Pineandlakes Echo Journal
The September meeting of the Breezy Point Area Women's Club was held at Billy's Restaurant in Breezy Point with guest speaker Lisa Slepica, who shared her experiences with the group Midwives for Haiti.
Matthew Fabian Jr., Breezy Point, received a $2,000 Bernick Family Scholarship from CommunityGiving and its partner foundations. CommunityGiving and its partner foundations awarded $373,000 in academic scholarships for the coming school year to students from across the region. Alexandria, Brainerd Lakes, Central Minnesota and Willmar area community foundations are all affiliates of CommunityGiving. CommunityGiving awarded scholarships to 123 students and has an additional 34 funds that gave over $153,000 to scholarship programs at high schools, technical colleges and universities.
The Senior Nutrition Program offers a nutritionally balanced meal for all people to enjoy. Meals are served Monday-Friday at 11:30 a.m. in Pine River and Crosslake. The suggested voluntary donation is $4 per meal for those over 60 and $7.15 for those under 60. Meals on Wheels are available for homebound seniors in area communities. In Pine River, meals are served at the Heartland Apartments, 445 Snell Ave. To make a reservation or for Meals on Wheels information, call 218-587-2921.
Crosswoods Mens League Tuesday, Sept. 11 Game of the Day: 3 Balls on par 3's and par 4's, 2 on par 5's First place — Sunrise: Jim Fraser, Dale Edlefson, Al Olson, Joe Smith Second place — Sunrise: Bill Herrick, John Ritter, Chuck Hamilton, Dale Stevens First place — Sunset: Tom Wolke, Jim Wiesner, Ed Kellogg, Ken Olsen Second place — Sunset: Ray Elie, Dean Tenney, Jim Ritter, Darryl Thorvilson Closest to pin: Roger Klukow, Doug Yeager, Dave Halfpap, Bill Herrick Longest putt: Jeff Helland, Don Merhar
Pequot Lakes High School students Bryce Fabian (left) and Jim Johannek joined Pillager student Andy Grell for a youth waterfowl hunt in North Dakota over the weekend. The trio found plenty of success in their hunt, bagging several birds
Crow Wing County Sheriff's Department CRASHES: Report on Sept. 16 at 6:17 a.m. of a property damage car/deer crash on County Road 3 and County Road 109 in Merrifield. Report on Sept. 15 at 1:06 p.m. of a personal injury crash on County Road 3 in Merrifield. FIRES: Report on Sept. 16 at 10:31 p.m. of a fire on SIlver Peak Road in Crosslake. Report on Sept. 17 at 5:49 a.m. of a car/deer crash causing a vehicle fire on County Road 3 and Sorenson Lake Road in Merrifield. THEFTS: Report on Sept. 12 at 1:20 p.m. of a theft on County Road 3 in Fifty Lakes.
Pequot Lakes Schools will celebrate homecoming the week of Sept. 24-28. Homecoming coronation will be at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 24, in the high school auditorium. The senior court includes Molly Johnson, Kyan Kitzman, Britt Kratochvil, Olivia Lane, Hannah LaRock, Chloe Seeling, Nicole Young, Dylin Ackerman, Colton Anderson, Marcus Klein, Evan Mykkanen, Sam Pfeiffer, Alex Trees and Josh Lelwica. The court also includes freshmen Maya Orvis, escorted by Nic Kotaska; sophomores Kate Bolz-Andolshek, escorted by Josef Slepica; and juniors Kenzie Lampi, escorted by Josh Pettit.
Cass County Health, Human and Veterans Services has been designated an Essential Community Provider by the Minnesota Department of Health for the next five-year period. An Essential Community Provider is a health care provider that serves high-risk, special needs and underserved individuals. The Minnesota Department of Health designates Essential Community Providers pursuant to the requirements in Minnesota Statutes §62Q.19 and Minnesota Rules Part 4688. Those regulations require that Essential Community Providers:
500 scores 1 p.m. Tuesdays Pine River American Legion Tuesday, Sept. 11 John Holloway, 3010; Peg Kristoff, 2980; Wally Anderson, 2530; Ron Kriewald, 2490; Leonard Blasing, 2380. Richard Davis won the door prize. Bridge scores Monday, Sept. 10 Jenkins VFW, 11 a.m. Butch Lodin, 7760; Mike Slind, 5310; Jo Bonestro, 4250. Tuesday, Sept. 11 Whitefish Golf Club, 6 p.m. North/South: Jim Thompson and Kerry Holloway, 123; Charles Ready and Lois Steffen, 103; Terri Steffen and Pat Montgomery, 99.
Paul Thiede is the best friend the taxpayer has ever had. He is the strongest environmental protectionist our lakes ever had. He was the spark plug that solved tough issues county commissioners faced. As a former state legislator, Thiede knows and uses - to our advantage - the powers in St. Paul. Thiede is a proven, experienced and very effective professional leader. He has had answers when other commissioners haven't even had questions.