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Hockey camp athletic trainer allegedly filmed girl in shower
McCollister elected as president of American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery in MN
Pine River-Backus Family Center happenings
In Water Boat Show
PR-B team wins tournament
Golf League-July 2, 2015
Crosslake/FL/PL Legion pounds Aitkin 15-0
Nisswa finishes 2-2 at Alexandria tournament
Pete's Point: Area baseball teams in full swing
David V. Bisek
Gayle Morford Polonus
Violet Swenson Johnson
Fabulous Fibers art exhibit opening in Brainerd
Pages from the Past - July 2
Card Games - July 2
Senior Menu: 070215
Looking Back - July 2
MMBA Home Show
From the Left Hand Corner: Health care costs are grossly excessive
Cracker Barrel: The No S Diet
Grim's Tales: Weddings are to guests like peanuts are to lab monkeys
The Last Windrow: Small-town festivals have big hearts
Guest Editorial: Special session not so 'special' this time
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Births - Out of town
Births - July 2
April 29, 2015
Pequot Lakes: Council, county continue road turnback talks
The Pequot Lakes City Council continues to negotiate with Crow Wing County regarding road turnbacks related to the Highway 371 four-lane expansion project set to begin next year. Time is of the essence to make decisions, Tim Bray, county highway engineer, told the council Tuesday,...
April 29, 2015 - 3:34pm
April 15, 2015
Lane closures on Highway 371 between Baxter, Pine River begin April 20
Motorists on Highway 371 between Baxter and Pine River will encounter lane closures, work crews and possible delays as segments of the road are intermittently reduced to a single lane beginning Monday, April 20. The lane closures will occur from sunrise to sunset through April 30...
April 15, 2015 - 2:08pm
April 1, 2015
Pequot Lakes: Cost of road turnbacks further discussed
The Pequot Lakes City Council on Tuesday, March 24, further discussed the possibility of taking over roads after Highway 371 expands to four lanes in 2016. The city is negotiating with Crow Wing County and the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) regarding road turnbac...
April 1, 2015 - 2:31pm
March 18, 2015
Nisswa: Meeting regarding proposed noise wall slated Tuesday in Nisswa
A public meeting regarding a proposed 20-foot tall noise barrier along the east side of Highway 371 through downtown Nisswa will be held from 8-10 a.m.
March 18, 2015 - 3:23pm
March 13, 2015
Pequot Lakes: Road turnback discussion continues
The Pequot Lakes City Council learned Tuesday, March 3, that the price Crow Wing County is offering to pay for the city to take over three road segments does not cover the entire cost of improvements suggested for the roads. The county would pay an estimated $5,652,000 for the city...
March 13, 2015 - 2:48pm
Nisswa: Highway 371 noise wall proposed
Many downtown Nisswa business property owners will soon have the opportunity to vote on whether a 20-foot tall noise wall should be constructed along the east side of Highway 371 through the city. Those businesses will have to weigh the loss of visibility from the highway against...
March 13, 2015 - 11:59am
February 12, 2015
Highway 371: Highway 371 expansion details being fine-tuned
People will notice work starting on the Highway 371 expansion project in Pequot Lakes around January 2016, when tree clearing begins. Pequot...
February 12, 2015 - 2:39pm
Highway 371: Highway expansion through Pequot Lakes outlined
The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) is working with the city of Jenkins to obtain municipal consent for its portion of the $58...
February 12, 2015 - 2:38pm
October 8, 2014
Highway 371 project moves UP two years
Thanks to a funding boost of $45 million, the Highway 371 expansion to four lanes from Nisswa to Jenkins will begin two years earlier than planned - in 2016 rather than 2018. This news may surprise residents, who have become used to hearing over the years that the project will be...
October 8, 2014 - 11:36am
June 11, 2014
MnDOT commits funds for Highway 371 expansion
The Highway 371 four-lane expansion project from Nisswa to Jenkins has reached a stage never before attained: Funding has been committed for the project. The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) committed $58 million toward the project for fiscal year 2018, said Jim Hallgren,...
June 11, 2014 - 5:05pm