By Scott Ellingboe Laker Correspondent The Mound Westonka boys hockey team began conference play away on Dec. 11 against last season’s conference champion, Holy Family Fire, and dropped a tough game 6-2. The boys came out playing hard and seemed to catch Holy Family off guard, with senior Mark Hil...Read More
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Outgoing long-time mayor of Mound Mark Hanus receives a framed resolution of recognition from City Manager Kandis Hanson at the Dec. 9 Mound City Council meeting. The council also proclaimed Dec. 9, 2014 Mayor Mark Hanus Day in his honor. Hanus has served in a variety of roles in the city since 1991...Read More
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The Westonka School Board approved an approximately $11.28 million levy payable for 2015 at the Dec. 8 meeting. All together, the total levy increased almost $1 million, up 9.7 percent from 2014-15. Of the 9.7 percent increase, 2.9 percent came from the voter-approved increase for the capital projec...Read More
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Improvements to Grandview Boulevard and the 2015 levy were key points of discussion at the recent Mound City Council meeting. In addition, the council honored several individuals for their service to the city. Grandview Boulevard The Mound City Council decided at its Dec. 9 meeting to improve Grandv...Read More
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    By Lorrie Ham The Laker & Pioneer “When you put a lot of creative thinkers in a room with a positive task at hand, really good things can and do happen,” said Andrew Mack, Orono Community Development Director. Mack was referring to the nearly 40 council members, planning commis...Read More
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