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Riverview Executive Pastor Loren Fritze of Pine River stands in the hallway of the future Life House Coffee, to be opened in the current Riverview Life Center Building. Travis Grimler/Echo Journal
Church members to fill coffee house niche in Pine River
September 23, 2016 - 9:11am
Sandra Medenwaldt
September 25, 2016 - 1:47pm
Nancy Vogt/Echo JournalBrandon Patnoe of Smokin' Rings BBQ of Nisswa sprays ribs with flavoring Saturday, Sept. 17, during the annual Smokin' Hot BBQ Contest in downtown Nisswa. play button
Fall festival features fun for all: Smell of barbecued ribs fills downtown Nisswa
September 21, 2016 - 10:58am
Motorcycle strikes deer, injures operator
September 24, 2016 - 11:59am
Donald J. Klein
September 25, 2016 - 1:58pm
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The Minnesota Design Teams listens to community members speak about various aspects of Crosslake Friday morning, Sept. 16, at Manhattan Beach Lodge.
Crosslake: Minnesota Design Team comes to town
September 21, 2016 - 9:07am
St. Francis Catholic School Foundation Dinner set Sept. 30
September 23, 2016 - 9:12am
Dan Lasher
Nisswa: Boelter resigns as police officer; city to hire another officer
January 27, 2016 - 2:51pm
As I See It: A tale of two baskets
September 24, 2016 - 11:42am
 Paul Kirkman, owner of Itasca Leathergoods in Crosslake, spoke about community involvement Thursday, Aug. 11, at the last community-wide meeting at Zorbaz before the Minnesota Design Team visits Crosslake in September. Photo by Theresa Bourke
Minnesota Design Team Visit: Crosslakers rank community proposals by importance
August 22, 2016 - 8:22am
Submitted PhotoMembers of the Black Bear 4-H Club of Nisswa and Eagles 4-H Club of Pequot Lakes recently packed meals at Kids Against Hunger-Brainerd Lakes Area in Nisswa.
Black Bear, Eagles 4-Hers pack meals for Kids Against Hunger
September 23, 2016 - 8:46am
Steven Blomberg
September 20, 2016 - 7:58pm
Cass County: Commissioners set preliminary levy of $21.5 million
September 22, 2016 - 10:46am
Beth McGuire holds a sign of what her pizza shop’s logo will look like once the permanent banner is ready. Photo by Travis Grimler
Giovanni's in Pequot Lakes is now Joe's Pizza
January 28, 2016 - 10:26am
The plate was submitted by Michelle Vesaas of Coon Rapids. Vesaas’s design received the most votes from among three finalists. The new license plate will be available from the Department of Motor Vehicles this fall. The cost will start at $60, plus tax. The total includes a one-time $10 fee for the plate itself and a minimum $50 contribution (renewable annually).
Voters choose new Minnesota state parks and trails license plate
July 6, 2016 - 2:33pm