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Camp Ripley: Striking first before wildfire season
MN man accused of following woman, girl for more than 20 miles
Ms. Simplicity: Gift-giving during a health crisis
Trump's proposed budget wouldn't affect local Meals on Wheels
Animal shelter opens in rural Pequot Lakes - Babinski's dream is a reality
Dahlberg earns all-state honorable mention
Minnesota State Boys Basketball Tournament -- Thursday roundup
Watch: MN team wins with half-court heave
Wild draft pick Kunin inks 3-year deal
Twins' Puerto Ricans rejoin camp
Barbara "Barb" A. Berg
Peter A. Smude
Thousands share their charm in Crosslake
Pages from the Past - March 23, 2017
Card games: March 20, 2017
Senior Menus: March 20-24, 2017
Pages from the Past-March 19, 2017
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 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
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