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Crane Lake Stories: Growing Up At Crane Lake – Michael Schwanke Part 1

Episode 9 - Memories of Boating on Crane Lake and More Stories and Sentiments from Crane Lake Visitors Matt Addington is back with another great interview, this time with Crane Lake resident and owner of Voyageurs Guide Service, Michael Schwanke. Michael discusses some of his fondest memories of Crane Lake, including learning how to operate…
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First Time Houseboaters – Crane Lake Stories Episode 8

A Weekend Living on the Lakes with the Family In this episode of Crane Lake Stories, Matt is joined by Joe and Alyssa Anderson to discuss the adventure and beauty of houseboating on the lakes and waterways of the beautiful Crane Lake area. Hear Joe and Alyssa talk about making the best of a rainy…
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Crane Lake Stories: Amongst the Best Snowmobile Trails in Minnesota and More!

Episode 1 - A Late Winter Chat with Mike Cherrywell In this inaugural episode of Crane Lake Stories, host Matt Addington interviews Crane Lake resident and hospitality expert Mike Cherrywell regarding the broad appeal of the small community as a top outdoor destination year-round.  The pair discuss Crane Lake's position near several amazing parks, its…
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Northern Minnesota Resorts Highlight – Nelsons Resort

Up North Resort That's Been In The Family Since 1931 Situated at the end of their own stretch of gravel – “Nelson Road” – and nestled on the protected side of a point, is a bevy of beautiful log cabins and lodge that make up a wilderness outpost and resort both. Nelson’s is truly one…
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