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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Missing pregnant woman found dead in Chippewa National Forest
Applications sought for state board, committee vacancies
Nisswa, Forestview Future Problem Solving students advance to state
Crow Wing County schedules road maintenance
After Parkland: Area educators delve into school security measures
Taking the classroom to the lake
Second golden eagle captured and released at Camp Ripley
Area Female Athlete: PR-B's Rainwater eyeing an offensive game
Dance: Revolution performs year-end show
Boys basketball: JV Patriots win one of two
Larry D. Johnson
Margaret Adelle Nacey
Geraldine "Gerry" E. Reaser
Donna Rae Wood
Pets of the Week
Senior Menus: Feb. 19-23, 2018
Chef's Hat: It's time to lighten up your meals
Card games: Feb. 17, 2018
Heritage houseplants: Readers share stories of long-living plants
Commentary: Liars required for 'fake news' to proliferate
The Cracker Barrel: Feeding the birds
Faith Column: Transcendent truth
Browser: Keep reading to earn your mug
The Last Windrow: Remembering a boy's first adventure with family rifle
letters to the editor
Shh...It's a Surprise
Births: Jan. 27, 2018
Jay and Marilyn Brutsman -
Brogle Family 5
Elmer and Val Stephan
July 28, 2017
Amateur Baseball: Rebels top Lightning in North playoffs - Nisswa to face Avon on Saturday
The Fort Ripley Rebels captured the Victory League North Division amatuer baseball playoff title and advance to this weekend's Region 8C tournament...
July 28, 2017 - 4:00am
June 15, 2016
Lightning strike for 61 runs in 2 games
The Nisswa Lightning amateur baseball team tallied 61 runs in two-seven inning games over the weekend. Nisswa crushed the Aitkin Steam 38-2 in Victory League action on Sunday, June 12, as Drew Boland, Jeremiah Piepkorn and Nate DeChaine each hit a pair of homers, Morgan Shepard added...
June 15, 2016 - 10:10pm
May 4, 2016
Lightning open with 12-2 victory over Saints
The Nisswa Lightning got home runs from Aaron Jenkins, Jeremiah Piepkorn, Jason Roepke and Luke Schumer in the 12-2 seven-inning North Division amateur baseball victory over the St. Mathias Devils in the season opener on Sunday, May 1. Schumer finished 3-4 with three RBI while Roepke...
May 4, 2016 - 10:00am
August 20, 2015
Lightning capture first Region 8C title
Jason Roepke drove in six runs as the Nisswa Lightning claimed their first Region 8C title and also earned a first-round bye for the Class C...
August 20, 2015 - 11:33am
July 17, 2015
Lightning finish regular season with win
Relief pitchers Luke Schumer and Jason Roepke joined starter Tory Miller to pitch a three-hit shutout for the Nisswa Lightning, who closed out the regular season with a 4-0 win over the visiting Opole Bears in Victory League amateur baseball action on Sunday, July 12. Schumer went...
July 17, 2015 - 12:06pm
September 4, 2014
Lightning fall in state quarterfinals
An impressive playoff run for the Nisswa Lightning came to an end on Sunday, Aug. 31, in a 6-2 loss to the Jordan Brewers in the Class C state quarterfinals. The Lightning, who end the season 26-7 overall, advanced to face Jordan after defeating St. Patrick 14-4 in eight innings...
September 4, 2014 - 11:23am
August 28, 2014
Lightning advance to 3rd round of state
The Nisswa Lighting amateur baseball team advanced to the second round of the Class C state tournament after defeating the Waseca Braves 4-2 on Saturday, Aug. 23. The Lightning, 25-6 overall, will face St. Patrick at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 30, in Jordan. Two other Victory League...
August 28, 2014 - 3:48pm
August 20, 2014
Lightning advance at state tourney
The Nisswa Lightning advanced to the second round of the Class C state baseball tournament after edging Cannon Falls 4-3 on Saturday, Aug. 16, in Belle Plaine. The Bears had an 11-6 edge in hits, but did commit five errors while the Lightning played errorless ball. Nisswa, 24-6...
August 20, 2014 - 12:17pm
August 15, 2014
Nisswa falls in region final
The Nisswa Lightning amateur baseball team's comeback bid in Region 8C playoffs fell short with an 8-7 loss in 15 innings against the Lastrup Lakers on Saturday, Aug. 9, in Upsala. The Lightning, 23-6 overall, forced the final game with a 14-5 victory over the Lakers earlier on...
August 15, 2014 - 11:32am
August 7, 2014
Nisswa Lightning advance to state
It was a good weekend for the Niswa Lightning amateur baseball team. First, the Lightning qualified for the Class C state tournament for the third time in four years after defeating Freeport 8-1 in the Region 8 playoffs on Saturday, Aug. 2. Then on Sunday, Aug. 3, the Lightning...
August 7, 2014 - 2:49pm
July 31, 2014
Nisswa Lighting alive in playoffs
The Nisswa Lightning suffered their first loss of the playoffs when they were edged by the Lastrup Lakers 8-6 in the Region 8C playoffs on Sunday, July 27. Lastrup automatically qualifies for the Class C state tournament while Nisswa will play Freeport at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug....
July 31, 2014 - 12:59pm
July 24, 2014
Lightning win division playoff
The Nisswa Lightning amateur baseball team downed the Fort Ripley Rebels 8-4 in the Victory League North Division title game on Sunday, July...
July 24, 2014 - 2:42pm
July 16, 2014
Lightning stay perfect in playoffs
The Nisswa Lightning amateur baseball team remained unbeaten in the Victory League North Division playoffs with a 9-8 win over the Fort Ripley Rebels in 11 innings on Sunday, July 13, in Nisswa. The Lightning had advanced with a 13-0 win over Cuyuna Range in seven innings on Saturday,...
July 16, 2014 - 2:34pm
July 11, 2014
Nisswa top seed in North Division
Ethan Branum pitched a complete game no-hitter as the Fort Ripley Rebels shut out the Nisswa Lightning 6-0 in Victory League North Division amateur baseball action on Saturday, July 5, in Nisswa. Despite the loss, the Lightning did clinch the North Division title on Sunday, July...
July 11, 2014 - 11:29am
July 2, 2014
Lightning lead victory league
The Nisswa Lightning amateur baseball team leads the Victory League North Division by one game after defeating Cuyuna Range 9-1 on Sunday, June 29, and Buckman 13-5 on Saturday, June 28. The Lightning, 8-1 in Victory league action, are scheduled to finish the regular season by...
July 2, 2014 - 2:55pm