Recreation

Catch the New Wave of Water Toys

Filed in On The Lake, Recreation by on February 3, 2015
Catch the New Wave of Water Toys

Every year there is a new wave of “water toys” flooding the market, especially in Minnesota where water runs wild…

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There’s a Hot Tub for Every Buyer

Filed in Recreation by on June 27, 2014
There’s a Hot Tub for Every Buyer

Hot tubs have been around since the first human discovered a cozy nook in a hot pond.

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Quiet & Easy-To-Use Electric Boats

Filed in Recreation by on June 12, 2014
Quiet & Easy-To-Use Electric Boats

It’s early morning on the lake and you have a cup of fresh-brewed coffee, a good book, and not a sound bu the call of the loons. You aren’t just near the lake, you are on the lake…

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Pontoon Party Perfection

Filed in Recreation by on June 2, 2014
Pontoon Party Perfection

Planning a party on a pontoon seems simple enough, right? Pack a cooler filled with sandwiches and beer, bring some speakers for your iPod, and make sure you have enough lifejackets.

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What’s New in Personal Watercraft

Filed in Recreation by on May 11, 2014
What’s New in Personal Watercraft

“Soft water” season is coming soon to the lakes area, but while we wait for winter to melt into spring, this is the perfect time to shop for a new water toy – and the new personal watercraft offerings are innovative…

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Have a Ball

Filed in Recreation by on April 3, 2014
Have a Ball

Summer is the perfect season for barbecues, boats and brats. But it’s an even better time for playing backyard games. Whether it’s just you and your partner or the whole neighborhood…

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Today’s Pontoons Offer New Luxury on the Lakes

Filed in Recreation by on March 26, 2014
Today’s Pontoons Offer New Luxury on the Lakes

It used to be that pontoons were simply a couple of floating tubes with decks and some railing. They were silver, gray, or blue. Maybe a stripe if you were lucky. Some fake turf or plastic-y carpet to walk on. With two seats and an open platform for you to haul your own chairs and […]

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Lake Toys

Filed in On The Lake, Recreation by on March 21, 2014
Lake Toys

As we look outside at the frozen snow-covered lake, it is difficult to image the sun, sand and water combining to make a perfect day of play. Let’s try anyway.

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Kayaking 101

Filed in On The Lake, Recreation by on March 4, 2014
Kayaking 101

Peace. Quiet. Nature. Fishing. Stress relief. Bonding time with his children. Just a few of the reasons Nick Carlson, a TV news photographer from Fargo, kayaks. “To me the feeling of freedom is what I love best about kayaking,” says Carlson.

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A Local Beginning to the Sport of Windsurfing: The Thrill of the Ride

Filed in On The Lake, Recreation by on March 1, 2014
A Local Beginning to the Sport of Windsurfing: The Thrill of the Ride

As you zip across the lake in your fishing boat or lazily float along on your pontoon, keep an eye out for the windsurfers. You’ll see them when the wind is strongest…

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