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Lakes Area Dining: Traditions with a twist found at The Lodge

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NISSWA — Mike Manders knows the address to Grand View Lodge.

And he’s embraced it.

The executive chef of the Nisswa resort immersed himself into the Brainerd lakes area’s hunter-gatherer persona. He selected the essential ingredients and traditions. What he did next, however, would make even the most stern grandmother blush.


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Jeremy Millsop
My career at the Brainerd Dispatch began May 11, 1999 after graduating from North Dakota State University. My areas of emphasis includes local high school sports, Central Lakes College, the lakes area golf mecca and once a year I dabble in the NHRA when the Lucas Oil Nationals come to Brainerd International Raceway.
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