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River rescue: Crews respond after vehicle plunges down Mississippi River bank

Sylvan Lake

July 4, 2017
A 5-year-old boy needed the help of firefighters Friday to free his thumb from the dock pole it was stuck in at the Sylvan Lake public access. "He was inquisitive and he stuck his thumb in the hole," Pillager Fire Chief Randy Lee said. "I know how many kids stick their fingers in places they shouldn't. BrainerdDispatch.com Illustration
Firefighters respond to boy with stuck thumb
July 4, 2017 - 6:00am
May 27, 2017
Traffic heads north on Highway 371 in Baxter Friday at the start of Memorial Day weekend. (Kelly Humphrey, Brainerd Dispatch)
The busy season begins
May 27, 2017 - 12:00pm
September 2, 2016
What's Up Outdoors: Fishing Has No Boundaries a success
September 2, 2016 - 7:11pm
What's Up Outdoors: Fishing Has No Boundaries a success
September 2, 2016 - 7:11pm
June 28, 2016
Col. Bill McCollough, former Brainerd resident, took this photo of his oldest son, Jack, in the front of a canoe at the end of the longest day of the year. Taken on Sylvan Lake as he and his boys vacationed with family recently.
All in the Family
June 28, 2016 - 9:43pm
September 17, 2014
Brothers Mark (left), Tom, Dave and John Kavanaugh stand near a sign featuring their family crest at Kavanaugh’s Resort on Sylvan Lake. (Kelly Humphrey, Brainerd Dispatch)play button
Kavanaugh family wasn't afraid to take a risk
September 17, 2014 - 3:48pm
September 4, 2014
Tammy holding Kevin's big Bass. He said he catches them, he doesn't hold them. Photo by Jamie Dietman
What's Up Outdoors: Fishing Has No Boundaries
September 4, 2014 - 5:31pm