1854 Treaty Authority’s Cultural Preservation Specialist, Marne Kaeske, recently took Bois Forte children from both sectors fishing out on Lake Vermilion.
Kaeske and her staff love to do this for the community as she is dedicated to teaching the children about their culture and how to respect the lake. Before they go out on the lake, Kaeske shows the children how to thank nature and wish for a blessed day. “While you put the tobacco in the water, say ‘Migwetch—Thank you for this beautiful day,’” said Kaeske as she showed them how to perform the ritual.
After their ceremony,...more
The renovation of the Sunset Steakhouse started in early May, and it is now complete. The inspiration behind the renovation came from our Executive Sous Chef, Luke Whitney, and Executive Chef, Kirstie Kern. They had a vision to make the Sunset Steakhouse feel more welcoming and inviting. “Before the renovation, the setting was very formal. Now, it feels a little more relaxed and family friendly. We took down the black wallpaper and added gray wood panels. This gives the Steakhouse a more modern rustic feel” said Kern. We replaced all of the lighting fixtures with new modern ones. In the...more
We decided to leave the heat outside and bring the Memorial Day barbecue indoors! The culinary and banquet staff put on a delicious spread of barbecue chicken, beans, creamy potato salad, watermelon, and a wide variety of desserts! The food was great and the ice-cold drinks were refreshing! Guests got to enjoy a great meal while listening to live music performed by Christopher David Hanson. We want to thank all of the employees for their support and everyone for coming out and enjoying their holiday weekend with us! We'll see you next year!more
It was a wonderful weekend to participate in the City Auto Glass Walleye Classic and Golf Classic. This was their 13th year up here on beautiful Lake Vermilion! Friday, May 18th was the 2nd annual Golf Classic. It originally started on Lake Vermilion in 2006, with 34 boats competing for the top prize of $3,400 in cash. Since then, it has drastically grown into one of the biggest fishing tournaments on Lake Vermilion. This year, the winning team received $15,000 in cash and more than $45,000 in cash and prizes were awarded. The City Auto Glass Walleye Classic is produced by the non-profit...more
Mother's Day was a beautiful day filled with smiles and laughter in the Woodlands Ballroom at Fortune Bay Resort Casino. Our culinary staff put on one of the biggest buffets we've ever had! The dinner featured steamed crab legs, tender New York strip, stuffed pork loin, chicken scampi, roasted vegetables, and many more! For dessert, there was a wide variety of cakes and cheesecakes to choose from. We had 474 guests come out to enjoy the buffet. Mary Meados was our lucky winner who won reservations for four from our Facebook giveaway. Mary wrote, "Thanks for the four passes to the buffet....more