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Airplane crash in Longville results in minor injuries
Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Glynlyon appoints president of Alpha Omega Publications Division
Sandhill cranes topic of Brainerd presentation Sept.24
Nisswa Garden Club to meet Sept. 25 at community center
Police Blotter - September 18
Crow Wing County board likely to cut property tax levy for fifth straight year
PR-B places 2nd at C-I tournament
Patriot girls 3rd at Eveleth-Gilbert meet
Symanietz third at skate contest
North Stars edged in season opener
Flyers spike Patriots 3-1 on Monday
Wilbur Charles (Bill) Nemitz
Barbara Jane Brekken
William "Bill" Van Dyke
Weagel shows glass art at Chautauqua program
Crafts, food anchor Taste of Pequot & Arts and Crafts Fair
Lakes Area Well-Read Mom Book Club to meet
Senior Menu - September 18
Essentia Health offers walk-in flu clinics
Letters to the Editor: Help plan Ideal Green Market food co-op
Letters to the Editor: A hearty thank you
From the Lefthand Corner: The perfect politician?
Minnesota's retired veterans are an asset worth our investment
The Last Windrow: Benefits of homegrown potatoes
letters to the editor
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Bartel 90th birthday
September 17, 2014
Clean Up Day set Saturday in Emily
The cities of Emily and Fifty Lakes will host a City Clean Up Day from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 20, at the Emily City Shop/Recycling Area. Charge per load will be $5 per vehicle. Use the Crow Wing County Solid Waste coupon ($5). Additional charges will be added for certain...
September 17, 2014 - 4:29pm
September 3, 2014
Fifty Lakes adopts various amendments
The Fifty Lakes City Council in August adopted 11 amendments at the conclusion of an effort that city clerk/treasurer Karen Stern said has been in the works for two years. Ordinance amendments were changed primarily to improve definitions in former city ordinances. According to...
September 3, 2014 - 2:20pm
August 25, 2014
Fifty Lakes man dies in crash
John Pribyl, 52, Fifty Lakes, died Saturday, Aug. 23, in a single-vehicle crash on County Road 1 west of Fifty Lakes, according to the Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office. Deputies responded to the accident at 5:49 a.m. Pribyl was pronounced deceased at the scene of the crash. Pribyl,...
August 25, 2014 - 10:46am
August 7, 2014
Fifty Lakes cadet earns rating at ranger school
"If you want to be the best, let this be the test." This simple sign greets Civil Air Patrol (CAP) cadets as they enter the obstacle course...
news / education
August 7, 2014 - 5:45pm
July 30, 2014
Fifty Lakes planning and zoning administrator resigns
Fifty Lakes Planning and Zoning Administrator Gordy Reller announced his resignation at the city council's July 8 meeting, according to draft minutes. Reller said he will stay on the job through the Tuesday, Sept. 9 regular council meeting to give the council time to find a replacement. In...
July 30, 2014 - 11:09am
Fifty Lakes Council approves bid for bar patio addition
The Fifty Lakes City Council approved a bid for the patio addition to the 50 Lakes Bar & Bottle Shop at its July 8 meeting, according to draft minutes. The council received one bid for the project for $29,350 from Classic Renovations of Pine River. The company will construct a 50-foot-by-14-foot...
July 30, 2014 - 11:04am
July 2, 2014
Emily-Outing-Fifty Lakes Area Food Shelf participates in fundraiser
The Emily-Outing-Fifty Lakes Area Food Shelf is participating in the Hunger Solutions Minnesota $150,000 Challenge. The more donations the food shelf receives in July, the larger the food shelf's Open Your Heart grant will be. Challenge funds will proportionally match donations. The...
July 2, 2014 - 11:43am
June 26, 2014
Fifty Lakes approves sign retroreflectivity policy
The Fifty Lakes City Council approved a policy concerning sign retroreflectivity at its June 10 meeting, in compliance with a Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) requirement. Council member Les Degner said this requirement is aimed at "manag(ing) a method to maintain...
June 26, 2014 - 2:58pm
Fifty Lakes City Hall to house village post office
The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) accepted the city of Fifty Lakes' application for a village post office, which will be housed at the city hall building. Clerk treasurer Karen Stern will be trained by a representative from the Crosslake Post Office on postal operations. Mayor...
June 26, 2014 - 2:58pm
June 18, 2014
Fifty Lakes Day is June 28
Fifty Lakes Day will be celebrated Saturday, June 28, starting at 10 a.m. with vendors, games and food booths. The Air Care helicopter will arrive around noon followed by a horseshoe tournament at 1 p.m. The fire department will have kids' games and a bounce house. A mega meat...
June 18, 2014 - 3:21pm
June 12, 2014
Council approves three-month moratorium on towers
The Fifty Lakes City Council voted to institute a three-month moratorium on telecommunications towers within city limits at a Tuesday, May 13, meeting and will develop a city ordinance on the topic. Planning and zoning administrator Gordy Reller said that currently, Fifty Lakes...
June 12, 2014 - 11:02am