Archive for December, 2013

Delightfully Designed

Filed in Feature Homes by on December 31, 2013
Delightfully Designed

Families relocate for many reasons: employment, upsizing, downsizing, even adventure. With three athletic boys, one family gave up their home on three-acres to relocate…

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Their House, Their Ways

Filed in Feature Homes by on December 30, 2013
Their House, Their Ways

“Iso Tupa” is the Finnish name given to the Sand Lake home of Bill and Lona Schreiber. It translates to “Grand Cottage,” a somewhat contradictory title but so fitting to the home.

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A Home for Generations

Filed in Feature Homes by on December 28, 2013
A Home for Generations

When Roy Holmquist and his twin brother, both attorneys in the small western Minnesota community of Benson, planned their nearly identical state-of-the-art lake homes on Lake Minnewaska in 1956…

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A Future Lake of Memories

Filed in Feature Homes by on December 26, 2013
A Future Lake of Memories

When Craig and Sue Labakken purchased a lake home on East Battle Lake in 2005, they were familiar with both the area and lake living. Although Craig wasn’t raised in this part of Minnesota…

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Nestled in the Towering Pines

Filed in Feature Homes by on December 25, 2013
Nestled in the Towering Pines

The year was 1987, the children were 8 and 3 and Doug and Mary Larson were up north visiting friends with no intention whatsoever of purchasing their own cabin. Life was good…

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For the Love of Boats

Filed in Feature Homes by on December 25, 2013
For the Love of Boats

It’s fair to assume that business owner Lee Anderson of Nisswa is a worldy man. He runs a billion dollar conglomeration of companies known as the API Group. He travels the globe for his work…

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The Anderson Summer Kitchen

Filed in Feature Homes by on December 25, 2013
The Anderson Summer Kitchen

The world is all about relationships: those between people, places and things, or those that connect people to their places and things. And so it is with the inspiration for and construction of the Anderson Summer Kitchen…

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Strength And Permanence

Filed in Feature Homes by on December 17, 2013
Strength And Permanence

Travel broadens horizons and engenders an appreciation for home. It was 30 years of living the life of a military career…

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Sculpted Wood, Iron & Light

Filed in Feature Homes by on December 11, 2013
Sculpted Wood, Iron & Light

Ten years ago, Jerry and Lori Lyng bought a 1950s cabin situated on a hill overlooking Booming Out Bay on Gull Lake. While the old cabin provided a welcome gathering place for lake activities…

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A Special Place in Every Season

Filed in Feature Homes by on December 6, 2013
A Special Place in Every Season

The story of the Methven lodge began many years ago when the couple was till sharing a family owned lake home in Minnesota with relatives.

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