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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Paddle the Gull Chain Sept. 6 to support HART
Pine River-Backus School District: Student numbers drive decisions
Reminders - September 3
New VFW Auxiliary now welcomes men
Cultural Thursday event to focus on Cuba
Pete's Point: Lightning have plenty of fans at state
Nisswa holds off Loretto to reach Sweet 16
Tigers avoid collapse, beat Eagles 20-12
Area figure skater wins state competition
Patriots hold off Cardinals 38-30 in opener
David L. Watt
Larry O. Mortenson
Richard Chandler "Dick" Kunz
Airport manager keeps eye on sky
Estate planning workshop offered in Emily
Free seminar on joint pain offered Sept. 15 in Pequot Lakes
St. Francis School Foundation to host dinner Oct. 2
Powerful Tools for Caregivers class offered in Pine River
MMBA Home Show
From the Left Hand Corner: The new old
The Last Windrow: Nothing like bluegrass music
Dan-ecdotes: Tips on love from the underqualified
The Last Windrow: Harvest time, and time to camp
Grim's Tales: Neither snow nor rain nor ... bogs nor rude videographers
letters to the editor
Births - September 3
April 22, 2015
Recycling increases 47 percent in Crow Wing County
The Crow Wing County Land Services Department released a 2014 recycling report showing total recycling in the county increased by 47 percent from 2013 to 2014. Overall, nearly 47,000 tons of material was recycled through the county recycling program last year.
April 22, 2015 - 1:02pm
April 16, 2015
Letters to the Editor: Thoughts on recycling
The recyclers are finding it difficult to get rid of all the junk, other than burn or landfill (April 2 Echo Journal). I would suggest everyone with a computer tune in on YouTube "Story of Stuff Project." All plastic containers would be healthier in glass or some reusable material,...
opinion / letters to the editor
April 16, 2015 - 3:17pm
April 3, 2015
Crow Wing County Board: County recycling costs rise
Recycling at the landfill is about to cost Crow Wing County one-third more than anticipated this year. The Crow Wing County Board on Tuesday, March 24, approved a change to the county's contract with Garrison Disposal/Nisswa Sanitation, allowing the company to increase its rates...
April 3, 2015 - 3:35pm
December 17, 2014
Bites for Lights is Christmas light recycling program
The Crow Wing County Land Services Department, in cooperation with Sunrise Sertoma of Brainerd and Kenwood Recycling, is collecting unneeded Christmas lights and extension cords at select locations throughout Crow Wing County. The copper found in the old extension cords and Christmas...
December 17, 2014 - 12:46pm
October 22, 2014
Nisswa: Security cameras likely to be installed at recycling center
Abuse at the Nisswa recycling area likely will result in security cameras being installed there, the Nisswa City Council learned Wednesday, Oct. 15. "People are starting to abuse the recycling center again already, contaminating the metal bin with plastics ..." said Tom Blomer, city...
October 22, 2014 - 2:32pm
August 6, 2014
Nisswa council approves street reconstruction bonds
After a continuation of the public hearing on road reconstruction bonds, the Nisswa City Council approved bonds totaling $731,100 at its Wednesday, July 30, special meeting. The bonds will cover the costs of several road improvements added to the city's five-year street reconstruction...
August 6, 2014 - 12:29pm
Recycling bins to return to Nisswa Fire Hall
Residents and visitors of Nisswa will once again be able to drop off their recyclables at the fire hall with council approval of a contract with Waste Partners of Pine River on Wednesday, July 30. Following the removal of drop-off bins by Nisswa Sanitation just before the Fourth...
August 6, 2014 - 11:04am
July 23, 2014
Nisswa City Council to meet July 30 to talk about reviving recycling service
The Nisswa City Council will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 30, to decide on a strategy for recycling in the city. Nisswa Sanitation pulled its recycling containers from behind the Nisswa Fire Department on July 1, so the city no longer has a recycling service. The council learned...
July 23, 2014 - 3:03pm
June 26, 2014
Recycling bins being pulled from fire hall
The dropoff recycling bins behind the Nisswa Fire Hall will no longer be available as of July 1, the Nisswa City Council learned Wednesday, June 18. The main reason is abuse of the program, according to a letter the city received from Nisswa Sanitation, which provides the dropoff...
June 26, 2014 - 3:03pm