Mantrap Lodge

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Location: Park Rapids, MN

Wednesday, August 29, 2007

Pool Fun

Joshua, Nathan, and Calob hanging out and having fun at the pool. It is just a beautiful day at Mantrap! Thanks boys for giving such great smiles!!

Tuesday, August 28, 2007

New Floor Tile

Check out the new floor tile for the front porch. We love it and we hope you will too! Like always, we look forward to giving our guests something new next summer. The lodge needed an update and it really got an amzing makeover.

Hard at Work

Jeff is hard at work on the office....still. Good job Jeff. Today he will be putting the new countertop on so we will have a desk!! Yippee

Keep posted for more pics of the new office as it unfolds.

Back at Mantrap

Natalie has returned from playing piano at Nick and Lisa's wedding. The wedding was just beautiful. Natalie has known Lisa for quite some time now. Both of them work at Ann Taylor Loft in Maple Grove, Minnesota. Congrats to you both. May your lives be full of love and happiness!! Love you guys~

Check out the amazing photos.

Sunday, August 26, 2007

Ernie & Helma Sittig's Daughter

Welcome back to Mantrap Lodge. Donna & Blaine Zeller of Spooner, WI came back to visit the resort. Her father & mother were the owners of the resort from 1959-1968. She actually lived in the lodge when she was growing up. Thanks for stopping by.

"The Wedding Piano Player"

Natalie spends the weekend in Minneapolis to play piano for her friend Lisa's Wedding.
May Lisa & Nick live happy ever after!

Saturday, August 25, 2007

Progress on Dianne & Natalie's New Office

Thanks goes to Jeff for getting our new office space almost completed. We can't wait to move in. The new chairs and file cabinets look great.

Friday, August 24, 2007

Joey Corbett visits the lodge.

Sorry your minnow, named Jared, lost the minnow race!

The "Cool" Wiedt boys.

"Can't wait till my brother goes off to college....I'll have two rooms then."

Looks like a good movie!

What to do on a rainy day? Jenn catches up on some TV time in the Lodge.

The Corbett Family Vacation

Hap & Charlie playing ragtime and boogie woogie for the guests. All the guests enjoyed the concert.

New best friends!

Katlyn met Sarah at Mantrap Lodge!


Monday, August 20, 2007

Lodge Day, Darn That Rain

Too bad for the rain. All the kids piled in the lodge for some shelter. Check out the fun pictures.

Friday, August 17, 2007

The Nieburs

We think you guys are great. We had such a good time chatting with you and catching up. We hope to see you guys again.

Our view from the office window

Not a good look for Jeff. He is painting the porch and new office. We are looking forward to a bigger porch!! The paint smell is making us go crazy!!

The Scared Doggy

Lola says she doesn't want to be friends with the fish. I guess we can all see why!

Todd's Catch of the Day!

WOW Todd!! What a catch. He says he will be mounting it in his house. Cheers to you Todd!

Glen and Janet in the honeymoon cabin

What a sweet couple, and still going strong!! Thanks for coming you guys. We sure enjoyed having you here at Mantrap!

Thursday, August 16, 2007

The one time shopper

Scottie never comes near the gift shop, but today he managed to spend .20 cents!! Go Scottie. That was just to big of a purchase, we might have to go to the bank and get some change.

Fishing Buddies

Look at Tim and Steve's new sweatshirts. Wow, so cool. We need to have those in our gift shop. You guys are too cool!!

Wednesday, August 15, 2007

New Guests

The Telanders are just the sweetest guests. They look like they are having a great time!! Check out Aaron, Abby, and Rochelle!!

It's Pool Time

Looks like everyone is enjoying the water. What a fun group we have this week!!

Friday, August 10, 2007

Flag Pole

Mike's new project....putting up a flag pole!! Wow, what a project. Peter had to dig a major hole.

Just an 18 year old French kid, turned cowboy

Check out Peter's new look. He has been such a joy to have here at Mantrap. We Love ya Bud!!

More Concert Pics

Last Concert

It was sad to see Jeff and Kristi go, but we sure enjoyed them as did all the guests. We wish them well on their travels to Nashville. They will be auditioning for Nashville Star on the USA channel, so make sure to give them your votes!

Check out these photos! It was a great concert full of fun and lots of singing.

Peter enjoyed his version of "Some Beach." He will take that memory with him forever.

You guys are the best! Thanks Jeff and Kristi!! We Love YA~