Wayne Engstrom, a senior van driver for six years, started a 1998 Ford van one final time Tuesday, June 25, as the transportation service that Pequot Lakes Community Education provided for 30 years came to an end.
The Kitchigami Regional Library System's (KRLS) Mobile Library, established since 1966 as part of the Cass County Library, will end operations in December 2014 as the library explores new programs to create outreach to areas across five counties.
After his father, Bob Kennedy, passed away at age 62 on April 28, Bill Kennedy decided to help continue the Hackensack Children's Fishing Contest by becoming the coordinator of the event that his father co-created and coordinated for the last 17 years.
Despite scattered rain showers, Hackensack's Sweetheart Day on July 9 went forward with kids games, inflatable games, a book sale, a pre-parade show featuring the North Star Cycle Patrol of the Shriners from Grand Rapids and a parade down First Street.
Lt. Judson Coleman, chief of waterways management for the Duluth Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit, gave a presentation, "The United States Coast Guard and Lake Superior, Greatest of the Great Lakes," on the operations of the U.S.
The Jenkins City Council approved the purchase of a new truck for the city during a meeting on Monday, July 8. The truck to be purchased, if available through Midway Ford Company in Roseville, will cost $25,981.70.
Guidepoint Pharmacy-Nisswa, formerly known as Nisswa Drug, is beginning a management transition as Ashley Jensen becomes the head pharmacist after finishing her residency at Mercy Hospital in the Twin Cities and her husband, James Jensen, becomes a pharmacist technician.
The couple closed on their ...
A sculpture park sponsored by the Northwoods Arts Council is on display at Hackensack City Park near the Paul Bunyan Trail.
The five sculptures, created by Minnesota artists, will be displayed through Labor Day weekend.
The play "Mysterious Ways," written by Sandy Boikian and directed by Stanley Mikles, will be presented Thursday, June 27 through Saturday, June 29 in the Old Fire Hall in Crosslake on County Road 66.
"The play is about two roommates.
After 39 years of owning Nisswa Drug, Dennis and Sandra Hins are now retired and enjoying the summer at their home on Lake Hubert in Nisswa. They plan to stay active by gardening, playing cards and traveling as their 50th wedding anniversary nears.
The Jenkins City Council on Monday, June 10, approved an $8,505 bid from Swenson Aggregate & Construction, LLC to improve Half Mile Road, which includes adding 900 yards of Class 1 gravel to be compacted and topped with dust control.
During his youth, Dennis Olson raced the trains that sped on the Great Northern Railway through Osseo on his bike, pedaling as hard as he could to get to the station before the trains and watch them in fascination.