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Watch 4-H horse team rehearse Wednesday
Ideal man dies from felled tree
Pequot Lakes: August will bring street dance, National Night Out
Authorities urge extreme caution on washed out Soo Line Trail
Cottage Food Producer Safety Training offered in Brainerd
Ruffed, sharp-tailed grouse counts down
Patriot hoopsters take part in Heat Check Camp
Athletics: Pequot fall sports meeting scheduled
Stock Car Racing: Fletcher rebounds for win
Amateur Baseball: Nisswa, Fort win playoff opener
Marlene (Olk) Krantz
Harold Ray Peterson
Barbara Jean Love
Lawrence A. Garro
3 Things for Better Health - July 16
Grim's Grub: Recipes harken back to Spurrier Hotel opening
Backus Legion Auxiliary makes donation
Card games: July 2-6, 2018
One pan egg bake: only fresh ingredients needed
As I See It: The America I believe we need
Uncharted: Learning to fly - A zip lining experience
The Last Windrow: Life lessons learned on the farm
Letter to the editor: Thank you, Pequot Lakes police
Letter to the Editor: There's only one set of facts
letters to the editor
Births: July 8, 2018
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Births: July 1, 2018
Ideal man dies from felled tree
Crow Wing County Sheriff Todd Dahl reported that on Saturday, July 14, at 01:27 p.m., the Crow sheriff's office received a report of a medical...
7 hours 13 min ago
May 31, 2018
Weekend motorcycle crashes leave 1 dead, 3 injured
One motorcyclist is dead, and three others are injured after various crashes in Crow Wing County over the weekend, the Crow Wing County Sheriff's...
May 31, 2018 - 12:00pm
May 7, 2018
Ideal Green Market hosts successful Earth Day market
In celebration of Earth Day, the Ideal Green Market Cooperative sponsored an indoor farmers and crafters market at the Ideal Township Hall Saturday,...
May 7, 2018 - 9:00am
April 16, 2018
Ideal Transfer Station to begin spring hours April 18
The Ideal Transfer Station will begin spring hours of operation Wednesday, April 18. Hours will be 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays. The transfer station is not a landfill. None of the materials disposed there remain there. All materials are hauled away and disposed of properly....
April 16, 2018 - 5:30am
March 21, 2018
Crow Wing County townships elect officers
Townships throughout the state gathered for annual meetings and elections March 12. The following are election results of townships in Crow Wing...
March 21, 2018 - 6:30am
March 16, 2018
Looking Back - March 16, 2018
40 years ago - March 16, 1978 (Headline) Lakeland aviation - a new industry in Echoland (Photo) Dr. Bob Uppgaard, president of the local Toastmasters Club, taped the speeches at the District Speech Contest. 30 years ago - March 17, 1988 Mark Forsberg, a Pequot Lakes police officer...
March 16, 2018 - 3:30am
February 25, 2018
Ideal Community Service Organization celebrates successful 2017 - Schneider named Volunteer of the Year
The Ideal Community Service Organization's annual breakfast membership meeting was held in October at Old Milwaukee Saloon and Eatery.
February 25, 2018 - 7:00am
February 17, 2018
Platform is focus of GOP caucus-goers - Attendance down at Crow Wing, Cass locations
Low turnout stifled morale at some Republican caucus locations throughout Crow Wing and Cass counties Tuesday, Feb. 6, but others reported a...
February 17, 2018 - 7:00am
February 14, 2018
Couple with heart problems keep love alive with pair of pacemakers
IDEAL TOWNSHIP—Almost nothing gets their hearts going like the sight of one another—even after more than 50 years—but Bill...
February 14, 2018 - 4:00am
November 9, 2017
Liedl to act with PL Community Theatre for first time
Theater-goers will see a new face on the Pequot Lakes stage in the musical "My Fair Lady," which opens Friday, Nov. 10. Mark Liedl, of Ideal...
November 9, 2017 - 6:00am
July 6, 2017
Residents ask for a road fix following car crash
Crow Wing County Road 39 in Ideal Township winds its way between Bass and Kimble lakes, near the Norway Ridge Supper Club. Because of the winding...
July 6, 2017 - 11:25am
June 10, 2017
Ideal Township announces road construction schedule
Ideal Township recently announced planned road construction. Chip sealcoating of several roads was to start this week with work being done in conjunction with other projects for the county and neighboring cities. In ldeal, the following roads will be sealcoated this year: Butternut...
June 10, 2017 - 3:30am
April 24, 2017
Ideal Transfer Station begins spring hours
The Ideal Transfer Station began spring hours of operation and will be open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays. Ideal Township operates the Ideal Transfer Station with the cooperation of Crow Wing County and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. Its mission is to provide...
April 24, 2017 - 4:15am
April 11, 2017
Donation jump starts Ideal Township emergency preparedness
Ideal Community Service Organization donated $10,000 to Ideal Township on March 13 for the purchase and installation of an auxiliary generator....
April 11, 2017 - 4:05am
October 12, 2016
Ideal Township installs two outdoor warning sirens
The Ideal Township Board responded to citizens' concerns by installing two outdoor warning sirens to provide warning of approaching severe weather...
October 12, 2016 - 11:45am