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Prettner Solon Catches 2 Walleyes, Dayton Shut Out

The 2014 fishing season has officially kicked off, with the state’s lieutenant governor taking a quick 2-0 lead over Gov. Mark Dayton in walleye catches. Dayton and Lt. Gov. Yvonne Prettner Solon began the fishing season Saturday morning at one minute after midnight. They and others took to the waters at the Grand View Lodge on Gull Lake in Nisswa.

05/10/2014

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Frank & Chris Head To Governor’s Fishing Opener

The Governor’s Fishing Opener kicks off the walleye and northern pike season at midnight Friday. This year’s festivities are being held in the Brainerd Lakes Area. Gov. Mark Dayton will fish out of Grand View Lodge in Nisswa on Gull Lake.

05/08/2014

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Best Hotels In Minnesota With Spas

Looking to escape? Get away from it all at one of the best Minnesota hotel spa.

10/19/2013

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Best Weekend Getaways In The Minnesota Area

If you and your spouse or guest are looking for a weekend getaway in the Minnesota area, give these five spots a shot for some rest and relaxation as well as some fun.

07/13/2013

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Best Pet-Friendly Getaways In Minnesota

Some of the best pet-friendly vacation spots in Minnesota are also some of the most remote. Check out the list below for some ideas about where to take your family on vacation — including your four-legged friend.

01/26/2013

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Best Winter Road Trip Destinations Near The Twin Cities

Beat the winter blahs with these fun and family friendly road trip destinations within a few hours of the Twin Cities.

11/30/2012

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Finding Minnesota: Grand View Lodge’s Fish House

Northern Minnesota getaways are always a treat. But even closer to the Twin Cities, in the Brainerd Lakes area, you’ll find even more treasures.

02/19/2012