Bailey Hovland As one of the most influential band of all times sang, “let me take you down ’cause I’m going to Strawberry Fields.” And although the Beatles aren’t here to serenade you into a berry-picking
By Willmar Lakes Area and Quinton Skinner Your dance card can fill up pretty quickly when you’re looking for summertime fun in the Willmar Lakes area. Part of the appeal is balancing everything you want to do, from outdoor
By Bailey Hovland FINALLY! Summer is on the horizon and we are ready to celebrate the coming season with days spent at the lake and nights that end gathered around a bonfire. In honor of the summer days that lie ahead, here’s
By Stuart Giere Dating back even before the stated birth year of the Little Crow Ski Team, 1979, there are legends swirling around the shops and taverns of tiny New London, Minnesota of skiers that organized and performed
By Bailey Hovland We are a camping family. Our vacations consist of weekends at Minnesota State Parks, spending the days out on nature trails and spending the nights by the campfire, roasting marshmallows and telling stories.
By Bailey Hovland Moms do not get enough credit. Whether they’re working moms who extend their 40-hour work week to help with late night math homework or stay-at-home mothers who dedicate a vast majority of their time to
If you haven’t heard yet, Sibley State Park was the second most attended attraction in the Central Region of Minnesota for 2017 with an attendance of 258,226 people. This very popular destination in the Willmar Lakes Area
By Bailey Hovland Spring has finally sprung in the Willmar Lakes Area. And although we Minnesotans appreciate winter for all it has to offer (ice hockey, sledding, ice fishing, snowmobiling, etc.), it’s time to say goodbye
By Bailey Hovland For the past 22 years, I’ve been a local connoisseur in the cuisine of the Willmar Lakes Area. And I was recently tasked with selecting delicious dishes from the area; a job that I did not take lightly.
By Bailey Hovland Cabin fever has been hitting us HARD with temperatures constantly hovering far below zero. Thanks to a few days off of school for the kiddos (along with the mess and noise that comes along with having the
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