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The Loons are back in Northern Minnesota

The Loon’s are back! Tim and I were taking a break and having lunch on the deck of the lodge today. It was a gorgeous day. The sun was almost too warm. OK, maybe not TOO warm. But, it was awesome. The loons started calling and there was one right in front of the cabin. The […]

By |April 29th, 2016|Blog, Our Cabins|0 Comments

The ice is out on North Star Lake: April 17, 2016.

It happened. The ice went out on North Star Lake during the night last night. When we woke up, the ice was off! Once it started breaking up, it sure didn’t take long. Yesterday we drove up Hwy 38 (National Scenic Byway) and the ice on the smaller parts of North Star Lake was off. […]

By |April 17th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Spring change has started

Even though it may not feel like spring today, we have started our spring work. We started placing the new furniture around. The Log Cabin received some new porch furniture. I think the new furniture will be very well received.

Also, the deck off the master bedroom in Red Pine Lodge got a couple new chairs […]

By |April 13th, 2016|Our Cabins|0 Comments

New Mirrors out of old windows

We kept many of the old windows from our cabins when we remodeled them. We have used many of them as decoration in the cabins. Guests that have been coming for years really like to see the old windows from the cabins in the “new and improved” cabins. Our new guests just love the look.

We […]

By |March 29th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

DNR Bald Eagle Web Cam

This photo is from our eagles on North Star Lake. We always enjoy watching the wildlife in our area.

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has their EagleCam active again. I have been watching it and I must say it is fascinating! If you have a minute, click this link to go to the DNR EagleCam […]

By |March 17th, 2016|Activities, Blog|0 Comments

“Branding” our northwoods tables

In keeping with our mission of having comfortable northwoods lakefront cabins, we are adding a “brand” to some of the new tables that Tim built. We purchased 3 different brands: Pine Cone, Bear and Moose. We love them.

Tim built the tables out of old dock sections. We have replaced many of our docks with new ones. Tim has been […]

By |March 10th, 2016|Blog, Our Cabins|0 Comments

Bigfork RiverWalk Trail has started

We are excited about this trail that is being built in Bigfork. They did start the construction this week. It is call the RiverWalk Trail! Itasca County staff and the contractor were onsite to begin work. Like many good things, it started with a great idea. This concept started back in 2010. After years of […]

By |February 24th, 2016|Activities, Blog|0 Comments

Winter: Think of Summer!

 

As I look outside, I see how awesome winter is in northern Minnesota. It is a wonderful place to play (and live!). People are coming “up north” to ice fish, snowmobile, cross country ski or just relax. It makes me think of summer and why people come “up north” in the summer. The reasons are […]

By |February 16th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

2 Stand-Up Paddleboards!

New for 2016 are two 11-foot paddleboards. They are going to be a fun addition to the many water toys already available.

By |January 3rd, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Fun and Games

They have fun with the yard games!

 

By |July 13th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments