Nisswa Garden Club speakers
From left, Dan Klein, Jill Macnamara and Jim Sherwood presented a program entitled “What’s in your Pot” (container gardening) at the April 25 Nisswa Garden Club ... Read More
Don't ask me who assigns what days and what months to foods, but May has been proclaimed National Burger Month.
You can make burgers out of ground beef, ground chicken, ground pork or even ground vegetables.
The Simple Life Burger
A simple burger that will suit the tastes of those who don’t want a lot of extras in their burger
8 ounces chuck, trimmed, cut into 1 1/2-inch cubes (or ground chuck if available)
The Nisswa Garden Club's annual Plant Sale will be from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 1, in the Schaefer's Foods parking area in Nisswa.
The event will be held rain or shine. The plants are grown and donated by club members.
Good Samaritan Society-Pine River is celebrating National Nursing Home Week May 12-18. The recognized week is meant to encourage the community to visit a loved one, friend or neighbor residing in a facility.
75 years ago, May 19, 1938
From the Pine River Journal
Pequot will soon be able to boast the addition of a newspaper. The village has been without a paper for several years and the business men felt the loss greatly.
Backus Legion Sunday dance, dinner
It's dancing and dining Sunday, May 19, at the Backus American Legion.
Frankie Lamb's Frankly Country Band returns from 2-6 p.m., playing classic country and pop, old time and swing.
Nisswa Garden Club speakers
From left, Dan Klein, Jill Macnamara and Jim Sherwood presented a program entitled “What’s in your Pot” (container gardening) at the April 25 Nisswa Garden Club meeting, where they showed how to make...
Brian Carlson, attorney-at-law, was the featured speaker for the Breezy Point Area Women's Club on Wednesday, May 1.
He spoke on the importance of wills, trusts and legal matters in regard to estate planning.
State Sen. Carrie Ruud, R-Breezy Point, will be the keynote speaker at a Memorial Day remembrance event at noon Monday, May 27, at the Nisswa American Legion.
State Rep. John Ward, DFL-Baxter, and state Sen. Paul Gazelka, R-Cass County,...
The Nisswa Garden Club will meet from 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday, May 23, for an evening meeting at the Tree House on Highway 371, Pequot Lakes.
Speaker will be Jim Sherwood and the program will be Crazy about Annuals.
A clothing giveaway will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 18, in the Franklin Arts Center gym in Brainerd.
Sponsored by Journey North Community Church, the sale will include gently used clothing, shoes and backpacks.
40 years ago, May 17, 1973
From the Country Echo
Not since 1940 has the Sixth District American Legion Convention been held in Pequot Lakes. This year the event will bring several thousand to Pequot Lakes from Elk River to Baudette.
The Lakes Area Memory Awareness Advocates (LAMAA) and Central Lakes College will host an educational forum on dementia, Alzheimer's disease and memory loss from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, May 21, at Central Lakes College in Brainerd.
Marine Corps Pvt. Brandon R. Lawson II, the son of Megan J. and Erik M. Lawson of Breezy Point, recently graduated from the Marine Corps Basic Combat Engineer Course at Marine Corps Engineer School, Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, N.C.
This is the 100th Renegade Chef column. I am as surprised as anyone that I have been allowed to ramble on in this space for so long.
Over the past four years I have received one positive reader comment and zero negative comments.