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September 14, 2018
Crow Wing County Commissioner Paul Thiede updates a small group on the current state of plans for the fire tower outside Pequot Lakes. Travis Grimler / Echo Journal
Pequot Lakes: Residents learn more about fire tower's future
September 14, 2018 - 8:00am
August 28, 2018
Pequot Lakes fire tower. Travis Grimler / Echo Journal file photo
Community meeting to address fire tower set Sept. 5
August 28, 2018 - 6:00am
August 16, 2018
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources-owned fire tower, which closed to the public last year, was built in 1934 near Pequot Lakes. In 2017, the tower was added to the National Register of Historic Places. Echo Journal file photo
Crow Wing County Board: County leases Pequot Lakes fire tower for repairs
August 16, 2018 - 5:00am
May 12, 2018
WSB Senior Project Manager Dean Smith examines the fire tower outside Pequot Lakes for structural weaknesses. Travis Grimler / Echo Journal
County inspection of Pequot Lakes fire tower cautious, positive
May 12, 2018 - 3:00am
January 22, 2018
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources-owned fire tower, which closed to the public last year, was built in 1934. In 2017, it was added to the National Register of Historic Places. Forum News Service photo
County looks to acquire historic fire tower overlooking northern Minn. forests
January 22, 2018 - 9:52pm
January 19, 2018
The cab of the Pequot Lakes fire tower was once used by the Department of Natural Resources forestry to watch for wildfire. Today, the tower sits empty due to budgetary issues and constant vandalism. Travis Grimler/Echo Journal file photo
Crow Wing County looks to acquire Pequot Lakes fire tower
January 19, 2018 - 5:00am
June 20, 2017
Echo Journal File Photo
The 100-foot-tall Pequot Lakes fire tower is closed to the public.
Pequot Lakes: Fire tower closed to public
June 20, 2017 - 11:13am
May 8, 2015
Keith Simar, retired Department of Natural Resources forester, peers through binoculars from the cab of the Pequot Lakes fire tower, looking for smoke from possible wildfires. Next to him is an alidade, a compass-like device used to pinpoint the location of a possible fire. Photo by Pete Mohs
Office with a view
May 8, 2015 - 8:10pm
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