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[VIDEO] Run for the Lakes 2015
PAL Echo Journal - April 9
[VIDEO] Controlled training burn in Backus
[VIDEO] News of the North - New principal in Pequot Lakes
Director's Notes: Legislator visits; first graduation planned
[VIDEO] In the Bleachers with Wheaties - Softball & baseball off to great start
Pequot Lakes JO volleyball triumphs
Pequot Lakes boys 2-2 at tournament
Pequot Lakes' JV team 5-0
Hall earns top honors for PL
Donald L. Tollefson
James L. Olson "Jimmy"
Donna Marie Dale
Patricia "Patty" F. Hyatt
Mary Jane Boone
In Our Prime - March 2015
KLICK: Nisswa American Legion Easter Egg Hunt 2015
KLICK: Pine River-Backus Prom Grand March 2015
KLICK: Brainerd Jaycees Run for the Lakes 10K, Half and Full Marathon
KLICK: Brainerd Jaycees Run for the Lakes 1K and 5K
Letters to the Editor: 'Coalition' appreciation luncheon
Letters to the Editor: Looney Lutherans were great on Pequot Lakes stage
Letters to the Editor: Understand industrial infrastructure, environmental results
Letters to the Editor: In response to 'Presidential race is on' column
The Last Windrow: Planting season finally arrives
letters to the editor
Schmidt 80th birthday
Births - April 26
Births - April 9
St. Marie 50th anniversary
Births - April 2
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!
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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
Celebration of Balfany's life is May 2 in Nisswa
A celebration of the life of Mike "The Painter" Balfany will be from 3-8 p.m. Saturday, May 2, at the Pickle Factory in Nisswa. Spin the wheel for prizes. Limited edition T-shirts will be available. For more information, call Lori at 651-343-6974 or Mary at 612-227-2584.
April 22, 2015 - 11:31am
Nisswa: Next step taken for Nisswa Lake Park
Residents prefer a phased, medium development of the Nisswa Lake Park & Recreational Area, according to results tabulated from an open house held in February. "Phased development" would mean going slow and expanding development based on usage of the park being proposed off Hazelwood...
April 22, 2015 - 11:02am
April 16, 2015
New shop opens in Nisswa Square
Nisswa Square has a new business, as the Dock Panther occupies the storefront between Ganley's Restaurant and the Red Umbrella. "We're excited to be in Nisswa," shop owner Molly Laudenbach said. "We love the community. Everyone is here for each other, and that is awesome." Laudenbach,...
April 16, 2015 - 2:11pm
April 15, 2015
Lane closures on Highway 371 between Baxter, Pine River begin April 20
Motorists on Highway 371 between Baxter and Pine River will encounter lane closures, work crews and possible delays as segments of the road are intermittently reduced to a single lane beginning Monday, April 20. The lane closures will occur from sunrise to sunset through April 30...
April 15, 2015 - 2:08pm
April 14, 2015
Grass fire in Nisswa
On Tuesday, April 14, a grass fire broke out in Nisswa. Firefighters responded and were able to contain the fire.
April 14, 2015 - 4:17pm
April 8, 2015
Easter egg hunts attract youngsters
Area Easter egg hunts Saturday, April 4, attracted crowds of quick kids. At Forbes Park in Pine River, organizers took about an hour to hide over 3,000 eggs, and what Chris Hanneken estimated as 160 children took only minutes to gather them. Some lucky children found eggs with more...
April 8, 2015 - 1:49pm
Protection of bats has minimal effect on area projects
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) announced Thursday, April 2, that the northern long-eared bat would be protected as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act, effective May 4. According to the FWS, the long-eared bat can be found in nearly every state east of...
April 8, 2015 - 12:24pm
Nisswa: Loud and clear
The Nisswa business community's thoughts about a proposed 20-foot tall noise wall along the east side of Highway 371 through downtown Nisswa came through loud and clear. "It's been very loud, very clear, that the businesses don't want a noise barrier constructed in downtown Nisswa,"...
April 8, 2015 - 12:19pm
Winds whip up grass fires
Despite snow, rain and colder temperatures this week, fire danger was only temporarily reduced for part of Cass and Crow Wing counties, according to the Department of Natural Resources (DNR). As soon as the weather changes again, the area will see the same increased fire potential...
April 8, 2015 - 11:45am
April 7, 2015
[VIDEO] Nisswa Easter egg hunt
Hundreds of children search for Easter eggs Saturday, April 4, outside at the annual Easter egg hunt at the Nisswa American Legion, sponsored by the Legion.
April 7, 2015 - 9:57am
April 2, 2015
UPDATE: Fire burns nine acres in Nisswa
A warm day coupled with high winds and dry conditions sparked several grass fires in the area Thursday afternoon, April 2, including one off County Road 13 in Nisswa that burned nine acres. Keith Simar, retired Department of Natural Resources (DNR) forester, spotted a grass fire...
April 2, 2015 - 9:33pm