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Patio Upgrades to Celebrate the Spring Days

If you and your family enjoy hanging out in your backyard during spring and summer, you might be interested to know what fancy upgrades you can make to enhance its look. It is very easy to add style and life … Continue reading

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Tips for opening your cabin or lake home after a long winter

You’ve been looking forward to it all dreary winter and now the time has come to open your cabin for the spring and summer! Follow these insights to get your lake home in peak warm-weather condition, while still leaving time … Continue reading

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Five Tips For Finding Your First Perfect Lake Property

Whether you grew up with a lakefront cabin or home in your family, or have spent weekends and holidays at resorts or friends’ homes “Up North,” it’s a common dream to wish for a lake house of your own. If … Continue reading

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Reindeer Games At The Cabin

by Dale Mulfinger The stockings were hung by the chimney with care with hopes that St. Nick soon would be there….. uh, oh. Did we design the fireplace to accommodate St. Nick? Isn’t he a bit chubby to fit down … Continue reading

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Quick Cabin Bites!

Presented by Chef Patrick Moore, the “Getaway Gourmet” Chef Patrick Moore, the show’s very own “Getaway Gourmet” from Brule, Wisconsin is bringing three of his favorite hors d’oeuvres recipes to the cooking stage this year!  As always, his unique cooking … Continue reading

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Wild About Raptors!

Presented by The Raptor Center, University of Minnesota If you’ve ever caught a glimpse of an owl winging silently through a forest, or a bald eagle riding the summer thermals it’s hard not to appreciate how amazing these birds are. … Continue reading

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The Family Cabin

Presented by author/architect Dale Mulfinger “It’s not that families simply want a cabin.  Families need a cabin to bring balance into their lives, to recharge those rundown batteries, to cleanse their souls, to reconnect to nature…”  (anonymous cabin owner.)  Architect, … Continue reading

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Pasta Made Perfect

Presented by Chef Patrick Moore, the “Getaway Gourmet” If you think great pasta comes from a cardboard box filled with macaroni and a foil pouch of orange powder…think again.  The easy meal many of us grew up with is going … Continue reading

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“Pollinators Live!” with Rob Mies

Presented by conservation biologist Rob Mies Why are pollinators important?  Without the actions of pollinators agricultural economies, our food supply and surrounding landscapes would collapse!  Birds, bats, bees, butterflies, beetles and other small mammals that pollinate plants are responsible for … Continue reading

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Eight Steps to Buying a Lakeshore Home

Is it time for a home away from home? Buying a lakeshore home has different considerations than a primary residence. Here are insights you can use as you consider purchasing waterfront property in Minnesota or western Wisconsin.   1. List your requirements … Continue reading

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