Black Bear Encounter on Knife Lake

We should start to see these guys very soon!

A mother black bear and her three cubs came into our campsite in the Boundary Waters on Sept 14, 2011 and proceeded to get to our foodpack which was hung 10-12 feet high and 6-8 feet from the tree.

Lutsen Resort on Lake Superior

New Year's Eve Dinner Buffet

Celebrate the start of a new year with our amazing New Year's Eve buffet served in our lakeside dining room.

Adult - $31.95 | Seniors $28.95
Kids (5-12) - $15.95 | Kids (4 and under) Free

Seating time: 5:00pm - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Please Call for Reservations: 218-663-7212

New Year's Eve Menu 2014


  • Iced fish and shellfish display
  • Imported and Domestic cheeses
  • Fresh fruit
  • Artichoke dip
  • Caesar salad
  • Field greens salad with candied walnuts, blue cheese, and dried fruits

Side Dishes

  • Spanish rice
  • Mashed potatoes
  • Sugar snap peas and carrots
  • Calabacitas

Main Dishes

  • Pasta primavera
  • Chile honey glazed pork loin
  • Herb crusted prime rib


  • Bananas Foster and Cherries Jubilee
  • Swedish Cream
  • Chocolate cream pie
  • Texas sheet cake
  • Chocolate truffles

Lutsen Resort

Christmas Day Buffet

Join us for the holidays for our amazing Christmas Day Buffet in our lakeside dining room.

Adult - $26.95 | Seniors $23.95
Kids (5-12) - $9.95 | Kids (4 and under) Free

Seating time: 4:00pm - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

For Reservations Call: 218-663-7212

Christmas Day Menu 2014


  • Imported and Domestic cheeses
  • Artichoke dip
  • Fruit Salad
  • North Shore Salad

Side Dishes

  • Wild Rice Pilaf
  • Mashed Potatoes
  • Green Beans Almondine
  • Sautéed Broccoli and Cauliflower

Main Course

  • Vegetarian Pasta Alfredo
  • Lemon Rosemary Chicken
  • Slow Roasted Ham
  • Roasted Garlic Rosemary Prime Rib


  • Pumpkin Pie
  • Swedish Cream
  • Chocolate Mousse
  • Apple Cobbler
  • Cookie Assortment

Lutsen Resort Dining & Pub Weekly Specials

Join us this week at Lutsen Resort for some great dining & pub specials:

Monday, December 15
2 for 1 Coupon Offer: Buy one dinner entree, receive the second of equal or lesser value free. Our Lakeside Dining Room features a delicious blend of traditional and contemporary menu; dinner served 5:30pm-9:00pm daily.

Expires 12/18/2014 - Valid Monday-Thursday
Coupon required to redeem:

Tuesday, December 16
Enjoy $.35 wings all night along with live music with Jim & Michele Miller from 6-8 p.m. 

Wednesday, December 17
Closing at 11:00am for a private party

Thursday, December 18
Enjoy $.35 wings all night along with live music with Eric Frost and Bill Hansen from 6-8 p.m. 

Friday, December 19
Friday Night Prime Rib Special starting at $19.95 for a full dinner in our Lakeside dining room.

Saturday, December 20
Enjoy live music by the fireplace with Briand Morrison from 7-10pm

Lutsen Resort & Poplar River Pub
5700 West Highway 61
Lutsen, MN 55612

CONTACT: Jenny Frost
PHONE: 218-663-7212
DATE: 12/15/2014 06:02pm

Late Night Shopping for Locals - Sivertson Gallery

Sivertson Gallery will be open late for last minute Christmas shopping this Friday, December 19th! Join us from 4 pm until 7 pm for complementary present wrapping, wine & prosecco, gift ideas and moral support! 

See you there!
The Sivertson Gallery Crew

CONTACT: Sivertson Gallery
PHONE: 218-387-2491
DATE: 12/15/2014 04:53pm

Social Media, Technical Projects and SEO Management Coordinator

Cascade Vacation Rentals, with offices in Lutsen and Tofte, is a progressive and growing company seeking a Social Media, Technical Projects and SEO Management Coordinator.  This is a full-time position.  Successful applicant should possess formal training in this field however a strong aptitude and demonstrated applied practices are considered on an equal playing field.  For a complete Job Description, please request by email and a copy will be immediately forwarded. Send request to  



CONTACT: Mike Larson
PHONE: 218-370-1536
DATE: 12/15/2014 03:17pm