What's in a Name? Origin of Minnesota Lake Names

What's in a Name? Origin of Minnesota Lake Names

February 22, 2017

Photo by Bart-Flentje This is the Land of 10,000 Lakes, or 15,291 lakes according to a 1968 state survey. The prevalence of lakes in Minnesota has generated many repeat names. For example, there are more than 200 Mud Lakes, 150 Long Lakes, and 120 Rice Lakes. So how di ..

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Stay With Us for Minnesota Fishing Opener

Stay With Us for Minnesota Fishing Opener

January 11, 2017

Outside the snow is falling, covering the earth with a fresh, frigid white blanket. The forest critters have taken cover or flown south to warmer climates. The lakes are frozen and the wind is howling outside the windows. It’s January in the Minnesota Northwoods. T ..

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Happy Holidays from Minnesota Northwoods!

Happy Holidays from Minnesota Northwoods!

December 16, 2016

It has been an amazing year up North! The joyous laughters of children ringing across the lake, families reuniting and reminiscing their favorite childhood memory, seasoned fishermen hauling in their daily catch... Northwoods is truly a magical place, and we're lucky ..

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Whitetail Deer Firearm Hunting Opener is a Month Away!

Whitetail Deer Firearm Hunting Opener is a Month Away!

October 4, 2016

There’s a place where people spend vacation days and weekends in November sitting in a tree, quiet, cold, and still for hours on end. Sounds crazy, right? That place is the Minnesota Northwoods. November marks the beginning of firearm deer hunting in Minnesota, and call ..

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Autumn Foliage: Best Places to See Fall Leaves in Northwest Minnesota