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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Pequot Lakes: Council hears about utility rate study, capital financial plan
Attracting new businesses to community is important
Zebra mussels confirmed in Lake Edward
Pine River graduates to host gathering
Crash injures both drivers in Cass County
Pequot Lakes' supermileage competes at BIR
Vikings place RB Murray on PUP list
Danecdotes: Wait, are the Timberwolves actually good?
Golf Results - July 22, 2017
Twins in 'final stages' of acquiring veteran lefty from Braves
Deloris Elaine "Micky" Coffel
Virgil P. Lemire
Chef's Hat: With a cherry on top
Card games - July 23
Reminders: July 21, 2017
Sam Miltich and Clearwater Hot Club to perform in Longville
Tickets for LAMF cabaret evening discounted before July 24
Cheesehead Chatter: We can all be heroes
Browser the Library Cat: Summer ending, along with reading program
Mayor's Notebook: A transitional period for Crosslake
The Last Windrow: A lesson in advertising
Growing Together: How to keep flowers flowering all summer
letters to the editor
Larrie & Mouse Norris
Births: July 18, 2017
Hans and Sharon Engman
Births-June 15, 2017
July 24, 2017
Mayor's Notebook: A transitional period for Crosslake
Time sure flies! It is hard to believe that I am already halfway through my first year. First of all, I love serving Crosslake, and while I've learned a lot in the past six months, I likely have much more to learn. From my perspective, let me just say, we have a great city council...
23 hours 16 min ago
Crosslake audience learns about Manhattan Beach fire, enjoys wildlife photography
Crosslake residents gathered to learn about last October's destructive fire at the Manhattan Beach Villas and heard insights of working in city...
July 24, 2017 - 6:00am
June 27, 2017
Mayor's Notebook: Events, resolutions important to Crosslake
On Thursday, June 8, more than 200 Crosslake Community School supporters gathered at Moonlite Bay for a fun-filled evening - from a delicious prime rib dinner to exciting auction events. This was the sixth annual fundraising dinner for the school. As Mike Stone said in his opening...
June 27, 2017 - 5:30am
June 16, 2017
Manhattan Beach: Council, residents argue over open forum, P&Z issues
Controversy regarding open forums and the deputy planning and zoning administrator arose at the Manhattan Beach City Council meeting Tuesday,...
June 16, 2017 - 7:30am
June 12, 2017
Mayor's Notebook: Keep your yards clean
Spring has somehow turned quickly into summer with extra warm temperatures arriving quickly. I've been outside working in the yard - planting and weeding - and can attest that it is a lot of hard, laborious work; it seems like it is never-ending. While the hard work part is true,...
June 12, 2017 - 3:30am
May 18, 2017
Mayor's Notebook: Crosslake has a lot going on
If you were in Crosslake this past weekend, you know that the summer season has finally arrived!
May 18, 2017 - 6:30am
May 11, 2017
Letter to the editor: Shame on Manhattan Beach City Council
At the April meeting of the Manhattan Beach City Council, the council denied the city clerk's request to record council meetings. At the May meeting, when this was reflected in the April meeting minutes, the council vehemently stated the clerk's minutes were incorrect. A member of...
opinion/letters to the editor
May 11, 2017 - 6:30am
April 25, 2017
Mayor's Notebook - Crosslake: Council seeks to address citizens' needs, concerns by looking at land-use ordinances
In my March article, you were given information on the update of the Crosslake city comprehensive plan. As previously mentioned, opportunities and needs being addressed have ranged from education to tourism, and have included recommended topics by the state of Minnesota, as well as...
April 25, 2017 - 5:15am
April 22, 2017
Small Minnesota town may remove mayor 3 months into his term after controversy, legal troubles surface
KERKHOVEN, Minn. — City Council members in Kerkhoven will decide Monday whether to accept the resignation of controversial Mayor James...
April 22, 2017 - 7:10am
March 27, 2017
Mayor's Notebook: Crosslake busy with comp plan update
At the Feb. 13 Crosslake City Council meeting, the council voted unanimously to retain the National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA) to help us update the city's comprehensive plan. The last update was approved in 2008. In many ways Crosslake has seen dramatic changes, and in some ways...
March 27, 2017 - 5:30am
Mayor's Notebook: February happenings in Crosslake
February was a great month in Crosslake! I would call the 2017 WinterFest "Best of Show." Again our businesses and host of volunteers did an outstanding job of showcasing "Crosslake as a place to be in the winter." And of course WCCO did a fine job of putting us on the map. So a huge...
February 27, 2017 - 10:00pm
February 10, 2017
Mayor's Notebook: Community help needed for Trailside Park plan
Many of you may have seen or heard about the selection of "Plan A" for Trailside Park. The history of this is approximately one year long, including three public meetings, discussion at the Thriving Communities Initiative and ongoing discussion at the council level.
February 10, 2017 - 10:15pm
January 24, 2017
Crosslake Mayor's Notebook: A new chapter
Jan. 9 began a new chapter for me as I assume the role as your mayor for the next two years. Thank you for your support and know that I will do my best to honor the commitments I made to you: Economic development: Seeking opportunities for growth and expansion, recognizing existing...
January 24, 2017 - 10:46am
January 5, 2017
Mayor's Notebook: Collaboration is key
As I write my first mayor's column of my new term, the word "collaboration" comes to mind. It is important that each of us realizes how critical collaboration is within the workings of our community; so much has been accomplished when we work together, and I will mention just a few....
January 5, 2017 - 11:17pm
January 4, 2017
From community volunteer to mayor: Norgaard begins first term with Crosslake City Council
The Crosslake Economic Development Authority, Light Up the Dam, Lakes Area Music Festival and Minnesota Design Team - these are just a few of...
January 4, 2017 - 10:38am