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The Cracker Barrel: Emergency birdhouse
Police Blotter - May 25, 2017
WAPOA to host shoreland restoration contest
Lake Shore celebrates police, fire appreciation day
Golf League results - May 25, 2017
Patriots 5th at Mid-State meet, Pierzinski earns all-conference honors
Conservation officer weekly report - May 22, 2017
Girl's Golf: Stone takes conference crown
Boys' Golf: PR-B second, PL third at Deacon's Lodge - Raph shoots a 74 for 2nd place
Adriene R. Niesen
George W. Thesing, Jr.
Bruce F. Alderman
Senior Menus: May 29-June 2, 2017
Calendar of events: May 26, 2017
Looking Back - May 25, 2017
Reminders-May 25, 2017
Keep clutter under control with these clever organizing products
Bursack: Dad needs help taking care of Mom but he won't allow it
Letter to the editor: Response to 'User pays' letter
Letter to the editor: Nolan, Democrats are hypocritical
The Last Windrow: Memorial Day thankfulness
Letter to the editor: Thank you, Day of Caring students
letters to the editor
Births: May 17, 2017
Births-May 2, 2017
Births-April 19, 2017
Robert and Janet Timmins
July 20, 2016
Artist gives glory to God for studio on the hill
Kathy Lande has always dreamed of being a professional artist. "When I was a little kid, I wanted to be an artist and have my own studio," Lande...
July 20, 2016 - 11:23am
July 14, 2016
Faces: Langhoff looks to future of Grace United Methodist
New to the Brainerd lakes area as of January, Andrea Langhoff is working as the director of children, youth and adult ministry at Grace United...
July 14, 2016 - 8:44am
July 6, 2016
Faces: Camp Knutson director follows his passion
"I'd always had a heart and passion for working with kids with identified needs," said Jared Griffin, of Crosslake. Griffin turned that passion...
July 6, 2016 - 1:59pm
June 29, 2016
Play costumes boast vibrant colors, feathers, polka dots
Sewing has been a part of Ruth Gmeinder's life since she was 12 years old. "I came from a family of eight, and I was the oldest girl. And back...
June 29, 2016 - 11:02am
June 22, 2016
Faces: Eileen Kulseth - Cottage Place Art School
"As a senior in high school, I took one pottery class ... and I fell in love with it," Crosslake resident Eileen Kulseth said. After 10 years...
June 22, 2016 - 1:44pm
June 11, 2016
Faces: Facing cancer again, Barb Beck has a plan
During a time when Race for the Cure and Relay for Life events are on people's minds, the fight against cancer is on the forefront of Barb Beck's...
June 11, 2016 - 9:49am
June 1, 2016
Faces: After 29 years in different roles, Nisswa's Hansen to retire
From lunchroom/playground assistant to paraprofessional to media specialist, Sheree Hansen has worn many hats at Nisswa Elementary School since...
June 1, 2016 - 3:06pm
Faces: Familiar face at Nisswa School retiring
Nisswa Elementary School families will have a new go-to person in the office next school year as 15-year secretary Kathy Olson is retiring. Before...
June 1, 2016 - 3:05pm
May 18, 2016
Faces: Nisswa's longtime first-grade teacher to retire
Sharon Rasmussen has enjoyed teaching first grade at Nisswa Elementary School for the past 23 years, but she decided it's now time to retire,...
May 18, 2016 - 3:28pm
May 16, 2016
Holm recognized for hard work, leadership
Jennifer Holm of Pine River-Backus has a drive that not all high school seniors can brag about, and that's why she was honored by the National...
May 16, 2016 - 9:13am
May 13, 2016
Horgan plays the adult before graduating
When Mikayla Horgan returned from basic training with the Army National Guard, she hardly anticipated coming home to live by herself. She was...
May 13, 2016 - 11:55am
May 4, 2016
Dischinger and Pederson named Shining Stars by NJPA
Every year the National Joint Powers Alliance in Staples holds a banquet to recognize 48 area high school student as Region 5 Rising Stars. NJPA honored Jennifer Holm and Angela Pederson from Pine River-Backus High School, and Allie Dischinger and Mikayla Horgan from Pequot Lakes...
May 4, 2016 - 1:58pm
Angela Pederson fights health issues and comes out on top
When Angela Pederson first learned of the Shining Star Banquet, and that she had won an award, she reacted first with shock and confusion, then...
May 4, 2016 - 10:44am
April 30, 2016
Acting a family matter in PLHS play: Two pairs of siblings in cast of eight
Curtains will rise on Pequot Lakes High School's production of "Burying the Hatchetts" this weekend, and theater goers may notice a familial...
April 30, 2016 - 10:47am
April 13, 2016
Loschko buys time with family: Family, faith, business important to Rafferty's Pizza owner
Mark Loschko is a busy man, especially in the summer. "The way we are in a tourist area here, my summers are crazy," Loschko said. "We are up...
April 13, 2016 - 2:50pm