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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
March for Life takes to the streets of Brainerd
Agencies to count homeless population Wednesday
Brainerd Public School special board meeting agenda
CWC Land Services offers radon test kits
Hendrickson, Hanson named PLHS Artists of the Quarter
Alpine Skiing: Area ski team podiums 21 skiers
Inside the Outdoors: Minnesota's grouse guru, Gordon Gullion, back in the spotlight
Sixth grade Patriot boys take first
Riewer benefit Feb. 2 at PR-B
Area Male Athlete: PR-B's Ackerman leader in more ways than one
Leslie M. Crider
Carrie L. Vukelich
William J. Cline
Essentia Health to offer free cervical cancer screenings
Chef's Hat: Be creative when making stuffed chicken breasts
Senior Menus: Jan. 22-26, 2018
Denny Hecker's former Cross Lake home provides glimpse of top-end market
Faith: It's midwinter, but the color is green
Mayor's Notebook: Crosslake is moving forward in 2018
Be grateful for your community
Vogt's Notes: Drop me a line about what makes your fish house special
Letter to the editor: Lake associations protect lakes for everyone
The Last Windrow: Riding the stock market
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 22, 2018
Manhattan Beach: Council makes appointments, buys city hall printer
Annual appointments remained largely the same when the Manhattan Beach City Council took action during its regular meeting Tuesday, Jan. 2, according...
January 22, 2018 - 3:00am
January 6, 2018
Manhattan Beach: Council approves same tax levy, will audio record meetings
Despite mild citizen opposition, the Manhattan Beach City Council set its 2018 general tax levy at $70,000 - the same as both 2016 and 2017....
January 6, 2018 - 6:00am
November 24, 2017
Manhattan Beach: Council talks open forum, agenda procedures
Open forum policy and agenda procedure continue to be topics of lengthy discussion for the Manhattan Beach City Council. At the council's Tuesday,...
November 24, 2017 - 8:00am
November 10, 2017
Letter to the editor: Suppression of speech in Manhattan Beach
Toward the end of last month's city meeting, council member Janis Allen loudly complained about public comment protocol. She bemoaned the fact that council members cannot argue with the speakers and claimed that public comments are "sometimes not true." I agree with the first part,...
November 10, 2017 - 4:30am
October 23, 2017
Manhattan Beach: Council disagrees on agenda
Disagreements about the meeting agenda arose at the Manhattan Beach City Council meeting Tuesday, Oct. 3, according to unapproved draft meeting...
October 23, 2017 - 4:00am
September 29, 2017
Manhattan Beach: Council sets levy, agrees to clerk recording device
The Manhattan Beach City Council set its preliminary 2018 levy at $70,000 during its Tuesday, Sept. 5, council meeting, according to unapproved...
September 29, 2017 - 4:00am
August 28, 2017
Manhattan Beach: Council disagrees on open forum policy
After citizens requested the Manhattan Beach City Council include comments made during the open forum portion of meetings in the official meeting...
August 28, 2017 - 9:00am
July 31, 2017
Manhattan Beach: Council takes action against MB Lodge fireworks
An issue with fireworks at Manhattan Beach Lodge over the Fourth of July weekend prompted the Manhattan Beach City Council to seek assistance...
July 31, 2017 - 6:00am
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
Manhattan Beach: Attorney conveys open meeting violation allegation
City attorney Andrew Kalis informed the Manhattan Beach City Council at its Tuesday, June 6, meeting of an open meeting law violation allegation he recently received. Kalis said the allegation was that there was communication among council members between the April and May meetings,...
June 16, 2017 - 6:00am
May 18, 2017
Manhattan Beach: Council disagrees over meeting minutes
Disagreement over the previous month's meeting minutes arose at the Tuesday, May 2, Manhattan Beach City Council meeting, according to unapproved...
May 18, 2017 - 8:00am
January 24, 2017
Manhattan Beach: Mayor appoints new council member - Former clerk/treasurer rejoins council
The Manhattan Beach City Council made a last-minute appointment at its Tuesday, Jan. 3, meeting after a council member resigned, according to...
January 24, 2017 - 10:10pm
December 1, 2016
Manhattan Beach: Mayor flies flag at half-staff for deceased resident
The Manhattan Beach City Council met Tuesday, Nov. 1, and declared the city's American flag to be set at half-staff during the time between the...
December 1, 2016 - 9:17am
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
June 8, 2016
Letters to the Editor: Conflict of interest in Manhattan Beach
There's a huge conflict of interest in Manhattan Beach politics. The mayor and mayor pro tem (husband and wife) propose legislation to fill their pockets at the public's expense. This is the third time the Allen family has attempted to rezone their corner horse pasture to commercial...
June 8, 2016 - 11:20am