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Santa Visits Fifty Lakes Community Center

Web posted December 6, 2022
The Jacobson girls – Josey, 8, Hazel 3, and Jen of Emily, gave big grins after telling Santa what they wanted for Christmas. - photo by Donna Evans
Alayna Hohlen, 3 of Emily, gives a big grin after telling Santa what she wants for Christmas. - photo by Donna Evans
Madelyn Seekins, 6, with her sister Rylee, 5 months on her lap, of Fifty Lakes, stopped in to the Community Center to have a chat with Santa, with Madelyn letting Santa know an American Doll was at the top of her Christmas wish list. - photo by Donna Evans

Holiday at the Dam in Crosslake

The annual Holiday At The Dam event was held Saturday, December 3 at the Army Corps of Engineers Recreation Area in Crosslake.

Dozens of residents and area visitors attended and enjoyed hot chocolate and snacks, a visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus, homemade Kettlecorn and S’mores. The event highlights the Light Up The Dam Committee, which places lights on the Crosslake Dam throughout the seasons.

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Open House Held for CR3/CSHAH 66 Intersection Improvement Project

Approximately 110 Crosslake residents and interested persons attended an open house event on Tuesday, November 29th, to learn more about the County Road 3 and CSHA 66 intersection improvement project slated for 2024.

Crow Wing County Highway engineer Tim Bray, along with Phil Martin from Bolton Menk, and traffic engineer Jacob Bongard, facilitated the meeting.

Bongard gave a presentation based on the data collected, and four options were presented that included a traffic circle (roundabout), traffic signals, a four way stop or to leave the intersection as is.

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Fifty Lakes City Council - November 2022

The Fifty Lakes City Council met for their Regular Monthly Meeting on Tuesday, November 15, 2022. The following officers were present: Mayor Steve Dahlke; Council members Jodie Schrupp, Mark Bradley, Toni Buchite and Gary Staples: City Clerk Karen Stern: Deputy Clerk Ann Raph; Maintenance Supervisor Chad Wosmek; Liquor Manager Diana Johnson; Fire Chief Andy Hemphill; and 2 residents.

Council reviewed and approved the Consent Agenda that included: Council Meeting Minutes for Special Meeting August 16; Minutes from the September 27 Special Meeting; Minutes from the October 11 Regular Meeting; Treasurer’s Report: Payment of bills in the amount of $159,896.60 including Checks #44738 through #44824; Resolution 2022-15; and Fire and Rescue Minutes.

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