Bailey Point

by Joni Astrup Associate editor Two hundred and forty years ago, the Ojibwe and Dakota clashed in two battles in the vicinity of Bailey Point — a boot-shaped peninsula that the city of Elk River recently acquired as a nature preserve-type park. Students from St. Cloud State University (SCSU) have researched those battles and other [...]

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  by Joni Astrup Associate editor Through the years Bailey Point was the site of a golf course, a tourist camp and a high school football field. The county fair was also once located in the area and a battle between the Dakota and the Ojibwe was fought in the vicinity years ago. Now Bailey [...]

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