24 Tracy Frizzell Art
By Jenny Holmes
Inspired by waterscapes, rolling prairies, and vivid Lake Country memories, Tracy Frizzell’s art is a true display of lake-life living.
30 Remembering Vietnam
By Emilee Mae Struss
Ken Klose, photographer and Vietnam veteran, shares his experience and the discovery of a lifelong passion that has followed him from Vietnam to Staples, Minnesota.
34 More Than Just Words
By Laurel M. Hall
Who doesn’t love a good book? This feature dives into the culture behind book clubs—why they’ve lasted and what’s available in the Brainerd Lakes Area.
38 Akin to an Art Gallery
By Emilee Mae Strus
Six-feet-wide hallways leading to a clerestory wall make this home feature feel like an art gallery, built by Grandt Builders in Aitkin, Minnesota.
IN EVERY ISSUE
6 Editor’s Journal
10 Front Porch | Crossing Arts Alliance Indoor Wall Mural, Fall Book Reads, Apple Cider Pancakes
ECHOES OFF THE LAKE
16 Travel | Falling for Fall
20 Entertainment | Neither Wolf Nor Dog
44 Folklore | Spotting Squatch
48 Tradition | A Grouse Hunting Tradition
52 Ghost Stories | Playing with the Paranormal
56 Lake Country Living | Furry Friends at Work
60 Featured Lake | Borden Lake
62 Profile | Entrepreuner Allie Bjerk
64 Events | MN Christmas Market
66 Resort Life | Resorts are Fun, Right?
70 Business | Reality Roasters Coffee Co.
74 Essay | Twelve Men in My Deer Stand
76 Calendar of Events
78 Lake Country Contests
80 Before You Go