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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Wastewater facility, park donation discussed
The many everyday uses of vinegar
Trout recognized with lifetime achievement award
Without a trace: 99 years after two French minesweepers vanished in a Lake Superior storm, a new search aims to solve the mystery
Crow Wing Genealogical Society to meet Aug. 24
ATV safety course set for Aug. 26
Hackensack: Donations sought to repair Birch Lake fishing pier
Golf results - August 19, 2017
Twins activate former All-Star closer Perkins
Danecdotes: Practice begins for area fall sports
Charles "Charlie" Gentry
Geraldine "Gerre" McGuire
Clair Newton, Jr.
Wilford "Willie" Larson
Margaret E. Coleman
Hackensack festival features authors, artists
Senior Menus: Aug. 21-25, 2017
Tech Savvy: Do you have the proper eyewear to see Monday's rare event?
Card games: Aug. 20, 2017
Looking Back - Aug. 19, 2017
The Last Windrow: The life of a farm dog or cat
Love is an untidy, long story
Pine River-Backus Family Center: We face chaotic solar eclipses in life
Faith: It's unbelievable, but absolutely true
Anniversary trip brings clarity on marriage
letters to the editor
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Spike & Karen Wales
Cole Richard Sifferath
Robert and Susan (Gregg) House
August 13, 2017
WAPOA seminar will discuss water quality Aug. 15
The Whitefish Area Property Owners Association invites members, local government officials, lake associations and all who are interested in area water quality to a workshop/seminar at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 15, at the Crosslake Community Center.
August 13, 2017 - 4:30am
August 5, 2017
Vogt's Notes: Get outside and enjoy summer in the lakes area
"Summer is over." How many times have you heard this phrase? I have heard it all summer - starting in June! Following are two examples from emails I received just this week. One read: "What a beautiful summer day! It's hard to believe it's almost over!!" The other said: "Summer is...
August 5, 2017 - 4:00am
July 14, 2017
GCOLA business meeting to be held Saturday
All Gull Chain of Lakes Association (GCOLA - https://www.gcola.org) members are invited to attend the annual membership business meeting at 10...
July 14, 2017 - 5:30am
June 30, 2017
Vogt's Notes: Celebrate a summer of FUN
I have dubbed this a "Summer of FUN." I have that phrase written on a dry erase marker board on my refrigerator with "FUN" in all capital bubble...
June 30, 2017 - 9:00am
April 29, 2017
Dan-ecdotes: Snow is gone; go check out the lakes area
The weather is still somewhat finicky, but I think it's safe to say spring is here. Sure, it snowed in Backus over the weekend, but nothing accumulated. Let's just call that a fluke. We may still have to deal with a nearly unending chance of rain and high temperatures that may fluctuate...
April 29, 2017 - 5:10am
March 2, 2017
Sheriff's offices warn of deteriorating ice
As unseasonably warm weather quickly deteriorates ice conditions on lakes across much of the state, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources...
March 2, 2017 - 9:25pm
February 24, 2017
Cass County: Warm weather leads to poor conditions on area lakes
Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch reports that unseasonably warm temperatures and steady rainfall have significantly deteriorated area lakes, especially landings. Several landings, including on Leech Lake, are reported to be in poor condition. The Cass County Sheriff's Office assisted...
February 24, 2017 - 12:02am
February 21, 2017
Pickups falling through lake ice as officials put out warnings
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- Unseasonably warm temperatures and steady rainfall have prompted local and state officials to urge caution when venturing onto...
February 21, 2017 - 5:31pm
September 2, 2016
WAPOA holds groundwater protection seminar
The Whitefish Area Property Owners Association (WAPOA) hosted a groundwater quality seminar Thursday, Aug. 25, for community members to learn how to take care of the water in their wells and lakes and how to ensure safe drinking water. --- Resources For more information on groundwater...
September 2, 2016 - 9:51am
February 18, 2016
Fifty Lakes: Council approves cost-of-living increase
In their February meeting, the Fifty Lakes City Council approved a 1.5 percent cost-of-living pay increase for all city employees beginning Feb. 1, according to the city's draft meeting minutes. Council member Greg Buchite abstained from voting, but all other members voted in favor....
February 18, 2016 - 11:42am
December 30, 2015
Fifty Lakes: Council sets 2016 levy
In their December meeting, the Fifty Lakes City Council agreed to set the city's 2016 levy at $444,768, according to the city's draft meeting minutes. The city's general fund is set at $209,583 for the coming year, while $176,185 is set aside for road and bridge maintenance. The city's...
December 30, 2015 - 10:46am
November 1, 2015
Fifty Lakes: Council to update land use ordinance
In their Oct. 13 meeting, the Fifty Lakes City Council agreed to hire John Sumption with Crow Wing County to assist with re-writing of the city's land use ordinance, with costs not to exceed $10,000, according to unapproved draft meeting minutes. The council agreed a draft of the...
November 1, 2015 - 8:00am
July 28, 2015
Fifty Lakes: Council to raise bartender wages
In their July meeting, the Fifty Lakes City Council unanimously agreed to increase the minimum wage of bartenders to $9 an hour, in accordance with state law, beginning Aug. 1. In addition, the council voted in favor of amending the city's liquor ordinance, allowing the sale of intoxicating...
July 28, 2015 - 10:11am
July 16, 2015
WAPOA to present water quality strategies for lake trout July 21
The Whitefish Area Property Owners Association (WAPOA) invites all to attend a workshop and seminar at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 21, at the Ideal Community Center to discuss a recent study of lake trout population in Big Trout Lake. Peter Jacobson, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources...
July 16, 2015 - 11:14am
June 12, 2015
Love of the Lakes 2015
The Love of the Lakes 2015 online e-edition. CLICK HERE!
June 12, 2015 - 11:59am