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July 20, 2016
Kathy Lande owns Glory Hill Studios in Fifty Lakes. Lande sells her handmade furniture and home decor out of the studio from May through October. Photo by Theresa Bourke
Artist gives glory to God for studio on the hill
July 20, 2016 - 11:23am
July 14, 2016
Andrea Langhoff moved to Brainerd in January and is working as the director of Children, Youth and Adult Ministry at Grace United Methodist Church in Pequot Lakes. Photo by Theresa Bourke
Faces: Langhoff looks to future of Grace United Methodist
July 14, 2016 - 8:44am
July 6, 2016
Jared Griffin started working as the new director of Camp Knutson in Crosslake last summer. Griffin has a long history of working with kids with special needs. Photo by Theresa Bourke
Faces: Camp Knutson director follows his passion
July 6, 2016 - 1:59pm
June 29, 2016
Ruth Gmeinder, of Brainerd, shows off one of her handmade costumes for the Pequot Lakes Community Theatre production "A Year with Frog and Toad." Gmeinder made all of the costumes for the play. Photo by Theresa Bourke
Play costumes boast vibrant colors, feathers, polka dots
June 29, 2016 - 11:02am
June 22, 2016
Eileen Kulseth, of Crosslake, opened the Cottage Place Art School this summer. She offers a variety of art classes for all ages. Photo by Theresa Bourke
Faces: Eileen Kulseth - Cottage Place Art School
June 22, 2016 - 1:44pm
June 11, 2016
Barb Beck is a locally minded former teacher. She uses planning and goals to overcome challenges such as cancer. Submitted photo
Faces: Facing cancer again, Barb Beck has a plan
June 11, 2016 - 9:49am
June 1, 2016
After teaching at Nisswa Elementary School for 29 years, Sheree Hansen - shown in the Nisswa Community Children's Library - is retiring. Most of those years she was a media specialist and interventionist. Photo by Nancy Vogt
Faces: After 29 years in different roles, Nisswa's Hansen to retire
June 1, 2016 - 3:06pm
After 15 years as Nisswa Elementary School's secretary, Kathy Olson - standing in her office - is retiring. Photo by Nancy Vogt
Faces: Familiar face at Nisswa School retiring
June 1, 2016 - 3:05pm
May 18, 2016
Retiring teacher Sharon Rasmussen sits with her last first-grade class Monday, May 16, in her Nisswa Elementary School classroom holding Fleming, one of four stuffed bears she has had over the years to send home with each student through the school year. Photo by Nancy Vogt
Faces: Nisswa's longtime first-grade teacher to retire
May 18, 2016 - 3:28pm
May 16, 2016
Jennifer Holm
Holm recognized for hard work, leadership
May 16, 2016 - 9:13am
May 13, 2016
Mikayla Horgan was one of Pequot Lakes’ 2016 Shining Star award recipients. While experiencing hardships above and beyond most students her age, she had no clue anyone noticed, but she learned otherwise. Photo by Travis Grimler
Horgan plays the adult before graduating
May 13, 2016 - 11:55am
May 4, 2016
Dischinger and Pederson named Shining Stars by NJPA
May 4, 2016 - 1:58pm
To become an NJPA Shining Star recipient, Angela Pederson of Pine River thrived in spite of health issues. Photo by Travis Grimler
Angela Pederson fights health issues and comes out on top
May 4, 2016 - 10:44am
April 30, 2016
Freshman twins Courtney, left, and Cass Rock portray Daphne Prescott and Lord Esmond Hatchett in the PLHS Theater's of production of "Burying the Hatchetts." Photo by Dan Determan
Acting a family matter in PLHS play: Two pairs of siblings in cast of eight
April 30, 2016 - 10:47am
April 13, 2016
Though he works hard running his Nisswa location of Rafferty’s, Mark Loschko lives for his annual family trips with his wife and kids. Photo by Travis Grimler
Loschko buys time with family: Family, faith, business important to Rafferty's Pizza owner
April 13, 2016 - 2:50pm