Nisswa News


11/20/2017 10:20 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Nisswa: Road improvement plan, funding options presented13 min ago 

Striving to get a better handle on how best to fund and fix city roads into the future, the Nisswa City Council met Wednesday, Nov. 8, to hear ideas.


11/19/2017 06:44 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Lake Country Faces: Longtime educational assistant retires - Olson... 

Miriam Olson, recently retired educational assistant at Nisswa Elementary School, works with preschoolers Logan Carpenter and Hailey Velasco.Nancy Vogt / Echo Journal Miriam Olson, recently retired educational assistant at Nisswa Elementary School, works with preschoolers Logan Carpenter and Hailey Velasco.


11/18/2017 12:49 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Police Blotter - Nov. 18, 20173 min ago 

CRIMINAL SEXUAL CONDUCT: Report on Nov. 12 at 6:45 p.m. of criminal sexual conduct on Green Acres Court in Merrifield.


11/17/2017 08:45 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Pequot Lakes: Faith, food, fellowship offered Fridays to students 

Juniors and seniors from Pequot Lakes High School enjoy lunch at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church Friday, Nov. 10. Gloria Dei and other area churches participate in a Chat and Chow program where students can each lunch and learn about God.


11/15/2017 07:36 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Supreme Court to issue Minnesota legislative veto opinion Thursday 

Chief Justice Lorie Skjerven Gildea asks questions during oral arguments as the Minnesota Supreme Court meets at the State Capitol in St. Paul on Monday, Aug. 28, 2017. Photo by Leila Navidi The state Supreme Court plans to release an opinion at 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, on a lawsuit challenging Gov. Mark Dayton's veto of legislative funding.


11/15/2017 12:38 PM  ~~~Source~~~
County Road 115 open house scheduled in Nisswa 

Representatives from WSB and Crow Wing County Highway Department will be in Nisswa for an open house about County Road 115. north and south side of Round Lake and to County Road 127, another rural minor collector which connects to County Highway 3, a major north-south route classified as a "minor arterial."


11/15/2017 12:38 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Actual Wolf to make Grassroots debut Nov. 1710 min ago 

Actual Wolf, also known as Eric Pollard, will make his Grassroots Concerts debut Friday, Nov. 17, in Nisswa.


11/15/2017 12:55 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Officials look at expanding Paul Bunyan Expressway in northern Minn. 

Personnel from communities along major travel corridors north and south of Bemidji met with District 5A Rep. Matt Bliss, R-Pennington, here to discuss the future of State Highway 371. The highway, specifically between Little Falls and Bemidji, has been a point of discussion at the local and state levels for more than two decades.


11/14/2017 10:36 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Nisswa: Budget discussions continue6 min ago 

Three Nisswa City Council members met Monday, Nov. 6, to continue discussion on the 2018 budget with City Administrator Jenny Max.


11/14/2017 01:35 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Brainerd schools may see new Baxter elementary, but not Harrison 

There may be a new Baxter Elementary School in the near future in the Brainerd School District-but there most likely won't be a new Harrison Elementary School. The Brainerd School Board Monday took a step closer toward a finalized plan for its six elementary schools-Baxter, Garfield, Harrison, Lowell, Nisswa and Riverside.


11/13/2017 06:44 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Extra Credit 

Gaby Haire, the 2015 Elks National Foundation Scholarship recipient, received an invitation from the Elks National Foundation to attend grand convention next summer as an Elks Scholar Leader. She will serve as a point person for a group of scholars throughout convention.


11/13/2017 11:48 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Destination Downtown finalist: Purple Fern vision creates more than a boutique 

Purple Fern promises to provide a bath boutique, with all things bath-related. Beyond the retail, plans include offering an experience element as customers create their own soaps.


11/13/2017 07:15 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Breezy Point: Council hears compensation study results - Administrator search continues32 min ago 

The Breezy Point City Council heard updates on the city's recent compensation study and the search for a new city administrator at its Monday, Nov. 6, council meeting.


11/12/2017 11:41 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Municipal liquor stores sales up, profits down 

Nisswa's liquor sales stood out on the list, with $3,512,358 in sales and a net profit of $302,039. Although this year's figure is down slightly from the previous year's profits$338,684it's nearly six times the profits in 2008, which were $51,792 between Spirits of Nisswa and Ye Olde Pickle Factory , Nisswa's two municipal stores.


11/12/2017 12:35 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Police Blotter - Nov. 11, 20173 min ago 

CRASHES: Report on Nov. 1 at 6:44 a.m. of a property damage crash on State Highway 371 in Nisswa.