Mary Paine, Brainerd, submitted this photograph. "With freezing nights and warming daytime temperatures, maple sap is collected along the Mississippi River. Forty gallons of sap are boiled down to make one gallon of syrup."
Do you have a recent scenic picture that shows the beauty of the lakes area? Send it to photos@brainerd dispatch.com for possible publication in the Neighbors section. Be sure to include your name, where you are from, a brief description of the photo and when and where it was taken.
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