Photograph of the Week
Trumpeter Swan in Crosslake at the bridge along Highway 3 on Feb, 25, 2015 - photo by Kat Beireis
Golfers Hit the Ice at Annual Ice Tee Open
Spring is in the air as birdies flew at the 14th Annual Ice Tee Open! This event is a benefit or Camp Knutson and is held at the Fabulous Moonlite Bay in Crosslake. A challenging golf course on ice is designed by Golden Eagle Golf Course. Over 120 golfers teed off on February 28 sporting their snow wedges, hockey sticks and tennis balls. Fortunately the weather warmed up enough so that individuals of all ages could enjoy being on the ice.
Our appreciation to our 25 Club member this year; thanks to these donors who gave $500 to support the Ice Tee Open. Also thanks to the donors and bidders for the Silent Auction.
5th Annual F-Games Fairfield Snowmobile Race
The F-Games Fairfield Snowmobile Races were held on Saturday, February 28. Races were held no a Le Manns style alpine course. The family friendly event raised fund for the Lustgarten Foundation for pancreatic cancer research in memorium of Buddy Olson.
This year’s event was sponsored by The Wolfhound, Wood for Life, Lambert Water Wells, Moritz Excavating, Deerwood Bank, Al’s Sewer Service, Lake Country Properties and the Northland Press.
Fifty Lakes City Council
According to unapproved draft minutes, the Fifty Lakes City Council met Feb. 10, when it chose a city attorney and discussed its city auditor.The council accepted a proposal for legal work from Virginia Knudson, attorney from Borden, Steinbauer, Krueger and Knudson, P.A., of Brainerd, at a rate of $190 per hour for legal services, $100 per hour for paralegal services, and $65 per hour for legal assistant work.The council received two proposals for city auditing; one from Mathias C. Justin, Ltd, and the other from Conway, Deuth and Schmiesing PLLP (CDS). The proposal from CDS was received on Feb. 4, which was beyond the Jan. 26 deadline for proposals. Mayor Tim Anick requested that the council still consider the CDS proposal based on a recommendation from Knudson.Full Story
Police Officer Willard receives 15 Year Service Award
Crosslake Police Officer Bobby Willard received his 15 year service award plaque. As well as being a dedicated Police Officer, Willard's other duties include being the Crosslake Police Department's evidence technician, background investigator, and field training officer. Officer Willard is also in charge of information verification related to any predator offenders living within the city limits of Crosslake.Full Story