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Let's Visit Nisswa: The Town that Almost Never was

Nisswa, MN came to be the tourism hub it is, thanks to the rerouting of a railroad.  Dick Carlson shares that piece of Nisswa history, how the town's name shifted from Smiley to Nisswa and more local lore in this segment of Let's Visit.  

Have you visited Nisswa? What did you love about it?Send us an email and let us know.  

Katie Carter started at Northern Community Radio in 2008 as Managing Editor of the station's grant-funded, online news experiment Northern Community Internet. She returned for a second stint in 2016-23. She produced Area Voices showcasing the arts, culture, and history stories of northern Minnesota.