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Mills drops request for election recount in 8th District race
Pine River group enjoys Bone Builders program
Reward doubled to $20,000 for info in MN hunter's death
Minnesota expects $1.4 billion budget surplus
[KLICK GALLERY] Pequot Lakes Women's Club Christmas cookie packing
Tiger boys will start fresh for 2016
Experience, depth is key for Lightning
Revolution aim to move up in section
Girls basketball: Patriots top PR-B
Dan-ecdotes: Winter season in full swing for area teams
Janet Elaine Amundson
Albert E. Zierman
Julia Jean Pieper
Grim's Grub: Bone juice
Verch, Newberry to play Nisswa concert Dec. 9
Klein to perform at Gustavus Christmas worship services
'Cat on a Hot Tin Roof' auditions set at CLC
Reminders: Dec. 1, 2016
Letter to the Editor: This is what they are teaching at a 'Christian' school?
The Last Windrow: Shopping small is nothing new to this farm kid
Letter to the editor: Fake news, red herrings and pulpit opinions
Bust your holiday budget already?
Letter to the Editor: Liberals are concerned about Trump
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Three Fold Fraser Celebration
90th Birthday: Gerald "Keebler" Nelson
Births-Nov. 11, 2016
49th Birthday: Wanda Gallagher
Five Generations: Kiehlbauch - Crawford
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