Contract negotiations between Pine River-Backus Education Minnesota (PRBEMN) and the Pine River-Backus School Board officially closed with unanimous approval of a contract by the school board Monday, April 21.
Molly Wiste of Hackensack loves art and the outdoors. When she carves with a chainsaw, she draws from both passions.
Wiste grew up in Winona where she graduated from high school and then from college with a Bachelor of Science degree in art education.
The Emily City Council decided not to accept a proposed contract with the Pequot Lakes Police Department, according to draft minutes of the April 8 meeting.
The city's interim police chief, Josh Herold, will work up to 31 hours a week.
One of the buildings in Pine River recently considered for destruction, known as the Eastern Star building, was once a source of news and entertainment for the city.
Joe Zigmund constructed the split-level building in 1915.