Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Monday, July 30 Jenkins VFW, 11 a.m. Dianne Lodin — 5110, Florence DeLong - 4570 Tuesday, July 31 Whitefish Golf Club, 6:00 p.m. Duplicate NORTH-SOUTH Charles Ready — Lois Steffen — 191.5, Enga Wodziak — Jean Freytag — 187, Eugene Petersen — Susan Petersen — 186.5 EAST-WEST Rhys Price Jones — Emily Schuldt — 210, Florence DeLong — Carol Johnson — 187.5, Sally Larson — Jane Kleinsasser — 175 Wednesday, August 1 Maucieri's, 11 a.m.
The Emily City Council approved the appointment of Cari Johnson as city clerk/treasurer during a June 12 regular meeting, according to unapproved meeting minutes. Johnson replaces Christa Andrews following her resignation April 10. Johnson will work 32 hours per week at an hourly rate of $26.07. The council also accepted the appointment of Pam Roden as deputy clerk, also a 32-hour per week position at a rate of $16.74 an hour. Meeting minutes state that under this arrangement, the city stands to save $5,765.08 through the end of the year.
The Pequot Lakes Police Department's National Night Out events Tuesday, Aug. 7, at Trailside Park included a hot dog meal, musician, bounce house, dunk tank, face painting and Water Wars. Fire trucks, police cars and helicopters were on display with fire department, law enforcement and healthcare personnel available to chat. Look for photos at " target="_blank">pineandlakes.mycapture.com/mycapture/folder.asp?event=2209466&CategoryID=81011&ListSubAlbums=0
More candidates have filed for election as of Tuesday, Aug. 7, guaranteeing a contested mayoral election in Pequot Lakes while several incumbents will look to retain their seats in other cities. Pequot Lakes James Tayloe and Pete Clement both filed for the mayor's seat. Filing previously were incumbent Jerry Akerson and newcomer Jeff Boucher for city council seats. Incumbent Valarie Wallin will seek another four-year term on the Pequot Lakes School Board, while newcomer Dena M. Moody has filed as well, seeking her first term. Breezy Point
Ballet dancers will move to the American rhythms of Appalachia during two Lakes Area Music Festival concerts Saturday, August 11 at 7 p.m., and Sunday, August 12 at 2 p.m. The following Wednesday, August 15, at 7 p.m. the Festival will present European masterworks for small groups of musicians, including Antonin Dvorak's "Serenade for Winds." All of the concerts will be at Tornstrom Auditorium in Brainerd and are free of charge. Saturday's and Sunday's Concerts
The 32nd annual Camp Knutson Quilt Auction on Saturday, August 11, 2018 will feature a record number of quilts. Over 300 quilted items will be featured in the silent auction or in the live auction. Both the silent auction and the live auction will feature a wide variety of items from Christmas stockings to king-sized quilts.
Our community doesn't get better by chance, it gets better by change. Pat Pickar, candidate for Crow Wing County Sheriff is the change our community deserves. Change will not come if we vote for some other candidate or wait for some other time. Pickar's time is now. Pickar is bold enough to start conversations that matter, brave enough to lead progress and genuine enough to be himself. It's time to start something new. Change your mind and accept the challenge. Vote Pickar for Crow Wing County Sheriff. Heidi Hagen Brainerd
The annual Dru Sjodin Purple Elephant 5K and 10K race will begin at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 11, at Trailside Park in Pequot Lakes. The 10K race will begin right at 8 a.m. The trail is a single loop combining the Paul Bunyan Trail with city roads in Pequot Lakes. The 5K will begin at 8:05 a.m. and combines the trail with downtown Pequot Lakes. A Kids Fun Run through Trailside Park will begin at 9:45 a.m.
Northwoods Art and Book Festival The Northwoods Art and Book Festival will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, in Hackensack and will include more than 50 artists exhibiting their works that cover a broad spectrum of the arts. All artists will be located in the Hackensack Community Building or along Lake Avenue. More than 35 authors will sell and sign books in the United Congregational Church and Hackensack Community Building. There will be various author and poet presentations, an art project and many other activities.
Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch reports that the Cass County Sheriff's Office is currently investigating a missing person's case. David Rickbeil, age 60, of Ham Lake Minnesota has been reported missing. Rickbeil's vehicle was located abandoned in Cass County on the Lake Washburn Rd (County Road 48) in rural Remer MN. The Sheriff's Office requests assistance from the public with any information related to the whereabouts of Rickbeil. Please contact the Cass County Sheriff's Office at 218-547-1424 or 1-800-450-2677 or your local law enforcement agency.