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Weekly and Monthly Events

Over the Hills Gang
The Over the Hills Gang ATV club meets the first Saturday of the month at Granny's Bar on Hwy. 6 located between Outing and Emily at 10 a.m.

All club events, ride schedule and training events can be found on the club’s website at www.overthehillsgang.org

The club is always seeking new members that want to promote safe and fun riding in the area.

Cuyuna Iron Range Riders
We are a family style ATV club located in the Crosby /Ironton area. We are dedicated to responsible riding for all ages, youth safety training and trail ambassadorship. We plan activities centered around riding in Minnesota’s great outdoors.

The Cuyuna Iron Range Riders club has been activity in the Cuyuna Range community since 2004. We volunteer our time to host youth safety training and trail ambassadorship. We are actively pursuing grant in aid trails in Crow Wing County. The club offers memberships to anyone interested in trail riding and exploring nature. For more information, go online to www.cuyunaironrangeriders.com or contact  club President Russ Heittola at 825-0441 or email heittola@brainerd.net and visit us on Facebook.

Crosslake Food Shelf
The Crosslake Food Shelf is located at 34212 County Highway 3 in Crosslake, MN. We are open the first and third Fridays of each month from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. When you come in for the first time, please bring a driver’s license and a current utility bill no more than one month old. If you have any questions or need emergency assistance, you may call: Doris Mezzenga: 218-692-1004 Fred Walch: 218-270-0646 Nancy Rudberg: 218-692-2309

Memory Loss Support Group
A memory loss support group for the caregivers of those with Alzheimer’s Disease will be held Wednesday, Sept. 23, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Heartwood Senior Living Community in Crosby.

The group’s facilitators are Karen Ford and Pam Wachholz who have been trained through the Alzheimer’s Association to lead memory loss support groups. Both women have loved ones in their lives with Alzheimer’s, a disease that attacks the brain. A session will also be held that day from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Home Instead in Brainerd.

The group is free and open to the public; no reservations are necessary. Light refreshments and beverages will be served. For more information, contact Tammy Jo Johnson at Heartwood, tjohnson@cuyunamed.org or 218-545-8522.

Outing Volunteer Library Hours
Winter hours as of October 1:
Monday 10-12; Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 2-4; Thurs. Closed
Friday 9-11; Saturday 10-12

Need an exercise activity?
The following programs for adults are free at the Emily Community Center Gymnasium. Join at any time.

Mon & Wed 9-9:45 a.m. Exercise program features vintage music on CD for all fitness levels. Chairs provided. Keep it low-impact, kick up your heels, or simply walk.

Tue 1-3:00 p.m. Pickleball for all skill levels –teams or singles welcome. Watch, learn, play. Equipment provided.

Wed 10-11:00 a.m. Line Dance for seniors. Solo dancing, no experience needed. Have fun, and enjoy multiple health benefits. (New session begins Jan 23rd)

Fri 9-11 a.m. Ladies /Beginner Pickleball. Learn to play. Equipment provided.

Walkers are invited to use the gym during unscheduled times and during the Mon & Wed 9 a.m. program.

Mondays and Thursdays: YOGA 101
The kind and gentle way to improve flexibility, balance, strength and breath control.
Emily City Hall
Monday & Thursday
10:30 – 11:30
Instructor: Lynne Marchese


‘Bone Builders’ exercise program in Outing

The Bone Builders strength-training program, promoted by RSVP (Retired Senior Volunteer Program), helps prevent and reverse osteoporosis, improves balance, enhances energy and well-being, increases socialization, and provides senior friendly health information.

Volunteer trainers lead Bone Builder sessions each Tuesday and Thursday from 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. at the Outing/Crooked Lake Township Hall on Highway 6 in Outing.

There is no charge for the sessions –hand and leg weights are provided. The program, sponsored by Outing Seniors, serves seniors in Outing, Emily, and Fifty Lakes.

For information on how to get started, contact Jack Schuller 218-792-5256.

Emily Food Shelf
The Emily Area Food Shelf regular hours are on the third Wednesday of the month from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. The additional day, will be the following Thursday from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. for those who are unable to pick-up at the regular time.

For more information please call the Emily Food Shelf at 763-3663.
 

Local area AA
• Mon Night AA Meeting, 7:00 PM at Crosslake Luthern Church, 35960 Cty Rd 66

• Tue Night AA Meeting, 7:00 PM at Presbyterian Church, 14444 Daggett Pine Road

• Thur Night AA and Alanon Mtgs, 7:00 PM at Immaculate Heart Catholic Church South of Reeds Market on CR 37


The Closet
The Closet of Narrows Community Church offers gently loved clothing for men and women who are in need of a helping hand. There is no charge for the clothes and no restrictions apply. What you will find at The Closet, in addition to some lovely clothing selections, is a warm smile, some tasty treats and very friendly volunteers to assist you.

Our shopping hours are 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. the fourth Saturday of each month. If you have clean, repair-free clothes you want to donate, we’ll gladly accept them during this time as well or you can call at 218 792-5530 for more information or to make other arrangements.

Narrows Community Church is located in Outing at 6297 Woods Bay NE, across the street from the Crooked Lake Town Hall. Please look for the yellow directional signs we’ll place for you just north of the Hwy. 6 bridge. If you’d like more information about The Closet, please call the number listed above.

Gamblers Anonymous
Gamblers Anonymous meetings in Brainerd at 7 pm on Monday nights at the St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 408 N. 7th Street, Brainerd.

 
Wednesdays:  Care 'N Share meals in Emily
Come and join us on Wednesday's at the Care N Share Community Cafe for a delicious community meal, 5-6 pm. The Care ‘N Share Cafe is located in the fellowship hall in the Emily Wesleyan Church on Highway #6 in Emily, MN. Come, meet, share with your neighbors and community friends. This is a great way to make new friends and have a good meal. This is a community activity open to all. Please join us!

Caregiver Support Group last Tuesday of the month
Crosslake Lutheran will be hosting a monthly Caregiver Support Group to be held on the last Tuesday of each month from 3 to 4:30 pm at the church. The group is geared to those who are caring for others with health issues and is open to all area residents.
 
The group is facilitated by Gail Smith, RN, and Parish Nurse, with over 45 years of clinical experience and will feature educational topics each month of interest to caregivers.
 
The next session will be held April 30th and will review caregiver stress and strategies to deal with issues that arise in caring for others.
 
If you would like to bring your loved one to the afternoon session, we will have activities for them as well so that you are able to attend. Please call 218-692-3682 if you would like to take advantage of that process or if you have questions.
 
Crosslake Ideal Lions
The Crosslake Ideal Lions Club meets the 2nd Wed. of every month at Maucieri’s 6PM for board meeting and 6:30 for the general meeting. For more information about joining the Lions please call Connie at 218 839-1267.

Heartland Hospice Volunteer Training
Heartland Hospice is looking for caring and dedicated people with an interest in serving terminally ill patients and their families in Breezy Point, Crosslake, Outing and the outlying communities. Volunteers provide services such as friendly visiting, pet visits, musical enrichment, art enrichment, Veteran to Veteran visits and clerical services. Volunteer classes are available to fit each person’s schedule.

Please call Keshia Kettler-Herrmann at Heartland Hospice at 218 829-1252 for further information
 
Crooked Lake Township Property Owners: Become a Road Ambassador
The Crooked Lake Township Emergency Management Planning Team is seeking property owners who would be available during storms or other emergencies as a point of receiving and providing information for your local neighbors. For more information please contact Keith Ahlquist 612-799-5787.

CRMC volunteers needed
Cuyuna Regional Medical Center in Crosby is seeking volunteers to assistant patients in wheelchairs get to their destination. Volunteers are needed in four-hour shifts from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and must be able to walk long distances.

CRMC volunteers must be 18 years or older, flexible and be willing to provide excellent customer service. Benefits of becoming a CRMC volunteer include tremendous self-satisfaction from helping others, social interaction and the opportunity to make new friends, and seeing first-hand what various professions are really like.

To submit an application, visit cuyunamed.org and under the About Us tab, select Volunteer. For more information, please call 218-545-4447.

BUNCO Card Group in Crosslake
Mondays at 1 pm at the Crosslake Community Center. Beginners welcome, $1 fee. Call Jena for more information: 763-441-6417

Crosslake Area Library Preschool Story Time
The Crosslake Area Library will have a Preschool Story Time with Mr. Tom on Thursday Mornings at 10:15 a.m. (except for school breaks and holidays.)

Please call 218 692-7323 for more information

Laker Lions News
Mobility Equipment available for use
The Emily, Outing, 50 Lakes Lions has mobility equipment for you to use. These articles include: Wheel Chairs, Walkers, Crutches, etc. Please contact Larry @ 218-763-5022 or Kathy @ 218-821-4668. Please call us—We are here to serve our communities.

Lakers Lions accepting recycled item donations
The Emily, Outing, 50 Lakes Lions are collecting used eye glasses to be recycled for foreign mission projects, used hearing aids to be recycled for our Hearing Foundation Projects, used cell phones to go to battered woman’s shelters, and used ink cartridges to be recycled for Pediatric cancer patients. If you have any of these items you would like to donate to the cause, please deposit these items in our donation boxes at these locations: Outing—Village Inn and Outing Station. Emily—Pine River State Bank, Ace Hardware, Kut & Kurl, Granny’s Bar and Grill, and the Emily Wesleyan Church

We and you Serve!!

Emily City Library Hours
The Emily Library is located within the Emily City Hall building and is open year round with free Wi-Fi. Hours are Mon-Wed 8 am to 4 pm, Thurs and Fri from 8 am-11:30 am, and on the 2nd Tue of the month open 8 am-8 pm or until the end of the council meeting.

Donation based Yoga
Donation based Yoga Located at 456 Birch Ave Outing - (behind Land O'Lakes).

Chair - A gentle form of Yoga practiced sitting on a chair or standing using a chair for support - Tuesday @6 pm

Flow - Tuesday @4:30 pm; Sunday @9 am
 
National Senior Service Corps
Make a difference in your community by joining the National Senior Service Corps.

Here are two opportunities to serve locally: Foster Grandparents tutor and mentor children in schools, head starts and shelters working 1:1 and in small groups with children in need of extra assistance.

Senior Companion volunteers are assigned to seniors they visit each week to keep them living independently: assisting them with grocery shopping, getting to medical appointments and helping them get out into the community.

Retirees (age 55+) receive a small tax-free stipend and mileage for serving 15-20 hours a week. For more information on how to volunteer and an application: call 218-839-6650 or email Marcia.Ferris@lssmn.org

The grants are funded by the Corporation for National and Community Service and the Minnesota Board on Aging, with inkind support from the agencies they serve at.

Thursdays: Crosslake Area Library Hosts Preschool Story Time
The Crosslake Area Library will host Preschool Story Time with Mr. Tom on Thursday mornings at 10:15 am. Storytime will be held every Thursday except for school breaks and holidays

Gymnasium Play Time for Tots will follow. For more information call 218-692-7323.
 
Wednesdays: Volunteers Needed
Care-N-Share is looking for a volunteer(s) to deliver meals to four (4) residences in northern Emily and Outing on Wednesdays. Meals are packaged and ready for delivery at 4:30 PM. The driver can also receive meals. Call 218-763 2104 and leave your name and phone number for a call back or see Kent at Wednesday’s Care-N-Share.

Free Tax Aide
Are you looking for a Free AARP Tax-Aide in your area? Do you wonder if you qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit and how to Claim It? First Call for Help 2-1-1 can give you the time and location of the Tax-Aide in your location, by dialing 218-326-8565 or in Cass County dial (800) 442-8565 or 2-1-1.

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April Events

April 25: Public invited to become a “Make It OK” Ambassador
The most recent Crow Wing County Community Health Survey found that more than 1 in 4 adults in Crow Wing County experience mental illness. Most will wait an average of ten years before seeking treatment, largely due to the stigma.

“Make It OK” is a campaign to reduce the stigma of mental illnesses. By talking about mental illnesses and what we can do to Make It Ok we change hearts and minds about the misconceptions about mental illnesses. The Make It OK campaign is designed to encourage people to talk more openly about mental illnesses and ask for help.

Crow Wing Energized is hosting a Make It OK Ambassador training to prepare others in the community to present the Make It OK presentation. Anyone is invited to become trained. The session is free, and will train and empower people in our community to give mental illness stigma-reduction presentations.

Make It OK Ambassador Training
When: 11 a.m. -1 p.m. Thursday, April 25, 2019
Where: Essentia Health-St. Joseph’s Medical Center, Thabes Meeting Room, 523 N. Third St., Brainerd
Details: This free workshop prepares participants to deliver Make It OK training within their community. Registration is required at www.crowwingenergized.org/events

April 25: Coffee Time with the Northland Community Schools Superintendent
Come meet Superintendent McDonald on Thursday, April 25 at 8:00 a.m. at the Outing Station. Mr. McDonald will be holding an informal coffee and conversation time. Please come and learn more about all the good things happening at Northland Community Schools and bring your questions about education.

April 26-27: Campaign to Assist People with Intellectual Disabilities

On Friday and Saturday, April 26th and 27th, members of the Knights of Columbus from Immaculate Heart Church in Crosslake and St. Emily from Emily will be collecting donations at various locations for their annual Campaign to Assist People with Intellectual Disabilities.

All donations collected are distributed to a wide number of organizations who assist those in need.

Special Olympics of Minnesota is one of the major recipients, along with Camp Confidence, Friendship Ventures, and others.

Whether or not you donate, you will be offered a Tootsie Roll or two by our friendly Knights and their wives. We thank you for your generosity.

April 27: Crosslake Power of Aging Expo
The first annual Power of Again Expo will be held at the Log Church on Saturday, April 27 from 8 am to 12:45 pm. Along with vendor booths showcasing opportunities and services for seniors will be mini talks on prescription drugs, National Loon Center, and Crosslake Community School, and features keynote speaker, retired WCCO sporstcaster Mark Rosen.


This free event is presented by Crosslake Area Senior Services, Inc.

April 27-28: Little Mermaid Auditions
Auditions for the Pequot Lakes Community Theater Production of Disney’s The Little Mermaid will be held on April 27th and 28th.

In a magical kingdom beneath the sea, the beautiful young mermaid, Ariel, longs to leave her ocean home to live in the world above. Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen's most beloved stories and the classic animated film, Disney's The Little Mermaid is a hauntingly beautiful love story for the ages.

With music by eight-time Academy Award winner Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater, and a compelling book by Doug Wright, this fishy fable will capture your heart with its irresistible songs, including "Under the Sea," "Kiss the Girl" and "Part of Your World." A Pequot Lakes Community Theatre production by special arrangement with Music Theatre International, MTI Shows.

Time: April 27th 6:00 PM (Adults Only 15+) and April 28th 2:00 PM (Children Only 14 and Under) 6:00 PM (Adults Only 15+)

Where: Pequot Lakes High School Theater

Auditionee’s will be asked to prepare at least 16 bars of any musical theater song they would like. An accompanist will be provided for the auditions. Anyone looking to play a principal role in the show will also be asked to do some cold readings from selections of the script.

Please be prepared to sing the following songs as a follow up to your selection if you are interested in any of the following characters:

Ariel – Part of your world
Ursula – Poor Unfortunate Souls
Prince Eric – Her Voice
Sebastian – Under the Sea
Flounder – She’s in Love
Scuttle – Positoovity

Please feel free to contact chaput.travis@gmail.com with any additional questions you may have about the auditions

April 29: Grief Support Group – You don’t have to go through it alone
Adults who are grieving the death of a loved one are welcome and encouraged to participate in the Grief Support Group. This supportive and caring group is facilitated by professionals and meets Mondays from 3-5 p.m. starting April 29 through June 10 at Essentia Health-St. Joseph’s Medical Center.

Through individual reflection, grief-related tasks, and group sharing, participants will:
- Understand the grief process
- Identify normal manifestations of grief and learn healthy coping behavior
- Develop a realistic memory of the deceased, remembering the life shared, not primarily the death
- Create a support system for one’s self within and outside the group
- Decrease intensity of feelings surrounding grief
- Recognize, express and accept one’s feelings
- Be able to access on-going spiritual grief resources

The Grief Support Group is for adults who have had a relative, friend, or significant person die. Common experiences of those who are living with grief include poor sleep, poor appetite, problems concentrating, and no energy for things that used to be enjoyable. The purpose of this group is to equip each person with the tools and resources to reinvest oneself in life.

For more information about Grief Support and to register for the seven-week session please call 218.828.7442 or 218.828.7531.

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May Events

May 2: Parkinson’s Disease Support Group Monthly Meeting
The Parkinson’s Disease Support Group will meet on Thursday, May 2, at 1:30 in the dining room at Edgewood Vista, 14211 Firewood Drive, Baxter. There will be an open sharing time for the whole group. The group will also split into 2 rooms for discussion, one for caregivers and one for People with Parkinson’s. This group has met for 15 years sharing information, support and concerns. Caregivers also welcome. Questions, call 218-829-4017.

May 4: Invitation to the 5th Annual AIS Roundtable

Sport Fish, or about watercraft water transporting veligers?

The Whitefish Area Property Owners Association (WAPOA) will host the fifth annual AIS Roundtable program Saturday, May 4 from 8:00AM to noon. We want to “kick-off” the season “at the lake” with this educational and informational program.

We invite our members, area lake association members, local government officials, neighbors, students and all interested persons to attend this “no-fee” event.

We are pleased to have a program featuring Dr. Nick Phelps, Assistant Professor at the University of Minnesota and Director of the Minnesota AIS Research Center (MAISRC), who will provide an annual report on AIS research accomplishments and plans. MAISRC research is the long-term key to controlling and preventing non-native AIS in our lakes. He will also report on the initial research started two years ago on the impacts of zebra mussels and spiny waterfleas on walleye and sport fish.

We are also pleased to have Wesley Glisson, senior researcher at MAISRC, to provide valuable information about starry stonewort and hybrid milfoil, newer AIS plant species found in Hubbard, Stearns and Beltrami Counties. Lake Koronis’ experience with the impacts of starry stonewort has had publicity in recent years. Wes will be addressing the research in the Dr. Dan Larkin Lab at MAISRC on these aquatic plant matters.

Adam Doll, the DNR Watercraft Inspection Coordinator, will present his recently completed Master’s Degree thesis on the effect of residual water in watercraft for transporting zebra mussel veligers and new initiatives with the boating industry on watercraft design.

Other program items include a report on watercraft inspection program and plans, Crow Wing County AIS Plan, Starry Trek, AIS Detector or AIS Tracker programs, and important volunteer opportunities with MAISRC and DNR.

For more than fifty (50) years, WAPOA has served an important mission of strong advocacy for actions to sustain and improve quality surface and ground water in the Whitefish Area and the Pine River Watershed.

If you are interested in non-native AIS plans, impacts of AIS on walleyes, or learning more about starry stonewort and hybrid milfoil, you should attend this event.

The 2019 AIS Roundtable will be held Saturday morning, May 4 from 8:45AM to noon, at the Ideal Community Center, 35458 Butternut Point Rd, Pequot Lakes, MN 56472. The coffee will be ready by 8:00AM, along with some treats, and time for meeting and greeting other attendees. The program will commence at 8:45AM.

If questions about this program, contact Joe Brodil, WAPOA AIS Director, at jmbrodil@live.com or Tom Watson, WAPOA Past President: twatson@iphouse.com

May 9: Model Train Club (NMRHA) hosting Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser
The NMRHA will be hosting a fundraiser on May 9, 2019 to help raise funds to help defray the cost of building their new facility. The facility they were leasing, at Pineberry Plaza, experienced a significant fire in June 2018, and the club lost most of its layouts, rolling stock (model trains), and displays. The fundraiser will be a spaghetti dinner, held at Moonlite Bay Bar and Restaurant, on May 9th, from 5-8pm. There will also be a silent auction of items that are being donated by the NMRHA members, friends, and local businesses. The auction items will include tickets for train rides, an overnight stay in a train car motel, kitchen basket, train toys, an electric train, quilts, a pontoon boat ride, hosted dinner at a member’s home, tickets to a MN Twins game, and many others. The dinner will be served throughout the evening, until 7:30pm, when the silent auction ends. If you make a bid, you do not need to be present at the end to win the item.

The new building is being constructed at Pineberry Plaza, on the same site as the former building. The property was donated to the NMRHA by the previous owners. Also, architectural plans have been generously donated to the club. The shell of the new building is already completed. Additional funds are needed to complete the interior finishing. The club members hope to have the facility open for visitors by the end of 2019, or earlier. As soon as the new building can be open to the public, visitors will be able to watch the progress of the members rebuilding the layouts, over the course of the next several months.

Moonlite Bay Bar and Restaurant in Crosslake has generously provided advertising banners and posters, and is offering their establishment to help the NMRHA. Tickets to the event are $8 for adults, $4 for children 4-11 years old, under 4 are free. Call Sharon at 218-692-1142 to purchase tickets, or purchase them from a club member, or they can be purchased at the door. If you cannot attend the event, but would like to make a donation, send your tax deductible donation to NMRHA, PO Box 494, Crosslake, MN 56442.

May 9-10: Crosby Blood Drive
To help meet the need for blood donations, Cuyuna Regional Medical Center in Crosby is hosting an American Red Cross Blood Drive on Thursday, May 9, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Friday, May 10, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in its Clinic Conference Room.

Appointments can be scheduled by downloading the free Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting redcrossblood.org or calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767). To help reduce wait times, donors are encouraged to make appointments and complete the RapidPass online health history questionnaire at redcrossblood.org/RapidPass. Walk ins are also welcome; the process generally takes about 45 minutes. A blood donor card or driver’s license or two other forms of identification are required at check-in.

All blood types are needed to ensure a reliable supply for patients. Individuals who are 17 years and older, weigh at least 110 pounds and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood. Those who donated blood earlier this year may be eligible to donate again. Blood can be safely donated every 56 days, and Power Red cells can be donated every 112 days. Please contact the Red Cross at 1-866-236-3276 with any eligibility questions. Donor suitability is determined at the collection site on the day of donation.

Every two seconds someone in the United States needs blood. The Red Cross relies on community partners to help ensure a sufficient blood supply for patients. About 80 percent of blood donations made to the Red Cross are through blood drives set up by community organizations, groups and businesses.

Donors should enter CRMC through its main entrance and follow signs to the Clinic Conference Room. Ample parking and a shuttle is available near the main entrance.

May 14: Emily Loon Crafters Quilt Guild
The Emily Loon Crafters Quilt Guild will meet Tuesday May 14th at 9:30 AM in the Sewing Room at Emily City Hall. Visitors and new members are welcome. We will continue to work on quilts. Hostess is Devera Gruber.

May 15: Crosslake Area Garden Club
The Crosslake Area Garden Club meets on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at1:00 PM at the Crosslake Community Center. Visitors are always welcomed and members are encouraged! For more information contact Linda at 218-765-3246 or visit our website at: crosslakegarden.org . We never stop learning our gardens & lands around us!

Our 2019 Programs:
May 15: Preparation for our Plant Sale & Pot Luck at 12:00PM

June 1: Plant Sale 8:30 – 11:30 at the Crosslake Community Center Shelter

May 17: Line 3 comment period open until 4:30 p.m.

Enbridge Line 3 Pipeline Replacement Project
Enbridge proposes to construct a crude oil pipeline across Minnesota. The proposal would replace and expand the capacity of the existing Line 3 pipeline. The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission issued a certificate of Need and Route Permit to Enbridge for construction of the Line 3 Pipeline Replacement.

A number of permits, licenses and other approvals from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources are required for the project. The project would need additional approvals from other agencies and entities, including the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency.

Stay Involved
The DNR will accept comments on Enbridge's permits and licenses applications from March 18 to 4:30 p.m. May 17, 2019.

Submit Online Comments
Submit comments electronically through the online comment form. Comments are limited to 9,999 characters per application. Up to four attachments (under 20 MB) can be included.

Comments should address additional information needed in the application, identification of specific resources or areas that warrant special consideration, or recommendations on permit conditions or limitations.

The DNR will not provide individual responses to comments.

Submit Comments by Mail
Mail comments to:
Department of Natural Resources
Attn: Line 3 Pipeline Replacement Applications
500 Lafayette Road
St. Paul, MN 55155

Online informational webinars
In April, the DNR will host three informational webinars to assist in reviewing the applications. Dates and times will be available soon.


May 18: 3rd Annual Kayak Fishing Tournament
The 3rd Annual Kayak Fishing Tournament will be held on May 18th from 1-8 pm. All Veterans are welcome. No cost.

Pre-register with Russ Phillstrom 651-329-1373. Kayaks provided if needed. 1st Prize: Crow Wing Fishing Kayak.

Sponsored by Homeless & Wounded Warriors MN, Crow Wing Kayaks, Moonlite Square, Paddle Anglers and Fifty Lakes Bar & Bottle shop.

May 18: Minnesota Audubon Bird City Celebration

Come and celebrate Crosslake becoming a MN Audubon Bird City. The celebration will be held on May 18, 2019 from 8:00 AM- Noon at the US Army Corps of Engineers Crosslake Campground in Crosslake.

This event is free to the public with family fun for everyone! Activities include:
• Migratory Bird Count & Bird Walks (Binoculars will be provided)
• MN Raptor Center
• Bird Banding
• Birding Exhibits
• Presentation to Crosslake by Minnesota Audubon

Cake and Coffee will be served.

May 21: Old Age is not for Sissies
Please join us for the free Get Prepared Senior Series hosted by the Pine River United Methodist Church. There will be vital information for both seniors and potential caregivers as well.

The programs will be held the 3rd Tuesday of each month from February through May, in the church dining room, 348 Barclay Ave, Pine River from 1-3pm.

The final program will be upbeat as we learn to “Fight Back on Aging!”.

There is NO Charge – Just Info. Please come for one or all sessions and bring your questions!


May 27: WoundedWarriors-MN Golf Tournament

Homeless &Wounded Warriors, headquartered in Crosslake, MN, is hosting their 2nd Annual Homeless and WoundedWarriors-MN Golf Tournament on May 27, 2019, at Whitefish Golf Club.

This tournament honors our brothers and sisters in arms who so nobly sacrificed their lives in battle as well as veterans living today.

The Crosslake Legion will provide a color guard and the playing of Taps while Freedom Flight Inc. will have their POW-MIA balloon on scene for tethered balloon rides. Patriotic decorations, flags, banners, etc., will be on display. A military professional will be on hand to give remarks about the meaning of the Day.

This tournament is a 4-person scramble with green fees of $75 per person and $15 for a meal and snack. Registration can be directly and remotely done by contacting Steve Bengtson directly at Whitefish Golf Club or by calling Steve Eisenreich at 320-267-0376, or Russ Philstrom at 651 329-1373.

July 26: 2nd Annual Paddle to the Moon….and back
The 2nd Annual Paddle to the Moon….and back will be held on July 26th 5-10 pm. We are looking for 100 people to paddle from the Crosslake USACE Campground to Moonlite Bar and back. The fee of $35 includes luncheon and t-shirt. All proceeds go to Saving Hearts for Suicide Prevention.

For more information and Pre-registration: go to www.active.com (type in paddle to the moon and back) or call Jim at 612-581-2144.

Our partners include: Crow Wing Kayaks/Wind, Water & Wheels, Moonlite Bar & Restaurant, Northern Lakes Embroidery, Whitefish Chain Yacht Club, USACE Recreational Area and Bent Paddle Brewery.

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