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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
It's back! 2019 Best of the Brainerd Lakes
Driver discount course offered in Crosslake
Goddard warns of telephone scams
Making the Grade: May 19, 2019
Crow Wing County improves property tax, value info on website
Basketball: S-M's Riewer a different kind of globetrotter
Inside the Outdoors: Common, but far from ordinary
Danecdotes: The Minnesota Twins look ... great?
Norring leads PL shooters
Golf Results - May 17, 2019
David W. Zvorak
John F. Pfelpsen
Christina "Tina" Grossnickle
Faith: Surprised by beauty
Senior Menus: May 20-24, 2019
Grim's Grub: It's all Greek, especially the asparagus
Card games: May 6-10, 2019
Cardiac screening for athletes set June 20 at Eagle View
Danecdotes: A look back on my greatest achievement
Letter to the editor: Pequot Lakes students commended
The Last Windrow: A journey from row boat to early guide boat to canoe
Letter to the editor: Thanks, students, for a job well done
Letter to the editor: Statistics for heartbreakers
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Backus City Council
May 13, 2019
Backus: Council talks about street project payment
Jeff Ledin, of Short, Elliott, Hendrickson engineering firm, presented the Backus City Council with a list of items he suggests should be done...
May 13, 2019 - 4:00am
April 9, 2019
Backus: City sign panels to be replaced, repainted
The Backus City Council decided after some discussion to replace rotten wooden panels on the city sign on Highway 371 when it comes time to repaint...
April 9, 2019 - 4:00am
March 12, 2019
Backus: City to consider LED lighting
The Backus City Council decided Monday, March 4, to seek new quotes for updating lighting in the council chambers. The Pine River Area Sanitary...
March 12, 2019 - 4:00am
Backus: Council seeks to recoup unpaid bills
Cass County offered the city of Backus the opportunity to buy a tax-forfeited property on Point Road, and while the city has no interest in it,...
February 12, 2019 - 6:00am
January 15, 2019
Backus: Council approves creation of airport master plan
The Backus City Council on Monday, Jan. 7, approved a proposal by Short Elliott Hendrickson engineering firm to prepare an airport master plan....
January 15, 2019 - 6:00am
December 11, 2018
Backus: Council weighs airport master plan
The Backus City Council will weigh its options for a possible airport master plan in January. During the Monday, Dec. 3, council meeting, engineers...
December 11, 2018 - 6:00am
November 9, 2018
Backus: Dump property sale a complex issue
The journey to convert the old Backus dump into a viable business property may not fit into Black Line Conversions Inc.'s preferred timeline,...
November 9, 2018 - 4:00am
September 17, 2018
Backus: Airport dominates council discussion
City council members' eyebrows were raised while discussing the Backus Municipal Airport and various projects Monday, Sept. 10, because of additional...
September 17, 2018 - 6:00am
August 11, 2018
Backus: Road assessment roll adopted
The Backus City Council defined the scope of a city assessment to pay for street resurfacing when they approved an assessment role during the...
August 11, 2018 - 6:00am
July 10, 2018
Backus: Sanitary district contract approved with increase
After some consideration, the Backus City Council on Monday, July 2, approved an updated contract with the Pine River Area Sanitary District...
July 10, 2018 - 5:00am
May 15, 2018
Backus: Residents request future road improvements
With planning underway for a summer road construction project in Backus, residents of Lilian Boulevard and Point Road requested future projects...
May 15, 2018 - 5:00am
March 19, 2018
Backus: Council chooses low bid for road project
The Backus City Council approved a low bid for a city streets project of $474,931.50 with an optional $75,190.50 estimate for reconstructing...
March 19, 2018 - 5:00am
February 12, 2018
Backus: Council to seek bids for street project
The Backus City Council agreed to advertise for bids for the city street project. City engineer Jeff Ledin of Short Elliott Hendrickson said...
February 12, 2018 - 7:00am
January 17, 2018
Backus: City to gradually go to LED lights
The Backus City Council decided to gradually switch the city to LED streetlights to ensure the best affordability. This Jan. 8 decision followed...
January 17, 2018 - 6:00am
December 11, 2017
Backus: Council starts planning for road improvement project
The Backus City Council approved further planning for a street improvement project for 2.8 miles of roadways across most of the city.
December 11, 2017 - 4:00am