Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Brianna Aase, senior Parent: Molly Ring of Pequot Lakes Activities, hobbies, interests: Painting, drawing, playing video games, bow and arrow, playing flute. School activities: Art Club, Pep Band Future plans: I plan to become an art teacher and then teach art in a small school so I can have a close relationship with my students. Awards/achievements: National Honor Society, Solo & Ensemble Brianna Aase is so at home with a paint brush or a pencil in her hand.
Trailside Park in Pequot Lakes was full of people looking at crafts and tasting local offerings for the annual Taste of Pequot & Arts and Crafts Fair. Craft booths lined both sides of the Paul Bunyan Trail featuring all different kinds of homemade wares. Four area restaurants participated in the Taste of Pequot: • Hungry Loon Cafe serving Hungarian Mushroom Soup. • Tasty Pizza North serving pizza and soft shell tacos. • Pine Peaks in Breezy Point serving chili and reuben sandwiches. • Giovanni's serving pizza and tortellini. The day featured a crisp breeze and cool, fall temperatures un
Alpha Omega Publications (AOP), a division of Glynlyon, Inc., announces that Denise Laudenbach was named the next president of the Christian publishing company. In her new role, Laudenbach will oversee the educational company, which opened its Nisswa facility three years ago.
David Wolfson of the University of Minnesota will talk about sandhill crane populations in Minnesota at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 24, at the Northland Arboretum in Brainerd. Wolfson will share current research on cranes and how people can help this project with crane sightings, as well as the two separate populations of sandhill cranes that breed in Minnesota. Wolfson is a graduate student pursuing his Master of Science degree in wildlife biology at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. His research project is a collaboration between the Minnesota DNR, U.S.
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 coordinator is Jim Sherwood. Hosts are Kari Carlson and Linda Olson. For reservations, call Marie at 963-7494. For more information, visit nisswagardenclub.org. Note the change of meeting place this month.
Crow Wing County Sheriff's Department BURGLARIES: Report on Sept. 10 at 1:47 p.m. of a cabin broken into on Ross Point Road in Nisswa. Report on Sept. 15 at 7:25 p.m. of a burglary in progress on County Road 137 in Nisswa. THEFTS: Report on Sept. 11 at 1:36 p.m. of theft on Timber Drive in Merrifield. Report on Sept. 13 at 9:42 a.m. of theft on Main Street in Pequot Lakes. Report on Sept. 14 at 5:13 p.m. of theft on Arrowhead Drive in Pine River. Report on Sept. 14 at 5:46 p.m.
The Crow Wing County Board on Tuesday, Sept.
The Nisswa Chamber of Commerce board of directors has open board of director positions, beginning in January 2015 for a three-year term commitment. The board of directors is responsible for ensuring excellent management of the organization.
Karl Satterlund and Angela Gudahl, both of Pequot Lakes, will be honored with the HOBY Minnesota Outstanding Youth Award for volunteerism and social responsibility to the community this past year. A HOBY (Hugh O'Brien Youth Leadership) Minnesota ambassador contributes 100 hours of meaningful community service within six months or 50 hours within three months of leadership seminar.
Pine River-Backus Community Education offers the following upcoming classes: • Let's Paint, 3-5:15 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18, $5. Use your imagination to create your own masterpiece. • Dream Pets, 3-5:15 p.m. Monday, Sept. 22, $5. Pet rocks make a perfect dream pet. • Beading Fun, 3-5:15 p.m. Monday, Sept. 29, $5. Have a bedazzling time with different ways to use beads. This class will be offered once a month to explore new and fun ways to make your own beading creations. • Fantasy Art, 3-5:15 p.m. Tuesday, Sept.