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Restaurant proprietor Tony Maucieri is a familiar face in Crosslake. He once owned and operated the Echo Ridge Supper Club and is now an owner of Maucieri's Italian Bistro, Bar & Deli on County Road 3. Photo by Chelsey Perkins

Leap of faith forever changed a family and their new hometown 

More than 40 years ago, Tony Maucieri saw a "For Sale" ad in the Chicago Tribune that would forever change his life and the small town where the ad would take him.

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WACC Home & Leisure Expo set April 26-27 04/14/14

WACC Home & Leisure Expo set April 26-27

The Walker Area Community Center (WACC) Home & Leisure Expo will be Saturday and Sunday, April 26-27, at the Walker Area Community Center...

Nisswa Elementary School principal hired 04/15/14

A second-year elementary school principal from Madelia will be the next principal of Nisswa Elementary School.

Molly Raske, principal at Madelia Elementary School in south central Minnesota...

Ward, Radinovich support minimum wage increase 04/15/14

State Reps. John Ward, DFL-Baxter, and Joe Radinovich, DFL-Crosby, supported the bill to increase the state’s minimum wage to $9.50 per hour by 2016.

Sen. Paul Gazelka, R-Cass County,...

Foster resigns from Nisswa City Council 04/15/14

Another Nisswa City Council member has turned in her resignation, bringing the total number of resignations in the past year to three.

Tina Foster submitted her resignation Thursday, April...

Washa becomes Master Meat Crafter 04/15/14

Tony Washa of Grand Champion Meats in Crosslake was one of 21 people awarded the distinction of a Master Meat Crafter in January.

This second graduating class of the Master Meat Crafter...

Sellner appointed to one vacant council seat 04/17/14

Gregg Sellner will fill one of the two vacant Nisswa City Council seats.

A three-member council appointed Sellner on Wednesday, April 16, and he was sworn in right...

Sports

Tigers place 3rd at softball tournament

After a rough start in their first game against the Park Rapids Panthers, which they lost 10-2, the Pine River-Backus Tigers came back to defeat Nevis 17-11 and the Sebeka Trojans 4-0 to take ...

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Features

Leap of faith forever changed a family and their new hometown

More than 40 years ago, Tony Maucieri saw a "For Sale" ad in the Chicago Tribune that would forever change his life and the small town where the ad would take him.

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Opinion

Vogt's Notes: Celebrating a marriage milestone

Fifty years. A half century.
That's a long time.
Can you imagine being married for that many years?
I certainly can, and I believe many of you readers can as well. Perhaps many of you have already celebrated your golden anniversaries.

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