CONTENTS


FEATURES

HISTORY

The Assassination of Hole-In-The-Day The Younger
By Jeremy Jackson
Bagone-Giizhig, also known as Hole-In-The-Day the Younger, chief of the Mississippi Ojibwe in Minnesota, was assassinated 150 years ago in southern Cass County.

EDUCATION

32 Central Lakes College turns 80
By Julie Jo Larson
What started in 1940 with sixteen students on the third floor of the former Washington High School building in Brainerd has evolved into Central Lakes College

OUTDOORS

36 Cryptic Critters
By Bill Marchel
A photo essay by outdoor photographer Bill Marchel shares the ingenious evolution for concealment by critters in Lake Country.

HOME

40 Coming Home
By Jodie Tweed
An Aitkin couple builds their dream home along the shores of Leech Lake.

DEPARTMENTS

IN EVERY ISSUE

4 Editor’s Journal
6 Contributors
8 Lake Country Online

ECHOES OFF THE LAKE

10 Front Porch  |  Up and Down the River Poem, Fruit Pastries Recipe, Late Summer Reads

16 Environment  |  Green Fair Folk Festival


18 Profile  |  Pamz Crafts

22 Lake Country Lore   |  Pine River’s 1830s Rendezvous

24 Hobby  |  Anna’s Alterations

44 Arts | Northwoods Arts & Book Festival

46 Poetry  |  Verse Like Water

48 Business  |  Arrow Mapping

50 Community  |  Second Harvest North Central Food Bank

52 Essay | My Old Reloader

56 Cooking  |  Venison Backstrap

58 Lake of the Month  |  Perch Lake

60 Food  |  Peppy Pete’s Gourmet Salsa

64 Health  |  Walk to End Alzheimer’s Disease

67 Calendar of Events

70 Advertising Directory/Find It

72 Before You Go