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[KLICK] Pine River-Backus Graduation 2015
[VIDEO] Pequot Lakes Graduation 2015
[VIDEO] Pine River-Backus Graduation 2015
[KLICK] Pequot Lakes Graduation 2015
Longville native's final days at war, in his own words (Part 2)
[VIDEO] In the Bleachers - Girls' golf defends section championship
Tigers advance in subsection playoffs
Tigers top Sebeka, fall to W-H-A
Inside the Outdoors: This holiday was a memorial to our privileges, too
Schroeder leads Pequot Lakes shooters
Elaine Mae Hausfeld
Jason P. Hinrichs
Lila Ruth Card
From second grade to retirement, Felthous is a lifelong Tiger
Lifesaving training course offered in Crosby
Renegade Chef: A is for avocado or alligator
Why I Relay: It's a family tradition
Card Games - May 28
Vogt's Notes: So much pomp and circumstance
Cracker Barrel: Brand new beauty
The Last Windrow: It's not easy living in the woods
The Last Windrow: It's not easy living in the woods
Letters to the Editor: Thanks to PR-B students for work on community garden
letters to the editor
Births - May 28
Births - April 30
May 28, 2015
Memorial Day 2015: Communities remember those who served
Despite Monday's constant stream of rain, Memorial Day services were held in lakes area communities to honor those who died serving their country. Following is a roundup of area ceremonies: Two area state senators spoke at the Memorial Day service at the Nisswa American Legion...
May 28, 2015 - 3:10pm
May 27, 2015
Graduation day in Nisswa
Nisswa Elementary School fourth-graders in Karla Ziegler's and Nancy Bieganek's classes graduated Friday, May 22, in a ceremony before parents, grandparents, other family and friends. Students filed into the gym to "Pomp and Circumstance," sang songs and received annual awards. They...
news / education
May 27, 2015 - 3:15pm
May 21, 2015
Blue Ribbon schools to be recognized
Brainerd Public Schools will end its academic year by holding a carnival and recognizing its Blue Ribbon award-winning elementary schools. The Blue Ribbon Carnival will be from 5-8 p.m. Friday, May 29, at Forestview Middle School in Baxter.
May 21, 2015 - 12:24pm
May 20, 2015
Memorial Day services planned in area communities
The following Memorial Day services will be held in area communities: Backus Pastor Blair Ecker of the Pine Mountain Gospel Church in Backus will give Memorial Day addresses at Backus and Ponto Lake cemeteries conducted by the Backus American Legion and Auxiliary. The Backus Legion...
May 20, 2015 - 10:04am
May 15, 2015
Nisswa postal workers collect food
The Nisswa postal workers collected 1,121 pounds of food Saturday, May 9, along their routes for the Lakes Area Food Shelf. Shown from left are Kari Green, rural carrier associate; Gary Hasse, Lakes Area Food Shelf; Mary Cole, rural carrier; Rona Popowitz, Nisswa postmaster; and Tom...
May 15, 2015 - 1:47pm
May 14, 2015
Welcome Wannigan shares treats with anglers
Since 1959, the Welcome Wannigan has delivered free coffee and doughnuts to fishermen on Gull Lake on the opening day of the walleye and northern pike season. Saturday, May 9, the Nisswa Chamber participated in the annual tradition with Jay Chaney, owner of Boats and Beyond, piloting...
May 14, 2015 - 10:50am
May 11, 2015
Guest column: This story sounds fishy, but it ain't
The story you are about to read really happened. Nothing has been changed to protect the stupid. It happened to me in 1978, shortly after I moved my family back to Minnesota after a 20-year absence. We built a home in the Tall Timbers area on Gull Lake. The homes there surround a...
opinion / columns
May 11, 2015 - 3:44pm
May 8, 2015
Nisswa Lions Club to pick up debris Monday
As it does every spring, the Nisswa Lions Club will pick up debris along area roadsides Monday afternoon, May 11. The Lions will assign teams to various sections of roads totaling 25 miles. After cleaning up from 3-6 p.m., participants will have a catered meal at the community center. The...
May 8, 2015 - 10:36am
May 7, 2015
Afternoon Tea for Hope raises $10,000, and is matched
Bridges of Hope's first Afternoon Tea for Hope on Sunday, May 3, at Lutheran Church of the Cross in Nisswa raised just over $10,000, which was the goal. These funds will be matched dollar-for-dollar by the Mardag Foundation and will benefit Bridges of Hope's Side by Side Mentoring...
May 7, 2015 - 3:27pm
Nisswa's Ted Dullum remembered as an icon
Longtime Nisswa resident Ted Dullum passed away Sunday, May 3. He was 81. Dullum was an active member of the Nisswa Chamber, along with a number of other organizations, and was named the chamber's Citizen of the Year in September 2014. "It's the icons like Ted Dullum that established...
May 7, 2015 - 2:29pm
April 29, 2015
Run for the Lakes
Nearly 1,100 runners made their way to Nisswa on Friday and Saturday, April 24-25, for the eighth annual Brainerd Jaycees Run for the Lakes. The top spot in the full marathon went to St. Paul endurance runner Brian Ropers-Huilman, who finished in three hours, nine minutes and 38...
April 29, 2015 - 3:16pm
April 27, 2015
KLICK: Nisswa American Legion Easter Egg Hunt 2015
Hundreds of children participated in the annual Easter egg hunt Saturday, April 4, 2015, sponsored by the Nisswa American Legion. For more photos, KLICK Here!
April 27, 2015 - 1:58pm
April 23, 2015
Nisswa: Freedom Day Parade safety issues addressed
In the interest of safety during the Nisswa Freedom Day Parade on July 3 each year, the Nisswa City Council agreed on Wednesday, April 15, to close a side of Main Street to parking for the parade. The parade will follow the traditional route on Main Street, ending at the Triangle...
April 23, 2015 - 12:01pm
April 22, 2015
Nisswa: P&Z administrator hired
Brent Jones of New Prague was hired as planning and zoning administrator for Nisswa on Wednesday, April 15. Jones will earn $42,500 per year for a six-month probationary period, and upon successful completion of that probationary time would earn $45,000 per year plus benefits. At...
April 22, 2015 - 1:21pm
Nisswa: Street improvements to start April 28
Street and sidewalk improvements are scheduled to start April 28-29 in downtown Nisswa with completion likely before Memorial Day. The project was moved up about a week after road restrictions were lifted. A meeting to share information about the project with business owners will...
April 22, 2015 - 1:20pm