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Cragun's Resort

July 29, 2016
Event organizer Cody Breitbach wake surfs Friday during a demonstration on Gull Lake at Cragun's Resort for the second annual WakeFest. The action will take place 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Admission is free and the surfing can be easily viewed from the beach at the resort. (Brainerd Dispatch/ Steve Kohls) Video and Galleryplay button
VIDEO: Wake Surfing
July 29, 2016 - 11:31pm
July 21, 2016
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Water Sports: Breitbach ridin' the wave
July 21, 2016 - 10:58pm
July 12, 2016
Water Sports: WakeFest July 29-31 at Cragun's
July 12, 2016 - 5:34pm
June 22, 2016
Irma's Kitchen recently opened at Cragun's Resort near Brainerd. Irma’s Kitchen replaces the former Hungry Gull Restaurant with a fresh new look and menu peppered with local ingredients and created by chef Brian Diumenti. (Renee Richardson/Brainerd Dispatch)
Local dining: Irma's Kitchen a welcome addition to Cragun's
June 22, 2016 - 9:40pm
June 6, 2016
Diumenti joins Cragun's, Irma's Kitchen to open in June
June 6, 2016 - 9:53am
May 28, 2016
Here is today's view of Madden’s on Gull Lake new Voyageur guest rooms. Madden's invested about $15 million into the construction and re-building process of the resort after the July 2015 supercell storm. (Submitted)
Memorial Day weekend is here - resorts ready to go
May 28, 2016 - 11:39am
April 19, 2016
Minnesota State Economist Laura Kalambokidis speaks at Cragun's Resort Tuesday during a a Minnesota Sparks forum organized by the University of Minnesota. Zach Kayser/Brainerd Dispatch
U of M research shines during public forum at Cragun's
April 19, 2016 - 11:31pm
April 6, 2016
U of M researchers to visit Cragun's
April 6, 2016 - 10:02pm
July 24, 2015
Storm debris gets cleared Thursday from the Legacy Courses at Cragun's in East Gull Lake. The Legacy Courses plan to open July 29. (Brainerd Dispatch/ Steve Kohls)
Area Golf: Madden's, Cragun's close to reopening courses
July 24, 2015 - 11:33pm
July 14, 2015
Several vehicles were damaged or hidden under all the trees and brush during Sunday night’s storm that hit the area between Brainerd International Raceway and south of Crow Wing County Road 13 in Nisswa. This vehicle was found hidden on Mission Road. (Jennifer Stockinger)
The cleanup begins: Homeowners trapped - Resorts facing extended closures
July 14, 2015 - 2:35pm
July 13, 2015
This fallen tree near Gull Lake damaged the porch but appeared to miss the rest of the house. Zach Kayser/Brainerd Dispatchplay button
Residents, businesses begin cleanup after damaging storm
July 13, 2015 - 9:40pm
June 10, 2015
Minnesota sheriffs and companies sign statement to support National Guard and Reserve Service Members
June 10, 2015 - 5:27pm
Variety show planned
April 10, 2015 - 8:43pm
February 3, 2015
A Crow Wing County snowplow operator clears snow along Bonnie Road near Merrifield on Dec. 4, 2013. Only 9.6 inches of snow have fallen in Brainerd this year compared to 34.9 inches this time last year. (AP Photo/Brainerd Dispatch, Steve Kohls)
Dry winter affecting government, business bottom lines
February 3, 2015 - 10:13am
December 18, 2014
A car is upside down in the north ditch along Highway 77 near Cragun’s Resort Wednesday night.  Brainerd Dispatch/Steve Kohls
Highway 77 Rollover
December 18, 2014 - 2:15pm