1976- First Governor’s Fishing Opener

1976- First Governor’s Fishing Opener

1976- First Governor's Fishing Opener Governor Wendell Anderson attended the opener at Grand View Lodge on Gull Lake in 1976. Anderson, a hockey player in the 1956 Olympics, sat with Minnesota North Stars goalie, Cesare Maniago, during the pre-opener fish fry at Grand View Lodge. The largest catch was a 9-pound, 5-ounce walleye. Some anglers came u

1975- Elite Tennis Club

1975- Elite Tennis Club

1975- Elite Tennis Club For two decades, the resort was known as Grand View Lodge and Tennis Club. They offered guests great facilities and instruction in a wooded paradise. During this time, Grand View Lodge was named Top 50 Tennis Resorts in the United States by Tennis Magazine.

1962

1962

1962 - The Cotes Buy It All The Cotes buy out the other investors and Grand View Lodge becomes a Cote Family Company asset.

1960

1960

1960 - The Garden Golf Course The Garden Course opens offering nine holes of leisure golf to encourage a family friendly game at Grand View.

1957

1957

1957 - Purchase of The Ranch After his service in the Navy in World War II, Lieutenant Commander Cote decided on a new direction for his company.  Arizona became the home of his new business venture. The 1957 purchase of Tanque Verde Ranch served as a winter home for Brownie, his wife Judy, family and employees during the winter months and has sinc

1937

1937

1937 - The Grand Cote Purchase Fredrick “Brownie” Cote and partners successfully ran two wonderful camps for children on Lake Hubert in the 1930s. Those two Minnesota treasures are still in operation today as Camp Lincoln for Boys and Camp Lake Hubert for Girls.