Archive for October, 2015

The adventurous Ebelings move north

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The adventurous Ebelings move north

They moved to the south side of Detroit Lake on a “wing and a prayer.” A Honda Goldwing that is. Wanda and Dean Ebeling estimate they have traveled over 100,000 miles on their Goldwing motorcycle touring bike.

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Peninsula Paradise: So many things to love in the Johnson’s Maple Lake cabin

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Peninsula Paradise: So many things to love in the Johnson’s Maple Lake cabin

Curt and Lynette Johnson have proved the old adage to be true: Good things do come small packages…

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Gull Lake Remodel

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Gull Lake Remodel

Gary Severson is no stranger to lake home remodel projects. In fact, the architectural designer at Structures International in Nisswa, Minn., has over 40 years of experience under his proverbial tool belt…

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Blissful Beauty

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Blissful Beauty

It may appear small amidst the vast shores of Lake Minnetonka. However, this quaint 285-square-foot boathouse, nestled within a wooded backdrop and plush landscaping, boasts grand views and offers a welcoming appeal to lakeside living.

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Outdoor Fireplaces

Filed in Landscaping by on October 6, 2015
Outdoor Fireplaces

Since the discovery of fire, the fire pit has been a place of gathering, socializing, feasting, and relaxing. Contemporary fire pits aren’t simple stacks of wood like Homo erectus constructed some 400,000 years ago…

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Layered Lighting

Filed in Design and Decor by on October 6, 2015
Layered Lighting

Good lighting impacts the function of a space, the beauty of a space and even the perceived value of a home. With the trend toward open spaces in our homes it is all the more important to pay attention to the lighting.

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Geocaching along the Paul Bunyan Trail

Filed in Destinations by on October 6, 2015
Geocaching along the Paul Bunyan Trail

Most people walk, bike, snowmobile, and drive past them every day. That’s part of the appeal. Finding geocaches, which are hidden containers of all sorts and sizes…

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Fixer Uppers on the Water

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Fixer Uppers on the Water

With the number of damaged boats needing repairs each year, it is surprising to learn there are so few businesses specializing in fiberglass restoration.

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