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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Murder, kidnapping and criminal sexual conduct charges filed against man accused of abducting Alayna Ertl
Body of missing Osakis man found
[KLICK GALLERY] Area sports practice
Suspect in Watkins 5-year-old's death expected in court Tuesday morning
Apply for new broadband education grants
Volleyball: Patriots look to build on 2015 success
Volleyball: PR-B looks to avoid early upset
Football: Experienced offense, speedy defense to fuel Patriots
NFL: Haeg injures ankle in Colts' defeat
Ice Skating: Whitledge second at ISI Championships
Harley Dean Eigenheer
John William Vessey, Jr.
Joyce V. Nygaard
Henry Allen Butler
Northwoods Art and Book Festival brings food fiction to town
Chef's Hat: Overabundance of oregano
Music showcase, community event on tap Aug. 26 in Emily
Sarah Mae & The Birkeland Boys to perform Sunday at Longville church
Lifesaving symphony is Lakes Area Music Festival's finale
MMBA Home Show
The Cracker Barrel: Thirty days hath September
From the Lefthand Corner: Memories of Wendy
Vogt's Notes: Venture with us on s'more tour around Whitefish Chain
Faith: Anno mortis eius (in the year of her death)
Letters to the Editor: Local support for muskie stocking on Gull?
letters to the editor
80th Birthday: Wilma Durham
70th Wedding Anniversary: DeWayne and Millie Schwanke
60th Wedding Anniversary: Ray and Carolyn Frisch
Wedding Announced: Melissa Besmehn and Tyler Junkenmeier
Births-Aug. 11, 2016
August 3, 2016
Fifty Lakes: Council fills vacant spot
The Fifty Lakes city council filled a vacancy on the council at its meeting Tuesday, July 12. The vacancy was left by council member Steve O'Bryan who died in June.
August 3, 2016 - 10:36am
July 27, 2016
Election 2016: Local candidates can file for office starting Aug. 2
Lead with any mayors/long-term council members we know aren't seeking re-election Dave Sjoblad - Pequot Lakes mayor John Poston - Lake Shore mayor At least two area communities will see new mayors elected this November. First-term mayors Dave Sjoblad in Pequot Lakes and John Poston...
July 27, 2016 - 4:07pm
July 20, 2016
Artist gives glory to God for studio on the hill
Kathy Lande has always dreamed of being a professional artist. "When I was a little kid, I wanted to be an artist and have my own studio," Lande...
July 20, 2016 - 11:23am
July 6, 2016
Fifty Lakes: Council reviews proposed land use ordinance
The Fifty Lakes City Council reviewed changes to the proposed land use ordinance and zoning map Tuesday, June 14, according to unapproved draft city council meeting minutes. The council discussed and reviewed the removal of a residential property zone from the land use ordinance and...
July 6, 2016 - 1:39pm
June 8, 2016
Fifty Lakes: Council adopts hiring policy changes
In their May meeting, the Fifty Lakes City Council voted to adopt proposed changes to the city's hiring procedure policy. Additionally, council members agreed to renew its Delta Dental policy, according to the meeting's unapproved draft minutes. The council approved the renewal of...
June 8, 2016 - 2:17pm
April 29, 2016
Fifty Lakes: Open house planned for land use map update
The city of Fifty Lakes will host an open house from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 5, at city hall to review the draft updated land use map. The purpose of the open house is to review the draft land use map that has been updated to reflect proposed amendments to the land use ordinance....
April 29, 2016 - 11:13am
Fifty Lakes: City appoints two to environmental committee
In their April meeting, the Fifty Lakes City Council appointed two new members - Gordy Reller and council member Jay Weinmann - to the Golden Eagle Golf Course environmental committee, according to draft minutes of the council's meeting. Weinmann abstained from voting on the measure....
April 29, 2016 - 11:13am
April 13, 2016
Fifty Lakes: City to partake in Clean Up Day
In their March meeting, Fifty Lakes City Council members unanimously agreed to participate with the city of Emily for City Clean Up Day in September, with expenses not to exceed $1,500, according to draft city council meeting minutes. They also agreed to hire Tammy Rue as a part-time...
April 13, 2016 - 2:31pm
February 18, 2016
Fifty Lakes: Council approves cost-of-living increase
In their February meeting, the Fifty Lakes City Council approved a 1.5 percent cost-of-living pay increase for all city employees beginning Feb. 1, according to the city's draft meeting minutes. Council member Greg Buchite abstained from voting, but all other members voted in favor....
February 18, 2016 - 11:42am
February 5, 2016
Fifty Lakes: Council approves 2016 appointments
In their January meeting, the Fifty Lakes City Council unanimously approved the city's annual appointments for 2016. According to the city's draft meeting minutes, council member Greg Buchite was appointed to the role of acting mayor in the mayor's absence, as well as the liaison...
February 5, 2016 - 10:52am
December 30, 2015
Fifty Lakes: Council sets 2016 levy
In their December meeting, the Fifty Lakes City Council agreed to set the city's 2016 levy at $444,768, according to the city's draft meeting minutes. The city's general fund is set at $209,583 for the coming year, while $176,185 is set aside for road and bridge maintenance. The city's...
December 30, 2015 - 10:46am
November 27, 2015
Fifty Lakes: Council approves liquor store discount for city employees
In their November meeting, the Fifty Lakes City Council voted 3-2 in favor of a proposal giving all city employees who have been employed for...
November 27, 2015 - 8:00am
November 9, 2015
Looking Back-Nov. 5, 2015
10 years ago, Nov. 3, 2005 Pequot Lakes Mayor Cathy Malecha receives Citizen of the Year award. Crosslake landfill permit renewal stalled. 20 years ago, Nov. 9, 1995 Crosslake trims budget; taxes may be less. Livestock operation still an issue in Manhattan Beach; farmer...
November 9, 2015 - 2:30pm
November 1, 2015
Fifty Lakes: Council to update land use ordinance
In their Oct. 13 meeting, the Fifty Lakes City Council agreed to hire John Sumption with Crow Wing County to assist with re-writing of the city's land use ordinance, with costs not to exceed $10,000, according to unapproved draft meeting minutes. The council agreed a draft of the...
November 1, 2015 - 8:00am
October 25, 2015
Fifty Lakes bar collects donations for Emily Food Shelf
During October, the Fifty Lakes Municipal Bar is sponsoring the Emily Food Shelf in a competition with other greater Minnesota municipalities. The sponsors who collect the most money and pounds of donated food will total up what they have collected and give all donations and food...
October 25, 2015 - 12:16pm