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February 16, 2017
Diane and Greg Van Eeckhout pose for a photo with their daughter Rachel. 
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Ticked: Nisswa woman learns to live with rare allergy
February 16, 2017 - 10:23am
February 15, 2017
Quintessential folk troubadour Bill Staines will kick-off the Grassroots Concerts 2017 spring line-up with a show at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 24 at the Live Well Nightclub and Coffee Bar in Nisswa.
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Bill Staines to kick-off Grassroots Concerts spring line-up
February 15, 2017 - 9:43pm
February 2, 2017
Reina del Cid will perform March 24 in the spring 2017 season of Grassroots Concerts in the Live Well Night Club and Coffee Bar of the Journey Church in Nisswa.
Grassroots Concerts spring schedule announced
February 2, 2017 - 10:31am
January 24, 2017
Bill Schultz (left) and Mark Turner with Turner Towing push freshly cut ice chunks away from a Ford Pickup that dropped through the ice on Halvorson Bay on Pelican Lake Monday night. The driver, Ben Olmscheid (standing in red coat), was able to escape with no injuries. The truck was winched out of the channel Tuesday afternoon. Steve Kohls/ Brainerd Dispatch Video and Galleryplay button
Breezy Point man learns hard lesson: Ice is never safe
January 24, 2017 - 9:40pm
January 16, 2017
Ganley family members who have worked at the family restaurant include Pat (left), Luke’s father who originally bought the restaurant; and current owners Luke and Chrissy with four of their children - Clare, Mirjana, Rita and Catherine. Pete Mohs/Echo Journal
Third generation now working at Ganley's - Pat Ganley purchased restaurant in 1984
January 16, 2017 - 10:44pm
January 13, 2017
Theresa Bourke/Echo Journal
Firefighters from Nisswa, Brainerd and Pequot Lakes responded to a blaze that broke out at a home on Schaeffers Point Road in Nisswa around 8 a.m. Friday, Jan. 30. No one was harmed in the button
No injuries reported in Nisswa house fire
January 13, 2017 - 12:55pm
January 1, 2017
Nisswa seeking community input on Comprehensive Plan
January 1, 2017 - 8:14pm
December 28, 2016
Charlie Zelle, Minnesota transportation commissioner, talks at the groundbreaking ceremony for the Highway 371 expansion project held Friday, April 15, at Trailside Park in Pequot Lakes. Nancy Vogt/Echo Journal
Top 10: No. 10 - Multi-year highway project underway
December 28, 2016 - 12:57pm
December 16, 2016
Visitors to Mount Ski Gull enjoy skiing and snow boarding last season. Kelly Humphrey/Brainerd Dispatch
Meet at the Checkpoint: Statewide scavenger hunt boasts unique sights, prizes
December 16, 2016 - 9:28pm
December 2, 2016
City of Nisswa seeks input for comp plan
December 2, 2016 - 10:20pm
November 30, 2016
Fiddle, banjo and guitar virtuoso Joe Newberry will perform at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 9 in a Grassroots Concerts performance in the Live Well Nightclub and Coffee Bar in Nisswa. He will be joined by April Verch.
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Verch, Newberry to play Nisswa concert Dec. 9
November 30, 2016 - 10:48pm
November 22, 2016
Reader Opinion: HART's mission continues
November 22, 2016 - 6:21pm
November 21, 2016
A large fireball rises in the night sky over Baxter Friday night while Dean's Auto Parts burns. Steve Kohls/Brainerd Dispatch Video and Galleryplay button
Fire causes $750,000 in damage at Dean's Auto Parts
November 21, 2016 - 10:42pm
November 20, 2016
Paul Gazelka
Newly minted Senate leader Gazelka predicts peaceful 2017 session
November 20, 2016 - 9:13pm
November 16, 2016
Nik Boyer with the Breezy Point North Stars junior hockey team staples lights to a gazebo Tuesday in Nisswa. Members of the team were volunteering time decorating downtown for the upcoming City of Lights event on Nov. 25. Steve Kohls/Brainerd Dispatch
Decorating Nisswa
November 16, 2016 - 10:53pm