Tag: On the Lake

Fixer Uppers on the Water

Filed in Maintenance, On The Lake by on October 6, 2015
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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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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Vintage Ski Boat Print

Filed in Design & Decor Products, Lake Products by on January 24, 2015
Vintage Ski Boat Print

Created by artist Patrick Reid O’Brien, Our “Vintage Ski Boat” print captures all the elements of a fun day out on the lake. Available in lithograph and canvas, from $39.00.

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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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Invasive Species and our Lakes

Filed in Maintenance by on May 22, 2014
Invasive Species and our Lakes

Luke Skinner is the supervisor of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resource’s Invasive Species Program. The program aims to prevent, detect and manage the impact…

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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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Fractional Ownership

Filed in Lakeside Living by on May 6, 2014
Fractional Ownership

Just like the many lakes they dot, fractional ownership properties come in a variety of shapes and sizes each providing resort-go-ers a way to become vacation property owners…

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Think Ahead About Keeping Sand on the Beach and out of the House

Filed in Maintenance by on April 22, 2014
Think Ahead About Keeping Sand on the Beach and out of the House

You finally have that great place on the lake, but no matter what you do, you can’t keep the sand on the beach and out of the house. Some people are able to ignore the mess…

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Q: Now is the time that many of us are re-opening our lake homes. What should we be looking for in terms of checking for signs of damage or trouble over winter?

Filed in Home Experts, Maintenance by on April 11, 2014
Q: Now is the time that many of us are re-opening our lake homes. What should we be looking for in terms of checking for signs of damage or trouble over winter?

A: You’ll want to give the house a careful…

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