MAGAZINE!* our fall issue is out and ready for pick up on the racks at all Hornbacher’s and Bottle Barn locations in F-M area. Of course, you can find it at various locations in Lakes Country as well. Find road trips, recipies, more stories, and not to forget the latest real estate news in the magazine. We love lake life! Events and more destinations daily updated at #livewideopen#lakelifewknd


04▐ WKND ROAD TRIP Plan your next trip and explore new destinations in Lakes Country.

06▐ MEET THE CHIVERSGet to know your local real estate agents. The Chivers are your lake experts

10▐ OMA’S BREAD German mother and daughter share their European culture and food in Wadena, MN.

12▐ NORTHERN LAKES AREA PROPERTIES Properties for sale on Shell Lake, Cormorant, Big Detroit Lake and northern area.

20▐ LAKE LIFE WKND Your local source for the latest news and events, stories, recipes and a weekly podcast

22▐ SAUNA: A FINNISH CULTURE Minnesotan’s rediscover their Finnish ancestors sauna traditions.

24▐ CABIN CHEF // RUSTIC RECIPES Recipes inspired by the fall season and the vegetables harvested this time of year.

28▐ SOUTHERN LAKES AREA PROPERTIES Properties for sale from Big Pelican to Otter Tail Lake and everything in between.

36▐ OWNING HUNTING LAND Meet the land experts and start making memories on your own hunting property.

38▐ JCR LAND CO. Whether for recreation, hunting or an investment, discover properties in Lakes Country to explore.

42▐ BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES J.Chivers Business Advisory is your partner for buying or selling businesses.

Dirk Ockhardt