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Pine River: Parking ordinance renews old dispute
Cass County Board: Remer Fire Department shows off new facilities to commissioners
Pipeline leak causes major spill on western ND rangeland
Cass County Board: New maps show conflict in land ownership
Volunteers, donations needed for Parade of Trees event
Area Volleyball: Patriots blank Cardinals
Teach a kid to hunt small game during Minnesota's Take a Kid Hunting Weekend
Wolf supporters seek recovery plan for predators
Danecdotes: Vikings' tie was rough, but bright spots abound
Tennis: Patriots take Mid-State crown
Joanne Kay Miller
Victory "Vickie" Brogger
Dr. Rudd B. Thabes
Wilma A. Gehrls
Judith K. Lapke
Grace UMC to host tailgate party Friday
Red Wine Garden Tomato Sauce makes good use of abundant ingredient
A Matter of Balance: Reducing risk of falling
Chef's Hat: Cooking in cast iron cookware
Fall for apples
Letter to the Editor: Andrews a wise choice in Crosslake
Letter to the editor: Here's the big deal about marijuana use
The Last Windrow: Pheasant hunt memories remain crystal clear
Sheriff's Corner: Cass County utilizes new warning notification system
The Cracker Barrel: 'The Giving Tree'
letters to the editor
50th Wedding Anniversary
Births: Sept 2, 2018
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
October 7, 2017
Vogt's Notes: Proud to publish real news all the time
It seems the last quarter of 2017 marks several milestones for me. I recently celebrated 25 years of marriage, followed by 25 years of living...
October 7, 2017 - 9:00am
September 8, 2017
Vogt's Notes: 'Back to school' means something different to each of us
Tuesday, Sept. 5, marked the first day of school for most area students. Over the Labor Day weekend, I discovered what different people of different...
September 8, 2017 - 5:00am
August 16, 2017
Vogt's Notes: Imagine a day without local news
I'm assuming our newspaper front page caught your attention this week. Let me explain why we joined more than 200 other newspapers across the...
August 16, 2017 - 3:00pm
August 5, 2017
Vogt's Notes: Get outside and enjoy summer in the lakes area
"Summer is over." How many times have you heard this phrase? I have heard it all summer - starting in June! Following are two examples from emails I received just this week. One read: "What a beautiful summer day! It's hard to believe it's almost over!!" The other said: "Summer is...
August 5, 2017 - 4:00am
July 17, 2017
Vogt's Notes: Give thanks (not rants) for those who work hard for others to have fun
It's definitely festival season in the lakes area. From the thousands of people who filled area towns for Fourth of July festivities, to this...
July 17, 2017 - 5:00am
June 30, 2017
Vogt's Notes: Celebrate a summer of FUN
I have dubbed this a "Summer of FUN." I have that phrase written on a dry erase marker board on my refrigerator with "FUN" in all capital bubble...
June 30, 2017 - 9:00am
June 1, 2017
Vogt's Notes: Another season of graduations is upon us
I walked into Nisswa Elementary School just as the fourth-grade class of 2017 was filing into the gym to "Pomp and Circumstance." Some students were giddy with excitement, others looked nervous, and all wore class T-shirts and graduation caps. As happens every time I attend this ceremony,...
June 1, 2017 - 7:00am
March 19, 2017
Vogt's Notes: A conflicted time of life
We're all living the "stages" of life. Depending on our age, some of us have lived through more stages than others. For my generation, the "wedding...
March 19, 2017 - 6:30am
February 16, 2017
Vogt's Notes: Perform a random act of kindness today
It wasn't a huge gesture. It didn't take much thought on my part. It wasn't difficult, and it didn't take any time. As I walked into Pequot Lakes Supervalu one day, I passed a shopper in a handicapped parking spot putting her groceries into the car. "Would you like me to take your...
February 16, 2017 - 3:41pm
January 22, 2017
Vogt's Notes: Live your dreams, and be prepared for them to change
We all have dreams and ambitions. For me, my life goals became clear around my junior year of college. Then life happened and those hardline goals I was working toward started twisting and turning and going in directions I never imagined. For some, life plays out exactly as planned....
January 22, 2017 - 10:15am
February 11, 2016
News of the North - 2016 Brainerd Jaycees Ice Fishing Extravaganza
Nancy and Leana take in the sights and sounds of the 2016 26th Annual Brainerd Jaycees Ice Fishing Extravaganza! This weeks' News of the North...
February 11, 2016 - 5:04pm
December 31, 2014
Vogt's Notes: Make a New Year's resolution today
What's your New Year's resolution? I posed this question on Facebook and got a few replies. One person's resolution is not to make resolutions. Another plans to eat a healthier diet. Still another plans to keep track of how many books and pages per book she reads for the whole year....
December 31, 2014 - 3:44pm
December 19, 2014
Vogt's Notes: Citizen of the Year nominees sought from Pequot, Breezy, Crosslake area
I bet we all know a Pequot Lakes, Breezy Point or Crosslake area resident who deserves to be recognized for their contributions to their community in the past year. Someone who quietly works behind the scenes to make their community a better place. Someone who volunteers tirelessly...
December 19, 2014 - 3:21pm