Associate/Vendor Members


Associate Member Benefits

  • A list of email addresses of current members.
  • Member-only rate booth fees at the Vendor Show during our fall conference.
  • A free listing of your business on the CMR website
  • A complimentary CMR Minnesota Resorter magazine subscription. You can submit articles using your byline or place a paid ad in the magazine at a special member rate.

The CMR welcomes our wonderful associate members into our community! The following contact information makes it easy for our resort members to connect and utilize their many specialized services and resources.

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Arrow Printing

Bemidji, MN

Our Mission: To establish Arrow Printing, Inc. as the premier provider of the finest printing in our region, while maintaining our uncompromising principles of good service and community development.

Jerry Bergeron
Arrow Printing
1375 Washington Avenue South
Bemidji, MN 56601
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Badlands Distribution, Inc

Fargo, ND

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
1301 39th Ave N
Fargo, ND 58102
Email Rita

Best Craft Furniture

Kaukauna, WI

Best Craft Furniture is your best choice!

A family-owned and operated furniture manufacturer, supplier, and maintenance company offering comprehensive furnishing solutions for stores, campgrounds, hotels, and more.

Bobby Klein
7859 Cty Rd D
Kaukauna, WI 54130

Bridgeman's Ice Cream

Woodbury, MN

Setting the Standard of Quality for over 80 Years
Bridgeman’s Ice Cream is prepared with fresh milk and cream, wholesome fruits and nuts, rich cocoas and dark chocolates, sweet caramel and delicious candies. Our special recipes create a smooth and creamy, not too sweet, not too heavy taste that only can be described as original… the original, super premium and quality taste of Bridgeman’s!!

Crystal Bakker
Bridgeman's Ice Cream
2110 Eagle Creek Lane #150
Woodbury, MN 55129
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By The Yard, Inc.

Jordan, MN

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.

Brenda Rafteseth
3283 Bluff Dr.
Jordan, MN 55352
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Cloquet, MN

CabinKey provides booking and management software for Minnesota resorts and lodges, campgrounds, house boat rentals and more.

Simple and powerful tools to manage the complexity of running a vacation rental property.

Shane Stillwell
1110 Cloquet Ave PMB 164
Cloquet, MN 55720
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Clifton Larson Allen, LLP

Baxter, MN

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
Email Shawn

Cloudbeds Reservation System

Detroit, MI

Cloudbeds is a cloud-based all-in-one reservation system that gives you everything you need to grow reservations, save time, and give your guests the best travel experiences. Our system includes a PMS, Channel Manager, Booking Engine, guest communication, revenue management, Payment processor, Personalized websites, and so much more.

Nick Wozniak
3033 5th Ave. Ste 100
San Diego, CA 92103
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Creative Compass Wholesale

Bemidji, MN

During the pandemic, we pivoted our business to offer custom branded products at wholesale prices. These products are designed and printed in Bemidji and have been tried and true sellers in our retail shop Compass Rose. Add extra revenue to your retail shop by offering unique branded products that will keep marketing your resort long after their vacation.

Hannah Peura
Creative Compass Wholesale
108 3rd Street NW Bemidji, MN 56601
218-556-4183 - cell
Email Hannah

Crossroads Convenience Center

Clitherall, MN

Testimonial. Stopped in to get a couple things and a coffee. Helpful staff made sure there was fresh coffee. Had a really nice chat with the owner while he bagged our minnows. Ended up getting a few shirts and fishing gear.
They are very friendly folks. You'll want to make this a regular stop.

Jeffrey Olson
21136 Co Rd 5
Clitherall, MN 56524
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Fireside Lodge & Lonesome Cottage Furniture Companies

Pequot Lakes, MN

Handcrafted furniture featuring Cedar, Hickory, and Barnwood made right in Pequot Lakes, Minnesota.

Sara Pridgen
30773 Patriot Avenue
Pequot Lakes, MN 56472
Email Sara

First Western Insurance

St. Cloud, MN & Fargo, ND

First Western Insurance Named
‘Circle of Excellence Agency’
Western National Insurance Group announced that First Western Insurance has been named one of Western National’s Circle of Excellence Agencies for 2024.

Brock Swanson
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Jeff Larson
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First Western Insurance website

Great Places Minnesota

Minnesota is a social media driven tourism site featuring lodging and golf options all over Minnesota. We enhance your social media presence by increasing your exposure to people in the Upper Midwest looking for Minnesota Resorts by creating organic posts about your resort, as well as engaging & sharing your own posts to our page that reaches between 200k-400k people per month. 

Minnesota Family Owned - Contact us to work together! 651 900 9397.

Rich Swenson
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Greater Insurance Service

Grand Rapids, MN

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.

Burnsville, MN

Guest room bedding, towels & amenities.

John DesLauriers
862 Ivy Lane (mailing address)
Eagan, MN 55123
1436 Cliff Road East (warehouse)
Burnsville, MN 55337
Email John

KLC Financial

Minnetonka, MN

We finance equipment, but invest in people.
A premier finance company, our ongoing vision to bring expertly constructed flexible financing solutions that accurately meet the needs of business owners. 

KLC Financial
Spencer Thomas
3514 County Road 101
Minnetonka MN 55345

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, we are members of the Multiple Listing Service. This is a huge advertising advantage! We invite other realtors in the state to bring buyers to the table and cooperate with them to sell your property. We work as a cohesive team with every property transaction. Our goal is seller and buyer success. Call Jennifer for your FREE market analysis, or to start a conversation.

Jennifer Bateman
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Midwest Captions

Brainerd, MN

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
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Midwest Insurance Agency, Inc.

Fergus Falls, MN

We specialize in Resort commercial/business insurance. Since 1997.

Amy Winter
Post Office Box 476
Fergus Falls MN 56538-0476
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Email Amy

Minnesota Business Finance Corp

St. Cloud, MN

The source for SBA 504 business lending.
For more than 35 years, MBFC has been originating SBA 504 Loans for small businesses like yours. As a Certified Development Company, we work directly with you to personally identify funds and send them your way. So whether it’s a new business idea, expansion needs, owning a storefront, or something unique to your specific business, we specialize in finding the perfect financial solution.

Terry Stein
Minnesota Business Finance Corporation
616 Roosevelt Road Suite 200
St Cloud MN 56301

Email Terry | 320-258-5009


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 5 offices throughout the state, we are here to service you!

Mike Anderson:
Email Mike | 218-389-6305
4334 County Road 6
Barnum, MN 55707

Dan Houle:
Email Dan | 218-235-0413

Ross Coyer:
Email Ross | 218-757-3122

Mike Wolf:
Email Mike | 507-473-0047

Joan Peterson:
Email Joan | 218-839-4711
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Mora Unclaimed Freight Furniture

Mora, Minnesota


We have a HUGE selection of home, cabin, and outdoor furniture available in our store. Stop in and check out our large inventory of furniture including tables, couches, chairs, bed frames, dressers, night stands, recliners, sectionals, book cases, love seats, ottomans and more. You’ll find a nice selection of mattresses, rugs, pillows, lamps and decorator items. If you don’t see something you like we can order it for you. Our goal is to be the best discount furniture store in Minnesota. (Delivery is available on all purchases.)

Ron Tvedt:
Email Ron | 320-679-3428
1859 Frontage Road
Mora, MN 55051

National Marine Manufacturers Association

Minneapolis, MN

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) is the nation’s leading trade association representing boat, marine engine and accessory manufacturers. Collectively, NMMA members manufacture an estimated 80 percent of marine products used in North America.

John Ferguson
National Marine Manufacturers Association
PO Box 19230
Minneapolis MN 55419

Nelson Ink

Middle River, MN

We've Got You Covered...Literally!

We Know Promo! Custom printed merchandise is our jam!

We're here to help your ideas come to life, check out our services and let's start making!

Melissa Nelson
330 North 2nd Street
Middle River, MN 56737
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Nor-Son Construction

Baxter, MN


The people of Nor-Son know that passion, determination and creativity are the catalysts for greatness. Our clients have it. Our employees have it. We’ve had the opportunity to work with some of the most entrepreneurial clients, the most creative designers, and the most detailed artisans.


Renee Johnson
7900 Hastings Road
Baxter, MN 56425
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Northland Lawn & Sport

Grand Rapids, MN

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.

Jackie Schuemann
20648 US Highway 169
Grand Rapids MN 55744
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Northwoods Bank of Minnesota

Park Rapids, MN

Northwoods Bank is a full service bank with extensive resort lending experience.

Roger Stewart
PO Box 112
Park Rapids, MN 56470
Email Roger

Pine Insurance Agency

Aitkin, MN

We take care of all your resort insurance needs – just one call, we take care of it all!

Lacy Johnson
216 Minnesota Avenue N
Aitkin MN 56431
Email Dan

Pinnacle Marketing Group

Bemidji, MN

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 30 years of experience, we have the expertise needed to create and implement effective marketing strategies, tailored to the needs of your resort.

4030 Technology Dr. NW
Bemidji, MN 56601

Providence Financial Advisors

Grand Rapids, MN

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
Email Benjamin

RAVE Sports

Eagan, MN

We’ve got fun on the water covered!

In 1997, RAVE Sports was founded in Minnesota to provide innovative, high-quality products for water sports fun. We started with the original blue-and-yellow ultra-durable inflatable water trampoline that jump-started an entire industry. We’ve since expanded into other water sports categories, yet have never stopped creating innovative products to provide fun on the water. Our products have been providing water fun for thousands of families, camps, and resorts around the world and we have continued innovating into other areas of water sports including:

  • Water Trampolines and Bouncers
  • Boat Towable Tubes
  • Stand Up Paddle Boards
  • Water Skis and Wakeboards
  • Life Vests and Accessories
  • Pool Floats

Jason Borg, National Sales Director
3985 Aldrin Drive Suite #301
Eagan MN 55121-2270
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Tana DeBoer, Marketing Manager
3985 Aldrin Drive Suite #301
Eagan MN 55121-2270
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ResortForward (by Banter Software)


ResortForward (by Banter Software) offers modern reservation booking software. Designed with the help of resort owners who outlined the pain-points in today's reservation software systems. This product is tailored specifically to the resort industry (no hotels). They are currently supporting many Minnesota-based resorts. ResortForward prides themselves on support and are available to help 24/7. They will handle your conversion from your current system for free in a very timely-manner.

If you are interested in scheduling a free demo or learning more about how ResortForward can help your resort, please email them at

Email Brian

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RezStream, Inc.

Denver, CO

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
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RS Sales

Backus, MN

Custom embroidery & screen print apparel (jackets, coats, tees, caps, shorts, sweats, lounge wear, towels and much more.)

Russell Schaefer
6925 Fieldstone Ct SW
Pequot Lakes MN 56472
Email Russell

S & L Outlet

Park Rapids, MN

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
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Septic Check, Inc.

Milaca, MN

We design, install, repair and maintain septic systems throughout the state of Minnesota, both commercial and residential.

6074 Keystone Road
Milaca MN 56353
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Dassel, MN

Authorized sales agency for Wild West Shirt Company, High Road Flannel Company, Harley-Davidson Performance Eyewear by
WILEY X, and more!

Terrance O'Brien

70366 219th Street 1
Dassel, MN 55325
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TGT Stickers

Detroit Lakes, MN

We started out a number of years ago, making
incredibly cool stickers, and it’s been so successful
that we are not one of the biggest sticker manufactures out there.

Yes, we are a sticker company. But truly, we
are an art company. So, it was only fitting
that we branched out into other categories
like keychains, magnets, patches, apparel,
Richardson Hats and the list goes on and on!

Let us help you give your visitors a lasting memento!

TGT Stickers. Inc.
Tasha Restad

750 Randolph Road
Detroit Lakes, MN 56501
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The TeeHive

Baxter, MN

Customized item should be eazy.

  • Minnesota Made
  • Fast Turn-Around
  • Work Directly With A Designer
  • No Set-Up Fees
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee

WE BELIEVE Customization is all about YOU

Our mission is to give you exactly what you want for your school, event, sport, business, or if you are just looking for that one special design.

With our sweetness, anything is possible.

The Teehive
William Volbert

13143 Cypress Drive
Baxter MN 56425

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Viking Log Furniture

St Joseph, MN

Manufacturer of rustic log and barnwood furnishings and accessories.

Scott Legatt
38169 County Road 2
St Joseph, MN 56374
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Water Wars

Pequot Lakes, MN

Manufacturer of dynamic family oriented water games and attractions since 1989.

Tommy Woog
PO Box 383
Pequot Lakes, MN 56472
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Westwood Professional Services

St Cloud, MN

We support our public infrastructure, private development, and power clients across the country and beyond.

John Blenker
1900 Medical Arts Ave S, Suite 100
Sartell MN 56377
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Brainerd/Baxter, MN

Architects, Engineers, Scientists, Surveyors
Create Value. Inspire Greatness.

With 16 unique disciplines spanning dozens of markets, our team of 230+ professionals can help you from start to finish on your project. Widseth is a full-service architecture, engineering, environmental, and surveying firm with offices in Alexandria, Bemidji, Brainerd/Baxter, Crookston, Duluth, East Grand Forks, Hibbing, Mankato, Perham, Rochester, and Wyoming, MN and Grand Forks, ND

Chad Connor
7804 Industrial Park Road
Baxter, MN 56425-2720
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