24th Annual Crosslake Artisan’s Fair August 14, 2016
Crosslake Area Historical Society’s Annual Artisan’s Fair will be held on Sunday, Aug. 14 at the Historic Log Village across from the Crosslake Corps of Engineers Dam and Campground in downtown Crosslake at 35404 County Road 3.
More than 25 artisans will be situated throughout the Historic Log Village displaying crafts reminiscent of 1900. As in prior years artisans will demonstrate their crafts and have their creations available for sale.
The day will start at 10:00 AM and continue until 4:00 PM. It is a family friendly day with something for everyone of every age. There will be soap making, hand spinning, pottery, weaving, blacksmithing and much more! There will be special activities for the children including a scavenger hunt and corn-husking contest.
Two alligators caught south of Brainerd
Two small alligators were caught within two weeks at separate locations south of Brainerd recently.
On July 9, the Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Department reported capturing an alligator on a bike path south of Brainerd, in Barrows. On July 19, the Cass County Sheriff’s Department captured another alligator, this one in Hardy Lake, after receiving reports of alligator sightings.
Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch said his department received two calls about alligators, both in the same general region of Hardy Lake, where his deputy and a conservation officer caught ihe second alligator.
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