Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Cass County has named Jaimee Meyer as its economic development director effective Nov.
The Pequot Lakes Chamber recently visited Optimum Cleaning's new location. From left are Cindy Nelson, Pequot Lakes Chamber; Atesha Nelson, Central Choice Financial; Brent Norman and Sarah Hanson, Optimum Cleaning; Sherry Gibbons, ServPro Brainerd Park Rapids; and Aundra Erikson, Country Financial. Submitted Photo
The Crosslake-Fifty Lakes American Legion Auxiliary will host the annual Santa's Breakfast from 9-11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 28, at the Legion for area families, their children and grandchildren. Santa will be on hand to listen to all Christmas wishes and present each child with a bag of goodies provided by the Auxiliary. There will be a free fishpond for children to fish for prizes. Breakfast will include scrambled eggs, pancakes, sausage, juice and hot chocolate or coffee.
Faith in Action for Cass County held its fundraiser raffle open house Wednesday, Nov. 11, at the Faith in Action Office in Hackensack, where over a dozen people gathered to talk, eat snacks and witness the drawing event. At 5 p.m., Norma Telander of Hackensack mixed up the tickets in the large raffle tumbler and drew out the 14 winners. Grand prize winner was Mike Ginder of Baxter, who owns a cabin on Ten Mile Lake and purchased the winning ticket from his neighbor, Faith in Action Volunteer Dennis Abbott.
The annual Nisswa City of Lights Festival will kick off the holiday season Friday, Nov. 27.
Crow Wing County Sheriff's Department BURGLARY: Report on Nov. 20 at 10:29 a.m. of a burglary on County Road 4 in Breezy Point. CRASHES: Report on Nov. 20 at 11:35 p.m. of a property damage car/deer crash on Angelas Drive in Pine River. Report on Nov. 21 at 11:34 p.m. of a property damage car/deer crash on County Road 1 in Pine River. Report on Nov. 22 at 3:42 p.m. of a personal injury crash on State Highway 6 south of Emily. Report on Nov. 22 at 10:56 p.m. of a property damage crash on County Road 3 in Merrifield. Report on Nov. 22 at 11:21 p.m.
Week of Nov. 26-Dec. 3 • The Warehouse is open to students in 5th-12th grades from 3-6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 30- Thursday, Dec. 3. The Warehouse will be closed to students on Thanksgiving day, Thursday, Nov. 26, and Friday, Nov. 27. Hang out and enjoy the gym, computer lab, PlayStation 3, Xbox, Wii, board games, air hockey, foosball, carpetball, snacks and more, all at no cost. The Warehouse after school program is closed to students when Pine River-Backus School has a scheduled or unscheduled closing or an unscheduled early out. • Monday, Nov. 30: Adult open gym basketball from 7-9 p.m.
Smith Family Thanksgiving Dinner in Pine River The annual Smith Family Thanksgiving Dinner featuring turkey and fixings will be served from noon to 2 p.m. Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 26, at the Pine River American Legion. The free dinner will include traditional Thanksgiving fare: turkey, dressing, vegetables, rolls, mashed potatoes, gravy, pumpkin pie and pumpkin bars. In addition to a sit-down dinner, delivery is available. Call 218-947-3500 or 218-587-2120 by Wednesday, Nov.
10 years ago, Nov. 24, 2005 Crosslake City Council sets high standards for wastewater plant after failing eight tests. Joey Jordan's No. 64 jersey officially retired at Pequot Lakes. 20 years ago, Nov. 30, 1995 Lake Shore 1996 tax levy reduced; city taxes down 2.5 percent. Nisswa considers new job position - city coordinator. 30 years ago, Nov. 29, 1985 Pequot Lakes teacher salary negotiations go behind closed doors Nov. 26, 1985. Horse race facility planned south of Pequot on Highway 371. 40 years ago, Nov.
Cuyuna Regional Medical Center, Crosby Denise Johnson, Brainerd, a boy, Hunter, 8 pounds, 13 ounces, July 29, 2015. Grandparents are Dennis and Linda Johnson, Pine River. John and Katrina Kimball, Deerwood, a boy, Preston Michael, 7 pounds, 5.3 ounces, Sept. 22, 2015. Grandparents are Clifford and Stacy Kimball, Virginia, and Kathy Newton and Arthur Blanchard, Jenkins. Great-grandparents are Judy Lively, Brainerd, Beverly Pearson, Brainerd, and Barbara Newton, Jenkins. Brian and Valarie Wallin, Pequot Lakes, a girl, Anastasia Belle, 7 pounds, 5.5 ounces, Sept. 28, 2015.