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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Crow Wing County issues reminder to mail ballot precincts
Pine River-Backus School District: Board contemplates sixth-grade athletes
Paws and Claws Rescue & Resort receives $5,170 legacy donation
20th anniversary: PR-B Family Center has a definite purpose
Lutheran Church of the Cross to host Bishop Tom Aitken Oct. 23
[KLICK GALLERY] Pequot Lakes Volleybal vs. Crosby-Ironton
Tigers split Brainerd Invite games
PL 8th grade team takes first
Trap teams ranked 2nd through 3 weeks
Hockey: Stars split series with Ice Hawks
Tony J. Gilles
Doug B. Junker
Ralph L. Staffon
Emma Ida (Sufka) Burrows
Pages from the Past - Oct. 20, 2016
Looking Back-Oct. 20, 2016
Nisswa, Pequot Lakes firefighters promote fire safety
'She Loves Me' features lonely hearts, eccentrics: Play to be staged in Pequot Lakes
Plenty of pumpkins
Grim's Tales: Why I am willing to vote for a candidate guaranteed to lose
Political endorsement letters
The Last Windrow: The old trapper, the last season
Letter to the editor: Promote Indigenous People's Day
Letter to the editor: It requires maturity to be president
letters to the editor
40th Wedding Anniversary: Dan and Gaylene Hamm
74th Birthday: Marliss
80th Birthday: Yvonne (Hill) Yunker
Wedding Announced: Jill and Jason Anderson
80th Birthday: Jerry Thompson
October 12, 2016
Food shelf competition happening in Fifty Lakes
During October, the Fifty Lakes Municipal Bar is sponsoring the Emily Emergency Food Shelf in its 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 will give all donations...
October 12, 2016 - 2:55pm
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
October 6, 2016
Fifty Lakes: Council sets reduced preliminary budget for 2017
The Fifty Lakes City Council approved a reduced preliminary budget and levy for 2017 at its Tuesday, Sept. 13, meeting, according to unapproved draft meeting minutes. The preliminary budget and levy were both set at $437,700, which is a decrease of $10,068 from this year. City Clerk...
October 6, 2016 - 10:56am
October 3, 2016
Voters Guide: Fifty Lakes City Council
Fifty Lakes City Council Elect 2 Vernon O'Bryan - Did not respond Linda Steffens Jay Weinmann Name: Linda Steffens Position sought: Fifty Lakes...
October 3, 2016 - 5:20pm
September 29, 2016
Fifty Lakes: Council fills planning commission vacancy
The Fifty Lakes City Council filled a vacancy on the planning commission and discussed the temporary healthcare dwellings legislation at its regular council meeting Tuesday, Aug. 16, according to the approved meeting minutes. After council member Don Reierson vacated his place on...
September 29, 2016 - 9:19am
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