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Lakes Area Dining: Madden Lodge: A flashback worth taking

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EAST GULL LAKE — I have this idyllic itch to start every story concerning Madden’s Resort with the phrase “once upon a time.”


It starts with the drive onto the East Gull Lake resort property. It’s as though you’re entering an older, slower-paced time. The green golf courses on both sides of the road, then the lake and then the grand buildings take you on a 15 mph flashback.

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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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