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Resort’s effort to make vacations fun pays off

December 4, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

He said, “Do you want to live on the lake and work on the lake?” She said, “I’d do anything to be back on the lake.” So, they bought a resort.
Tim and Carolyn Aarsvold purchased the Geneva Beach Resort in 1996. Continue Reading

Resort owners invited to Thumper Pond gala

October 10, 2012 in DL-Online

The Congress of Minnesota Resorts is hosting its annual Fall Conference at Thumper Pond Resort in Ottertail. Continue Reading

A half-century of vacations – all at Broken Arrow Resort

August 30, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

Back in July 1962, Shannon and Erma Hazen of Sterling, Nebraska were coming back from a family vacation up North when they drove through Alexandria. Continue Reading

Lead’s Terry Peak Ski Resort now open

December 5, 2011 in The Daily Republic

LEAD (AP) The Terry Peak Ski Resort in Lead opened Saturday despite a warm late fall that has slowed the pace of snow-making. Continue Reading

Warm-hearted singer visits cold country

January 6, 2011 in West Central Tribune

A warm-hearted country singer and song writer is on her way to take the chill out of a western Minnesota winter.
Michelle Murray, a Nashville, Tenn.- based recording artist, will be performing at venues ranging from Franny’s in Starbuck tonight to the Prairie’s Edge Casino near Granite Falls on Sunday. Continue Reading

Benefit schedule

January 6, 2011 in West Central Tribune

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Care providers benefit from casino

October 1, 2010 in West Central Tribune

UPPER SIOUX COMMUNITY A fund-raising effort by Prairie’s Edge Casino Resort has raised $12,000 to benefit the Yellow Medicine and Chippewa counties Relay for Life chapter, Rice Hospice and Granite Falls Hospital and Manor, according to a news release on the campaign.
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COLUMN: Otter Tail lake country, Thumper Pond in the news–unfortunately

July 29, 2009 in EOT Focus

The East Otter Tail lake country made front page news this week, but it wasn’t exactly the kind of publicity we seek out–especially during the vacation season in our lake-rich area. Continue Reading