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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Crosslake train club to host Wm Crooks Day event Aug. 30
School supply drive expands
Ideal Green Market hosts Taste of Ideal
Pequot Lakes Woman's Club to meet Sept. 4
Pete's Point: Mark your calendars for key matchups
Patriots tied for 3rd at doubles tournament
PR-B cross country 7th at meet
Lightning advance to 3rd round of state
Wild Acres youth season ends
Robert D. Matthews
Therese M. Illies
Lero "Irene" Finkel
Donald William Hellen, Sr.
Local musician to perform in Crosslake, Pequot Lakes
Leagjeld to present Book Talk, signing at Pequot Lakes Library
Calendar-Aug. 28, 2014
Arts Off 84 Art Crawl set Labor Day weekend
Mann is truly inspiring
Letters to the Editor: It's the law
Letters to the Editor: A. Martin's thoughts about business
Letters to the Editor: Take a step in the right direction
Letters to the Editor: Five reasons why I am running for Crosslake mayor
Letters to the Editor: Thanks for supporting Faith in Action
letters to the editor
Births - August 28
Bartel 90th birthday
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