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Watson's Lakeview Resort & Family Photos
Remembering Thor Herseth
Tribute to LeVerne Oveson
Cline Family and Pike Bend Resort
Decker Family memories at Pinecrest Lodge
Hopkins memories of Esslinger's Resort
Lehto Family Legacy
Lake Kabetogama in the 1960s

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Resorts

Current resorts, and their histories as we receive information

Resort [mentions on other pages in brackets]
Arrowhead Resort (est. 1935)      [1]
Current Owners: Larry & Betsy Warrington, Dave & Sally McRoberts
Original Name: --
  Original Owner: J.R. Brice 
Birch Grove (est. 1936)
Current Owner: Elaine Goodrum
Original Name: Birch Grove Bay
  Original Owner: C.R. McKay 
Birchwood Resort (est. unknown)
Current Owner: Rick Oveson
Original Name: Whaley's
  Original Owner: Unknown
Deer Horn Resort (est. 1938)
Current Owner: Lonnie & Brenda Brendt
Original Name: Unknown
  Original Owner: Mr. & Mrs. Roy Reten
Driftwood Lodge Resort (est. 1935)
Current Owner: Lonnie & Brenda Brendt
Original Name: Johnson's Resort
  Original Owner: Carl & Bessie Johnson
Other Name(s): Yate's Resort 
Eagle Wing (est. 1955)
Current Owner: Dave & Michelle La Pointe, Steve Bourassa
Original Name: Alden House
  Original Owner: Elizabeth Johnson 
Grand View & Tall Timber (est. unknown)
Current Owner: Ken Pederson
Original Name: Unknown
 Original Owner: Unknown 
Harmony Beach (est. 1933)
Current Owner: Jeff & Sherri Krueger
Original Name: Harmon's Beach
  Original Owner: Fred & Marie Harmon 
Herseth's Tomahawk Resort (est. 1928)
Current Owner: Lee & Lori Herseth
Original Name: Herseth's Vacation Camp      [1]
  Original Owner: Max & Maybelle Herseth
Kec's Cove (est. as resort in 1970)
Current Owner: Larry & Viv Kec 
Original Name: Mrs. Flannery's House
  Original Owner: Al & Gen Kec
Moosehorn Resort (est. 1936)
Current Owner: Jerry & Christie Mitchell
Original Name: Moose Horn Landing
  Original Owner: Fred McKay 
North Star (est. 1936)
Current Owner: Richard & Maureen Seavey
Original Name: Unknown
  Original Owner: John L. Coleman
Northern Lights (est. unknown)
Current Owner: Steve & Tracy Lindstrom
Original Name: Pike Bend Resort      [1]
  Original Owner: Allan & Eleanor Cline      [1]
Park Point (est. 1926)
Current Owner: Jason & Robyn Cooper
Original Name: Bucks Point
  Original Owner: Asmund Abbey
Pine Aire (est. 1928)
Current Owner: Niles & Denise Wilkins
Original Name: Fors' Resort
  Original Owner: Bill Fors
Pine Aire West (est. 1936)
Current Owner: Niles & Denise Wilkins
Original Name: Four Winds
  Original Owner: Axel Johnson
Pine Tree Cove (est. 1936)
Current Owners: Phil & Ellen Hart, Sam & Joan Bernick
Original Name: Chippewa Lodge
  Original Owner: Mr. & Mrs. Brice 
Red Pine Resort (est. unknown)
Current Owner:
Original Name: Esslinger's Resort      [1]
  Original Owner:
Sandy Point Resort (est. 1968)
Current Owner: Gordon & Jennifer Gelo
Original Name: Gumingo's Lost Acres
  Original Owner: Joseph Gumingo
Snyders Idlewild Resort (est. 1932)
Current Owner: Tim & Cheryl Snyder
Original Name: Big Rock Resort (1932-35)
  Original Owner: Unknown
Other Name(s):
   Lonergan's Resort (1945-55)
   Whipple Idlewild Resort (1955-84)
   Snyders Idlewild Resort (1984-present)
Voyageur Park Lodge (est. 1930)
Current Owner: Jim & Gretchen Jensen,
                        Casey & Anna Deziel
Original Name: Youngstrom's Vacation Camp      [1]
  Original Owner: O.W. Youngstrom
Other Name(s): Totem Pole Resort
Voyageur Sunrise Resort (est. 1916)
Current Owner: John Goraczkowski
Original Name: Watson's Lakeview Resort      [1]
  Original Owner: Tom Watson
Original Name: Cline's Resort
(previously a hot dog stand est. 1923 at Gappa's Landing)
  Original Owner: Morey & Eileen Cline, Denver & Eileen McKenna
Other Name(s): Pokorny's Resort