Laura Raedeke, of Nisswa, has been playing the pipe organ from a young age. Growing up in Lakefield, a small community near Worthington, she'd walk down the road to her church to practice in the afternoons and after Sunday services.
The Nisswa American Legion hosted a Christmas party for children on Sunday, Dec. 8, sponsored by the legionnaires and auxiliary. The basement of the Legion was filled with games for children to play, each with prizes to take home.
Santa's Bobbin' Into Town will be held Saturday, Dec. 14, in downtown Pequot Lakes, featuring indoor and outdoor holiday events.
Following is a schedule of events:
3-4:15 p.m.: Mrs. Claus at the Pequot Lakes Library with story time, crafts...
Free public planetarium shows will be offered at 6, 7 and 8 p.m. Wednesdays, Dec. 11 and 18, at the planetarium at Forestview Middle School in Baxter.
Experience the sites of the winter night sky during a live sky talk.
This season, downtown Brainerd businesses joined forces to entice shoppers with special events.
Nancy Williams, owner of Fancy Pants Chocolates, said activities include a hidden elf with clues on its whereabouts that began Dec.
The annual Pine River Parade of Lights Day will be held Saturday, Dec. 14, in Pine River, with the parade theme "Plaid On Parade," playing off Pine River's new theme, "Plaid On Purpose."
Following is a schedule of events:
11 a.m.-2 p.m.
The Cuyuna Lakes Chamber of Commerce announces that Madonna Maves, local artist and contributing member of the Serpent Lake Area Artists, volunteered to create the 2013 Christmas Ornament for the Christmas in the Park, which was held...
Novice holiday hosts often have a lot on their plates. Whether hosting family or friends or a combination of both, first-time hosts typically want to impress their guests while ensuring they get enough to eat and have an enjoyable evening.
The Log Church Choir, joined by Community Singers, will perform The Winter Rose, a Christmas cantata directed by Sue Lenzen, in Crosslake and Pequot Lakes.
Performances will be at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at the Log Church in Crosslake,...
The Pine River American Legion and Auxiliary's annual Lunch with Santa will be from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, Parade of Lights Day.
Lunch will include hot dogs, mac 'n' cheese, cookies and milk.
Maybe you pulled out your Christmas lights and found them in a giant, knotted ball, "Christmas Vacation" style.
Or maybe you've had it trying to find the one burned out bulb that's throwing off the whole string. Maybe you're just ready for...
It was standing room only at the Crosslake-Fifty Lakes American Legion on Saturday, Nov. 30, for the annual Breakfast with Santa. The Legion Auxiliary hosts the event each year the Saturday after Thanksgiving.
Did you know Santa lives in Pine River? Everyone knows that Santa goes incognito during the off season and he is known by many names. In Pine River, he flies under the radar as mild-mannered local, Shawn Michael.
HomeHealth Partnership of Cuyuna Regional Medical Center in Crosby will celebrate the 29th annual Tree of Love with a program of music, refreshments and reflection at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9, at Heartwood Senior Living Community in Crosby.
The Backus American Legion Post is participating in the Hackensack Area Chamber of Commerce annual Giving Tree program, which provides gifts for children from needy families in the Backus-Hackensack area.
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