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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Police to increase seat belt enforcement through June 5
Nisswa School: Fourth-graders receive diplomas, toss caps
Missed the chance to get the perfect photo of your grad? - GRADUATION KLICK GALLERIES
Naked man hospitalized after tussle with Ottertail homeowner
Memorial Day weekend is here - resorts ready to go
Patriots third at Deacon's Lodge: Tigers place sixth
Area Softball: Miska powers Patriots to subsection title
Patriot Shooters remain first in conference
Patriots shut out Wadena-Deer Creek
Aitkin holds off Patriots 13-3
Colleen R. Edblad
Richard L. Rofidal
James L. Kelley
Daniel James Larson
Turning 90, Winnie-the-Pooh meets Britain's queen in new story
Justin Bieber sued over riff in smash hit 'Sorry'
Chef's Hat: Ready, set, grill
Looking Back-May 19, 2016
Faces: Nisswa's longtime first-grade teacher to retire
MMBA Home Show
Last Windrow: Historic pioneer cemetery lives on
Cracker Barrel: Reconsideration
Vogt's Notes: Pequot Lakes businesses, listen up
Lefthand Corner: Veterans deserve recognition for their service to America
Letters to the Editor: Community support for Tiger Pride Service Day appreciated
letters to the editor
100th Birthday: Laura Gottschalk
Births-May 26, 2016
Engagement Announced: Brad Erickson to Halle Cho
25th Wedding Anniversary: Susan McNerney and Fred Schiessl
90th Birthday: Jim Pint
Lake Shore City Council
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...
lifestyles / faces
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
September 4, 2015
Lake Shore: Sewer rate increase possible in 2016
Lake Shore residents may see an increase in their sewer rates in 2016 as the city continues to plan for improvements to the sewer system. The city council on Monday, Aug. 24, agreed to pay $3,321 for repair work at one sewer lift station, and $3,852 at another lift station. The...
September 4, 2015 - 10:03am
July 30, 2015
Lake Shore: Council agrees to repair safety hazard at sewer lift station
The Lake Shore City Council on Monday, June 27, agreed to obtain quotes from electricians to fix a safety hazard at a sanitary sewer system lift station as soon as possible. Estimated repair cost is less than $5,000, city engineer Dave Reese of Widseth Smith Nolting (WSN) estimated....
July 30, 2015 - 12:02pm
June 25, 2015
Lake Shore: Rules for outside music at Zorbaz clarified
The Lake Shore City Council on Monday, June 22, clarified its position regarding outside music and decibel limits at Zorbaz on Gull. Action...
June 25, 2015 - 2:49pm
May 20, 2015
Lake Shore: City continues to assess needed wastewater system repairs
The Lake Shore City Council on Monday, May 18, agreed to have city engineer Widseth Smith Nolting (WSN) conduct a lift station inventory for $3,430 and a lift station pump calibration evaluation for no more than $1,900 as the city continues to assess and repair its wastewater system,...
May 20, 2015 - 11:30am