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September 17, 2017
The Regional Report: News from around the lakes area
AITKIN A seat on the Aitkin City Council is no longer vacant, the Aitkin Independent Age reported. The council decided between two applicants...
September 17, 2017 - 7:00am
September 14, 2017
Charlie Parr to open concert season in Nisswa
Charlie Parr is set to play the first concert of the 2017 fall season for Grassroots Concerts at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 22 in the Live Well Night Club...
September 14, 2017 - 1:00pm
September 6, 2017
Progress: BLAEDC's recruitment program helps area businesses - GrowthZone in Nisswa benefits
NISSWA—Texas native Collin Thames always dreamed of moving away from his home state, and a Nisswa company and Brainerd organization helped...
September 6, 2017 - 1:00pm
September 5, 2017
Progress: Pork with passion: Local pig farmers put love into product
NISSWA—The crow of a rooster might be the first sound one hears when visiting Patchwork Farms near Nisswa, but it's all about the pigs....
September 5, 2017 - 11:00am
July 29, 2017
Cru in Nisswa makes Wine Spectator's Awards list
Cru Restaurant and Wine Bar in Nisswa is being highlighted as one of the best restaurants around the world that offers the best wine selections....
July 29, 2017 - 2:00pm
July 24, 2017
Legion Baseball: Grand Rapids ends Nisswa's season
DULUTH—Nisswa's three-run rally in the ninth inning came up a run short as Grand Rapids eliminated Nisswa 9-8 in Saturday's Substate 10, Division I playoffs. McCale Peterson pitched five innings. He allowed six runs on nine hits and two walks. He struck out four. Sam Miller...
July 24, 2017 - 5:30am
July 22, 2017
Legion Baseball: Nisswa outhits Cloquet to advance
DULUTH—McCale Peterson finished 5-5 with four RBIs and three doubles as Nisswa hit Cloquet out of the Substate 10, Division 1 playoffs with Thursday's 15-5 victory. Bryce Flanagan pitched the victory and also went 3-6 with three RBIs, three runs and a double. Braydon Borg was...
July 22, 2017 - 8:30am
July 21, 2017
Legion Baseball: Nisswa splits in playoff opening games
DULUTH—After 4 1/2 innings, the Nisswa Legion found itself trailing Lakeview 17-0 Wednesday in the second round of the Substate 10, Division 1 playoffs. Nisswa cut the deficit to one run before falling 17-16 in nine innings to fall into the loser's bracket. A total of 23 walks...
July 21, 2017 - 11:00am
July 20, 2017
Driver injured in SUV rollover
NISSWA—A 77-year-old Pine River man was injured when the sport-utility vehicle he was driving crashed at 1:40 p.m. Wednesday on Highway...
July 20, 2017 - 4:00am
July 18, 2017
Legion Baseball: Nisswa No. 2 seed in playoffs
The Nisswa Legion baseball team secured the No. 2 seed for the Substate, Division I playoffs, which begin Wednesday. All games will be played at Duluth East High School. Nisswa opens against No. 7 Virginia at 11 a.m. Depending on the outcome, Nisswa will play a second game Wednesday...
July 18, 2017 - 10:30am
July 17, 2017
Storm packs punch in short time in lakes area
A powerful line of thunderstorms ripped across the Brainerd lakes area late Monday afternoon, knocking down trees and power lines in its wake....
July 17, 2017 - 9:44pm
Legion Baseball: Nisswa sweeps DL tourney
DETROIT LAKES—McCale Peterson allowed 11 hits, but he didn't walk anyone and surrendered only three runs as he helped Nisswa sweep the...
July 17, 2017 - 9:30am
July 15, 2017
Legion Baseball: Nisswa tops Sauk Rapids
SAUK RAPIDS—McCale Peterson had two hits, including a double, and two RBIs and Mac Brink drove in three runs as Nisswa defeated Sauk Rapids 8-6 Thursday. Bryce Flanagan pitched the final 2 ⅓ innings for the save. He allowed no runs on no hits and no walks and struck out three....
July 15, 2017 - 5:30am
July 13, 2017
Legion Baseball: Nisswa falls late
COLD SPRING—Mac Brink finished 1-2 with two RBIs in Nisswa's 6-5 loss to Cold Spring Tuesday. Brink started on the mound and pitched three innings. He allowed three hits and three walks, which turned into five runs, four of which were earned. He struck out one. Connor Knettel...
July 13, 2017 - 4:30am
July 12, 2017
Legion Baseball: Nisswa splits in St. Cloud
ST. CLOUD—Max Boran pitched a five-inning three hitter to lift Nisswa over the St. Cloud Chutes 11-1 Monday. Boran allowed just the one earned run. He walked four and struck out one. He helped his own cause by going 3-4 with a double and an RBI. Bryce Flanagan went 3-3 with...
July 12, 2017 - 12:30pm