Up North. Much more than a place; it’s a state of mind. Are we there yet? Slow down. There’s no speed limit, Up North. Marvel at the magnificent pine trees. Listen. It’s quiet up here, but not so quiet. The breeze in the trees; the birds; noises the woods make. Watch a squirrel navigate
Hi There! It’s going to be in the 30’s today and the snowmobile trails are groomed! It will be a busy place this weekend. We aren’t open this winter, however many other lodging establishments are. To let you know, our winter letter is a little behind schedule this year. It will be mailed this weekend.
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Inside – “KEEP LAKE EDWARD HEALTHY What can loons tell us about a lake ? Loons are good indicators of water quality because they need clean, clear water to observe and catch food. They are sensitive to disturbance and lakeshore development and indicators of the effects of contaminants like mercury and lead in the environment.
At Shing Wako Resort we treat smoking and vaping the same. No smoking or vaping inside your cabin – Please feel free to smoke or vape outdoors! We have some really nice ashtrays for your use and ask you not to toss cigarette or cigar butts on the grounds or in the lake. (Serious pollution
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Today Luke & Becky stopped into Shing Wako to introduce themselves, and to offer you, our guests, a free appetizer when you purchase a meal at The Woods Bar/Restaurant! Just ask for a guest card at our office and head on over! They also have BINGO on Tuesdays at 6:30 pm. Their address is The
Hi! The following covers any power loading of boats, however my intention is to help keep our guests at Shing Wako Resort informed so they have a positive experience launching their boats at the public access on Lake Edward. “Power loading”, can cause damage to launch ramps that may not be visible from the surface
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10 in possession if less than 22″ The new northern regulation limits took effect this spring. Lake Edward is in the north-central zone, the largest of three zones in the state. Overpopulation of small pike was the reason the DNR requested the change. Anglers will be able to keep 10 northern pike. All from 22
Both of these birds were caught on our webcam in May 2018. A red-winged blackbird and a black tern? I enjoy viewing our webcam, which is set up and away from the beach – our goal is to provide you with our Beautiful Lake Edward sunsets, the weather and a few birds and other surprises
May 24 – 29, 2018… what glorious weather. We had temperatures in the 90’s! Swimming and paddling were happening and all three of our pontoon boats were rented out – guests were busy all over the lake! At Shing Wako we don’t see this every year – especially when the ice just went out on
In Honor Memorial Weekend 2018! In Memory of all who served and continue to serve our country. Thank you! Last year at this time the daily high temperature was 75 degrees and the low was 52. This year we have a high today of 91 and a low tonight of 62. We have guests playing
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Dinner In A Packet Prep: 10 min. Grill: 30 min. 1 boneless pork loin chop (4 ounces) 1 medium potato, sliced 1 large carrot, sliced 1/4 cup frozen peas 1 tablespoon onion soup mix Place the pork chop on a double thickness of heavy-duty foil (about 18 in. x 14 in.). Top with potato, carrot
The service animal bill has been given final approval and sign by Governor Dayton. CHAPTER 106—House File No. 3157 “NOTICE – Service Animals Welcome. It is illegal for a person to misrepresent an animal in that person’s possession as a service animal.” Why does this affect resorts? We have had service animals at our resort.
Another couple of inches of snow yesterday, along with ice and some pretty treacherous driving. I hope you are all safe! The photo is simply a shot from our webcam of snow falling in the night. Spring is really here and we will get to work outdoors again soon I hope. Somehow it works out
Well, I ordered new clothing for our store last week. Here are some samples to look at. We will have some ladies performance wear, that is longer in the back than the front and has thumb holes in the sleeve. What a comfy and flattering look! They come in black or pink.
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