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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
May 17, 2018
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Massive bog cut into 3: Officials hope to move 1 piece next week
May 17, 2018 - 7:41pm
May 16, 2018
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Starting to pull - Boats attempt to move North Long Lake/Merrifield bog
May 16, 2018 - 9:34pm
From above, boats are seen Wednesday, May 16, circling the north edge of the bog on North Long Lake, as they are tightening cables to try to dislodge the 200-by-800-foot section of cattails and tamarack trees from the Legionville Safety Camp beach. As of Wednesday night, a cable was used to cut the bog in half. Jim Stafford / Brainerd Dispatch Video and Galleryplay button
Putting up a fight: Volunteers work all day in attempt to move North Long Lake monster bog
May 16, 2018 - 9:24pm
This still photo from a drone shows boats and pontoons start in their attempt to move the floating bog on North Long Lake that made its home last fall in front of Legionville camp's swimming beach, back to it's original location on the lake. Jim Stafford / Brainerd Dispatchplay button
Starting to pull - Boats attempt to move North Long Lake/Merrifield bog
May 16, 2018 - 8:46pm
Members of the Peterson Towing crew surveyed the North Long Lake/Merrifield bog early Wednesday morning before the attempt at moving begins. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Surveying the North Long Lake/Merrifield bog
May 16, 2018 - 9:17am
May 14, 2018
An aerial shot taken from a drone last fall of North Long Lake shows the monstrous bog in front of the Legionville School Safety Patrol Training Center, just outside of Brainerd. Plans are being made to have the bog moved close to where it originated.
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Monster bog move: North Long Lake Association members preparing to push floating mass back to original place
May 14, 2018 - 5:35pm
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
October 19, 2017
Steve Stohr (left) of Peterson Towing points to the monstrous bog Thursday morning along Legionville Safety Camp’s beach, as Bill Schmidt, the North Long Lake Association president, and Harry Ruikka of Peterson Towing, discuss the situation of the bog floating around Merrifield Bay on North Long Lake, just north of Brainerd. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch Videoplay button
Monster bog continues to linger in Merrifield Bay
October 19, 2017 - 6:30pm
October 14, 2017
A football field-sized floating bog collided with the Family Fun Lot Owners dock overnight Friday causing damage on southeast shore of North Long Lake's Merrifield Bay . Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch Video and Galleryplay button
Big bog crumples docks in Merrifield Bay
October 14, 2017 - 7:00am
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