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December 14, 2017
Performing Arts - Dec. 14-20
BRAINERD 'Miracle on 34th Street' Stage North Theatre Company's holiday drama, "Miracle on 34th Street," 7:30 p.m. today, Dec. 14-Saturday and at 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Franklin Arts Center auditorium. For tickets, go online at www.stagenorththeater.com or call 218-232-6810. Rock...
December 14, 2017 - 6:30am
December 7, 2017
Performing Arts - Dec. 7-13
BRAINERD 'Mr. Burns' Brainerd Community Theatre's "Mr. Burns - A Post-Electric Play," 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7 through Friday, and 2 p.m. Saturday, Chalberg Theatre at Central Lakes College. 'Miracle on 34th Street' Stage North Theatre Company's holiday drama, "Miracle on 34th Street,"...
December 7, 2017 - 12:30pm
November 30, 2017
Performing Arts - Nov. 30 - Dec. 7
BRAINERD Madrigal Dinner set The Christmas Madrigal Dinner presented by the Brainerd High School A Cappella and Windfall Choirs, 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30, and Friday-Saturday, Cragun's Legacy Golf Course Clubhouse Pavilion. Tickets are $35 and can be purchased at www.brainerdmusic.org....
November 30, 2017 - 12:30pm
November 22, 2017
Performing Arts - Nov. 23
BRAINERD 'Mr. Burns' Brainerd Community Theatre's "Mr. Burns—A Post-Electric Play," opens at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 30, with continued night performances on Dec. 1, 2, 7 and 8 and a 2 p.m. matinee Dec. 9, Chalberg Theatre at Central Lakes College. "Miracle on 34th Street' Stage North...
November 22, 2017 - 9:08pm
August 6, 2017
Dokken: Lindner workshop to focus on fishing careers
As one of the most recognizable people in the fishing industry, Al Lindner says the idea for a fishing careers workshop sprouted last August...
August 6, 2017 - 9:09am
August 2, 2017
Toxic Taters to teach organic potato farming
SEBEKA—Toxic Taters, known for its work fighting what it calls the damages of chemically intensive industrial potato farming, will be hosting its fourth annual organic potato tour from 1-3 p.m. Saturday at Yellow Rose Organic Farm in Sebeka.
August 2, 2017 - 9:37am
July 26, 2017
Crow Wing County Board: Cragun's plans new golf course, housing
A planned development including a new 18-hole golf course and nearly 40 housing units proposed by Cragun's Resort on Gull Lake will not require...
July 26, 2017 - 10:35pm
June 1, 2017
Crow Wing County seeks public comment on Cragun's expansion
Crow Wing County is accepting public comments on an environmental assessment worksheet prepared for a proposed golf course expansion and residential...
June 1, 2017 - 5:00am
May 29, 2017
Cragun's Memorial Day Program
Photos and video from the Memorial Day parade and program Sunday at Cragun's Resort on Gull Lake. (Kelly Humphrey, Brainerd Dispatch - Gallery...
May 29, 2017 - 11:00am
May 8, 2017
Cragun's invests more than $2 million in resort improvements
EAST GULL LAKE—Cragun's Resort is celebrating its 77th year in business this year and continues to invest in the property with over $2...
May 8, 2017 - 10:57am
January 23, 2017
Newbies experience ice fishing most can't afford
The red pop-up fish houses lining the lake's edge near Cragun's Resort were hard to miss over the weekend. The fish, under a thick layer of ice,...
January 23, 2017 - 10:27pm
January 15, 2017
TIP annual fundraiser planned Jan. 21
The public is invited to Brainerd Turn In Poachers fourth annual fundraiser banquet Jan. 21. The event kicks off with a 4:30 p.m. social followed by a 6 p.m. dinner at The Legacy Courses at Cragun's Resort on Gull Lake. The night will include silent and live auctions, gun raffles...
January 15, 2017 - 8:30pm
Free intro to ice fishing planned for youths, veterans
The Big Fish and Fry program is coming to an area lake in an effort to introduce ice fishing to children, veterans and their friends and families free of charge. The day program is planned from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Jan. 21 and 22 at Cragun's Resort on Gull Lake. Co-founders Pat Walrath...
January 15, 2017 - 9:22am
July 29, 2016
VIDEO: Wake Surfing
Event organizer Cody Breitbach wake surfs Friday during a demonstration on Gull Lake at Cragun's Resort for the second annual WakeFest. The action...
July 29, 2016 - 11:31pm
July 21, 2016
Water Sports: Breitbach ridin' the wave
Gearing up for the second annual WakeFest, coordinator Cody Breitbach, owner of WakeLife and a semi-pro wakesurfer is a busy guy. Not only is...
July 21, 2016 - 10:58pm