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It’s obvious by the sauce on her face that Madelyn Smith, 4, of Brainerd, enjoyed her ribs Saturday, Sept. 15, at the Nisswa Fall Festival and Smokin’ Hot BBQ Challenge. When asked if she would share with her sister, Madelyn said, “Absolutely not.” Donna Evans / Echo Journal Correspondent
Nisswa Fall Festival features fun for all
12 hours 13 min ago
September 19, 2018
Screen grab from The Friends of the Poor® Walk/Run -
Church Street Challenge slated Sept. 29 in Nisswa
September 19, 2018 - 6:00am
September 17, 2018
County Roads 13 and 77 at their intersection with Highway 371 in Nisswa are in line for improvements. Nancy Vogt / Echo Journal
Nisswa: Sportland Corners intersection improvements eyed
September 17, 2018 - 4:00am
September 15, 2018
Upgrades to Nisswa Elementary School after the district's referendum last spring will include a two-story classroom addition and a new front entrance. Submitted photo
Nisswa: Detailed school renovation plans shared - Construction to start May 2019
September 15, 2018 - 6:00am
Central Lakes College campus. Photo from
CLC Foundation announces scholarship recipients
September 15, 2018 - 4:00am
September 13, 2018
Nisswa: Fall Festival, Smokin' Hot BBQ Challenge on tap
September 13, 2018 - 8:00am
September 12, 2018
Anyone interested in learning more, participating or making a pledge can visit Participants can make an online pledge, or they may register and make a donation the day of the walk. Screen grab from
Society of St. Vincent de Paul hosts Friends of the Poor Walk
September 12, 2018 - 3:00pm
Dusty Heart will perform Friday, Sept. 28, in Nisswa as part of the Grassroots Concerts series. Submitted Photo
Grassroots Concerts fall lineup announced
September 12, 2018 - 4:00am
September 7, 2018
Gift of Music event set Sunday at St. Christopher's Church
September 7, 2018 - 2:30pm
September 6, 2018
Author William Kent Krueger takes a selfie with a fan at Turtle Town in Nisswa on Saturday, Sept. 1. Dan Determan / Echo Journal
Krueger signs books at Turtle Town
September 6, 2018 - 6:00am
September 5, 2018
Nisswa Christmas Home Tour tickets on sale
September 5, 2018 - 6:30am
September 4, 2018
The landmark Sportland Cafe building on Smiley Road in Nisswa, at the intersection of Highway 371 and County Highway 13, should soon be torn down to make way for an American National Bank building. Nancy Vogt / Echo Journal
Progress: Sportland Corners property in Nisswa to be renovated - Bank, coffee shop to replace Sportland Cafe building
September 4, 2018 - 7:00pm
Willard Lehman stands on a dock in Upper Lake Friday, Aug. 31, at Upper Cullen Resort near Nisswa. This year marks 80 years Lehman has vacationed at the resort with his family.
Theresa Bourke / Brainerd Dispatch.
80 years at Upper Cullen
September 4, 2018 - 9:00am
September 2, 2018
Roger Landers (left), Gull Lake Trail Steering Committee member, and Ed Carlson, Nisswa Park Commission member, talk to Ada Vitale, who lives on Nisswa Lake, about the proposed Gull Lake Trail through Nisswa at a trail open house Thursday, Aug. 22. Nancy Vogt / Echo Journal
People learn more about Gull Lake Trail in Nisswa
September 2, 2018 - 4:00am
August 30, 2018
Actors with Restraining Hollywood do a scene for the independent film titled "Kill Me" at Anytime Fitness in Nisswa. Brandon Van Vliet, a 1996 Pequot Lakes High School graduate, owns the film label/production company. His crew spent most the month of August in the Brainerd lakes area filming. Brainerd Dispatch / Steve Kohls play button
Pequot grad comes home from LA to produce screenplay
August 30, 2018 - 7:00am