Madden's Resort Reopens After Damaging StormsOne of the most popular Brainerd Lakes-area resorts damaged by recent storms says it has reopened two-thirds of its property Tuesday.
State Officials To Assess Storm Damage In Brainerd Lakes AreaFederal officials are headed to the Brainerd Lakes Area on Monday and Tuesday to assess the damage after severe storms tore through the area earlier this month. Residents in the area will find out if the damage was enough for counties to qualify for disaster assistance.
Gov. Dayton, Rep. Nolan Tour Brainerd Storm DamageA chorus of chainsaws and generator moans defines Jack Smith's Brainerd backyard. "I know the first place you go is to Fleet Farm, get a generator and try to get back in business," Smith said.
Brainerd Storms Disrupt Wedding Plans For Minnesota CoupleA Minnesota couple had to scramble to make arrangements after the wedding they had planned at Madden's Resort in Brainerd had to be moved because of Sunday's severe storms.
Wander Minnesota: A Classic Resort, In The Best SenseRemember the setting of the movie Dirty Dancing? A resort where people would go for their summer vacations, back when it was common to take all summer for the moms and kids, with dads visiting on weekends? Think that only existed out East, or in movies? Nope.
Finding Minnesota: The History Of Madden's ResortAs a new season opens at Madden's Resort on Gull Lake, familiar faces start to return. The resort owners recognize many of the parents checking in -- from when they were much younger.