January 11, 2012
IT’S CARNIVAL TIME - A fanciful cardboard box sled entry, the Long Lake Dragon, carries racers Karlee Rockstroh and Lillian Dechene during a past Winter Carnival. Residents and visitors are invited to take part in the 2012 Long Lake Winter Carnival on Saturday, Jan. 14. People should prepare their sleds and compete in the downhill Cardboard Box Sled Races and watch the snowmobile parade. Events include one-shot basketball, fireman’s relay, men’s golf drive, and the ladies frying pan toss. Cash prizes awarded to winners. Fireworks will be held at dusk. Free sledding and ice skating are available throughout the day, as are warm beverages, food, and rest rooms.