Tag: Pequot Lakes

City of Pequot Lakes Joins Broadband Coalition, Brings Back Patriot Avenue Redesign Committee

(PEQUOT LAKES, MN) — The city of Pequot Lakes held its latest regular council meeting on Tuesday, April 6. We spoke with Mayor Tyler Gardner to hear about the latest news with the city. Gardner said the meeting was relatively short, but among the important issues discussed was the Patriot Avenue Redesign Committee, which had…
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April 8, 2021 0

Northern Lakes Rescue Looking to be Rescued Themselves

There are an estimated 70 million stray dogs and cats in the U.S. at any given time, with about 6-8 million entering shelters each year, according to the Humane Society of the United States.  Northern Lakes Rescue is just one of the thousands of pet rescue organizations in the U.S. doing its part to put…
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April 4, 2021 0

Pequot Lakes School Board Update

We caught up with Superintendent of Pequot Lakes School Chris Lindholm after their last school board meeting. One big item on an otherwise short agenda was tax abatement to help a project for a safer parking lot for the school’s early childhood development. In the Superintendent’s report, Lindholm mentioned the new hiring of a Community…
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March 24, 2021 0

Pequot Lakes Mayor Talks Ordinances, Larsen Parkway Development, and More from March 2 Meeting

(PEQUOT LAKES, MN) — The city of Pequot Lakes held its regular council meeting for the month of March on Tuesday, so we spoke with Mayor Tyler Gardner to get caught up. Gardner first mentioned that the city made the decision to adopt Crow Wing County’s new short-term rental ordinance. The city also discussed its…
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March 5, 2021 0

Pequot Lakes Council Moving Forward with Cooperative Road Study, Heart of the Good Life Project

(PEQUOT LAKES, MN) — The city of Pequot Lakes held a regular council meeting on Tuesday, February 2. We spoke with Mayor Tyler Gardner to get updated with what was discussed. Gardner discussed a special meeting held by the city last week to discuss a cooperative road study involving multiple cities and townships, Pequot Lakes…
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February 4, 2021 0

New Pequot Lakes Mayor Sworn in at January 5 Council Meeting

(PEQUOT LAKES, MN) — In November, the city of Pequot Lakes elected Tyler Gardner to be its new mayor, and January 5th was his first official day on the job. We spoke with Gardner to get an introduction and talk about that meeting to get the latest. First, Gardner introduced himself as the new mayor…
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January 15, 2021 0

Pequot Lakes Schools Getting Students Back To The Classroom

By: Ben Aberg 3wiamstudio@gmail.com (1/5/21) Pequot Lakes, MN — Pequot Lakes Schools will be getting back to the hybrid model in a staggered, yet accelerated return. Superintendent Lindholm discussed the process and the schedule for the return of students to the physical classrooms. As part of the reorganizational meeting they approved next year’s calendar. Other…
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January 5, 2021 0

Catching up with Olivia Lane

We catch up with another former area athlete competing on the stage of Division I athletics, talking with Olivia Lane. The former Pequot Lakes Patriot is in her sophomore season on the women’s basketball team at North Dakota. She first talks about the offseason with COVID. Lane told us about the excitement to begin full…
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December 11, 2020 0

Salvation Army Looking for Bell-Ringer Volunteers

Volunteers to ring bells for the Salvation Army are needed to staff kettles at various locations throughout Brainerd, Nisswa, and Pequot Lakes. Another Red Kettle goal is 1,500 volunteer hours with new procedures this year designed to help the community stay safe and help businesses stay open during the pandemic. The Brainerd Lakes Salvation Army…
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November 21, 2020 0