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Power outage puts Brainerd in the dark Wednesday
North Long Lake
July 6, 2017
A tradition at Train Bell Resort
MERRIFIELD—For the past 75 years, the Kuhn family has been gathering during the week of the Fourth of July on the east shore of North Long...
July 6, 2017 - 8:55pm
February 1, 2017
Car that breaks through ice - gets away
A vehicle was discovered broken through the ice on North Long Lake Wednesday afternoon by a passing cross-country skier. The skier said it appeared...
February 1, 2017 - 9:24pm
December 12, 2016
Ben Witman coasts to a stop on his DN iceboat Saturday on North Long Lake near Highway 371. A number of ice boats were gathered here, some racers...
December 12, 2016 - 11:56am
September 9, 2016
Fishing Report: Some area lakes producing muskie action
Brainerd/Nisswa area Northern pike and walleyes are hitting minnows in 18 feet at Round Lake and Whitefish Lake or in 20 to 30 feet on North Long Lake. Look for sunfish in the 6- to 8- foot weeds on Gull Lake, Nisswa Lake, Lake Edwards, or North Long and the deep weedlines on most...
September 9, 2016 - 7:16pm
July 17, 2015
Neighbors helping neighbors: Storm makes a tight-knit community even closer
Smoke filled the air and chain saws buzzed as a tight-knit seasonal community nestled along a strip of land between North Long Lake and Brainerd...
July 17, 2015 - 10:20pm
February 10, 2015
Rare ice quake on Gull Lake?
Shortly after 7 p.m. Jan. 13, Jodi Schwen was watching television at her Gull Lake home when she and husband Kent heard a loud boom and felt...
February 10, 2015 - 9:43am
December 28, 2014
North Long Lake ice rescue saves man
Less than a half hour before sunset Saturday, a resident on Legionville Point Trail could hear a man yelling for help from the dark, icy waters...
December 28, 2014 - 9:13pm
September 3, 2014
Labor Day hail storm hits Brainerd area
Highway 371 motorists did a double take Tuesday morning when the effects of Monday night's hail storm in the road ditches near North Long Lake...
September 3, 2014 - 9:01am
August 7, 2014
Zebra mussels found in Gilbert, North Long lakes
Property owners on one of two Brainerd area lakes where adult zebra mussels were recently discovered expressed disappointment at the news on Thursday. The DNR on Thursday reported the discovery of the zebra mussels and declared both Gilbert Lake and North Long Lake as infested. "We...
August 7, 2014 - 6:22pm
Zebra mussels discovered in 2 Crow Wing County lakes
Adult zebra mussels have been found in Gilbert and North Long lakes in Crow Wing County, resulting in both lakes being designated as infested,...
August 7, 2014 - 12:54pm
July 21, 2014
Man dies on shore of North Long Lake Saturday
A 72-year-old man died Saturday apparently from a medical issue after reaching shore on North Long Lake, just north of Brainerd, reported the Crow Wing County Sheriff's Department. The man and his wife were on jet skis, when the man's jet ski was having mechanical issues. The wife...
July 21, 2014 - 5:13pm
July 14, 2014
Walleyedan: The bite is on - for now
So many lakes, so many fish! Not sure what the scoop is, but I am guessing that there are multiple lakes that are producing fish right now in our area. Our guides have been hitting Gull Lake pretty consistently and it's been really nice because there hasn't been a lot of other fishing...
July 14, 2014 - 12:06pm