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January 18, 2019
UCare films tandem bike commercial in downtown Nisswa
Have you seen those TV commercials where five members of the UCare team wearing blue shirts each with a letter to spell "UCare" ride a tandem...
January 18, 2019 - 1:00pm
January 11, 2019
Skating at sunset
Skaters took to the ice during beautiful weather Thursday afternoon, Jan. 3, at the Nisswa ice rink in the city park. Kids and teens passed pucks...
January 11, 2019 - 6:00am
January 10, 2019
Crow Wing County Board: Lakefront property owner says unregulated rentals cause for concern
Dave Williams is no stranger to the Crow Wing County Board of Commissioners. Williams previously voiced his concerns about vacation rentals by...
January 10, 2019 - 9:00am
Winter weather a boon for business - Snow brings out snowmobilers
The Brainerd lakes area often sees a decline in business at local establishments as cold weather rolls in. Tourism and outdoor recreation in...
January 10, 2019 - 6:00am
December 29, 2018
Nisswa: Sportland Corners intersection to be improved
Improvements likely will be made in July to the Highway 371/County State Aid Highways 13/77 intersection at Sportland Corners in Nisswa. The...
December 29, 2018 - 4:00am
December 28, 2018
Nisswa: Tax levy to rise 8.71 percent in 2019
On a 4-1 vote, the Nisswa City Council adopted its 2019 general revenue tax levy that shows an 8.71 percent tax levy increase over 2018. The...
December 28, 2018 - 4:00am
December 23, 2018
Crow Wing County road maintenance continues
Crow Wing County maintenance crews will perform brushing, limb-trimming and tree-removal work in the road rights of way this week on various county roads. County Highway 22 in Long Lake Township, County Highway 2 and County Road 131 in St. Mathias Township, and County Highway 18 in...
December 23, 2018 - 9:30am
December 21, 2018
Nisswa pastor resigns at request of leadership team: Allegations from past prompt request
Pastor David Uhrich of Christ Community Church in Nisswa resigned Dec. 14 after he was asked to do so by the church's leadership team.
December 21, 2018 - 5:00am
December 16, 2018
Crow Wing County road maintenance continues
Crow Wing County maintenance crews will perform brushing, limb-trimming and tree-removal work in the road rights of way this week on various county roads. Roads to be worked on include County Highway 22 in Long Lake Township, County Highway 2 and County Road 131 in St. Mathias Township,...
December 16, 2018 - 8:30am
December 12, 2018
Christmas for Kids gift wrapping party is Dec. 18
Christmas for Kids will have a gift wrapping party starting at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 18, at the Nisswa Community Center, lasting until all gifts are wrapped. This is open to anyone who would like to help wrap gifts. There will be pizza, hot chocolate and soda donated by local businesses....
December 12, 2018 - 2:30am
December 7, 2018
Nisswa: Council still strives to lower tax levy
Unassigned funds that total just over $4.6 million may be tapped to help reduce the tax burden on Nisswa residents. At a budget workshop Tuesday,...
December 7, 2018 - 4:00am
December 4, 2018
Taste of the Holidays set Dec. 6 at Schaefer's Foods
Schaefer's Foods of Nisswa will host its annual Taste of the Holidays from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, with proceeds benefiting the Nisswa Winter Jubilee event in February. Taste of the Holidays participants will sample food and beverage items from every grocery department, including...
December 4, 2018 - 5:30am
Truck fire ignites in pole shed: Nisswa and Pequot Lakes firefighters respond
NISSWA—Firefighters were able to contain a fire Monday, Dec. 3, from doing more extensive damage to a rural Nisswa pole barn, including...
December 4, 2018 - 5:00am
November 30, 2018
Nisswa: Council accepts mayor's proof of residency in Nisswa
Since becoming Nisswa's mayor in 2017, Fred Heidmann has addressed where he lives a couple of times. The most recent brief discussion took place...
November 30, 2018 - 4:00am
November 28, 2018
Nisswa City of Lights: Nice weather results in nice turnout
Downtown Nisswa was overflowing with people and vehicles on a rather warm and mild Friday, Nov. 23, for the annual City of Lights festivities....
November 28, 2018 - 8:00am