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2014 MBBA Annual Conference

MBBA/WBBA first joint annual conference was held November 9-11, 2014, in Waupaca, Wisconsin.   Mark Philips begins the auction to benefit WBBA. Each table bids on the dessert it wants.    This is all that remains of the $120 Black Forest Cake.

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What are the guests of the Maple Knoll Inn, Rush City saying??

This was a great place to stay. Thank you so much for having us here. It was so much fun seeing it now as I spent so much time here with the Halpin boys growing up. It’s a great place. Kim and Marlene – North Carolina Our paddle down the St. Croix yesterday was a perfect […]

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Stay at the Maple Knoll Inn and Enjoy Our Local Wineries

Fall is a great time to enjoy the colors and to spend a little time sipping some local wines. Book a room at the Maple Knoll Inn in Rush City and enjoy some of the great wineries located close to the Inn. Every Friday night 5 – 8 pm (now through Oct 31), enjoy Gourmet […]

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Why Stay At The Maple Knoll Inn?

Why should you stay at the Inn and not some hotel? I can answer that in two words – Amenities and Atmosphere. Amenities – We have three beautifully appointed rooms each with their own personal style. Each room has a queen size bed. We use only high quality linens. We supply plush robes you can […]

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Lanesboro’s Summer Theatre Season is in Full Swing

Many visitors come to Lanesboro, MN to ride the “Cadillac” of bike trails, the Root River State Trail.  Others come for the quiet and the beauty of canoeing or kayaking the Root River.  After a busy day outdoors many guests head downtown for an evening of quality, professional theatre.  The Commonweal Theatre has been entertaining Lanesboro guests […]

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New President Elected at the 2011 Minnesota B&B Conference

Stillwater-The Minnesota Bed and Breakfast Association annual conference was held this this year in Stillwater (April 27th). The venue was the historical Water Street Inn in downtown Stillwater. Bed and Breakfast owners throughout the state of Minnesota attended.  One highlight of the conference was an Internet Marketing workshop taught by Jeff Logan of Avelient. At […]

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Ham and Eggs not just for breakfast!

Many chefs at the finest restaurants are now using pricier precious farm fresh eggs as  protein options to steak or chicken or pork on dinner menues. Yes morning entrees are not just  for breakfast anymore.   Breakfast has always been considered “comfort food”.  At the end of a long day, why not comfort yourself with egg entrees.   Should you want to emulate Minnesota innkeepers’ […]

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Minnesota’s Bed and Breakfast Introduce State’s First Green Lodging Certifications

The Minnesota Bed and Breakfast Assocation (MBBA) become the first state wide lodging association to develop a green certification program. Entitled. Green Journey the program recognizes member Inns who are making a commitment to be good environmental stewards. Inns participating in the “Green Journey Program” are on a journey to decrease their environmental footprint and […]

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National Website Announces B&Bs New Green Progarm

Reporting for, Green Lodging News, Glenn Hasek, states that Minnesota Bed and Breakfasts Associations recently launch Green Journey is, ” at least the second green lodging certification program in the United States for B&Bs. Oregon also has a program. The committee putting together Green Journey looked at Oregon’s program as well as Wisconsin’s Travel Green […]

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Innkeeper Conference in Minneapolis sprouts Green Journey and Encouragement to Bed & Breakfast industry

Minneapolis -The Minnesota Bed and Breakfast Association annual conference was held this past weekend in Minneapolis (April 18-20).  The event attended by Bed and Breakfast owners throughout Minnesota. Barbara Young, from Grand Marais’s Poplar Creek Guesthouse B & B and the Association’s President chaired the conference. Highlighting the conference was speakers from as far away […]

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