Photograph of the Week
March 25, 2017 - A couple Tom Turkeys came by to "strut their stuff" in Ideal Township to woo a flock of hen turkeys.The hens however didn’t seem impressed according to the property owners. - photo by Ellen L. Hostetler
Pierce Pettis to play concert in Nisswa April 7Pierce Pettis makes his Grassroots Concerts debut at 7:30 p.m., Friday, April 7 at the Live Well Nightclub and Coffee Bar in the Journey Church at Nisswa.
After a lifetime of crafting finely wrought, heart-touching songs, singer-songwriter Pierce Pettis feels that he’s finally found his comfort zone. He says, “The biggest change has been getting over myself and realizing this is a job and a craft. And the purpose is not fame and fortune...but simply doing good work.”
“Pierce Pettis doesn’t write mere songs; he writes literature,” proclaims Sing Out! Magazine.
“From the time I was very little, I always had the music going in my head,” Pettis explains. "Like my own personal soundtrack or something. I also come from a fairly musical family: my mother went to music school and was an excellent organist and pianist. And my sisters all played piano and other instruments.
Manhattan Beach to hold public hearing on land use changesThe City of Manhattan Beach will a public hearing on Tuesday, March 28th at 6:30 pm regarding proposed changes to the Land Use Ordinance.
At the February 21, 2017 meeting, council approved the ordinance changes by a 4-1 vote (voting no, Amy Wannebo).
However, at the March 7 meeting, planning and zoning administrator Darrin Welle informed council that the Minnesota DNR needed to be notified about the amendments.
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