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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
SWCD lists plant, tree photo contest winners
Area students to participate in Real Men Sing concert in Staples
Create a family legacy with your woods
Crow Wing SWCD hosts tree/shrub pre-order sale
Nurse practitioners join Essentia Health Pine River Clinic; clinic hours expand
Tigers spike Northome-Kelliher
Pine River-Backus 8th grade volleyball placed first
Pine River-Backus team placed second
North Stars fall to Twin City Steel
Lohmiller helps Patriots down Cardinals
Eileen Marie Smilonich
William Harry Colclough
Daniel Dale Livingood
Kristopher Kaj Aune
Crosslake School Chili Bake
Evening of piano, song planned Sunday at Grand View
Gemberling and Mattson to perform Oct. 3 in Nisswa
Jail art project on exhibit in Brainerd
Chef's Hat recipe: Italian Pork
Letters to the Editor: 'A House divided'
As I See It: Trivial pursuits
The Last Windrow: Treasure fall while it's here
Letters to the Editor: Thank you, Pequot 500 card club
Mayor's Notebook: Variety of activities make Pequot Lakes special
letters to the editor
Births - September 11
September 26, 2014
The top three of 16 teams in the Smokin' Hot BBQ Challenge on Saturday, Sept. 20, at the Nisswa Fall Festival were: • First: Gettin' Sauced from Nevis. • Second: The Docfather BBQ from Sauk Rapids. • Third: Big Al's Ghetto Hogs from Blaine. The VIP vote winner was The Docfather...
lifestyles / features
September 26, 2014 - 11:10am
September 24, 2014
Nisswa council pays $9,000 toward wall that collapsed
The Nisswa City Council on Wednesday, Sept. 17, agreed to pay $9,000 toward improvements made to the rock wall leading to the pedestrian tunnel after part of that wall collapsed earlier this year after a rainstorm. The issue is complicated with several entities involved who also...
September 24, 2014 - 3:33pm
September 18, 2014
Nisswa Garden Club to meet Sept. 25 at community center
The Nisswa Garden Club will meet at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25, at the Nisswa Community Center. Check in and social time will begin at noon. Lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m., followed by a business meeting. The program will be "2014 Gardening - the Good, the Bad & the Ugly." The...
September 18, 2014 - 2:44pm
LCC packs meals for the hungry
Lutheran Church of the Cross parishioners packed 60,386 meals for Kids Against Hunger Brainerd Lakes Area from 10:45 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Sunday,...
September 18, 2014 - 11:46am
Nisswa Council OKs 1.84 percent preliminary levy increase
The Nisswa City Council on Thursday, Sept. 11, approved a 2015 preliminary general fund tax levy of $1,965,784, or 1.84 percent more than this year's levy. The vote was 3-0. Mayor Brian Lehman and council member Joe Meyer were absent. Council member Gary Johnson led the meeting. At...
September 18, 2014 - 10:57am
September 17, 2014
Schaefer's Foods sponsors Nisswa History Trivia Hunt during Fall Festival
Schaefer's Foods will celebrate its 100th anniversary in October. The month-long celebration will feature a free customer appreciation breakfast, mystery 100 minute sales, win what you spend drawing, register to win one of 100 bags of groceries, giveaways, prizes and other contests. To...
September 17, 2014 - 4:33pm
Nisswa to host Fall Festival, BBQ Challenge on Saturday
The 41st annual Nisswa Fall Festival and ninth annual Smokin' Hot BBQ Challenge will take place all day Saturday, Sept. 20, in downtown Nisswa. Following is a schedule of events: 8-11 a.m.: Pancake breakfast, Nisswa Fire Hall. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.: Crafter and Market Place along the Paul...
September 17, 2014 - 4:28pm
September 10, 2014
Ted Dullum is Nisswa Citizen of the Year
An old city of Nisswa population sign greets visitors at the end of Ted Dullum's driveway on Upper Roy Lake. Moving closer to his home there's a license plate on a vehicle that also displays the word "Nisswa." And an expired license plate with "Nisswa" is nailed on Dullum's garage. It's...
September 10, 2014 - 12:39pm
September 4, 2014
Good Samaritan Society-Home Care in Nisswa welcomes director
Good Samaritan Society-Home Care in Nisswa recently welcomed Mary Jane Sandelin-Woods as director. Sandelin-Woods, originally from Oregon, comes to Good Samaritan Society-Home Care with more than 14 years of local nursing experience, specifically in senior care. She enjoys caring...
news / business
September 4, 2014 - 2:50pm
September 3, 2014
Mobile library to stop in Hackensack, Nisswa
The mobile library will make the following stops in Hackensack and Nisswa: • Hackensack: 1:15-2:15 p.m. at First and Whipple streets on Sept. 9 and 23, Oct. 14 and 28, Nov. 25, and Dec. 9 and 23: • Nisswa: 2:15-3:45 p.m. in the elementary school parking lot on Sept. 13 and...
September 3, 2014 - 2:20pm
Lakes and Farm Harvest Dinner set Sept. 13 in Nisswa
The sixth annual Lakes and Farm Harvest Dinner will be Saturday, Sept. 13, at the Nisswa American Legion. The event celebrates the diversity of the region in the interest of stewardship and friendship among lake dwellers, farmers, ranchers and town folk. A farmers market and social...
news / education
September 3, 2014 - 2:09pm
Andersons recognized for service to veterans
Nisswa residents Lee and Penny Anderson were recognized by Nisswa American Legion Post 627 for significant contributions to veterans locally and nationally. Lee, a veteran and graduate of West Point, was recently awarded the "Distinguished Graduate Award" from West Point in honor...
September 3, 2014 - 12:17pm
August 28, 2014
Nisswa Citizen of Year candidates sought
The Nisswa Chamber of Commerce fall dinner that celebrates the Citizen of the Year will be Thursday, Sept. 18, at the Nisswa Community Center. The chamber is accepting nominations for the 2014 award. Nominees should be outstanding servants of Nisswa, demonstrating passion and commitment...
August 28, 2014 - 5:58pm
August 27, 2014
Nisswa Community Center rental fees addressed
After a lengthy discussion and citizen input, the Nisswa City Council agreed Wednesday, Aug. 20, to allow Brainerd lakes area nonprofit organizations to use the Nisswa Community Center for events for free. While the normal fee will be waived, those groups will be responsible for...
August 27, 2014 - 10:35am
August 20, 2014
Take It to the Box medication disposal site available in Nisswa
A free medication disposal box is now available for the public at Nisswa City Hall. The Nisswa disposal box is the fourth free medication disposal site available in Crow Wing County. The county is serious about preventing the abuse or misuse of old or unneeded medications.
August 20, 2014 - 1:27pm