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The Lake Shore City Council on Monday, June 27, agreed to obtain quotes from electricians to fix a safety hazard at a sanitary sewer system lift station as soon as possible. Estimated repair cost is less than $5,000, city engineer Dave Reese of Widseth Smith Nolting (WSN) estimated. The goal is to make the repair as soon as possible, and if needed the council will hold a special meeting to approve a quote so work can begin before the next council meeting at the end of August. "We now have formal knowledge about a safety hazard and if something happens ...
Homeowners still cleaning up trees and branches from the July 12 windstorm are being asked to no longer pile debris along roadsides for pickup. Instead, they're asked to contact private contractors to collect debris or take it to the landfill. Joe Hall, Crow Wing County assistant highway engineer, said this wasn't a decision the county highway department made lightly.
Police chief Craig Taylor commended public works supervisor Tom Blomer, Nisswa police officers and firefighters, as well as others in their response to the severe storm that occurred Sunday, July 12. "There were a lot of people pitching in and it was really good to see," he told the Nisswa City Council at its Wednesday, July 15, meeting. Blomer said the city hired two companies to help with storm cleanup and had hauled 4,000 yards of tree debris from the storm as of July 16 as they worked to open area roads. Blomer also thanked all who have helped with storm cleanup.
After much discussion Wednesday, July 15, the Nisswa City Council unanimously agreed to adopt a schematic design and cost estimates for the Nisswa Lake Park and Recreation Area. City engineer Widseth Smith Nolting presented the schematic design for the park on the west side of Highway 371 on Nisswa Lake.
Pequot Lakes will spend an estimated $23,917 more on salaries to hire a city administrator and reorganize the city clerk's office. The Pequot Lakes City Council on Tuesday, July 7, learned city clerk Sandy Peine's retirement date is Sept. 25. The council agreed in May to hire its first administrator in light of Peine's retirement, and on July 7 reviewed the position profile and set dates for final interviews. The council will meet at 5:30 p.m. Aug. 18 to review semifinalists and select finalists, before a 6 p.m. budget workshop. The council also agreed to meet all day Tuesday, Sept.
The Pequot Lakes City Council on Tuesday, July 7, approved two bridge designs for the two bridges associated with the Highway 371 expansion project. The Paul Bunyan Trail bridge north of County Road 107 over the new Highway 371 will feature a city emblem designed by a local artist at a later date, after the bridge is built.
Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch reports that on Tuesday, July 7, at 5:19 p.m., the Cass County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a medical emergency at a residence on...
The Nisswa Planning Commission met for more than three hours Wednesday, June 24, to discuss potential changes to the city's outdoor sign ordinance. The goal is to streamline the process for businesses to obtain permission to erect signs while preserving Nisswa's unique, small-town character.
A mosaic will become part of the LInda Ulland Memorial Gardens being built at the Army Corps of Engineers Crosslake Recreation Area, and the public is invited to help put it together. "I'm hoping the campers in the campground can help," said Taren Saccoman of Ideal Township, who put together the plan for the garden. That plan incorporates a new craft she's perfecting - mosaic. A mosaic will surround the doorway entrance to the learning center in the Corps of Engineers building.
The Lake Shore City Council on Monday, June 22, clarified its position regarding outside music and decibel limits at Zorbaz on Gull. Action taken in February made it sound like the council would shut down the music if any complaints were received. The council clarified that it would allow outside music at Zorbaz to exceed the decibel limits until 11 p.m. on dates listed on Zorbaz entertainment schedule with the condition that if the city received any complaints it would revisit the 11 p.m.