EAGLE RIVER — According to a press release from Keweenaw County on Thursday morning, the second-highest bidder at the Keweenaw Mountain Lodge auction will be acquiring the property.

4 Lambs Properties, LLC of Corpus Christi, Texas, the winning bidder at the auction of the Keweenaw Mountain Lodge on July 26, 2018, has assigned its interest in the purchase agreement to the second highest bidder at the auction, John Mueller of Austin, Texas.

Mueller commented about his acquisition of the Mountain Lodge:

“I am excited about the opportunity that the staff and I have with the Lodge and know there is a lot of work we can do to continue to move the Lodge forward while showing appreciation for the Lodge’s heritage.

“The plan is to keep the Lodge and lodging open to the public, keep the golf course operating, and work with the local community to continue to make the Keweenaw a fun, joyful, and adventuresome place to live and visit.

“Over the next couple of months, the staff and I will work through the details of the ownership transition of the Lodge so we can keep the operations moving forward smoothly.”

The purchase price and other terms of sale of the Keweenaw Mountain Lodge are not affected by 4 Lambs Properties assignment to Mr. Mueller and the deposits made by 4 Lambs Properties will remain with the escrow agent to be applied to the purchase price at closing.