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2014 Wedding Accolades and Articles

“North of Ordinary: How and Where to Host a Wedding in Northern Minnesota” Spring/Summer 2014 MN Bride- North of Ordinary: How and Where to Host a Wedding in Northern Minnesota MN Bride- Anna + Charlie MN Bride- Lindsay + Tanner The Knot- Emily + Patrick Dainty Obsessions- Amy + Petter      

World Food Championship in Las Vegas

Whew! We’re back from Viva Las Vegas! On Wednesday, Cheryl arrived in Vegas and joined the rest of the competitors in the entire World Food Championship for a welcome reception! The rest of the Fair Hills crew joined Cheryl on Wednesday. On Thursday, Cheryl had her ingredient check, a US Foods marketing meeting, and a dinner…


In 2 days and a few hours, Chef Cheryl Hoban will be competing head-to-head with 7 other regional contestants at the World Food Championships in Las Vegas, Nevada! Cheryl’s Midwest Regional Cranberry Chutney is competing against: The Atlantic’s Chocolate Stout Beer Battered Onion Rings, The Central’s Black Bean Slider, The Northeast’s Eggplant Balls, The South’s…

Tour de Hoot 2011 Success

Tour de Hoot 2011 was a great success! Beth, Larry, Caitlin & Medora traveled around the Midwest and performed 14 shows in 10 days for our loyal guests, new friends and some family.  And boy was it fun!  We saw many Monotone Lawnboys, Pete the Pelicans, little Petes and Wide Mouth Frogs.  We know our…

Fair Hills on TV!

Did you see us on TV yesterday? We were on KARE 11’s Minnesota Showcase. They were especially interested in the Hoot. Who knows? Maybe that means we’ll be having talent scouts up at the resort this summer. So be sure to be honing your talents – the scouts may be staying for the family talent…

Fair Hills in DL paper

Thanks to D-L Online for their great article on the Hootenanny hitting the road. We had a great time and we think their captured the fun we had. Also thanks for permission to reprint the article here: Hootenanny: Fair Hills takes its act on the road this winter Fair Hills owner explained that since last…

Fair Hills Resort takes Hootenanny on the Road!

We thought some folks might want to see the whole press release on the Hoot de Tour – please help spread the word!  Thanks! Located south of Detroit Lakes, Minn., Fair Hills Resort offers a getaway as unique as the name of its Hootenanny musical. For 83 years Fair Hills has offered a vacation that…

Hootenanny in the News

We are thrilled to have a second story about Fair Hills in the news. We just couldn’t be happier with Pippi Mayfield’s article, which originally ran in Dl Online (Detroit Lakes Tribune) on July 18, 2008. We are publishing the full text of the article with their permission. We hope you love it as much…

Larry’s in the News

We wanted to share a great article on Larry Swenson in the Fargo Forum. We all enjoy Larry’s talent and gregarious nature – but we forget that he has a life outside of Detroit Lakes. He’s written plays, he has a CD, he travels with groups all over the world! Well, read the article for…

Fair Hills in Ladies Home Journal

We are tickled to report that the Ladies Home Journal featured Fair Hills Resort in their latest issue (June 2008). The issue is not online – but you can see us in their Travel Journal.

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