Photograph of the Week
“Peace” on West Fox Lake - photo by Jane Reierson, Fifty Lakes, MN
Santa visits the Outing Chamber
Allivia Greiner and Xander Terry of Brainerd were among the 128 children who got the chance to visit with and have their photo taken with Santa and Mrs. Claus at the annual Outing Chamber Breakfast with Santa at Granny’s Bar and Grill in Emily on Saturday, Dec. 10th.All the children received a bag full of gifts, and participated in several games and crafts.
28th Annual Christmas For Kids at Riverside
The 28th Annual Christmas for Kids event was held Wednesday, December 5 at Riverside Saloon and Eatery in Crosslake to benefit children and families in the Crosslake area. Guests feasted on delicious buffet appetizers and desserts and won door prizes while donating a minimum of $20 to attend.
Manhattan Beach Council approves 2019 Tax LevyThe Manhattan Beach City Council approved the 2019 tax levy when it met in regular session Tuesday, December 4. Mayor Paul Allen was present along with Council members Janis Allen, Barb Hanson Wannebo and Clerk-Treasurer Amy Wannebo. The budget totaled $70,000 and included $60,000 for City revenue, $5,000 for the Road Fund and $5,000 for the Building Fund.
Mayor Allen noted that according to data provided by Crow Wing County, the Manhattan Beach tax rate of 21.998 percent was the lowest of the proposed rates in the 19 cities in the county. Clerk-Treasurer Wannebo said she could vote to support the budget so long as the Council agreed to discuss taking action on spending some of the tax revenue on road or other city improvement projects during the coming year. Mayor Allen said that would be the case.
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