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April 25, 2019
A floating bog, measuring about 50 yards wide, nearly stretches across a channel on Gilbert Lake near Brainerd Wednesday, April 24. The channel connects the main lake with a small shallow bay known as a hotbed for pan fish angling early in the season. Presently all boat traffic except for canoes and kayaks are blocked from accessing the bay. Jim Stafford / Brainerd Dispatch  Video  play button
Blocker of a bog: It's not monstrous, but good sized bog breaks off on Gilbert Lake
April 25, 2019 - 8:27am
December 31, 2018
A bevy of boats maneuvers a piece of bog away from the Legionville School Safety Patrol Training Center beach Sunday, June 10, on North Long Lake. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
2018 Top 10: No. 7 - The moving of the monstrous bog
December 31, 2018 - 4:00pm
June 11, 2018
A bevy of boats maneuvers a piece of bog away from the Legionville School Safety Patrol Training Center beach Sunday, June 10, on North Long Lake. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch - Gallery and Videoplay button
'We did it! '- Volunteers finally move troublesome bog on North Long Lake - Legionville camp still closed for the summer
June 11, 2018 - 6:00am
June 7, 2018
The bog, shown here Thursday, June 7, has forced the cancellation of Legionville School Safety Patrol Training this year. Jim Stafford / Brainerd Dispatchplay button
Bog puts kibosh on summer camp: Legionville cancels over safety concerns
June 7, 2018 - 7:40pm
May 25, 2018
Volunteers with boats made sure the utility strap was on correctly Thursday to get ready to pull the bog in front of the Legionville School Safety Patrol Training Center .
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Bog battle continues: New effort results in minor movement but slow progress
May 25, 2018 - 4:00am
May 24, 2018
Chris Johnson of Peterson Towing (left) and Kevin Martini with the Brainerd DNR office work Wednesday, May 23, to cut the massive bog that's been in front of the Legionville School Safety Patrol Training Center since last fall. The plan is to move pieces of the bog Thursday. Jennifer Kraus / Brainerd Dispatchplay button
Winning the North Long Lake bog battle: Move to take place Thursday, weather permitting
May 24, 2018 - 4:00am
November 29, 2017
Staked and frozen into the shallow water of North Long Lake in front of Legionville School Safety Patrol Training Center, the bog will spend the winter on the swimming beach at the Merrifield camp. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch Video


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Bog on North Long to remain in place for winter
November 29, 2017 - 5:00am
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