Tag: Pequot Lakes

Pequot Lakes Mayor Talks Workforce Housing, Fire Dept, and More from June 1 Council Meeting

(PEQUOT LAKES, MN) — Last week, the city of Pequot Lakes held its council meeting for the month of June, so we spoke with Mayor Tyler Gardner to gather the latest from them. Gardner first mentioned a presentation given to the council on workforce housing. There is an ongoing conversation between the cities of Pequot…
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June 8, 2021 0

Interviews Set for Interim Pequot Lakes Superintendent, June 7th

On Monday, June 7th at 6pm, the Pequot Lakes School Board will be interviewing four candidates for an interim superintendent position. Superintendent Chris Lindholm resigned effective June 30th after accepting the superintendent position in the Cook County School District. He has been the Pequot Lakes superintendent since 2013. The interviews are to be held in…
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June 5, 2021 0

Parents of Pequot Lakes HS Students Express Frustration with SEED Project, Transparency

(PEQUOT LAKES, MN) — Last week, it was announced that the superintendent of Pequot Lakes Schools, Chris Lindholm, would be resigning his position and taking up a similar position in Cook County. Though Lindholm described the job in Cook County as “a dream position,” the move notably comes on the heels of a controversy surrounding…
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June 2, 2021 0

Pequot Lakes City Council Meeting from May 4

(PEQUOT LAKES, MN) — The city of Pequot Lakes held its latest regular council meeting on May 4, so we spoke with Mayor Tyler Gardner to get the latest from him. Gardner first mentioned the local broadband coalition that the city of Pequot Lakes has joined, and said that in an unrelated development TDS is…
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May 11, 2021 0

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