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Six to compete for Miss Nisswa title Feb. 13
Pequot Lakes School: PLHS principal no longer to be deployed
Lake Shore: North appointed to council
Ogema woman admits guilt in murder
Brady says he's moving on from distractions
Mercurial Lynch accepted in Seattle - Part 1
SB XLIX: Belichick impressed with Seahawks' model
Passionate Patriots owner Kraft speaks about 'Deflategate'
Seahawks' setup favored by Carroll
Andrew Anthony Doig
Kathleen "Kathy Jo" Benzick
Eldon D. Topp
Passionate police officer ventured from South Africa to northern Minnesota
2015 Brainerd Jaycees $150,000 Ice Fishing Extravaganza
Echoland-Piper Shopper - January 23
Card Games - January 22
Senior Menu - January 22
Letters to the Editor: Wealth disparity
Cracker Barrel: Recipes for kindness
Letters to the Editor: Are Lueck, Heintzeman waving white flag on transportation?
Letters to the Editor: Climate change is a theory
Guest Column: Let's focus on priorities as we set new state budget
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Stiller 80th birthday
Births - January 15
Six to compete for Miss Nisswa title Feb. 13
The Miss Nisswa Scholarship Pageant and Little Miss Nisswa program will be at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 13, at Lutheran Church of the Cross in Nisswa. Reigning Miss Nisswa Ellie Erholtz will crown one of six area seniors competing for the 2015 title: Alex Eigen, Samantha Haglin, Delaney...
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January 22, 2015
Two fires keep area crews busy
Mid-morning Friday, Jan. 16, a young man was chopping firewood outside of his parents’ home on County Road 107 south of Pequot Lakes when he heard his dogs barking. When he checked the dogs he found the house was full of smoke. He let the dogs out, walked to the back side of...
January 22, 2015 - 12:41pm
Nisswa to contract for PZ services for now
In the wake of Justin Burslie’s resignation as planning and zoning administrator, the Nisswa City Council on Wednesday, Jan. 21, agreed to contract with the National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA) in Staples to perform planning and zoning services for the city while the council explores...
January 22, 2015 - 10:34am
January 21, 2015
Nisswa: P&Z administrator resigns
After serving as Nisswa’s planning and zoning administrator for about three months, Justin Burslie has accepted a position elsewhere. The Nisswa City Council was to accept Burslie’s resignation at its Wednesday, Jan. 21, monthly meeting. Burslie’s last day will be Jan. 30,...
January 21, 2015 - 2:46pm
Ryan becomes third-generation Eagle Scout
Of all the young boys across the nation who join the Scouts, only about 3 percent stick with it and become an Eagle Scout. Pequot Lakes High School senior Del Ryan did just that during his Court of Honor ceremony on Saturday, Jan. 17, just like his father, John, and grandfather,...
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January 21, 2015 - 12:14pm
Nisswa: Residents' thoughts sought on park development
Nisswa residents are being asked for their thoughts on development of the city's newest park - Nisswa Lake Park & Recreational Area off Hazelwood Drive on Nisswa Lake. Members of the park steering committee and city council met Thursday, Jan. 15, to talk about the project's history...
January 21, 2015 - 11:02am
January 16, 2015
Nisswa Guide 2015
The 2015 Nisswa Guide online e-edition. CLICK HERE!
January 16, 2015 - 7:04pm
January 14, 2015
Public invited to Feb. 5 open house regarding Nisswa Lake Park
The Nisswa Lake Park & Recreational Area Steering Committee will host an informational open house from 4:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 5, at the Nisswa Community Center, 25628 Main St., Nisswa. Interested area residents are encouraged to stop by anytime between from 4:30-7:30 p.m.
January 14, 2015 - 1:34pm
January 8, 2015
Nisswa: Council holds reorganizational meeting
The Nisswa City Council held a reorganizational meeting Monday, Jan. 5, where new mayor Harold Kraus talked about a goal of getting city information to the public, To that end, Kraus announced that special meetings, regularly held at 4 p.m.
January 8, 2015 - 9:51am
January 7, 2015
Nisswa Women's Club to meet Jan. 15 at Billy's
The Nisswa Women's Club will launch its 2015 monthly meeting schedule Thursday, Jan. 15, at noon at Billy's of Breezy Point. The program will feature Janine LePage, assistant Crow Wing County attorney, speaking on child protection. Hostesses will be Karen DeVries, Ann Bergin, Marian...
January 7, 2015 - 4:31pm
Wallin wins Nisswa Winter Jubilee button design contest
The Nisswa Chamber thanks all who participated in the 2015 Nisswa Winter Jubilee button design contest. Prizes were given to the top three entries: Tracy Wallin (Pequot Lakes), $200 for first place and use of the design for the Jubilee button and all printed materials; Kim Avenson...
January 7, 2015 - 12:43pm
Christmas For Kids delivery
On Dec. 24, officers from Pequot Lakes, Nisswa, Lake Shore, Breezy Point, Cass County Sheriff's Office and the Minnesota State Patrol, along with retired conservation officers and other volunteers from the Nisswa and Pequot Lakes fire departments helped Santas and elves deliver gifts...
January 7, 2015 - 12:10pm
Former Nisswa principal enjoying international adventure
Former Nisswa Elementary School principal Erin Herman misses much about "home," but at the same time she and husband Steve are thoroughly enjoying...
January 7, 2015 - 10:36am
December 31, 2014
Nisswa to host swim days at Grand View Lodge
Nisswa Park and Recreation will host swim days from 2-5 p.m. Sundays, Jan. 11 and March 22, at Grand View Lodge. Cost is $5 per person. No registration is necessary; just go to Grand View Lodge. Proceeds will go to the Nisswa Park and Recreation program for sports equipment. For...
December 31, 2014 - 3:16pm
Nisswa students gather stuffing for holiday drive
During the month of December, Brainerd Public Schools had a collection drive to supply needy families in the Brainerd area with a holiday meal. Each school was assigned a portion of the meal, and Nisswa Elementary School was given the job of collecting stuffing. The Nisswa Elementary...
December 31, 2014 - 3:15pm