2015 Holiday News Letter
A Season’s Greetings from your Hosts,
The end of the year brings no greater joy than the opportunity to express to you season’s greetings and warm wishes. May your holidays and New Year be filled with joy!
Happy Birthday to Jesus & Northern Lights Resort
As we celebrate Christmas and the “reason for the season”, we also celebrate our resort’s 80th Birthday!
Established in 1935, founded by the Cline family as Pike Bend, our resort has as long tradition as a family owned and operated fishing resort here on beautiful Lake Kabetogama. Our guests today continue to enjoy good fishing and fun vacation times at the lake!
Many of our guests are now 3rd and 4th generation and have shared treasured memories from over the years here at the lake. Tracy is working with the local historical society to help capture & preserve these memories. If you have “older” photos and a story or two to share, we would love to hear from you!
2015 is also a milestone for Voyageurs National Park –Celebrating 40 years. We are grateful for the the incredible, almost magical grandeur that has been preserved for us and future generations in our National Park System. Look forward to National Parks Centennial activities in 2016!
Looking Back –
The 2014 season goes down in history as “the year of the flood” and the highest water levels in over 75 years. Our guests were so gracious and we all made the most of it!
For 2015, we had a beautiful and extended season with an early “ice out” and lingering Indian summer that allowed for us to keep cabins open well into October. We enjoyed hiking and kayaking in the autumn colors and some extra days of fishing on open water!
We love the wildlife viewing and capturing a good sunset photo too! A highlight for us during the bird migration this fall was viewing a family of trumpeter swans – truly awe inspiring. Connect with us through the year on Facebook for fresh photos and the latest here in the north woods.
Looking Forward –
We are rolling out a new website in 2016! It will be friendlier for your mobile devices, with all the great features you’ve come to love like our Webcam, Availability Calendar and ease of connecting with us.
Projects, Projects and more Projects
We thrive on projects and continue the tradition of upgrading and improving the lovely cabins for our guest’s enjoyment! This past year Steve gutted the Bear cabin bathroom and reinforced the foundation on up and spruced up the interior with knotty pine walls, new doors and ceiling fan etc.
New Cabin at NLRO – The Eagles Nest
We also added a new lakeside cabin we called “The Loon”, while we had a naming contest. Going forward you will find it on our new website called “The Eagle’s Nest.” Thanks to John E. for the name idea — he will be getting NLRO gear as a Christmas gift!
During the holiday season, we find ourselves reflecting on the past year and those who have helped to shape our business. It’s been quite a year for us all! We hope that 2015 has been just as memorable for you and your loved ones.
We look forward to serving & visiting with you all in the years to come. Thank you for giving us the chance to do what we enjoy!
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
Steve & Tracy Lindstrom, owners
Northern Lights Resort & Outfitting