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WHITE SAND LAKE

Sheriff’s Sgt. Brad Thesing said the fire started when a mortar shell failed to launch from the tube and exploded, igniting other fireworks on the boat.
The 911 caller reported the burning boat was floating about 50 feet from shore along the southern edge of White Sand Lake at Fairview Road and fireworks were still exploding.
A look through the Brainerd Dispatch archives with Terry McCollough combing the microfilm for tidbits of history through the decades going back to 1921.
A look through the Brainerd Dispatch archives with Terry McCollough combing the microfilm for tidbits of history through the decades going back to 1921.

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Disapproval was unanimous among residents and others who provided comment, with many citing a lack of clarity on the impetus behind the proposal along with environmental concerns, impacts on traffic volumes and frustration with how the county presented the information in its notifications.
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White Sand Lake Boat Parade
Boaters were able to create their own parades on area lakes this Fourth of July. With many usual festivities canceled this year because of the coronavirus, those who were out on the water were able to enjoy the hot July afternoon and cool off. The day will be capped with the annual fireworks display supported by the cities of Brainerd and Baxter.
“It’s not fancy or too crazy, but it’s just a way to do something together as lake residents,” said the White Sand Lake Association president.

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A variety of factors have hampered work crews and set the project back five weeks later than initially planned.
Members approve trail site replotting, new auto shop, new wall for lake property BAXTER--Baxter City Council members served up a series of resolutions during its biweekly meeting Tuesday, June 18--from automotive shops and shoreline renovations, ...

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