Arts & Entertainment

Andrew Wright utilizing wood, solar and wind energy sources by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer When Andrew Wright first began looking for property north of the Twin Cities, the structure he had in mind to build on it was a two-car garage with an apartment above. What happened next is not anything like what he envisioned. Wright, [...]

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The Pierz drama students under the direction of Diane Hauan will be performing a dinner theater,  “Murder’s in the Heir,” a murder-mystery comedy at 5:45 p.m., Saturday, March 22, in the Performance Arts Center of Healy High School. “Murder’s in the Heir” is a comedy about the Starkweather family.  Simon Starkweather (Jordan Funk) is a [...]

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Sarah Schilling finds ideas in many places  by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer Little Falls resident Sarah Schilling always has a mile-long list of projects for the home she shares with husband, Dan, and their 3-year-old daughter, Bailey. “I spent most of my life in a hardware store,” Schilling said. When she was five, Schilling’s father, [...]

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Great River Arts (GRA) will present its spring dinner theater production of “Crimes of the Heart,” by Beth Henley Friday and Saturday, April 4 – 5, and Thursday – Saturday, April 10, 11 and 12. Dinner theater is an opportunity for community members to exhibit their talents and passion for acting, directing and building sets. [...]

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Drama Director Sheri Menden said energy is bubbling through the halls of Royalton High School (RHS) as students run lines for their upcoming play, A Feuding’ Over Yonder by Le Roma Greth. Performing a play following the likes of the Hatfields and McCoys has never been part of the repertoire for the drama club.  Senior [...]

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Often recognized as the “Pavarotti of Gospel Music” Robert Robinson returns to Onamia and sing with the Bethany Lutheran Youth as a benefit for their annual mission trip this summer to poverty-filled areas in New York. The concert will be held at the Holy Cross Center and Church. “It has been six years since I [...]

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Long Prairie co-op marking 35th year by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer Conveniently situated in downtown Long Prairie, Everybody’s Market has been serving the community since 1978, when it began as a workers co-operative. Marking its 35th year, the market is now a consumer’s co-op. It is the second-oldest retail business in Long Prairie that has remained [...]

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Added jobs and healthier eating among the benefits for Morrison County by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer Sprout MN is a ‘food hub’ established in Brainerd by Bob and Arlene Jones of The Farm on St. Mathias, building a network that now includes 40 growers in eight counties. Carol Anderson of Morrison County Development Center is coordinating [...]

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