Outing Area Chamber of Commerce

Outing History

Local History from other sites: Not being one to reinvent-the-wheel when it isn't necessary, we have received permission from other sites to share their history pages. Source: Kirk @ Land O' Lakes Marine in Outing: www.landolakesmarine.net

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 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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Signs From Businesses That Are No Longer With Us.

Signs From Businesses That Are No Longer With Us. Please send photos/scans of former business signs/memorabilia to chamber@outingmn.com.

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

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

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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/History Of Modern Day Outing (Aka: Crooked Lake Township)

Photos/History Of Modern Day Outing (AKA: Crooked Lake Township) November 16, 2007 – Outing gets Two New Storm Sirens Two local Teenagers (Jamie Prax and Sarah Fairbanks) succeeded in upgrading the emergency storm siren system.

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