Jackson Purfeerst of Crosslake snapped this photo at 11:13 p.m. Monday, Oct. 11, of the northern lights over Big Pine Lake. "It was so cool to see these! I went outside and it was very faint and went in to get my parents and then we witnessed this!!! Very cool! They were moving and dancing all around!" Purfeerst wrote.

Do you have a recent scenic picture that shows the beauty of the lakes area? Send it to neighbors@brainerddispatch.com for possible publication in the Brainerd Dispatch. Be sure to include your name, where you are from, a brief description of the photo and when and where it was taken.

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