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Return of the polar vortex? Forecasters say it could hit next week
NJPA Invites businesses, schools to address workforce gaps
Crash pins man, injures 2 teens
PR-B Community Education offers classes
Woodturning, glass star classes offered in Pequot Lakes
Inside the Outdoors: Deer disease is a less familiar kind of invader
North Stars fall to Lumberjacks
Dan-ecdotes: PL grad Miller overcomes injuries, finds niche in Bears defense
Tulenchik wins title at W-DC tourney: Road Crew place 9th overall
Lightning Squirt B takes second in Cloquet
Dr. Robert Mayhew
Carol Denise Lapka
Shirley Ann Clausen
Henry M. "Bud" Bruss
Jenkins lights up for holidays
Survey says: Information glut no problem for most Americans
Nisswa Legion hosts Children's Christmas party
Longtime city council member steps down: Williams hopes to continue volunteering in Breezy Point
Chef's Hat: Warm up with these hot drinks
Letter to the editor: Pequot Lakes teams thank store, community
The Cracker Barrel: Picking the Christmas tree
The Last Windrow: Anglers anxiously awaiting thick ice
Letter to the Editor: Lakes Area Habitat helps build homes for vets
Letter to the Editor: Pine River Chamber thanks snowplowers, linemen
letters to the editor
80th Birthday: Harold Hanson
50th Wedding Anniversary: James and Mary Ann Zander
50th Wedding Anniversary: Don and Elizabeth Trusty
Three Fold Celebration
Three Fold Fraser Celebration
December 9, 2016
Jenkins lights up for holidays
The city of Jenkins lit up its trees in Veterans Park for the holiday season Friday, Dec. 2, during its ninth annual tree lighting ceremony....
December 9, 2016 - 10:25am
December 5, 2016
[KLICK GALLERY] Jenkins tree lighting
Locals gathered Friday, Dec. 2, at Veterans Park in Jenkins for the annual tree lighting, which included food, a bonfire and horse and carriage...
December 5, 2016 - 9:50am
November 30, 2016
Reminders: Dec. 1, 2016
Taste of the Holidays Schaefer's Foods of Nisswa will host Taste of the Holidays from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1, where participants will sample food and beverage items from every grocery department, including deli, produce, meat, dairy and bakery. A minimum donation of $5 per person...
November 30, 2016 - 1:54pm
Christmas for Kids reaches out to local families: Signup deadlines are approaching
Christmas for Kids has been helping local families during the holiday season for more than 30 years. Volunteers are hard at work preparing this...
November 30, 2016 - 9:43am
November 21, 2016
Jenkins tree lighting slated Dec. 2
The ninth annual tree lighting ceremony in Jenkins will be from 5-6:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2, at Veterans Park. Food and beverages will be served, and there will be hayrides with caroling. The tree lighting ceremony will be at 5:30 p.m. There will be hot dogs, cookies and hot cider....
November 21, 2016 - 10:48am
November 9, 2016
Uncontested candidates elected in area races
The following area candidates were uncontested in their races. Shown are their vote totals. Emily: Roger (Buddy) Lund, mayor, 414 votes; Bill Spiess, city council, 307 votes; and incumbent Gerhart (Gary) Hanson, city council, 382 votes. Jenkins: Incumbent Jon W. Lubke, 150 votes,...
November 9, 2016 - 11:56am
November 8, 2016
Benefit dinner planned Nov. 19 for Moriah Koch
"Team Mo" will host a spaghetti dinner in honor of Moriah (Benz) Koch at 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, at the Jenkins VFW. Tickets are $10, and $5 for children 10 and under. Enjoy spaghetti with meatballs, french bread, caesar salad, beverage and dessert. Moriah is the wife of Tim Koch...
November 8, 2016 - 8:47am
October 12, 2016
Jenkins: Council sets preliminary levy with no changes
The Jenkins City Council set a $252,200 preliminary tax levy for 2017 during its Sept. 28, second monthly council meeting. The levy passed unanimously with one council member absent. The amount passed is the same as the city's 2016 levy. Before the levy is approved in December, it...
October 12, 2016 - 2:59pm
September 22, 2016
Parts of Paul Bunyan Trail temporarily closed until Friday
The following sections of the Paul Bunyan Trail are temporarily closed until noon Friday, Sept. 23, for a new trail construction associated with two new bridges that are part of the Highway 371 expansion project. • The north closure is located south of Pequot Lakes, between Paul...
September 22, 2016 - 10:46am
September 9, 2016
Crow Wing County: Highway maintenance activities scheduled
Spray patching operations began on County State Aid Highway (CSAH) 16 on Tuesday, Sept. 6. The project limits are the intersection of CSAH 66 in Crosslake, extending west to Butternut Point Road in Ideal Township. County work crews are performing the spray patch work. On Thursday,...
September 9, 2016 - 11:23am
August 30, 2016
MnDOT details progress on 371 project
The Minnesota Department of Transportation gave a progress update on Highway 371 Nisswa-Pequot Lakes-Jenkins project. Upcoming traffic changes...
August 30, 2016 - 9:28am
August 10, 2016
Highway 371/Nisswa Avenue intersection to close temporarily beginning Monday
Motorists traveling Highway 371 to Nisswa may encounter minor delays as Nisswa Avenue at Highway 371 closes and a short detour begins after 7 a.m. Monday, Aug. 15. The signed detour will direct motorists to access downtown Nisswa at the Highway 371/County Road 18 signalized intersection,...
August 10, 2016 - 1:05pm
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
Jenkins: Council discusses new police contract
The Jenkins City Council at a recent council meeting discussed changes to the way the city charges criminal complaints. The Pequot Lakes Police Department, with whom Jenkins has a contract for police services, is seeking to streamline the way it charges criminal complaints by using...
July 20, 2016 - 11:24am
June 29, 2016
Police blotter-June 30, 2016
Crow Wing County Sheriff's Department THEFT: Report on June 25 at 6:35 p.m. of theft on North Eagle Lake Road in Fifty Lakes. CRASH: Report on June 25 at 12:16 p.m. of a property damage accident on County Road 109 and Bass Lake Road in Merrifield. Breezy Point Police Department TRAFFIC...
June 29, 2016 - 11:30am