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RREAL to host sustainability tour
Crow Wing County encourages use of mowed trails
Volkswagen hits guardrail and rolls: Driver injured
Crosslake City Council to have special meeting
Rollover injures Backus woman
Football: Patriots fall to Perham 34-32
Cross Country: Patriot girls 16th, boys 18th
Volleyball: Patriots win two
Volleyball: Tigers sweep C-I tournament
Area Girls Tennis: Patriots, Pioneers score victories
Victory "Vickie" Brogger
Philip E. Peterson
Terry Lee Alholm
Dr. Rudd B. Thabes
Terry L. Alholm
Red Wine Garden Tomato Sauce makes good use of abundant ingredient
A Matter of Balance: Reducing risk of falling
Chef's Hat: Cooking in cast iron cookware
Fall for apples
3 things for better health - Sept. 17
The Last Windrow: Pheasant hunt memories remain crystal clear
Sheriff's Corner: Cass County utilizes new warning notification system
The Cracker Barrel: 'The Giving Tree'
Pete's Point: New publication covered northern communities 35 years ago
Letter to the editor: Time for a change
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50th Wedding Anniversary
Births: Sept 2, 2018
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
letters to the editor
August 24, 2018
Letter to the editor: Let's improve Paul Bunyan Trail
I feel beautifying our year-round Paul Bunyan Trail benefits more people than the proposed seasonal splash park. I live right next to this trail and it gets used year-round by both locals and tourists. If the local businesses and the city of Pequot Lakes want to draw more people into...
August 24, 2018 - 6:30am
August 23, 2018
Letter to the editor: A show of community support
Supporting our neighbors supports our community. On Saturday, Aug. 11, Dana Firkus and I were making me an all-too-common pile of great thrift stuff at his and Kim's Castoffs store. A couple came up to me and said, "What a great store." They were visiting from Sioux Falls and had...
August 23, 2018 - 5:30am
August 22, 2018
Letter to the editor: Hilstrom qualified to be attorney general
Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, the National Organization for Women (NOW) calls for DFL nominee Keith Ellison, who won an overwhelming victory in Tuesday's primary election, to drop out of the race for state attorney general. Former U.S. Sen. Al Franken was forced to resign for similar reasons....
August 22, 2018 - 2:30am
August 19, 2018
Letter to the editor: Importance of downtown improvements
Finding ways to improve our downtown and attracting people to Pequot is of major concern now that the new reality has sunk in with the bypass around town. Preserving our character and our reputation as a quaint, "up north" town is on the top of our list. There are many opinions within...
August 19, 2018 - 8:30am
August 17, 2018
Letter to the editor: Support our community
I know there has been a great deal of dissension in Pequot Lakes over the past few months, and I also know everyone probably feels they are doing what is best for our community. That being said, it was brought to my attention by a visitor in our community that when they asked where...
August 17, 2018 - 8:30am
August 16, 2018
Letter to the editor: Blessed to live in Pequot Lakes
Thank you, Mayor Adams and city council. What a wonderful community is Pequot Lakes! Concerts in the park, business that serves us all, a library and now a proposed splash pad and ice skating area in our new park. Something for everyone. We are also blessed with a fine police and...
August 16, 2018 - 6:30am
August 12, 2018
Letter to the editor: Put new spending up for a vote
I have been living in Pequot Lakes since I was a young lad. I ran for city council and lost because at the last minute a current council member asked his neighbor to run because, in my opinion, he knew I was fiscally conservative and disagreed wholeheartedly about the new tax and...
August 12, 2018 - 8:30am
August 3, 2018
Letter to the editor: Following the despot's heel
In his recent "As I see it: Context for history?" opinion, columnist Pete Abler raises interesting points regarding the nuances of history.
August 3, 2018 - 5:00am
July 28, 2018
Letter to the editor: Letter writer misses the point
Once again Mr. Olson continues to miss the point on facts and actions. First, I am not an adoring fan of our president, I would have preferred Ted Cruz. As an example, with the exception of the tariffs on China, I believe the other tariffs are wrong and only serve as a tax on U.S....
July 28, 2018 - 7:30am
July 27, 2018
Letter to the editor: Put park project to referendum vote
With the park expansion now estimated at $3.5 million, and that's only phase one, and a possible 10 percent property tax increase, I now feel the taxpayers deserve to be heard. There is considerable opposition to this plan from the community, which in my opinion has been disregarded...
July 27, 2018 - 6:30am
July 26, 2018
Letter to the editor: Make 'America' great again
A friend gave me a hat that asks, "Are We Great Yet?" I wear it proudly, but sadly. The day we allowed Donald Trump to be sworn into office is the day the United States shrank to almost nothing. How can we ask other people to respect our country, when we don't respect ourselves? The...
July 26, 2018 - 12:30pm
July 20, 2018
Letter to the editor: Give people a chance to be resilient
This summer's weather prompted me to purchase a load of black dirt, some fertilizer and some grass seed. We have several spots in our yard needing fill and re-seeding for various reasons. I even rented a small front end skid loader to make the dirt distribution a little easier. It's...
July 20, 2018 - 6:30am
July 19, 2018
Letter to the editor: False witnesses
The oath of office every incoming U.S. president takes declares, "I do solemnly swear that I will ... preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States." A scriptural view of the oath is woven into the eighth of The Ten Commandments, calling for affirmation not to...
July 19, 2018 - 7:30am
July 15, 2018
Letter to the editor: Thank you, Pequot Lakes police
Thanks, Pequot Lakes police, for your prompt response to a 911 call on a hot July 4 at about 5:11 p.m. My 5-week-old great-grandson was locked inside a vehicle with two dogs. When I placed the 911 call, not only was there fear for his life and health, but worry as to how soon help...
July 15, 2018 - 7:30am
June 29, 2018
Letter to the editor: Short memories
According to many people, President Trump is inept, a dictator, mentally unstable, morally corrupt and a horrible role model for children. Fox News is a conservative, bigoted propaganda channel using false information, and if you voted for Trump you are considered to be a racist,...
June 29, 2018 - 8:30am