The Lake Shore City Council decided Monday night, June 23, to add security features to the Lake Shore City Hall to monitor access to the building. Chief Steve Sundstrom presented two quotes Monday night for adding key fob entry to four exterior doors and two interior doors in the city hall building as well as three security cameras. The council chose to accept a proposal from People’s Security for this system. Public safety
In the wake of the 2009 death of 3 1/2-year-old Jack Larson, who was killed as he tried to cross County Road 3 in Merrifield, the Merrifield Lions Club is considering options to slow down traffic on that road through town. At its monthly meeting Monday, June 10, Rob Hall, Crow Wing County assistant engineer, told club members the county is willing to work with the Lions to ensure that motorists are abiding by the 35 mph speed limit in town and to protect pedestrians crossing County Road 3.
Ron Scrimshaw, 68, is a local business owner, longtime resident of the Brainerd lakes area, musician and active member of the Merrifield Lions Club. Ron and his wife, Karen, have owned Karen’s Antiques and Things in Merrifield for 22 years. Together, they have raised their family in this area. Ron and Karen have four children and three grandchildren. Also, as of September, they will have been married for 45 years. “Family is really important,” Ron said.