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November 15, 2018
Pillager emergency personnel respond to a fire Wednesday, Nov. 14, at Cragun's Resort on Gull Lake. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Fire burns hole in wall at Cragun's hotel building
November 15, 2018 - 5:00am
July 11, 2018
Debra Hilstrom of Brooklyn Center stops by the Brainerd Dispatch offices Tuesday, July 10, to talk about her bid for Minnesota attorney general. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Hilstrom shores up bid for AG's office
July 11, 2018 - 12:00pm
Sam Anderson, founder of Central Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge, speaks to a large crowd Thursday at Cragun's Resort on Gull Lake. The event celebrated the organization's 10th anniversary. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch
Brainerd addiction center celebrates 10th anniversary
May 11, 2018 - 4:00am
April 28, 2018
Herman Wisneski (left) of the Baxter Bass Snatchers presents 10 rod and reel combinations to Katie Kaufman of the Brainerd Parks and Recreation department. Submitted photo
Outdoor Notes for April 28
April 28, 2018 - 11:00am
January 18, 2018
Grand View Lodge on Gull Lake in Crow Wing County reports an uptick in reservations related to Minneapolis hosting the Super Bowl at the U.S.
Bank Stadium on Feb. 4. Submitted photo
Brainerd lakes area resorts hope to win big Super Bowl weekend
January 18, 2018 - 9:19am
November 23, 2017
The Brainerd Public Library will display four types of community quilts made by the Pinetree Patchworkers Quilt Guild through mid-January. 
Entertainment Briefs - Nov. 23
November 23, 2017 - 2:00pm
October 5, 2017
Because of heavy rainfall this past weekend, the river bank along Gull Lake Dam Road in East Gull Lake is slipping, which forced officials to temporarily close the road out of safety concerns. Submitted photo by Rob Mason
Road Closed: East Gull Lake road not all it's cracked up to be
October 5, 2017 - 5:00am
May 8, 2017
Cragun’s Resort's new Bayview Villas represent a significant addition to the resort with four new buildings completed this winter and two more to be completed in the spring of 2018. Submitted photo
Cragun's invests more than $2 million in resort improvements
May 8, 2017 - 10:57am
July 16, 2015
Cleanup continues Wednesday at Cragun’s Legacy Golf Course. Storm damage is temporarily closing the golf courses at Cragun’s Resort and Madden’s on Gull Lake Resort. (Kelly Humphrey, Brainerd Dispatch)
Brainerd Lakes area still open for golf
July 16, 2015 - 9:42am
June 9, 2015
Pillager responds to chimney fire at Cragun's
June 9, 2015 - 7:23pm
May 25, 2015
Remembering those who gave all
May 25, 2015 - 8:38pm
February 3, 2015
Saturday's The Big Event auction is open
February 3, 2015 - 6:37pm
September 18, 2014
Golfers stop in at the Legacy Clubhouse at Cragun’s Legacy Courses. (Kelly Humphrey, Brainerd Dispatch)play button
Cragun's: A bustling resort community
September 18, 2014 - 2:16pm
June 25, 2014
Guest speaker Jason Durham, pro bass fisherman and guide, shares stories to the more than 300 attendees of the Fishing for our Heroes dinner preceding the fishing tournament on Gull Lake June 21, 2014.
Fallen soldier's memory honored with fishing tournament
June 25, 2014 - 4:52pm