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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Local school districts honor Martin Luther King Jr.
Dayton announced $1.5 billion construction proposal
Backus: City to gradually go to LED lights
Local Foods College classes offered through U of M Extension
Pine River-Backus School: Board reorganizes for 2018
MnDNR Conservation Officer Weekly Report - Jan. 17, 2018
Boys basketball: Tigers win two, fall to Red Lake in OT
Girls basketball: Patriots down Staples-Motley - fall to Roseau, Thief River Falls
Watch: Vikings fans freak out over last-second miracle
7 Heaven: Vikings advance to NFC title game after wild win with no time left
Robert "Bob" A. Evans
Women's health, wellness event scheduled in Brainerd
3 things for better health - Jan. 15
Pick a sustainable plan to weight-loss and better health
Want to avoid long term chronic diseases & have a healthier lifestyle?
Giant chocolate chip cookies and the lessons kids learn on the farm
Up North with Leroy - Jan. 16
Opinion: Medicare part D - What President Trump must do
We're lucky to live in a small community
Cheesehead Chatter: It's illegal to do what?
The Last Windrow: Times and technology have changed
letters to the editor
Brogle Family 5
Elmer and Val Stephan
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
Births: Dec. 17, 2017
Bailey Wachholz-Luke Landecker
January 3, 2018
Crow Wing County Board reorganizes as new year begins
A game of musical chairs of sorts was played Tuesday at the first meeting of the new year of the Crow Wing County Board of Commissioners. Commissioner...
January 3, 2018 - 10:00am
December 29, 2017
Crow Wing County Board: Approves out-of-state travel requests
Four Crow Wing County employees will travel out of state in the spring—some of whom will be making the trip on the county's dime—but...
December 29, 2017 - 7:00am
December 27, 2017
Crow Wing County Board adopts fee schedules and policies
The Crow Wing County Extension Office will begin to proctor the annual commercial pesticide applicator certification test for those wanting to...
December 27, 2017 - 5:00am
December 22, 2017
Crow Wing County completes highway improvements by year's end
It's been said before there are only two seasons in Minnesota—winter and construction season—but now that the former officially began...
December 22, 2017 - 5:00am
December 13, 2017
Crow Wing County Board: For 8th consecutive year, county passes reduced levy
The Crow Wing County Board unanimously passed a reduced levy for the eighth consecutive year after Tuesday's public hearing, at which no one...
December 13, 2017 - 7:00am
November 15, 2017
Crow Wing County Board: Revisions to land-use ordinance approved
Paul Herkenhoff's debut before the Crow Wing County Board as the new manager of Crow Wing County Environmental Services was without fanfare but...
November 15, 2017 - 7:00am
October 6, 2017
Per diem, salaries set to increase for Crow Wing County board: County attorney, sheriff also given raises
Crow Wing County commissioners are expected to receive the highest pay increase in 2018 in at least a decade. Coupled with a salary increase...
October 6, 2017 - 11:39am
September 27, 2017
Crow Wing County Board splits 3-2 on flat preliminary levy: No tax increases for 8th year
In a move the board chairman described Tuesday as cutting "into the bone," the Crow Wing County Board again maintained a flat property tax levy...
September 27, 2017 - 8:00am
April 18, 2017
Crow Wing County Board: Compensating Crow Wing County's commissioners
How much do the elected Crow Wing County commissioners earn in a year? Between $29,000 and $39,000, depending on which commissioner's earnings...
April 18, 2017 - 9:02am
December 15, 2016
Crow Wing County Board: Landfill closure hassles hauler
The owner of a Pine River-based garbage company aired a grievance with the Crow Wing County Board Tuesday concerning a planned closure of the...
December 15, 2016 - 12:22pm
January 17, 2016
Crow Wing County: Board appoints Houge chair
Commissioner Doug Houge will serve as chair of the Crow Wing County Board in 2016. Houge was named chair at the Tuesday, Jan. 5, county board...
January 17, 2016 - 8:00am
December 16, 2015
Crow Wing County: Board approves sales tax increase
When those making purchases in Crow Wing County this upcoming April 1 notice an increase in costs, it won't be because of an April Fools' joke. In a 4-1 vote, the Crow Wing County Board on Tuesday, Dec. 15, approved a countywide half-cent sales tax, the revenues from which will...
December 16, 2015 - 10:19am
November 13, 2015
Crow Wing County Board: Board withdraws from CMCC, approves probation integration
A probation partnership spanning more than four decades will soon come to an end. The Crow Wing County Board Tuesday unanimously voted to...
November 13, 2015 - 3:16pm