Economic Development Director Paul Bilotta, Planning Commissioner John Rivers, Councilmembers John Northenscold and Deb Geyen, City Attorney Rhonda Pagel, Planning Commissioner Don Grant, City Deputy Clerk LeeAnn Yager and Planning Commissioner Charles Webb compared their maps to an on-the-ground view of a potential industrial park expansion site.
Pictured are (front) head coach Ben Youngs and Scott Jordan and (back) Michael Thomas, Ben Brinza, Cody Bakka, coach Craig Grams and coach J McClelland. The Maple Lake Lions donated the funds to purchase the signs on the east and west ends of Maple Lake on Minnesota Highway 55.
Representatives of Maple Lake’s track team gathered Saturday at one of the new signs honoring them as the 2012 Boys State Class A True Team Track.
Cash Wurm lets out a sigh of relief after finishing his turn in the children’s pedal tractor pull.
John Bruns Jr. and Darrell Watkins provided horse-and-buggy rides, with the help of Bruns’ horses.
A large crowd enjoyed St. Tim’s Fall Festival on Sunday. The event featured $4,000 in cash prizes, bingo, pull tabs, a meat raffle, baskets of chance, Stan’s country Dutchmen’s Band, a chicken buffet dinner, a children’s pedal-tractor pull, other kids’ games, horse-and-buggy rides, burgers and beer, snacks and treats.
Maple Lake Lakers Riley Decker and Casey Pack display items that will be up for bid at the fifth annual Friends of the Maple Lake Library fall fundraiser Oct. 5 at the Maple Lake American Legion Club. Among the auction items is a Lakers package, including Lakers memorabilia and two season passes.
A portion of an exterior wall falls as Flygare Excavation demolishes the building.
A piece of Maple Lake’s culinary history fell to the ground Monday and Tuesday. The former Maple Lake Café had been sitting vacant since closing in 2012.
Annandale State Bank, which owns the property, decided to demolish the building in hopes of selling the lot.
“We decided to demolish the building that was the site of the former Maple Lake Café due to the condition of the building,” Annandale State Bank President Keith Jerpseth said. “The condition of the building was quite deceiving. From the outside, it appeared to be a solid, block building; however, there were major problems with the roof and other structural issues.”
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