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Memorable Places, Special Spaces

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Memorable Places, Special Spaces

Most of us have a memory of a very special place, where we can recall how we felt when entering…

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Of Wood and Water

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Of Wood and Water

With its distinctively arch-shaped windows, warm black walnut flooring, and bright white wood work, the Chisholm’s visionary Otter Tail Lake home is a truly a dream come to life. “We spent years going through plans…”

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A Natural Blend

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A Natural Blend

Their builders call them “the most tight-knit family they have ever built for.” At times, more than twenty five people inhabit the six bedroom, five bath home…

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Dream Fulfilled

Filed in Feature Homes by on February 14, 2014
Dream Fulfilled

Warm and comfortable, John and Carol Gaetz’s river home is pleasurable and gratifying. “This is home” they both enthusiastically agree.

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Idyllic Retreat

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Idyllic Retreat

When artist Mary Jo Wentz wants to recreate her childhood, it’s easy. She simply stays at home. Since 1955, Mary Jo has been coming to Blanche Lake like her grandfather, father and uncles before.

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Timber Frame and Traditional Finishes

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Timber Frame and Traditional Finishes

The ideal home fits the owners’ lifestyle and meets their every need. But how does one get there? Lists are made, ideas are collected…

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Relaxing Retreat on Star Lake

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Relaxing Retreat on Star Lake

A path framed by a forest of tall trees gently leads the way to a scenic lot overlooking Star Lake. At the end of the winding road visitors will find the Rongen home.

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The Making of a Family Haven

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The Making of a Family Haven

Since 1973 Mike and Denise have gathered a harvest of sugar beets, corn, soy beans and wheat on their farm. They initially purchased a lake cabin on Dead Lake in Otter Tail County in 1989 for weekend getaways, however, with an expanding family, they soon outgrew their lot.

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Landscape of our Lives

Filed in Feature Homes by on January 3, 2014
Landscape of our Lives

The place we grow up, “the landscape of our lives,” will never leave our memories. The landscape of home reminds us of another time, beckons us to return and stirs deep emotions. So it is for the Vinton family. Natives of Blair, Neb., the family owned a car dealership, and when they needed to get […]

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Window to the World

Filed in Feature Homes by on January 2, 2014
Window to the World

Windows, windows everywhere, and not a place to peek. That’s because the Travis and Kristin Hoagland home is tucked away down a winding driveway nestled in the woods overlooking picturesque Lake Latoka. “We felt very fortunate to find lake property that had so much privacy,” says Travis. Entering the house, the most striking architectural feature […]

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