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Cronquist pleads guilty to 2 counts of murder
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Law enforcement catches fleeing suspect with the help of state patrol helicopter
Cass County Most Wanted: September
Dayton declares Oct. 22 to be Jacob Wetterling day
[VIDEO] Patriots earn 3-2 victory over Sebeka
Report: Vikings RB Peterson opts for surgery, may miss rest of season
Tigers second at C-I Tournament
Unbeaten Tigers run past Blackduck 24-14: Lightning delay, rain don't hinder PR-B in win
North Stars rally for 5-3 win
Wencell Robert Novak
Kate (Bjornson) McTee
Thomas P. Gillman
Miriam A. Bowers
Hall of Fame band Rio Nido to take CLC stage
CLC band rehearsals under way
Pages from the Past - Sept. 22, 2016
Looking Back-Sept. 22, 2016
Grassroots concerts to present Colin Gilmore Sept. 23
MMBA Home Show
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
Letter to the editor: It's good news that students care
Faith: Why are you here?
letters to the editor
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
Cogan finds success in archery
Jackie Cogan of Pequot Lakes has had an interest in archery since high school, but never really participated in the activity until last year....
May 12, 2015 - 2:51pm
Fifty Lakes: Council donates to Initiative Foundation
During their April meeting, the Fifty Lakes City Council agreed by a 4-1 vote to donate $350 to the Initiative Foundation of Little Falls. The Initiative Foundation is an organization that works to strengthen the economies and communities of central Minnesota through loans, grants,...
May 12, 2015 - 2:39pm
April 29, 2015
Run for the Lakes
Nearly 1,100 runners made their way to Nisswa on Friday and Saturday, April 24-25, for the eighth annual Brainerd Jaycees Run for the Lakes. The...
April 29, 2015 - 3:16pm
April 27, 2015
KLICK: Brainerd Jaycees Run for the Lakes 1K and 5K
The eighth annual Brainerd Jaycees Run for the Lakes Kids 1K Fun Run and 5K Run/Walk were held Friday, April 24, 2015, in Nisswa. For more photos,...
April 27, 2015 - 1:51pm
April 22, 2015
Pequot Lakes: School board closes grade 5 open enrollment
During their Monday, April 20, meeting, the Pequot Lakes School Board unanimously agreed to close open enrollment for fifth-grade students for the coming school year. "I just want to make sure we are being transparent about the 'why' behind that," superintendent Chris Lindholm told...
April 22, 2015 - 10:32am
March 18, 2015
Pequot Lakes School Board: Board asks state to increase funding
During their Monday, March 16, meeting, the Pequot Lakes School Board agreed to ask state legislators to support a resolution calling for formula funding growth for districts and students in Minnesota. With the resolution, the state would fund school districts to a level that exceeds...
March 18, 2015 - 12:55pm
February 19, 2015
In The Bleachers With Wheaties - Fall Season Is In Full Swing
The dynamic duo is back! Pete and Wheaties have returned and are jumping right into fall sports. Both Pequot Lakes and Pine River-Backus football...
February 19, 2015 - 2:56pm
Fifty Lakes: Council approves yearly appointments
During their January meeting, the Fifty Lakes City Council approved a number of appointments for the city in the coming year, according to draft meeting minutes. Council member Greg Buchite was named acting mayor, as well as the weed inspector and head of the roads and maintenance...
February 19, 2015 - 2:20pm