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Police Blotter - June 21, 2018
Pine River-Backus School District: Board approves preliminary budget
Breezy Point: Council approves TIF district for North Star Center development
PL teachers learn diversity through SEED Program
Heat, power outage affecting those waiting for Trump in Duluth
Trap shooting: Ebnet leads team at state meet
PL anglers head to state muskie tournament
Boys golf: Raph takes fourth in state
PL 9th grade team first in Mid-State
Patriot anglers qualify for national event
Arron R. Stoen
Iris Straburg Roberts
Barb (Auersbach) Zempel
Walter A. Lund
Faith: What I learned from 30 days without food
Fathers know best - sometimes (maybe)
Card games: June 4-8, 2018
Pets of the week
Senior Menus: June 18-22, 2018
Letter to the Editor: Northland economics
Letter to the Editor: PUC should approve Line 3 project
Cheesehead Chatter: Don't let the rain get you down
Letter to the Editor: Find a better loon center location
The Last Windrow: Good luck to recent grads
letters to the editor
Births: June 16, 2018
Gary and Colleen Moser
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
Births: June 3, 2018
September 23, 2017
Pequot Lakes: School board approves maximum preliminary levy
In its Monday, Sept. 18, meeting, the Pequot Lakes School Board unanimously agreed to set its preliminary levy with a maximum local option revenue...
September 23, 2017 - 4:00am
August 28, 2017
Crosslake: Council looks at preliminary budget, discusses Perkins Road
The Crosslake City Council, together with City Administrator Mike Lyonais and department heads, met Monday, Aug. 21, to discuss the city's proposed...
August 28, 2017 - 5:00am
August 24, 2017
Pequot Lakes: Council learns road turnbacks may be delayed, Issue affects budget process
"Exasperated" could describe Pequot Lakes City Council members after they learned Tuesday, Aug. 15, that the city might not take ownership of...
August 24, 2017 - 6:00am
June 26, 2017
PR-B School: Board discusses preliminary budget, Sixth-grade athletic policy approved 4-2
The Pine River-Backus School Board approved a 2017-18 preliminary budget during its Monday, June 19, board meeting. The preliminary budget projects...
June 26, 2017 - 5:00am
January 2, 2017
Cass County: Board sets final levy, budget
The Cass County Board set a final 2017 levy and budget and approved 2017 salaries for all employees except those in three of the six union bargaining units. The county 2017 budget calls for $59,152,375 in revenues and $58,913,054 in expenditures. There is no contingency fund planned....
January 2, 2017 - 10:19am
Nisswa: Council approves increased levy, raises firefighter retirement pay
The Nisswa City Council approved an increased budget and general revenue tax levy for 2017 and raised the retirement pay for firefighters at...
January 2, 2017 - 10:15am
December 28, 2016
Pequot Lakes School District: School board adopts final levy
In its final meeting of the year on Monday, Dec. 19, the Pequot Lakes School Board adopted its final 2016 payable 2017 tax levy. The total levy for the upcoming year was set at $5,438,851.99. As in the previous year, the district will levy at a rate of $625 per pupil. However, residents...
December 28, 2016 - 12:25am
December 16, 2016
Crosslake: Council approves 5 percent levy increase
After much debate, the Crosslake City Council unanimously approved the 2017 budget and tax levy after a public meeting held before its regular meeting Monday, Dec. 12. The total levy was set at $3,516,321, which is a 5 percent increase from this year. Finance Director Mike Lyonais...
December 16, 2016 - 11:01pm
October 12, 2016
Jenkins: Council sets preliminary levy with no changes
The Jenkins City Council set a $252,200 preliminary tax levy for 2017 during its Sept. 28, second monthly council meeting. The levy passed unanimously with one council member absent. The amount passed is the same as the city's 2016 levy. Before the levy is approved in December, it...
October 12, 2016 - 2:59pm
October 6, 2016
Fifty Lakes: Council sets reduced preliminary budget for 2017
The Fifty Lakes City Council approved a reduced preliminary budget and levy for 2017 at its Tuesday, Sept. 13, meeting, according to unapproved draft meeting minutes. The preliminary budget and levy were both set at $437,700, which is a decrease of $10,068 from this year. City Clerk...
October 6, 2016 - 10:56am
September 23, 2016
Pequot Lakes School Board: Board approves preliminary levy
The Pequot Lakes School Board approved its preliminary levy for the coming school year in its Monday, Sept. 19, meeting. The board set its preliminary local option revenue at $325 per pupil, foregoing the maximum option of $424 per pupil. When the board approves a final levy in December,...
September 23, 2016 - 8:53am
September 20, 2016
Pequot Lakes School Board: Levy discussed at board work session
In the Pequot Lakes School Board work session Monday, Sept. 12 - delayed one week due to Labor Day - the board discussed options for its 2016 payable 2017 preliminary levy. Board members reviewed totals of the general fund, community service fund and debt service fund if they were...
September 20, 2016 - 9:10am
September 16, 2016
Breezy Point: Council approves 5 percent preliminary levy increase
Breezy Point City Council members approved a preliminary 2017 tax levy of $89,927, or 5 percent higher than the 2016 tax levy, at its meeting...
September 16, 2016 - 9:20am
September 15, 2016
Pequot Lakes: Council adopts preliminary budget, levy
The Pequot Lakes City Council agreed to a 3 percent increase to the general revenue tax levy in 2017 when it adopted a preliminary tax levy and...
September 15, 2016 - 11:04am
Backus: Council approves preliminary levy, street reconstruction bonds
The Backus City Council approved a 2017 preliminary tax levy that’s 2 percent higher than this year’s levy at its Monday, Sept. 12, regular meeting. The council set the preliminary levy at $145,896 for 2017. This amount can be lowered before the levy is finalized in December,...
September 15, 2016 - 9:38am