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5 Reasons Team Building is the Best Way to Invest in Your Employees

It's no secret that employees are the number one asset of any company, which is why it's so important to make sure that you are investing in them in the right ways. If you're looking for a way to help your employees become closer as...

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Video | A MN Getaway Just 2 Hours from the Twin Cities

Sometimes the best vacations are the ones that are right in your backyard--or close to it. Located in the Brainerd Lakes Area, Madden's is just a gas tank away from the Minneapolis-St.Paul area, or about a 2-hour drive. Watch the Gas Tank Trip segment on...

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2 Ways to Use Rhubarb this Summer

It's rhubarb season! If you're struggling to find some creative ways to use rhubarb in the kitchen, take a peek below as Sara Boulka, Madden's Food & Beverage Director, shares some delicious recipes with WCCO. Find full recipe details below! Blackberry Rhubarb Smash Blackberry Rhubarb...

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What’s New in 2021: New Offerings at The Spa

With it's calming music and peaceful views of Gull Lake, stepping into The Spa at Madden's is enough to transport you to a more tranquil state of mind. The Spa offers a full range of luxury services from massages and body wraps to facials and...

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Madden’s Top 9 of 2020

2020 has been a whirlwind of a year, and now that it's coming to a close it's the perfect time to look back and reminisce. Taking a look at our Top 9 most liked posts on Instagram from this year is a reminder that there...

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The Gull Lake and its surroundings during fall

What to Do on Your MN Fall Getaway

You might think the only time for a getaway in Minnesota is in the height of Summer, but as the air cools down and the leaves magically transform into vibrant hues of red and gold, the vacation possibilities are still just as enticing. Suddenly, a...

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Virtual Vacation: How to Play Bocce Ball

Bocce Ball is one of the most timeless games around, and it's the perfect, easy-to-learn game to play as a family as the grass is greening and the weather is warming up. If you don't have a Bocce Ball set, don't worry! You can use...

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Top 5 Fall Activities for Your Up-North Vacation

As the first signs of fall appear around the resort, we start dreaming of colorful leaves, late-night bonfires, and sips of hot coffee on a brisk autumn morning. You might think the peak days of Summer are the only chance you'll have to spend outside...

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4 Reasons to Plan an Up-North Resort Wedding

It's a day filled with dreams coming true, and we believe it should be nothing short of amazing. While exciting, planning your dream wedding can be a little daunting as well, and one of the biggest decisions you'll have to make is the venue. As...

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Woman taking golf swing at the Classic golf course at Madden's on Gull Lake

A Grand Tour of Madden’s Golf Courses & Offerings

Most visitors to the Brainerd Lakes area are enticed by the recreational amenities that the water provides: fishing, boating, beach-going, and more. With its prime placement on the peninsula surrounded by the shimmering waters of Gull Lake, Madden's captures all of what travelers come to...

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