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Fifty Lakes City Council
November 7, 2018
Area election results are in. Find out who won the election in your city.
Election results from area cities, counties and school boards. Aitkin City Council Annie Root-McIntosh—242. Erin Wagner—478. Aitkin...
November 7, 2018 - 4:30am
October 17, 2018
Voter's Guide: City of Fifty Lakes
Fifty Lakes Mayor Tim Anick Age: 53. Occupation: Small Business Owner. Public office experience: Ten years, six years planning and zoning board...
October 17, 2018 - 12:30pm
August 13, 2018
Fifty Lakes: Council appoints election judges
In its Tuesday, July 10, meeting, the Fifty Lakes City Council agreed to the appointment of four election judges, according to the city's draft...
August 13, 2018 - 12:08pm
July 30, 2018
Fifty Lakes: Liquor store manager fired on split vote
At a special meeting Monday, May 17, the Fifty Lakes City Council voted 3-2 to terminate the employment of liquor manager Steve Maeger, effective...
July 30, 2018 - 6:00am
July 29, 2018
The Regional Report: C-I bans cellphones in classrooms; Mille Lacs lawsuit expenses approach $450K
AITKIN A revamped hockey rink and a new pickleball court will soon be available to Aitkin residents, the Aitkin Independent Age reported. The...
July 29, 2018 - 7:00am
April 24, 2018
Fifty Lakes: Council approves lead bartender description
After discussing the matter at many previous meetings, the Fifty Lakes City Council approved a lead bartender description for Diana Johnson,...
April 24, 2018 - 4:00am
March 23, 2018
Fifty Lakes: Bar must find new way to cook chicken wings
A food inspector came to the 50 Lakes Bar and Bottle Shop at the beginning of the month and staff learned the roasters used to cook chicken wings...
March 23, 2018 - 7:00am
March 2, 2018
Fifty Lakes: Council, staff discuss communication, other city issues at public workshop
After calling the city highly "dysfunctional," Gary Buysse, president of the Minnesota Municipal Beverage Association, gave Fifty Lakes City...
March 2, 2018 - 5:00am
February 24, 2018
Fifty Lakes: Council, staff hold workshop to improve communications
Tensions mounted at Fifty Lakes City Hall on Tuesday, Feb. 13, as the city council discussed holding a workshop for city employees and council...
February 24, 2018 - 9:00am
February 23, 2018
Fifty Lakes: Council further discusses bartender theft allegations
The Fifty Lakes City Council on Feb. 13 reviewed disciplinary procedures taken against bartender Sunni Johnson, who was accused of stealing chicken...
February 23, 2018 - 5:00am
February 22, 2018
Fifty Lakes: Council member's husband banned from bar - She says joking comment was taken wrong way
A Fifty Lakes resident has been banned from the 50 Lakes Bar and Bottle Shop after allegedly threatening the liquor manager, according to discussion...
February 22, 2018 - 7:00am
February 4, 2018
The Regional Report: Pierz voters to consider referendum again, Motley police chief facing complaint
AITKIN A program providing free community meals in Aitkin will be featured in a PBS television show, the Aitkin Independent Age reported. A camera...
February 4, 2018 - 5:00am
February 1, 2018
Fifty Lakes: Bartender written up over theft allegation - Council members, mayor disagree over evidence
Nearly 40 people crowded Fifty Lakes City Hall bright and early at 7 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 27, for a special council meeting regarding alleged...
February 1, 2018 - 5:00am
Fifty Lakes: Council approves slightly lower tax levy
Fifty Lakes will levy a total of $437,330 in 2018. The city council passed the general tax levy, which is $370 lower than this year, at its Monday,...
January 1, 2018 - 5:00am