Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Rose Gilman of Pine River got a hole-in-one on the 146-yard 15th Hole at Emily Greens. She used a driver on the par-3 hole for her first ever ace.
Area educators are among 49 people from schools within Cass, Crow Wing, Morrison, Todd and Wadena counties who will be honored at 5 p.m. Monday, May 1, at the annual Educators of Excellence Awards Banquet at Grand View Lodge in Nisswa.
Emily Greens has golf league options for both men and women beginning in May. Leagues are structured as mixers and are set up so missing a day or three is not an issue. Men's 9 Hole Tuesday, May 2, begins the 9 Hole Men's league at 9 a.m. The 9 Hole scramble will begin at 10:30 for those who want to play 18 holes. The league will move to 8:30 a.m. in June. On Thursdays, players and come at 3 p.m., put $2 in the pot and play an informal 9-hole scramble. Eagles and Birdies are common. Men's Match Play
Breezy Point Police Department TRAFFIC ARREST: Report on April 19 at 8:51 p.m. of a golf cart driver arrested for DWI on Ranchette Drive and Ski Chalet Drive. Crow Wing County Sheriff's Department FIRE: Report on April 22 at 9:47 a.m. of a grass fire on County Road 36 in Emily.
Pequot Lakes Community Education is offering two golf classes in the months of May and June. The Level 1 class (Sound Fundamentals) is designed for both men and women golfers over 60 years old who are looking to improve their games. The class will cover the basic fundamentals of the short game and long game in addition to taking your game to the golf course and learning how to best play to your strengths. Clubs provided if needed. Rain days will be rescheduled. It will be held at Whitefish Golf Club on Mondays — May 8, 15, 22, June 5 and 12 from 2-3 p.m.
Obviously Mr. Olson relies on facts when it comes to guns, right? That is why he writes to the PineandLakes newspaper and doesn't have a clue who I am. I am not a paid political activist and I do not work for the Minnesota House. I grew up in Backus, graduated from Backus High School and Bemidji State University.
State Rep. Sandy Layman, R-Cohasset, invites area constituents to "Sit Down With Sandy" from 4-5 p.m. Saturday, April 29, at the Pine River Chamber of Commerce Information Center, 102 Barclay Ave. W. The goal is to meet with constituents and listen to their questions and concerns. Layman will also host sessions that day in Grand Rapids and Remer.
Joe Mixer will talk about Belize at 10:45 a.m. Sunday, April 30, at Crosslake Christian Assembly of God Church. He will share life stories and highlight the upcoming mission trip to Belize in Central America, where the team will build the cafeteria that will be used to feed lunch to the town's school children. Everyone is welcome, and children's church is provided for the kids. For more information, call Carrie at 218-851-7777. The church is located at 13919 County Road 36, Crosslake.
APRIL 29 Brainerd Jaycees Run for the Lakes marathon: 8 a.m. marathon, half marathon and relay marathon starts, 8:30 a.m. 10K start, Nisswa 29 Lutheran Church of the Cross rummage sale, 8 a.m.-noon, Nisswa 29 Prairie Fire Children's Theatre musical production of "The Wizard of Oz," 11 a.m., Pequot Lakes High School auditorium MAY 1 Good Samaritan Bowl, Pine River Community Bowl 4 Minnesota in World War I: The Great War, a living history experience, 2 p.m., Crosslake Community Center, free Legacy program
Foothills Christian Academy in Backus will host a silent auction and spaghetti dinner from 4-6:30 p.m. Saturday, April 29. There will also be games for kids.