2014

2014

The 2014 Grand Fishing Opener The 67th Annual Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener was hosted at Grand View Lodge in collaboration with the Brainerd Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce. Travel and tourism from this event generated $2.7 million in publicity value for the area.

2009

2009

2009 - Gull Lake Center The Gull Lake Conference Center was built offering state of the art technology, 25,000 square feet of ballroom space, breakout rooms, and flexible meeting space for weddings and conference guests.

2002

2002

2002 - Glacial Waters Spa Glacial Waters Spa opens offering a wide variety of unique services and products, becoming the premier spa resort in Minnesota.

1996

1996

1996 - The Preserve Golf Course The Preserve opened after success of The Pines Golf Course. The 18-hole course has been a noteworthy addition to golf in the Brainerd Lakes Area. Built under Mark Ronnei’s management, the Preserve has gained recognition from Golf Magazine, Golfweek, and Golf Digest as one of the best in the United States

1990

1990

1990 - The Pines Golf Course General Manager Fred Boos envisioned the Pines Golf Course in the late 80s. Boos’ idea to open a championship course in the Brainerd Lakes Area was thought to be far fetched, but to this day it attracts thousands of golfers yearly and has created a boom in the golfing industry in Northern Minnesota as we know it.

1984

1984

1984 - Conference Center The Norway Conference Center is built, replacing the Historic Inn to increase conference and wedding business.