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Madeline Island real estate, lake homes and waterfront, Apostle Islands, La Pointe and Lake Superior lakeshore properties, western and northwestern Wisconsin real estate, Bayfield homes, Washburn, Ashland, Cornucopia, Herbster and Port Wing real estate. Cabins, cottages, second homes, investment property and land in Ashland county & Bayfield county. Luxury property specialist and broker Eric Kodner in LaPointe, Wisconsin.



Actually, I asked for this.  My friend Mike Jones caught me at an unguarded moment and inquired if I'd ever been meme'd.  Me and my big mouth..Mike's post that started this rolling can be found here:, let's get this over with!  My underst...
  In the late 1890s, lumber baron, Fredrick Weyerhauser moved his family to the Lake Nebagamon and established a resort community there.  Weyerhauser and others fell in love with the area and built it into one of the most charming summer communities in all of Wisconsin, comparable with vacation d...
Picture a bustling northern Wisconsin town with good schools, friendly neighbors and an unhurried pace of living.  Washburn is a little-known gem of a town on the south shore of Lake Superior and one of those out-of-the-way places that should not be missed. Washburn Mayor Irene Blakely describes...
  Washburn's Stagenorth Community Theater is off to a roaring start since opening in July!  The theater will present "Gypsy", a show about the life and memoirs of Gypsy Rose Lee, from November 1-4 in Washburn, Wisconsin. The beautiful new 150-seat theater allows for theater in an intimate setting...
Wisconsin REALTORS® Association (WRA) Board Chairman Michael J. Spranger reported today that state budget negotiations have resulted in the defeat of a proposed increase in Wisconsin's real estate transfer tax.  The proposal would have doubled the existing transfer tax. The Wisconsin legislature ...
Visit and you'll discover a wealth of information about Madeline Island!  The site was originally created by Madeline Island Realty as a marketing portal for the North Shore Heights development on Madeline Island, but has recently evolved into a community site with a wid...
  The Chequamegon Bay area of northwestern Wisconsin has been the keeper of a secret over the better part of the past century.  Behind stone and iron gates and high fences along Highway 13, that well-kept secret was the Barksdale Works, an explosive plant owned and operated by DuPont and created ...
I often tell prospective buyers visiting northwestern Wisconsin and the Apostle Islands area that the very reason why they wish to buy here can also become a source of frustration.  A remote area can be pristine and peaceful, but the inability to phone for fire, police or ambulance service can be...
For just over $2000 per person, you can cruise the Great Lakes in style aboard the German-based cruise ship, the Columbus. The cruise departs either Toronto or Chicago (depending on your preferred departure date) and stops at a variety of ports and scenic destinations, including Traverse City, Wi...
The Chequamegon Bay Arts Council (CBAC) is presenting its annual "Gathering" through October 30, at the Washburn Cultural Center in Washburn, Wisconsin.  The Gathering is a juried exhibition of fine arts and crafts by area artisans.  Judges will select winning art works in multiple categories at ...

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