement project. "We're still working to figure out what we can accomplish with the Highway 6 project," said Jim Hallgren, Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) project...
April 29, 2015 - 2:40pm
April 1, 2015
Emily: Council approves new police radar
In their Tuesday, March 10, meeting, the Emily City Council agreed to allow its police department to purchase a new radar system, costing the city no more $1,600, according to the city's draft minutes. The council also agreed to hire two new firefighters - Nathan Deshayes and Calen...
April 1, 2015 - 11:25am
February 27, 2015
Emily: Council approves septic contractor use of city sewer system
The Emily City Council approved use of the city sewer system by three septic pump contractors, according to draft minutes for the Feb. 10 meeting. The three contractors would have their deposits measured by the main lift station. They would then be charged $30 per thousand gallons...
February 27, 2015 - 1:46pm