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December 3, 2017
The Regional Report: News from around the lakes area - Dec. 3
December 3, 2017 - 5:00am
November 19, 2017
The Regional Report: News from around the lakes area - Nov. 19
November 19, 2017 - 5:00am
November 16, 2017
MPR in Brainerd back on air after repairs
November 16, 2017 - 7:00am
November 12, 2017
Nisswa's liquor sales stood out on the list, with $3,512,358 in sales and a net profit of $302,039.  Although this year's figure is down slightly from the previous year's profits—$338,684—it's nearly six times the profits in 2008, which were $51,792 between Spirits of Nisswa and Ye Olde Pickle Factory (or simply "The Pickle"), Nisswa's two municipal stores. Spirits of Nisswa is an off-sale store, whereas Ye Olde Pickle Factory is a bar and restaurant. Illustration
Municipal liquor stores sales up, profits down
November 12, 2017 - 9:00am
MPR in Brainerd off the air due to lightning damage
November 12, 2017 - 4:00am
September 7, 2017
Jeremy (right) and Bob Janzen of Bob Janzen Auction and Appraisal in Aitkin share a laugh during an auction this summer at a site south of Aitkin. The company has been in the Janzen family for 81 years. It was started by Bob’s father John “Barney” Janzen. Steve Kohls/Brainerd Dispatch
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Progress: Not just fast talkers: Aitkin auction business a family affair
September 7, 2017 - 6:00am
August 19, 2017
The Regional Report: News from around the lakes area
August 19, 2017 - 1:00pm
July 24, 2017
The regional roundup: News from around the lakes area
July 24, 2017 - 1:55pm
July 3, 2017
Matthew Hill, a new Breezy Point resident, became Nisswa's parks and recreation administrator about three months ago, and is enjoying his summer working on youth activities for the community. Theresa Bourke/Echo Journal
Nisswa parks and rec welcomes new face - Hill leads with experience
July 3, 2017 - 5:00am
April 20, 2017
Great River Strings concert to include art show
April 20, 2017 - 5:30am
The Nisswa City Council on Wednesday, March 15, hired Matthew Hill as park and recreation director. He'll begin his new job April 3.
Nisswa: City hires park, recreation director; Hill formerly owned Aitkin Furniture, served as arboretum director
March 20, 2017 - 9:20am
February 28, 2017
Ben Collette recently snapped this photo of the moon rising over a fish house on Lake Edward.
Conservation Officer Report: Lakes continue to deteriorate, use caution
February 28, 2017 - 1:58pm
February 21, 2017
Great River Strings art contest focuses on 'time'
February 21, 2017 - 9:36pm
February 18, 2017
Great River String Ensemble announces spring schedule
February 18, 2017 - 8:24pm
January 4, 2017
Carrie Ruud
Returning legislators concerned about health care, taxes
January 4, 2017 - 8:28pm