Efforts to move monstrous floating bog on northern Minnesota lake bogs down

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LEGIONVILLE, Minn. -- A monstrous floating bog -- about the size of three football fields -- is refusing to leave without a fight from the spot it floated into on...

This still photo from a drone shows boats and pontoons start in their attempt to move the floating bog on North Long Lake that made its home last fall in front of Legionville camp's swimming beach, back to it's original location on the lake. Jim Stafford / Forum News Service
This still photo from a drone shows boats and pontoons start in their attempt to move the floating bog on North Long Lake that made its home last fall in front of Legionville camp's swimming beach, back to it's original location on the lake. Jim Stafford / Brainerd Dispatch
From above, boats are seen Wednesday circling the north edge of the bog on North Long Lake, as they are tightening cables to try to dislodge the 200 by 800 foot section of cattails and tamarac trees from the Legionville Safety Camp beach. As of Wednesday night, a cable was used to cut the bog in half. Jim Stafford / Forum News Service

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