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The Great Wood’s Bay Mystery

The Great Wood’s Bay Mystery Everyone knows of Wood’s Bay (aka Woods Bay)…which was a great spot for skinny dipping & was a boater’s version of lover’s lane. We’ve all heard the stories of Senator Wood who had Teddy Roosevelt visit him in his Hunting Lodge several times. But, what do we know about the…

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Photos Of Outing When It Was Known As The “Narrows”

Photos Of Outing When It Was Known As The “Narrows” LAKEVIEW GROCERY The Lakeview Grocery around 1965 in Outing, MN. NARROWS COMMUNITY CHURCH The first Church in the area (when Outing was called the Narrows.) The first two couples married, in 1955, were Barbara & Howard Dutton and Jeannette & Chuck Fairbanks. SEAPLANE AIRPORT Not…

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Outing/narrows Stories From Days Gone By

Outing/Narrows Stories From Days Gone By The Cass County Sno Patrol, Outing Branch Jeannette Fairbanks’ father (Jerry Berry, Sr.) was also president of the Sno Patrol in Outing, back when snowmobiles were first coming out and several of people, including Jeannette, were deputized to be on the Sno Patrol. They would just check cabins, etc.…

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The First Outing Business

The First Outing Business C.B. Meachum had the first store in Outing (originally known as The Narrows), about 1926, just a tar paper shack type, at the site where Unity Bank and Just up North are now located, (The old Lakeview Grocery building.) Then Henry J. Luscher built the store on the other side of…

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Information From The Minnesota Historical Society

Information From The Minnesota Historical Society Crooked Lake Township took this name from its Crooked Lake, half of which extends into Crow Wing County. It is a translation of the aboriginal name Wewagigumag sagaiigun. By a resolution of the state legislature, March 6, 1919, this lake was renamed Lake Roosevelt in honor of President Theodore…

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The City of Emily

The City of Emily has two developed parks available for resident and visitor enjoyment. The City Park is located on South of East County Road 1.

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Outdoor Recreation

Outdoor recreation opportunities include hiking, cross country skiing and mountain biking on the Washburn Lake ski trails, in the solitude area at Washburn Lake, and the Moose River ATV Trail.

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Public Campgrounds

Our area offers two choices of public campgrounds. The largest is Clint Converse Campground and Day-Use Area, offers 31 campsites. The other, Baker and White Oak Lake Campground, offers two campsites and a great access to the Moose River ATV Trail.

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Land O’ Lakes State Forest

Located in northeastern Cass County about 140 miles west of Duluth and 180 miles north of Minneapolis/St. Paul. The forest can be reached from the south by following State Highway 6 for six miles north of Outing.

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Luscher’s Park

Luscher’s Park is located on beautiful Lawrence Lake on County Road 58 just east of Downtown Outing and has brand new playground equipment and handicapped accessible restroom facilities.

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