Lindstrom News


04/20/2018 03:29 PM  ~~~Source~~~
this story a-o 

In just a couple days--Saturday, April 21-- the historical society volunteers' hard work over the last few months will be in the public eye. There's a Chisago County History Center Open House that begins with the society annual business meeting at 2 p.m. Doors open for visitors afterwards 2:30 to 3 p.m. The address is 12785 Lake Boulevard, Lindstrom 55045.


04/13/2018 09:15 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Ralph Berglund 

Ralph William Berglund, age 93, of Lindstrom, passed into the arms of his Lord and Savior after a short illness on Tuesday, April 3, 2018, at Fairview Lakes Medical Center in Wyoming. Ralph was born July 17, 1924, in Center City to Peter and Ellen Berglund.


04/07/2018 02:30 AM  ~~~Source~~~
We are looking for the next Richard Hjort, clip and save 

Ihave written here many times before, Iam a snow lover. Ilove to ski, snowshoe, snowmobile and ice fish.


04/06/2018 10:18 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Colin Lowinske 

Colin D. Lowinske, age 71 of Lindstrom, Minnesota passed away peacefully on March 27, 2018. He was born in Baltimore, Maryland on June 18, 1946 to parents Arwin and Mary Lowinske.


03/31/2018 01:59 AM  ~~~Source~~~
County Engineer updates Board on slew of projects 

When the Hemingway Avenue extension gets underway, north of County Road 14 to Highway 95; including a new round-a-bout intersection at #95 on the east side of North Branch, there will be $710,000 in outside money to supplement the local costs. County Engineer Joe Triplett announced upcoming road projects at last week's County Board meeting and the stages they are at.


03/30/2018 09:19 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Darwin Berglund 

Darwin W. Berglund, age 91 of Lindstrom, Minnesota, passed away on March 20, 2018. He was born at home in Lindstrom, Minnesota on March 17, 1927 to parents Oscar and Hannah Berglund.


03/26/2018 06:50 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Henry Peloquin 

Henry Patrick "Red" Peloquin was born on March 21, 1933 in Stillwater, Minnesota to Elizabeth and William Peloquin. He attended elementary school at the Maple Island one room schoolhouse before moving to White Bear Lake and attending St. Mary's Catholic School.


03/24/2018 09:46 AM  ~~~Source~~~
County attorney gets guilty verdict on aiding and abetting in 2016 drug overdose 

The case went into deliberations about 4:30 p.m. and a verdict came just a few hours later. The initial trial convicted Morgan's boyfriend, Alex Menne of Lindstrom, of third degree unintentional murder.


03/24/2018 12:29 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Easter is close, this weekend has plenty of events for your children 

This Saturday, Chisago City would like to invite you and your family to their annual Easter Egg Hunt and Food Drive. The hunt features three age groups each with one golden egg and the lucky finder will receive a basket filled with Easter goodies.


03/23/2018 07:56 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Lindstrom Council supports bringing trail up Olinda Tr. 

Lindstrom City Council, lent official support to the City of Scandia, sending along Lindstrom's official blessing for MN House File 3127. The measure, authored by Rep. Bob Dettmer, R-Forest Lake, addresses land tax classifications that could impact extending Gateway Trail from Pine Point to Scandia.


03/23/2018 07:56 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Motors outlawed in Lindstrom City Parks; Mentzer sewer green-lighted 

The Lindstrom City Council met, minus the mayor, who was excused last week and approved an ordinance outlawing motorized vehicle use in city parks, and this includes snowmobiles. The Park Board recommended the more precise language and upon publication the amended version of the park code takes effect.


03/23/2018 05:35 PM  ~~~Source~~~
PPL digs into $9 million redo of Franklin Theater 

From silent movies to art exhibits, the Franklin Theater has housed a wide range of culture and entertainment in its 102-year history. This fall, Project for Pride in Living will raise the curtain on yet another act: employment training.