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Madeline Island real estate, lake homes and waterfront, Apostle Islands, La Pointe and Lake Superior lakeshore properties, western and northwestern Wisconsin real estate, Bayfield homes, Washburn, Ashland, Cornucopia, Herbster and Port Wing real estate. Cabins, cottages, second homes, investment property and land in Ashland county & Bayfield county. Luxury property specialist and broker Eric Kodner in LaPointe, Wisconsin.



I woke up this morning with a sore throat, fever and chills.  The last few days I've gotten a bit run down, driving back and forth between Minneapolis and Lake Superior (to Duluth, Minnesota and Ashland, Wisconsin), wrestling with the snow and outdoor temperatures hovering around zero.  Looks lik...
The phone call came in about forty-five minutes ago from Tom Baskerville, Secretary of the Twin Cities Musicians' Union.  Ballots were counted today and I'm told I have been re-elected to a fourth term as a member of the TCMU Board.  We are an AFL-CIO Union local, members of the American Federati...
Are you using copyrighted music illegally on your blog? Before you upload a post with embedded music or video, take a look at these two recent posts: I've al...
A couple of ActiveRain members have asked me where they can obtain information on Copyright and Internet use laws governing the use of recorded use of music in blogs.  The questions may have something to do with a recent post of mine:
Music celebrity Prince, who got his start in the Minneapolis music scene and who has enjoyed three decades of huge popularity with fans, used to be a huge advocate of selling music online.  Prince was a pioneer in the Internet music scene and even received a "Webby" Lifetime Achievement Award for...
At present, ActiveRain Guidelines prohibit "slurs or the malicious use of stereotypes intended to attack or demean" a particular Gender Sexual orientation Race Religion Nationality NAR, in contrast, states "REALTORS® shall not deny equal professional services to any person for reasons of" Sex (Ge...
Do Active Rain members understand what constitutes "hate speech"?  Here we go again with the Active Rain Guidelines: ActiveRain Community Guidelines The Guidelines clearly state, "we don't permit hate speech which contains slurs or the malicious use of stereotypes intended to attack or demean a p...
When Colonel Frederick Woods and family, of Lincoln Nebraska, built a row of summer homes just north of what is now downtown LaPointe, their actions established the emergence of Madeline Island as a summer vacation destination. Actually, summer visitors began trickling onto the Island in the mid ...
The exact origin of the name "Wisconsin" is a much-disputed mystery! The name first appeared in 1673, although it was spelled quite differently.  Marquette named the state's longest river "Meskousing" or "Miskwasiniing" (red stone) and Father Hennepin later called it "Misconsin" (which means stro...
Tourists and Madeline Island visitors know Grant's Point for its fine estate homes and small public beach.  Some of the Island's most prized homes occupy the Point, which is located at the southern end of Madeline Island, next to the town of LaPointe, the Madeline Island Marina and Indian Cemeter...

Eric Kodner

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