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Area Memorial Day Services

Myrin James Post 47 Color Guard perform the 21 gun salute in Emily on Memorial Day.

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Butcher Appointed to Emily City Council

The Emily City Council met for a regular meeting on Tuesday, May 9, 2023. Present at the  meeting was Mayor Tracy Jones; Council members Gerhart Hanson, Andrew Hemphill, and Gregory Koch. City Engineer Jeff Ledin; and City Clerk/Treasurer Cari Johnson.

Butcher Appointed to Council
Mayor Tracy Jones appointed Bryce Butcher to fill the seat of former council member Mary Eppen, who resigned her seat. The action came after two tied votes, the first for the appointment of Dave Johnson (voting no Hemphill, Jones), and the second for the appointment of Butcher (voting no, Koch, Hanson).

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Bear cubs drinking from bird bath - photo by Naomi Skalsky

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County Board Approves Intersection Improvement Project for 3 and 66

The Crow Wing County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved moving forward with the County Road 3 and 66 Intersection improvement project at their May 23, 2023 meeting.

The Preferred Alternative for Crosslake Pedestrian and Intersection Improvement Project will include a roundabout, and pedestrian improvements along County Road 3 to Pioneer Drive and along County Road 66 to Bald Eagle Trail. Stormwater treatment improvements to protect water quality will also be addressed.

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Local author debuts her first novel Simpler Times

Simpler Times, the debut novel of Trisha Koop Abear, resident of Ironton, MN was released by DRL Press on June 1.

Simpler Times has been described as a nostalgic slice of Americana. Anyone who yearns for a short escape from the chaos of present day life is encouraged to pick up a copy of this book. Within the pages, the reader will get to know a young woman named Rose and how she must find strength in herself while her Army husband, Flynn, is deployed. What she comes to find, in an unlikely place, is what she and Flynn have dreamt of and longed for. But can it all be snatched away as quickly as it came about? And can their bond surpass all understanding?

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