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August 23, 2016
Deb Tanner of Hackensack brought “future reader” Marie Karlson 2, of Minneapolis to the Northwoods Art and Book Festival. Here they talk to author Paul Sailer. Photo by Travis Grimler
Northwoods Art and Book Festival brings food fiction to town
August 23, 2016 - 8:28am
August 17, 2016
Visiting family in Pequot Lakes, Aaron Vaughn of Fort Thompson, S.D., nearly breaks a pit-spitting record, spitting a distance of more than 30 feet.
Photo by Dan Determan
Chokecherry celebrated in Pequot Lakes
August 17, 2016 - 11:49am
Always popular, the Backus Cornfest corn eating contest attracts entrants of many ages - like Ashley Pendzimas, 4, of Isanti - though most find the contest too much to stomach. See more photos on page A2 and online at Photo by Travis Grimlerplay button
Backus Cornfest is cornier than ever
August 17, 2016 - 11:42am
August 10, 2016
“Pretty in Pink” by Linda Olson and Laurie Larson tied for the top spot in the “Most Whimsical” category at the Festival of Tables.
Photo by Dan Determan
Decor on display at Festival of Tables
August 10, 2016 - 2:43pm
Trailside Park in Pequot Lakes was full of people Saturday night, Aug. 6, for the weekly Bands in the Park performance. Decade 7 performed from 7-9 p.m. Photo by Nancy Vogt
Bands in the Park
August 10, 2016 - 9:28am
August 3, 2016
The Backus Royalty wave to the crowd during the Summerfest Parade on Saturday, July 30.
Photo by Dan Determan
Pine River Summerfest: Parade winners listed
August 3, 2016 - 8:42am
July 20, 2016
The first ever Hackensack Sweetheart Days Dachshund Derby brought out more than 9 dogs in three heats and one championship race on July 12. Photo by Travis Grimler
Sweetheart Days goes to the dogs
July 20, 2016 - 11:26am
Brayden Jordan, 4, of Nisswa, tries Pequot Lakes beans for the first time on Wednesday, July 13, at Bean Hole Days.
Photo by Dan Determan
Bean company representatives show up at Bean Hole Days
July 20, 2016 - 10:58am
June 29, 2016
In the commercial buildings, Foothills Christian Academy offered information on enrollment as well as face painting for children. Photo by Travis Grimler
Fair weather for Cass County Fair
June 29, 2016 - 10:24am
June 22, 2016
Lily Roberts, 5, of Aitkin, shows off her baby goat, Macha, at the Pequot Lakes Pet Parade Saturday, June 18. Photo by Theresa Bourke
Pets on parade in Pequot Lakes
June 22, 2016 - 1:48pm
Cancer survivors applaud the Hope speaker at the 13th annual Pine River-Backus Relay for Life Friday, June 17. Photo by Theresa Bourke
Cancer survivors celebrate at PR-B Area Relay for Life
June 22, 2016 - 11:35am
Majestic artworks on display in Nisswa
June 22, 2016 - 11:34am
Marcel LaFord explains his brand new, all electric boat, which he built himself. The boat is made of bamboo and aluminum, and can reach 27 mph when going full speed. “It has the class of a wooden boat without a $50,000 system and a wooden hull,” said LaFord. Photo by Natalie Halverson
Antique wood boats on display at Moonlite Bay
June 22, 2016 - 11:31am
Samuel Daley, 10, of Rochester, plays a difficult game of life-preserver ring toss Tuesday, June 14, at Big Fun Tuesday in Crosslake. Photo by Natalie Halverson
Big fun at Big Fun Tuesdays in Crosslake
June 22, 2016 - 11:19am
June 14, 2016
Ralph Tuttila (left), Johanna Lorbach (center) and Cheryl Paschke (right) perform in front of a crowd Saturday, June 10, 2016 at Nisswa-stamman. The performers are part of the Twin Cities band Finn Hall. Photo by Theresa Bourke
Nisswa-stamman draws music lovers
June 14, 2016 - 11:47pm