Tag: Nisswa

The American Legion in Nisswa to Host National Commander, James Oxford

American Legion National Commander James W. “Bill” Oxford will speak Wednesday, April 7, at the American Legion in Nisswa on issues of importance to Minnesota veterans. American Legion members, community leaders and residents are welcome to attend the program scheduled from 5-8 p.m., with a supper at 6 p.m. and the remarks to follow. Among…
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April 3, 2021 0

CSAH 13 construction set to begin April 5th

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (4/2/21) (Nisswa, MN) — Crow Wing County and Kraemer Trucking & Excavating will begin the construction process on CSAH 13 between Trunk Highway 371 in Nisswa and County Road 137 in Lake Edward Township starting April 5th. The construction work will consist of grading, storm sewer, aggregate base, concrete curb &…
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April 2, 2021 0

Crow Wing County Board Approves Transfer of Land to City of Nisswa, LRIP Sponsorship, and More from February 23 Meeting

(BRAINERD, MN) — The Crow Wing County Board met on Tuesday, February 23 and some topics discussed saw spirited debates. Among the items the board spent the most time on was a proposal from the city of Nisswa for the transfer of ownership of tax-forfeited parcels of land at less than market value to the…
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February 25, 2021 0

City of Nisswa Begins Design Phase of Gull Lake Trail

(NISSWA, MN) — The city of Nisswa held its regular council meeting for the month of February on Tuesday, so we spoke with Mayor John Ryan to hear about what was discussed. The big-ticket agenda item was the city’s Gull Lake Trail, which has been in its preliminary stages for a while now. With the…
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February 18, 2021 0

Nisswa’s Former Mayor Looks to have Disorderly Conduct Case Dismissed

The former Nisswa mayor, Fred Heidmann, is seeking the disorderly conduct case to be dismissed from the Aug. 29 citation of two misdemeanors – obstruction of the legal process and disorderly conduct. The charge of obstruction of the legal process was already dismissed in December, and Heidmann also is seeking to have the disorderly conduct…
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February 6, 2021 0

John Ryan Sworn in as New Mayor of Nisswa

(NISSWA, MN) — The city of Nisswa met for a regular council meeting on Tuesday, January 19, for the first time in 2021. We spoke with John Ryan, the city’s newly minted Mayor, to hear about how it went. Ryan, who served on the Nisswa City Council last term, was sworn in as the city’s…
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January 21, 2021 0

Salvation Army Looking for Bell-Ringer Volunteers

Volunteers to ring bells for the Salvation Army are needed to staff kettles at various locations throughout Brainerd, Nisswa, and Pequot Lakes. Another Red Kettle goal is 1,500 volunteer hours with new procedures this year designed to help the community stay safe and help businesses stay open during the pandemic. The Brainerd Lakes Salvation Army…
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November 21, 2020 0

Nisswa City of Lights is Now a Drive-Thru Event

The annual Nisswa City of Lights festival will now be a drive-thru event on Friday, November 27th. The City of Nisswa is inviting people to drive through town at their leisure and check out the light displays or visit Santa and Mrs. Claus in the First Western Bank and Trust drive-thru from 5 – 7pm.…
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November 21, 2020 0

Nisswa Mayor-Elect John Ryan Talks Goals, Addresses Allegations from Current Mayor Against City Police

The city of Nisswa has chosen a new mayor. Following the controversies that plagued incumbent Fred Heidmann – from defending racist comments made by a Forestview teacher on social media to his arrest following an altercation with Nisswa police to finally accusing city police of misconduct and the council of negligence – the city has…
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November 11, 2020 0

Nisswa Council Gives Green Light to “City of Lights,” Renames Road from October 21 Meeting

The city of Nisswa held a regular council meeting on Wednesday, October 20. The meeting was rather short and consisted mostly of regular business. The council deliberated over whether or not to approve closing Main Street for their City of Lights event, citing some mixed feedback. Ultimately, they voted unanimously to approve. Another item on…
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October 23, 2020 0