An issue with Pequot Lakes Police Officer Josh Gartner resulted in a state arbitrator ruling last month that 10 days of a 15-day suspension were warranted. Gartner will be paid for the other five days.
NISSWA - Nisswa Police Chief Craig Taylor, who was suspended Aug. 15 and denied an offer to resign in exchange for a year's pay, was formally reinstated as chief Wednesday night at a Nisswa City Council meeting.
PEQUOT LAKES - Nisswa Police Chief Craig Taylor has said that he was the subject of a closed meeting conducted by the Nisswa City Council Wednesday, Aug. 14, and said by phone that he believed he would be fired when the meeting continued at 8 a.m. Wednesday morning, Aug. 21. About 45 members of the public attended that morning, most of them to show support for Taylor.
A former K-9 Crow Wing County Sheriff's deputy who was terminated last spring was back to work Monday - reinstated as a result of an arbitration ruling through the Minnesota Bureau of Mediation Services.
Curtis Pusc, standing in chest high water at the Crow Wing Lake public access ramp Monday afternoon, prepares to remove his floating bicycle from the water. A life vest tied on the bike's handlebars kept the bike afloat. His sister, Kayla, was trying to pedal her bike in the water. The Puscs are from Monticello, but spend several weeks during the summer at the lake. Curtis said this was the first time he tied the life jacket on his bicycle. (Dispatch Photo by Clint Wood)
WALKER - Gull Area Lakes Association has requested by letter to the Cass County Board that the county consider passing county legislation eliminating the use of phosphorus in lawn fertilizers countywide.
...contract and avert a strike. The mediation session is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. Monday at the Minnesota Bureau of Mediation Services in St. Paul. Union leaders, according to an Education Minnesota news release, plan to issue a statement...
The mediation session was scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. Monday at the Minnesota Bureau of Mediation Services in St. Paul. The mediation session is believed to have continued into the evening hours. The union filed a formal intent to...
WALKER - Cass County Extension Services will seek state disaster aid for farmers. If the state declares the county qualified, low interest loans are expected to become available.
MINNEAPOLIS - Last time around, more than two-thirds of Northwest Airlines' flight attendants rejected a proposed contract. This time, about the same number voted to ratify a five-year contract that raises their pay as much as 120 percent.
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