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Roads to grandma's house should be busy
Police Blotter - Nov. 18, 2017
Update: Deer pulled from icy river fails to recover
Pequot Lakes: Roads dominate discussion
Dahl, Lasher announce their retirements from sheriff's office
State Football: Pequot poised for state upset
Deer hunting: First weekend harvest up 22 percent in lakes area
Pine River area boy bags deer of a different color - rare piebald doe
Patriots to battle St. Croix Lutheran in semifinals
Figure Skating: Wick places Granite City Classic
Eugene Robert Resch
Rachel Agnes Lund
Donald A. Shirley
Gerald R. Seaton
Eagles Nest Church to host mortgage burning celebration
Pequot Lakes: Faith, food, fellowship offered Fridays to students
Chef's Hat: Pack a punch with Parmesan
Healthy living: Eat the Mediterranean way
Think about quitting: Great American Smokeout is Nov. 16
The Last Windrow: Warm fall weather wasn't always welcome
As I See It: Whither goest morality?
Letter to the Editor: Can we talk about mass shootings yet?
PR-B Family Center: 'Top shelf' people needed to meet holiday needs
Director's notes: CCS measuring community kindness
letters to the editor
Births - Sept. 24, 2017
November 9, 2017
Pequot Lakes School: Board discusses levy at work session
The Pequot Lakes School Board used its scheduled work session Monday, Nov. 6, to discuss the district's financial planning and 2018 levy. The...
November 9, 2017 - 4:00am
October 28, 2017
Crosslake: Administrator proposes lower tax levy
The Crosslake City Council held a special budget meeting Monday, Oct. 23, and City Administrator Mike Lyonais brought forth a plan for a lower...
October 28, 2017 - 9:00am
October 6, 2017
Lake Shore: Preliminary tax levy rises 7.72 percent
The Lake Shore City Council on Monday, Sept. 25, adopted a preliminary 2018 general tax levy of $818,307 and the 2018 preliminary budget, according...
October 6, 2017 - 6:00am
October 5, 2017
Jenkins: Council sets decreased levy
The Jenkins City Council approved a decreased 2018 preliminary general tax levy during a special meeting Wednesday, Sept. 27, according to documents City Clerk Krista Okerman provided. The preliminary levy is $257,440, which is a 2 percent decrease from this year. The council will...
October 5, 2017 - 3:30am
September 29, 2017
Cass County: Board sets levy at 2.49 percent increase
Cass County commissioners Tuesday, Sept. 5, set the county's preliminary 2018 levy at $22,307,860 or 2.49 percent higher than the $21,766,554 levied for 2017. The county's tax rate will rise 1.71 percent at that dollar amount to 32.285, up from 31.742 this year. Cass County's citizen...
September 29, 2017 - 4:30am
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
September 23, 2017
PR-B School District: Board certifies maximum levy, anticipates lowering levy by December
The Pine River-Backus School Board certified a maximum proposed levy at its Monday, Sept. 18, meeting. The maximum proposed levy includes a $424 per pupil unit local optional revenue (LOR). Though the board has had that LOR in previous years, last December it chose a $395 per pupil...
September 23, 2017 - 5:30am
Pequot Lakes: School board approves maximum preliminary levy
In its Monday, Sept. 18, meeting, the Pequot Lakes School Board unanimously agreed to set its preliminary levy with a maximum local option revenue...
September 23, 2017 - 4:00am
August 28, 2017
Crosslake: Council looks at preliminary budget, discusses Perkins Road
The Crosslake City Council, together with City Administrator Mike Lyonais and department heads, met Monday, Aug. 21, to discuss the city's proposed...
August 28, 2017 - 5:00am
August 24, 2017
Pequot Lakes: Council learns road turnbacks may be delayed, Issue affects budget process
"Exasperated" could describe Pequot Lakes City Council members after they learned Tuesday, Aug. 15, that the city might not take ownership of...
August 24, 2017 - 6:00am
June 26, 2017
PR-B School: Board discusses preliminary budget, Sixth-grade athletic policy approved 4-2
The Pine River-Backus School Board approved a 2017-18 preliminary budget during its Monday, June 19, board meeting. The preliminary budget projects...
June 26, 2017 - 5:00am
January 2, 2017
Cass County: Board sets final levy, budget
The Cass County Board set a final 2017 levy and budget and approved 2017 salaries for all employees except those in three of the six union bargaining units. The county 2017 budget calls for $59,152,375 in revenues and $58,913,054 in expenditures. There is no contingency fund planned....
January 2, 2017 - 10:19am
Nisswa: Council approves increased levy, raises firefighter retirement pay
The Nisswa City Council approved an increased budget and general revenue tax levy for 2017 and raised the retirement pay for firefighters at...
January 2, 2017 - 10:15am
December 28, 2016
Pequot Lakes School District: School board adopts final levy
In its final meeting of the year on Monday, Dec. 19, the Pequot Lakes School Board adopted its final 2016 payable 2017 tax levy. The total levy for the upcoming year was set at $5,438,851.99. As in the previous year, the district will levy at a rate of $625 per pupil. However, residents...
December 28, 2016 - 12:25am
December 16, 2016
Crosslake: Council approves 5 percent levy increase
After much debate, the Crosslake City Council unanimously approved the 2017 budget and tax levy after a public meeting held before its regular meeting Monday, Dec. 12. The total levy was set at $3,516,321, which is a 5 percent increase from this year. Finance Director Mike Lyonais...
December 16, 2016 - 11:01pm