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December 8, 2016
Submitted PhotoLilly VanKleeck, 3, just wanted to know where Santa had his reindeer when she visited with Santa and Mrs. Claus on Sunday, Dec. 4, at the Nisswa American Legion.
Nisswa Legion hosts Children's Christmas party
7 hours 30 min ago
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Madelyn Moorhouse, 8, of Jenkins, pets a horse after going on a carriage ride Friday, Dec. 2, at the Jenkins tree lighting at Veterans Park.
Jenkins lights up for holidays
16 hours 45 min ago
Travis Grimler/Echo Journal Lainey O'Reilly, 9, of Pine River, carefully searches for the perfect gifts during the Pine River United Methodist Church Kids' Shop Day on Saturday, Dec. 3.
Santa's little helpers host Kids' Shop Day
17 hours 9 min ago
December 7, 2016
Travis Grimler/Echo Journal Makenna Jorgenson, 4, of Pine River, directs her mother, Makyla Jorgenson, in the selection of Christmas cookies at the First Lutheran Church in Pine River Cookie Walk on Saturday, Dec. 3.
Cookie walk soothes holiday sweet tooth
December 7, 2016 - 2:32pm
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Ben (left) and Forrest Porter, both 4, of Crosslake, enjoy s'mores they made at the annual Holiday at the Dam Saturday, Dec. 3, at the Army Corps of Engineers Campground in Crosslake.
Crosslake celebrates Holiday at the Dam
December 7, 2016 - 2:30pm
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The Pequot Lakes High School girl's choir sings Christmas carols for members of the Pequot Lakes Woman's Club Thursday, Dec. 1, at the Sibley Terrace Apartments.
Pequot Lakes Woman's Club packs cookies for homebound
December 7, 2016 - 1:54pm
Pete Mohs/Echo JournalTaste of the HolidaysJason Martinson and Pam Wachholz, representing Kids Against Hunger-Brainerd Lakes Area, serve food to guests at the 20th annual Schaefer's Foods Taste of the Holidays open house Thursday, Dec. 1, at the Nisswa grocery store. Schaefer's Foods provided food samples from its grocery departments and donated proceeds to Kids Against Hunger.
Taste of the Holidays
December 7, 2016 - 9:48am
November 30, 2016
Georgia Sutton, 7, Maple Grove, shares her Christmas wish list with Santa Claus on Saturday, Nov. 26, at the Breakfast with Santa event at the Crosslake-Fifty Lakes American Legion. Sutton was visiting her grandparents' cabin. Nancy Vogt/Echo Journal
Crosslake: Children enjoy breakfast, share wish lists with Santa
November 30, 2016 - 1:13pm
Wearing matching hats, Santa Claus talks to a boy Friday, Nov. 25, in the gazebo on Main Street in Nisswa. Nancy Vogt/Echo Journal
Nisswa: Holiday lights, fireworks light up downtown
November 30, 2016 - 9:31am
Submitted PhotoThe Grinch, played for the past 10 years by Gene Roth, poses with lakes area royalty Friday, Nov. 25, at the Nisswa City of Lights Festival.
You're a mean one, Mr. Grinch
November 30, 2016 - 9:13am
November 24, 2016 Graphic.
Eagle View second-grade class shares how to cook a turkey
November 24, 2016 - 8:38am
Thanksgiving drawing by Aero Ecker, a kindergarten student at Foothills Christian Academy in Backus.
'Big Recipes from Little Chefs': Foothills Christian Academy students share Thanksgiving Cookbook
November 24, 2016 - 8:31am
November 2, 2016
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Nisswa Smiles employees dressed as Star Wars characters to hand out candy to Nisswa Elementary School students Monday, Oct. 31.
Area children dress up for Halloween celebrations
November 2, 2016 - 1:32pm
October 26, 2016
Submitted photo Who says witches aren't pretty? Here's proof they are: Sage Hoisington,5, of Colesburg, Iowa, who was visiting Pequot Lakes grandparents, Eileen & Robert Springer.
80 costumed kids attend Backus Legion Halloween event
October 26, 2016 - 1:45pm
October 20, 2016
Travis Grimler/Echo Journal Pequot Lakes Firefighter Kirk Larson demonstrates why water should never be used to put out a grease fire.
Nisswa, Pequot Lakes firefighters promote fire safety
October 20, 2016 - 9:07am