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Fall harvest potluck planned Oct. 4 at Nisswa church
Clouds don't hinder Crosslake Days, chili cook-off
CLC's next Cultural Thursday to focus on Iceland
High school juniors sought for Capitol page program
NFL: Haeg stands out in first start
Minnesota hosts Cider Cup: Irish golfers enjoy experience playing area courses
Homecoming youth run winners announced
Tiger shred Mustangs, Bears
Tennis: Patriots fall to S-M, sweep C-I
Linda Helen Moose
Chef's Hat: Put overabundance of apples into recipes
Pages from the Past - Sept. 29, 2016
Looking Back-Sept. 29, 2016
Garvey to make concert series debut Oct. 7 in Nisswa
Calendar of events-Sept. 29, 2016
Guest Editorial: Why I voted yes to pass the road assessment policy
The Last Windrow: An adventure to Prince Edward Island
Letter to the editor: Consider resident's request for variances
Letter to the editor: Vote your conscience, not the party
Guest Editorial: Trump unlikely to gain ground
letters to the editor
Lake Shore City Council
September 30, 2016
Lake Shore: Preliminary tax levy is 4 percent lower than in 2016
The Lake Shore City Council on Monday, Sept. 26, adopted a 2017 preliminary levy and budget. The preliminary levy is $759,682, which is a 4 percent decrease from 2016. The overall budget is up 1.6 percent from 2015. The proposed budget includes a 2.5 percent cost of living increase...
16 hours 20 min ago
September 28, 2016
Lake Shore: Opponents to stocking muskies in Gull Lake address council
People opposed to the Department of Natural Resources' plan to stock muskie in Gull Lake filled Lake Shore City Hall on Monday, Sept. 26, asking...
September 28, 2016 - 8:52am
August 24, 2016
Lake Shore: Nisswa Legion donates money for police body cameras
The Lake Shore City Council on Monday, Aug. 22, accepted a donation of $4,500 from the Nisswa American Legion to buy body cameras for all officers and a computer system to handle data retention as required by state law. The council also adopted a body camera policy. In other public...
August 24, 2016 - 9:44am
June 29, 2016
Lake Shore: Council supports DNR proposal to stock muskies in Gull Lake on split vote
The Lake Shore City Council on Monday, June 27, voted 3-2 to support a Department of Natural Resources proposal to stock muskie in Gull Lake. Council member John Terwilliger said he was uncomfortable voting for or against the resolution the DNR requested because he had no idea how...
June 29, 2016 - 11:14am
May 27, 2016
Lake Shore: Council opts not to fund project to promote restaurants
After working for a year on a proposal to promote Lake Shore and six of its restaurants, resident Julie Ingleman sought monetary support from the Lake Shore City Council on Monday, May 23. The council, however, indicated it wasn't comfortable allotting the requested $250,000 for the...
May 27, 2016 - 5:50pm
Lake Shore: Council agrees to take next step toward building new city hall
The Lake Shore City Council on Monday, May 23, agreed to continue looking into building a new city hall at an estimated cost of $800,000 to $1...
May 27, 2016 - 9:25am
March 30, 2016
Lake Shore: City exploring new city hall construction
The city of Lake Shore is looking into constructing a new city hall building. Issues with the current building include space, security, function, age, radon and mold, according to minutes from the city's City Hall Building Committee, which met March 9 to discuss this project. The...
March 30, 2016 - 1:41pm
February 26, 2016
Lake Shore: City questions rising fire contract amount
The Lake Shore City Council on Monday, Feb. 22, approved an annual fire contract with the Nisswa Fire Department, but questioned its share of the cost, which is $70,625. That cost includes the cost of the Firemen's Relief Association.
February 26, 2016 - 12:07pm
January 28, 2016
Lake Shore: City to explore idea of new city hall
Looking to the future, the Lake Shore City Council on Monday, Jan. 25, approved Mayor John Poston's suggestion to establish a committee to explore...
January 28, 2016 - 10:13am
Lake Shore: Council approves levy, budget
The Lake Shore City Council on Monday, Dec. 21, approved the 2016 general tax levy of $790,619 and budget of $908,369. The levy number is unchanged from the preliminary levy adopted in September. The levy is a slight increase from 2015. The council also approved a 3 percent cost-of-living...
December 28, 2015 - 9:07am
December 4, 2015
Lake Shore: Council takes action to preserve character of CSAH 77
The Lake Shore City Council on Monday, Nov. 23, did its part to help preserve the character of County State Aid Highway (CSAH) 77 during a reconstruction project scheduled for 2017. The council approved a resolution supporting a variance for a 20 mph minimum design speed designation...
December 4, 2015 - 1:16pm
November 1, 2015
Busy mother, business owner takes time to serve city: Knudsen represents younger families on Lake Shore City Council
As a restaurant owner, city council member, wife and mother of 4-year-old twins and a 21-month-old, Krista Knudsen is a busy Lake Shore resident. And...
November 1, 2015 - 8:00am
October 28, 2015
Lake Shore: Council approves quarterly sewer rate increase
The Lake Shore City Council on Monday, Oct. 26, agreed to increase the quarterly sewer rates from $100 to $125 per equivalent residential connection (ERC) effective Jan. 1, 2016, to help pay for needed sewer system improvements. Letters outlining this proposal were sent to all...
October 28, 2015 - 9:45am
October 1, 2015
Lake Shore: 2016 preliminary levy is slightly higher than 2015
The Lake Shore City Council on Monday, Sept. 28, approved a preliminary levy of $790,619, which is a slight increase from 2015. The preliminary 2016 budget totals $856,626. The proposed budget includes a step increase and a 3 percent cost of living increase for eligible employee...
October 1, 2015 - 8:45am
September 30, 2015
Lake Shore: Lost Lake Lodge seeks to redevelop
The Lake Shore City Council on Monday, Sept. 28, approved a preliminary plat and variance, with conditions, to redevelop Rebound Lodge/Lost Lake Lodge on Lost Lake Road. The plan is to expand the resort and restructure it to allow for second party ownership, which requires a conditional...
September 30, 2015 - 10:43am