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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Wastewater facility, park donation discussed
The many everyday uses of vinegar
Trout recognized with lifetime achievement award
Without a trace: 99 years after two French minesweepers vanished in a Lake Superior storm, a new search aims to solve the mystery
Crow Wing Genealogical Society to meet Aug. 24
ATV safety course set for Aug. 26
Hackensack: Donations sought to repair Birch Lake fishing pier
Golf results - August 19, 2017
Twins activate former All-Star closer Perkins
Danecdotes: Practice begins for area fall sports
Charles "Charlie" Gentry
Geraldine "Gerre" McGuire
Clair Newton, Jr.
Wilford "Willie" Larson
Margaret E. Coleman
Hackensack festival features authors, artists
Senior Menus: Aug. 21-25, 2017
Tech Savvy: Do you have the proper eyewear to see Monday's rare event?
Card games: Aug. 20, 2017
Looking Back - Aug. 19, 2017
The Last Windrow: The life of a farm dog or cat
Love is an untidy, long story
Pine River-Backus Family Center: We face chaotic solar eclipses in life
Faith: It's unbelievable, but absolutely true
Anniversary trip brings clarity on marriage
letters to the editor
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Spike & Karen Wales
Cole Richard Sifferath
Robert and Susan (Gregg) House
August 13, 2017
WAPOA seminar will discuss water quality Aug. 15
The Whitefish Area Property Owners Association invites members, local government officials, lake associations and all who are interested in area water quality to a workshop/seminar at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 15, at the Crosslake Community Center.
August 13, 2017 - 4:30am
July 18, 2017
Local organizations receive Initiative Foundation grants
The Initiative Foundation and its Partner Funds announced that 120 grants totaling $660,720 were awarded during the second quarter of 2017. The grants support organizations and projects primarily in the 14-county region of central Minnesota. Grant recipients include the following...
July 18, 2017 - 7:00am
July 17, 2017
Water quality workshop set July 19 in Crosslake
The Whitefish Area Property Owners Association continues to support its water quality and public information mission with a workshop on water levels in lakes and their impact on water quality. The workshop with the Army Corps of Engineers will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 19, at the...
July 17, 2017 - 5:30am
July 10, 2017
Crosslakers: National Loon Center being considered
June was another productive month for the Crosslakers, the all-volunteer organization working to help shape Crosslake's future. Some of the group's...
July 10, 2017 - 6:00am
June 26, 2017
WAPOA to hold water quality seminar June 27
The Whitefish Area Property Owners Association (WAPOA) has a mission that includes strong advocacy for actions to sustain and improve quality surface and groundwater in this area. Members, local government officials, lake associations, neighbors and those interested are invited to...
June 26, 2017 - 5:30am
June 22, 2017
Letter to the Editor: Death by a thousand cuts
At WAPOA's recent annual meeting, Jeff Forster from the Minnesota Lakes & Rivers Advocates spoke of his concern about a growing trend that separates local people from local decisions. He said, "Existing minimum shoreline rules have been ignored locally for many years. Local water...
opinion/letters to the editor
June 22, 2017 - 11:30am
June 12, 2017
Friends of Lower Hay Association recognizes Ray and Sally Steffens
The Friends of Lower Hay Lake Association recognized Ray and Sally Steffens for their dedication to Lower Hay Lake over the years at the group's annual meeting May 27. Among their accomplishments and other community activities are: • Friends of Lower Hay board member: 1991-2010....
June 12, 2017 - 6:30am
June 7, 2017
WAPOA annual meeting slated June 10
The Whitefish Area Property Owners Association's annual meeting will be Saturday, June 10, at the Ideal Community Center. Doors will open at 7:30 a.m. for coffee, viewing displays, and meeting with WAPOA members, DNR and Crow Wing County lake resources. Free breakfast will be served...
June 7, 2017 - 4:30am
June 2, 2017
Crow Wing County Board: Conserving clear and cold Big Trout
One of the area's clearest, coldest lakes is about to get a protection boost from a recently funded runoff treatment project. Big Trout Lake,...
June 2, 2017 - 10:24am
May 27, 2017
WAPOA to host shoreland restoration contest
The Whitefish Area Property Owners Association encourages lakeshore owners who are interested in improving water quality and shoreland wildlife habitat to participate in the ninth annual WAPOA Shoreline Restoration Contest. Eligible lakeshores must be on one of the 39 lakes (238 miles...
May 27, 2017 - 5:30am
April 21, 2017
WAPOA to host AIS roundtable Saturday
The Whitefish Area Property Owners Association will host the 2017 Aquatic Invasive Species Roundtable from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 22, at the Ideal Community Center. The roundtable discussions and topics will include a report on the Crow Wing County 2017 AIS Plan, legislative...
April 21, 2017 - 5:20am
March 29, 2017
Orders for WAPOA tree sale under way
Seedlings 12 to 18 inches in size will be available for purchase as part of the Whitefish Area Property Owners Association's second annual tree sale. Seedlings are available in Red Pine, Birch, White Pine, Jack Pine, Red Maple, Highbush Cranberry, Black Chokeberry and Serviceberry...
March 29, 2017 - 6:00am
October 28, 2016
Fifty Lakes: Candidates answer audience questions
Residents of Fifty Lakes got the chance to meet their city council candidates and ask them questions Tuesday, Oct. 18, at the Fifty Lakes Fire Hall. With current Mayor Tim Anick running uncontested, there are three council positions open. Appointed incumbent Don Reierson is facing...
October 28, 2016 - 11:23am
October 6, 2016
Manhattan Beach: Council approves preliminary levy equal to 2016
The Manhattan Beach City Council approved a 2017 preliminary tax levy of the same amount as this year at its Tuesday, Sept. 6, meeting, according to unapproved draft meeting minutes. The council set the preliminary levy at $70,000, with City Clerk Barb Hanson-Wannebo noting she could...
October 6, 2016 - 9:10am
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