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Expedition Kristen: 10 Reasons to Visit Ruttger’s Bay Lake Resort

Look About Lindsey: 14 Reasons to stay at Ruttger’s Bay Lake Resort

In The News

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal article about the sale – After 122 years in the family, Ruttger’s resort in Deerwood sold to outside group

Lakeland Public Television – A new era a Ruttger’s begins  

Pickles Travel Blog for Food and Family Travel: 5 Reasons to Scuba Dive Cuyuna Country

Brainerd Dispatch Progress: Family celebrates Ruttger’s 120th anniversary

Lakeland Public Television Lakes Area Yoga Festival

Lakeland Public Television Jack and Ann Ruttger celebrate 65 years in the resort business

KSTP-TV’s Twin Cities Live A Family Tradition

Jill Emmer, influential Blogger Making Memorial Day Memories at Ruttger’s Bay Lake Lodge “Ruttger’s Bay Lake Lodge golf course: Old-school Minnesota rustic at its up-north best”

Minnesota Meetings & Events “Best of Minnesota –  Historic Venue”

WCCO Viewers’ Choice Award “Best Fall Colors”

Twin Cities Business – “Up North Retreats”

Minnesota Meetings & Events – Destination – Brainerd Lakes Area – “Meet Up North”


Love of the Lakes – “Ruttger’s Bay Lake Lodge – Family owned for 116 years”

Edition Tee Times Press – “New Golf Professional at Ruttger’s Bay Lake Lodge”

Thrillest Twin Cities  – Best Bars “Up North”

Brainerd Dispatch – “Ruttger’s Bay Lake Lodge – Area Golf” Spotlight – ”Not Your Same Old  Corporate Retreat


Minnesota Meetings & Events – Readers Choice 11th Annual “Best of” Awards: Runner Up for Best Event: Oktoberfest

WCCO – Viewers Choice – Cuyuna Lakes Bike Trail – only 10 miles away!

WCCO –  Ice Out on Bay Lake

WCCO –  “Goin’ to the Lake”  Frank & Chris visit Deerwood


CBS Minnesota – Best Places to Celebrate Oktoberfest

Star Tribune – Resorts, Greetings from the Lake

Brainerd Dispatch – Generations in Business

Minnesota Monthly – Best Place to Hold a Family Reunion