Pineandlakes Echo Journal
The women of Crosslake Christian Assembly of God Church invite area women and girls to the annual Christmas Tea at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 13. Ladies and girls are invited for an evening of goodies, appetizers, music, an inspirational message by Michelle Parker and an optional ornament exchange. RSVP to Carrie at 218-851-7777. Childcare will be provided by reservation.
Lightning 3, Minnehaha 2 Chelsea Skluzacek scored the winning goal in overtime of the Northern Lakes Lightning 3-2 win over the Minnehaha United Saints Saturday. Sam Gutzman and Alyssa Koslowski tallied the other two goals for the Lightning. Chelsea Skluzacek assisted in both regulation-time goals and Michaela Stangle assisted in the winning goal. Minnehaha United 0 1 1 0 - 2 Northern Lakes 1 1 0 1 - 3 First period: NL-Sam Gutzman (Chelsea Skluzacek) :28
Heritage Group North, a historical group in Pine River, is re-creating a holiday tradition from the 1940s in Pine River. From the 1940s and 1960s, the Pine River Commercial Club sponsored a "Christmas Party Show" at John Rohr's Marlow Theater in Pine River featuring a matinee film, sometimes twice in the same day.
40 years ago, Dec. 9, 1976 The Department of Natural Resources announced an end to the ban on open burning and outdoor smoking in northern Minnesota that had been in effect since August. (Photo) Dorothy and Mary Ann Wannebo put on puppet shows for kindergartners, first-graders and second-graders at Pequot School. The puppet show was sponsored through Community Education. 30 years ago, Dec. 11, 1986 Area Christmas tree farmer Chuck Windmar was honored by the Minnesota Forestry Employees Association at the group's annual convention.
Crosslake's annual Holiday at the Dam event featured fun for the whole family Saturday, Dec. 3, at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Campground. Children got to visit and take pictures with Santa or warm up inside while making Christmas tree ornaments. All ages enjoyed roasting marshmallows around the campfire and riding in a horse-drawn wagon. The first 150 adults at the event received swag bags featuring Crosslake merchant deals, discounts and information.
Crow Wing County Sheriff's Department BURGLARIES: Report on Nov. 28 at 8:57 p.m. of a burglary to a garage on Sorenson Lake Road in Merrifield. Report on Dec. 4 at 2:09 p.m. of a burglary on North Horseshoe Lake Road in Merrifield. CRASHES: Report on Nov. 28 at 5:39 p.m. of a property damage crash on County Road 18 and County Road 4 in Nisswa. Report on Dec. 2 at 9:44 p.m. of a property damage crash on State Highway 87 in Backus. Report on Dec. 4 at 7:55 a.m. of a property damage crash on County Road 3 in Merrifield.
Roughly 25 students filled the gathering room at Pequot Lakes High School last week to participate in the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) approved snowmobile safety class, offered by the Pequot Brush Pilots Snowmobile Club. Students participated in a "hands-on" portion of the course and had their questions answered by DNR conservation officer Tim Collette before taking their traditional written tests.
Members of the Pequot Lakes Woman's Club met Thursday, Dec. 1, at Sibley Terrace Apartments to package boxes of Christmas cookies to give to Pequot Lakes residents who are homebound. The Pequot Lakes High School girls choir spread holiday cheer at the annual event by leading a Christmas song sing-along.
The Pequot Lakes Patriots boys basketball team invited Sauk Centre, Verndale, Walker and Fargo North to the Patriot Athletic Center Saturday, Dec. 3, for a preseason round-robin scrimmage.
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