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Emily Lake Country Foods Ice fishing house winner

Web posted February 13, 2018
Phyllis Wake was the winner of the ice fishing house give away at Lake Country Foods in Emily. She stopped by with some of her children to pick up her prize. - photo submitted

‘And Then There Were None’ to open Feb. 16

Pequot Lakes Community Theatre presents Agatha Christie’s “And Then There Were None” Feb. 16-18 and 23-25 in the Pequot Lakes High School Theater.

Director Craig Friday and crew are preparing 11 local actors and actresses for this show, which includes evening performances at 7:30 Feb. 16, 17, 23, and 24 and 2 p.m. matinees Feb. 18 and 25.

It is from Christie’s best-selling novel, one of the best-selling books of all time.

Ten strangers are summoned to the remote island mansion of an unknown host – one “Mr. Owen.” They have but one thing in common: Each of them has a secret to hide and a crime for which they must pay.

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30th annual Mid MN 150 Sled Dog Race

A total of 20 mushers and their teams of dogs took part in the annual Mid-MN 150 Sleddog race on Saturday, February 10th.

There were two divisions, 6- and 8-dog teams that left the Village Inn in Outing Saturday. Mushers traveled north through the Land O’Lakes State Forest along snowmobile and ATV trails that have been the cheers of spectators. The race finished in Remer a few hours later on the Sioux Line Trail.

Results were not avaialble at press time and will be included in next week’s edition of the Northland Press.

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Emily City Council Jaunary highlights

The Emily City Council approved a major road payment agreement and discussed a number of organizational matters at its January 9 meeting. Those attending included Mayor Roger Lund and Councilmembers Gary Hanson, Dan Barrett and Bill Spiess. Also present was City Clerk Christa Andrews.

The Council approved an agreement to pay the City’s share of the costs of the Highway 6 reconstruction project estimated to be $68,663.92. The Council also approved a Construction Cost Share/Maintenance Agreement between Emily and Crow Wing County for roadway improvements related to the Highway 6 project and to publish for bids for the City’s 2018 paving project.

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Manhattan Beach Council amends bylaws

The Manhattan Beach City Council amended the City’s bylaws at its regular monthly meeting held February 7 at City Hall. Mayor Paul Allen was present along with Council members Janis Allen, Barb Hanson-Wannebo and Clerk-Treasurer Amy Wannebo.

The amended bylaws reflected changes discussed at the January meeting including:

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“The clerk shall record the entire meeting including the comments made at the public forum portions of the meeting…. The clerk shall post the entire recording of each City Council meeting on the City’s website so the public can access and listen to each City Council meeting, unless there are profane or inappropriate comments that would be illegal or improper to publish. The City reserves the right to refuse to post recordings that contain profane or otherwise inappropriate communications.”

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