Discover the Leech Lake Area

Category: "Member of the week"

August 31, 2018

The Leech Lake Area Chamber of Commerce is an association of businesspeople, promotors and individuals committed to promoting and protecting the Leech Lake Area. While bringing visitors to our area is our main goal we also strive to keep up with the social and political changes in our area. The chamber sponsors area events and… More Info

August 25, 2018

Ice wagons were essential in the success of the lumber camps in getting the logs out of the woods.  Ice wagons followed the rut cutters on trails and had barrels of water which were released in the ruts.  The ruts froze during the night and sleighs loaded with huge logs were able to travel with… More Info

July 23, 2018

The Northland was built in 1907 for Jimmie Long and the Northland Pine Tree Lumber Company.  Thomas Welsh, father to Mary who was married to Ernest Hemingway, used the boat in his logging operation on Moonlight Bay. In 1915 the Northland was sold to Walker businessmen for use as an excursion boat.  It proved too… More Info

June 18, 2018

BF Nelson built a sawmill at the swimming beach and park area in 19006.  The mill was in use until 1922.  The slab burner was dismantled and salvaged for the WWII effort, leaving the circular cement base on the shore.  A local businessman salvaged the bricks for a café and rooming house.  That building still… More Info

June 11, 2018

Stone Woman Herbals – New Chamber Member Natural Health and Wellness for the Mind, Body and Soul. We are family owned and take pride in offering healthy choices to the community. We offer a wide range of products including: Supplements, Essential Oils, Teas, personal Care, Household Cleaning, Incense, Snacks, Gifts and more! We also offer… More Info

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September 23, 2018

Leech Lake Area Chamber of Commerce shared Foreste Read More