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Burglars swipe $30K in tools from Minnesota school’s auto shop, principal's car
Minn. transportation funding debate enters third verse
Minnesota State says students need more emergency cash aid, food support, child care grants
Freighter's departure kicks off 2017 shipping season in Lake Superior
Coalition continues to oppose private prison in western Minn.
Vikings RB Murray has surgery on ankle
WATCH: Last-second heave sends No. 1 Champlin Park to 4A boys basketball semis
Whitefish womens league begins May 10
Highest-paid receiver Thielen says there are still a lot of non-believers
Vikings finalize deal with WR Thielen
Barbara "Barb" A. Berg
Peter A. Smude
Vernon L. Butson
Henry Michael Kargel
Card games: March 20, 2017
Senior Menus: March 20-24, 2017
Pages from the Past-March 19, 2017
Looking Back - March 18, 2017
Figure skaters find paradise
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
American wines are gaining in popularity
From the Lefthand Corner: Health care assurance, not health care insurance
Vogt's Notes: A conflicted time of life
Minding Our Elders: Family members may feel guilty about missing the passing
letters to the editor
Births-March 12, 2017
March 7, 2017
Jenkins: Council discusses new road work, safety
The Jenkins City Council discussed work on a frontage road, an access road and a Paul Bunyan Scenic Byway spur at Feb. 14 and 22 meetings. Plans...
March 7, 2017 - 9:59am
February 16, 2017
Looking Back - Feb. 16, 2017
40 years ago, Feb. 17, 1977 The energy situation in Cass County and the entire state of Minnesota is extremely critical, the newly organized Cass County Energy Emergency Committee concluded at its first meeting. (Headline) Pequot Lakes School Board votes $3,035,000 bond issue from...
February 16, 2017 - 10:05pm
January 24, 2017
Jenkins: Council seeks applicants for open seat
The Jenkins City Council is seeking applicants for a council member following the recent resignation of Tim Hidde, who moved out of the city. Interested people are asked to apply to fill the term, which runs through Jan. 7, 2019. Applications are available at Jenkins City Hall and...
January 24, 2017 - 10:09pm
January 22, 2017
Jenkins to be Local Foods College public viewing site
The University of Minnesota Extension Regional Sustainable Development Partnerships offer the sixth annual Local Foods College, an interactive distance learning opportunity that supports gardeners and farmers interested in community-based food systems. The webinar series will begin...
January 22, 2017 - 10:18pm
January 2, 2017
Highlights of 2016: Highway 371 project a top event
An old editor regularly used to say, "Names make news." That phrase has stuck with me through the years, and it proves true year after year. As we get ready to ring in 2017, it's fun to take a look back at 2016 to see what names made news, and why those names made news. Just glance...
January 2, 2017 - 10:10am
December 14, 2016
Jenkins: Veterans Park to see updates in spring
The Jenkins Parks and Recreation Committee has plans to update Veterans Park, with hopes to start work this spring. Plans are to replace nearly all of the playground equipment with updated models that are handicap accessible and safer for children. Parks and recreation committee member...
December 14, 2016 - 11:39am
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