Associate Members

Become an Associate Member

The CMR welcomes our wonderful associate members into our community!  The following contact information of each associate member should make it easy for our resort members to connect and utilize these specialized services and resources.   We appreciate each and every associate member supporting the CMR and look forward to future networking.


Ted Burrington
34909 Scenic Drive
Fergus Falls, MN  56537

At Aquaglide our passion for water sports has yielded world class aquaparks, inflatable kayaks and stand up paddleboards. Designed by devout adventurers in Bend, Oregon, our suite of products have been crafted to suit all your watersports needs.
Customer Service: Tara Parks –
Sales: Jeff Cunningham –
1345 NW Wall St., Suite 100
Bend, OR 97703

Aquarius Home Services/Kinetico
Residential & commercial water treatment systems, drinking water purification, water heaters and well pressure tanks. Revolutionary non-electric systems use up to 75% less salt. Family Owned for 30+ Years. Brainerd, Bemidji, Detroit Lakes, Alexandria.
Kacie Dougherty
3180 County Drive
Little Canada, MN 55117

Badlands Distribution, Inc
Looking for Ice Cream Delivery & Service to your business in the Dakotas, Minnesota, Iowa, Colorado or Wyoming?Badlands Distribution brings nearly 40 combined years of DSD distribution experience to your area. Let us show you how the #1 selling brands combined with top level DSD service can increase your profits.
Rita & Robby McCullough
3155 Bluestem Drive #377
West Fargo, ND 58102

Banter Software
Banter Software is a Minnesota company that has developed a website management platform specifically for resorts, providing you with a great website that gives you the ability to update your site in real-time (update pictures, videos, add/update/remove cabins, text, rates, etc). Additionally, we offer a variety of features including automated text message alerts to guests, preview options so you can see any changes you make before they go live, social media integration, automated emails for management of guest inquiries, and much more. No longer will you, the resort, need to pay your web-design company every time a change is needed to your site. Instead, our admin portal gives you the ability to keep your site current while we develop new robust features for you.

By The Yard, Inc.
By The Yard  is the premiere manufacturer of maintenance-free outdoor furniture. All of our outdoor furniture comes with our 35-year warranty. We offer 400 different products that can withstand the harshest climates and can be left outside all long. Contact us for tables, chairs, gliders, benches and planter boxes.
Justine Hagness
3283 Bluff Dr.
Jordan, MN 55352

CabinKey provides booking and management software for Minnesota Resorts and Lodges.
Shane Stillwell
316 Cloquet Ave, #75
Cloquet, MN 55720

CliftonLarsonAllen, LLP
CPAs, Advisors and Consulting firm focused on small to mid-sized family owned businesses.
Shawn Fischer   
14275 Gold Course Drive, Ste 300
Baxter, MN 56425

CloudBeds makes advanced hospitality software for independent properties that manage guests and reservations, room availability, inventory sales, and payment collections. Ranked #1 for ease of use 2 years in a row by Capterra, this system is simple to learn and easy to train on. CloudBeds delivers a true ROI unmatched in the industry. Through a browser-based system, they believe they are able to simplify the working lives of independent hoteliers/resorters everywhere.
Angela Domenech
3303 5th Ave #100
San Diego, CA 33013

First National Bank North
First National Bank North has served local communities since 1902.
Cy Struss
P.O. Box 520
Walker, MN 56484

Great Places Minnesota
We are a Facebook driven tourism site for Minnesota resorts & golf courses with over 32,000 fans between our 5 Facebook pages. Over 4 million people reached in 2020 by Facebook, Instagram & Google in the upper Midwest! We will help increase your reach on your Facebook page by liking and sharing your content. We promote what our clients want promoted for only $500.00 per year.   (COVID 19 has caused budget issues for everyone. Customized budgets for anyone interested.)
Rich Swenson
Facebook: GreatPlacesMinnesota
Facebook: HotDealsMinnesota


Greater Insurance Service
Greater Insurance Service (GIS), located in northern Minnesota is an independent insurance agency with access to over 50 companies throughout the country, which allows our agents to provide you with many coverage options.
Mike Kane
407 Pokegama Ave. South
Grand Rapids, MN 55744

Inn Room Supplies, Inc.
Guest room bedding, towels & amenities.
John DesLauriers
862 Ivy Lane (mailing address)
Eagan, MN 55123
1436 Cliff Road East (warehouse)
Burnsville, MN  55337

Lake Country Resort Sales
Tim Aarsvold, Jennifer Bateman and David Moe have teamed up to create Lake Country Resort Sales, the newest resort and campground sales agency in Minnesota. In addition to having extensive resort experience, they are members of the MLS and will work as a cohesive team with every property transaction. .
Jennifer Bateman

Lonesome Cottage Furniture/Fireside Lodge
Handcrafted furniture featuring Cedar, Hickory, and Barnwood made right in Pequot Lakes, Minnesota.
Erik Olson
PO Box 665
Pequot Lakes, MN 56472

Midwest Captions
Full service provider of web development, text and search engine optimization, domain registration, marketing, graphics and website animation.
Bob Sherman
150 Birchridge Drive
Brainerd MN 56401-4548

Midwest Insurance Agency, Inc.
We specialize in Resort commercial/business insurance. Since 1997.
Amy Winter
Post Office Box 476
Fergus Falls MN 56538-0476;

Minnesota Business Finance Corp
Your source for SBA 504 business lending.
Terry Stein
616 Roosevelt Road, Suite 200
St. Cloud, MN 56301

Minnesota National Agency, Inc.
Founded in 1987, our multiple lines of insurance include Home, Farm, Auto, Recreational Vehicles, Commercial, Life and Health.
Mitch Otts
706 Lake Street S,
PO Box 240
Long Prairie, MN 56347

Minnesota Resort Sales
We only sell resorts! We have proven success for over 40 years and have sold over 50 resorts in the last 5 years. Contact us for your free market analysis. With 6 office throughout the state, we are here to service you!
Mike Anderson:  218-389-6305
4334 County Road 6
Barnum, MN 55707
Dan Houle:  218-235-0413
Karen and Tim Senger: 218-256-2288
Ross Coyer: 218-757-3122
Mike Wolf: 507-473-0047
Joan Peterson:  218-839-4711
Facebook: Minnesota Resort Sales

Northland Lawn, Sport and Equipment
Northland provides innovative solutions with the urgency required by our customers. Our sales professionals are committed to matching you with the right equipment to suit your personal needs. As a family-owned and operated John Deere dealer, we understand the critical nature of connecting with you on a personal level to ensure a first class experience. We don’t just sell John Deere, it is our core business.
Karen Vivian
8371 Enterprise Drive
Virginia, MN 55768

Northwoods Bank of the North
Northwoods Bank is a full service bank with extensive resort landing experience.
Roger Stewart
PO Box 112
Park Rapids, MN 56470

Orion Resort Sales
We offer a professional sales team with resort & campground experience.  We provide Seller Planning and Buyer Education for success.  We’ll help you understand priorities and how to budget for them.  You will find out how to establish Effective Operating Systems.  We’ll help you understand how to prioritize time and spending for the best yields by department.  Your agent will provide a market analysis on the property value and prepare thorough information portfolios to share with prospective buyers.  Our advertising commitment is extensive.  Confidentiality is our priority when selling or listing a business.
John Seekon 218-256-6565
34818 Wabana Road
Grand Rapids, MN 55744
Dan Berg 218-850-1814
Tom Ossell 612-805-9646
Facebook: Orion Resort Sales

Paddle North
We design, make and sell paddle boards, kayaks, utility docks, lake floats, gear and apparel that is fun to use on water. Our products are intentionally simple. We use timely designs that keep the focus on blending in with and being part of nature. They simply work!
Peter Henkels
3801 3rd St. NE
Mpls, MN 55421

Pine Insurance Agency
We take care of all your resort insurance needs – just one call, we take care of it all!
Dan & Beth Borseth
216 Minnesota Avenue N
Aitkin MN 56431

Pinnacle Marketing Group
Pinnacle Marketing Group is a full-service marketing and design company offering website development, social media management, video production, graphic design services, e-newsletters, targeted online campaigns, media planning and more! With over 25 years of experience, we have the expertise needed to create and implement effective marketing strategies, tailored to the needs of your resort.
Caralee Nowak
4030 Technology Dr. NW
Bemidji, MN 56601

Rave Sports
Inflatable water park systems offer endless creative combinations. We partner with our customers to build systems that fit their waterfront or pool, budget, number of users and abilities.
Tana DeBoer
985 Aldrin Drive, #301
Eagan, MN 55121

RezStream, Inc.
RezStream specializes in a cloud-based reservation software and online reservation booking engine services to independent hotels, resorts, bed & breakfasts, and inns. We also offer artistic website designs and comprehensive Internet marketing services for all types of businesses.
Lyles Armour
3801 E. Florida Ave. #800
Denver, CO 80210;

RS Sales LLC (formerly Al Bird Sales)
Custom embroidery & screen print apparel (jackets, coats, tees, caps, shorts, sweats, lounge wear, towels and much more.)
Russell Schaefer
1920 17th St NW
Backus, MN 56435

S & L Outlet
Specializing in up north furniture for your lake home, cabin or resort. We also offer mattresses at special resort prices.
Steve  & Lucy Criswell
232 Henrietta Ave. N.
Park Rapids, MN 56470
Facebook: S & L Outlet

Septic Check, Inc.
We design, install, repair and maintain septic systems throughout the state of Minnesota, both commercial and residential.
6074 Keystone Road
Milaca MN 56353

Superior Fuel Company
Propane delivery
Cody Tomlinson
5102 S. Cant Rd.
Duluth, MN 55804

Thrivent Financial
Business and legacy planning for resort owners and families. We advise on retirement planning, insurance and investment solutions.
Benjamin Weerts
32 NW 4th Street
Grand Rapids, MN 55744

Viking Log Furniture
Manufacturer of rustic log and barnwood furnishings and accessories.
Scott Legatt
38169 County Road 2
St Joseph, MN 56374
Facebook: Viking Log Furniture