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Manhattan Beach Council April Highlights

The regular monthly meeting of the Manhattan Beach City Council was held on Tuesday, April 5th, 2022 at the City Hall. Officers present included Mayor Paul Allen; Council members Barb Hanson-Wannebo, Rob Amundson, and Jean Amundson; and Clerk-Treasurer, Marlene Yurek. Also in attendance was Tim Bray, Crow Wing County Engineer.

Council approved the agenda with a few additions, as well as the March 1, 2022 minutes, and Clerk-Treasurer’s report including Crow Wing Power.

Clerk-Treasurer Marlene Yurek reported the TIF amount that had appeared on the Cash Control statement from last month was entered in the wrong category and has since been corrected. The TIF account is now at a $00.00 balance.

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Fifty Lakes Bar Makes Donation for Future Park Expansion

Fifty Lakes Bar donated $16,028 to the City of Fifty Lakes for their future park expansion, which may include a splashpad, pickle ball courts and additional park equipment.

A pavilion will be built this spring as Phase I of the project along with the installation of a  teetertotter and merry go round.

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Vehicle Accident Results in Fatality

Crow Wing County Sheriff Scott Goddard reports on May 7th, 2022 at approximately 4:42 pm, Crow Wing County Deputies responded to the intersection of Thorson Road and Mill Road for a single-vehicle accident involving a car hitting a tree. Deputies were further notified that the vehicle was on fire. The Brainerd Fire Department was also dispatched to the scene along with North Ambulance.

First responders arrived on the scene and located a 2008 Saturn Vue that had left the roadway and struck a tree head-on. The vehicle was only occupied by the driver. The driver was determined to be deceased at the scene and was identified as 18-year-old Alexis Laughton of Brainerd.

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Cass Lake - ATV Crash Results in Fatality

Sheriff Tom Burch reports that on May 7th 2022 at 9:32 PM, the Cass County Sheriff’s Office received a report of an ATV crash with injury on the Migizi Bike Trail, east of Cass Lake MN in Pike Bay Township. Deputies arrived on scene and learned that an adult male, age 20 of Cass Lake MN, was operating a 2020 Polaris Sportsman ATV when he lost control while travelling around a curve in the trail, causing the ATV to veer off the trail and strike a tree. The operator was found to have several serious injuries. Deputies and responders immediately initiated medical aid and patient care.

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