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December 24, 2015
Kathy Trees has donned her elf outfit for the past 25 years to help deliver gifts for Christmas For Kids, as well as for other holiday events.Submitted Photo
Christmas spirit: Pequot Lakes elf volunteers every Christmas Eve day to help others
December 24, 2015 - 8:00am
December 13, 2015
The Christmas Carol has lead Mike and Katie Shetka to debut on stage, while their son Nathan has been a performer for several years at Pine River-Backus. Submitted Photo
Parents follow in son's theatrical footsteps
December 13, 2015 - 8:00am
December 5, 2015
Pine River native Jerry Peterson is involved in a number of local organizations designed to support and improve his community.
Photo by Dan Determan
Peterson works to preserve Pine River: He's a lifetime resident
December 5, 2015 - 8:00am
November 22, 2015
Pastor Fred Cressman has stepped down as pastor of the Log Church in Crosslake and will move to Malawi with his wife Cindy in the Spring.
Photo by Dan Determan
Cressmans to do God's work in Africa: Crosslake pastor steps down after 13 years here
November 22, 2015 - 8:00am
November 9, 2015
Cole Sposito, 9, became interested in nature photography as a toddler.
Photo by Dan Determan
Sposito, 9, finds niche in nature photography: He enjoys hobby with his grandfather
November 9, 2015 - 4:06pm
November 1, 2015
Krista Knudsen stands outside Cowboy's, the restaurant/bar she owns with her husband, Kevin, in Lake Shore.Photo by Nancy Vogt
Busy mother, business owner takes time to serve city: Knudsen represents younger families on Lake Shore City Council
November 1, 2015 - 8:00am
October 31, 2015
Jason Rieber has served as an officer/paramedic on the Breezy Point Police Department for the past eight years.
Submitted Photo.
Breezy Point officer lives to serve: Rieber named Outstanding Community Service Provider of Year
October 31, 2015 - 8:00am
October 15, 2015
"They say people fear public speaking more than death, and I get up at 5 a.m. on Saturdays to do it," said Katie Hanson. Photo by Travis Grimler
PR-B senior, Hanson conquers difficulties to excel in life: finds outlet on speech team
October 15, 2015 - 10:18am
September 25, 2015
Crosslake resident Heather Jones has been chair of the Crosslake Days Committee for the past two years, and also serves on the committees for WinterFest and the St. Patrick's Day Parade.
Photo by Dan Determan
Crosslake Days chair loves being part of community events
September 25, 2015 - 9:07am
September 11, 2015
Nisswa artist Jerry Raedeke will close his art gallery in April, but will continue painting and remain active in wildlife conservation.
Photo by Dan Determan
Nisswa artist closing gallery
September 11, 2015 - 11:46am
September 4, 2015
Breezy Point Airport manager Cliff Muller has re-purposed the upper level of his hangar into a living space that took him two years to build.
Photo by Dan Determan
Airport manager keeps eye on sky
September 4, 2015 - 4:19pm
August 20, 2015
Ken Meyer began his third term as post commander of the Pequot Lakes American Legion in June.
Photo by Dan Determan
Pequot Lakes American Legion commander lives to serve
August 20, 2015 - 2:46pm
August 5, 2015
Abby Schreier poses with one of her many rabbits, Marmalade, at her home south of Nisswa. Schreier is at the Crow Wing County Fair this week showing her rabbits.Photo by Nancy Vogt
Nisswa area teen blossoms through 4-H
August 5, 2015 - 9:43am
July 30, 2015
Branch manager Muriel Erickson has spent the past 29 years with the Pine River Public Library.

Photo by Dan Determan
Erickson's passion continues after 29 years with Pine River Library
July 30, 2015 - 11:59am
July 17, 2015
Kamber Tanner (Sally Brown) and Elaina Tanner (Snoopy) have been involved in theater in the past, but You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown is the first time they have performed together. Photo by Dan Determan
Siblings share spotlight in Pequot Lakes musical
July 17, 2015 - 11:35am