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Dispute Over Sign Placement Dominates First Crosslake City Council meeting of 2021

The first meeting of 2021 for the Crosslake City Council was held on Monday, January 11 at City Hall. A full council was present (Council member Dave Schrupp was present via Zoom).

During the meeting a council discussed a dispute about the placement of a refurbished City Hall sign.

A crew from HyTec Construction showed up at City Hall on January 5th to install the sign, city staff questioned the location and ended up sending the crew home.

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UTV breaks through ice on the Dagget Channel in Crosslake

On Saturday, January 16, 2021, at approximately 12:44 pm, the Crow Wing County Dispatch Center received a report that a utility terrain vehicle (UTV) had broken through the ice on the Daggett Channel in Crosslake. It was reported one of the two occupants from the UTV was still in the water and was hanging onto the side of the ice; the second occupant was out of the water.

The Crosslake Fire Department responded and was able to get both occupants from the UTV out of the water and off the ice. The Crosslake Fire Department advised the firefighter, who was wearing the water rescue suit, also broke through the ice while pulling one of the occupants off the ice. Both occupants, a 69 year old male and a 64 year old female, were assisted to shore by the Crosslake Fire Department.

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Essentia Health plans for public vaccination

Essentia Health continues to work with state departments of health in the COVID-19 vaccine rollout for members of the general public.

Notification to groups will occur once there is appointment availability. The most recent update from the Minnesota Department of Health is the flexibility to begin vaccinating anyone ages 65 and older if we have more vaccine than needed to complete Phase 1a. While we can’t wait to begin administering the vaccine broadly within the communities we serve, supplies currently are limited. We’ll continue to follow guidelines from our state departments of health, which determine vaccination priority. Please know that Essentia Health will contact patients when it’s your turn.

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2021 Crosslake 18th Annual WinterFest

Dates: Thursday Feb 4, 2021 through Saturday Feb 6, 2021

Location: Throughout Crosslake! Fees/Admission

Purchase your $10 Facemask Buff and cash in on deals and discounts all over Crosslake! Valid Fri. Feb. 5 and Sat. Feb 6

It's all happening in Crosslake Feb. 4 - 6, 2021 with tons of old fashioned winter fun for the entire family!

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