Nisswa firefighters — with the help of the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) helicopter and Mission Fire — battled a brush fire that threatened to burn a pole barn Thursday at a home on the 8900 block of Garden View Road in Nisswa, said Nisswa Fire Chief Richard Geike.
Geike said the DNR spo...
Tree planting was in the books for a group of students at Harrison Elementary School.
The lesson Thursday was part of a delayed Arbor Day celebration, which was pushed back a couple of weeks because of the weather.
DAV mobile office to be in Aitkin
AITKIN - The Disabled American Veterans Mobile Service Office will be at the Aitkin County Courthouse from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 31.
The office offers counseling and claim filing assistance.
Sen. Carrie Ruud, R-Breezy Point, said the bill the Minnesota Senate passed Wednesday regarding the unionization of child care providers and personal care attendants (PCAs) was unwanted and unnecessary.
Baxter Arbor Day planting scheduled Sunday
BAXTER - An Arbor Day community tree planting near Whipple Beach is planned, rain or shine, from 1-3 p.m. Sunday in Baxter.
Participants may bring a shovel (a 6-inch wide and 1.
NISSWA - The Nisswa Parks Department announced a Summer Kick-off Party from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 1 at Nisswa Park.
The event will feature Water Wars and the St. Christopher youth group will serve food.