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  • On Trend in the Willmar Lakes Area

    August 13, 2019

    By Bailey Hovland Keeping up with the latest beauty and fashion trends can be difficult. As soon as you think you’ve got a hold of what’s in, it’s already out. Lucky for you, there are more than a few places in the

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  • Historical Road Trip

    August 7, 2019

    By Jill Wohnoutka Painting of southern Kandiyohi County to help draw settlers to the area. There is nothing better than getting into your car with your friends or family and heading out onto the open road for a drive. In

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  • Wedding Season in the Willmar Lakes Area

    August 1, 2019

    By Bailey Hovland This time of year, my social media feed fills up with wedding videography, visits where friends “say yes to the dress,” and an endless barrage of engagement rings. It seems as though love is in the air,

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  • Take Me Out to the Ball Game

    July 9, 2019

    By Bailey Hovland Baseball! The great American pastime. Since the 19th century, Americans have been playing ball. Now, it’s as American as apple pie and bald eagles. From the catch phrases we use every day — hitting a

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  • Spicer to Little Eyes

    June 21, 2019

    By Hannah Hannig Spicer is nicer, have you heard? We pride ourselves on all surrounding towns, lakes and people. However, there’s just something about Spicer. “What is that something?” you may ask. Well, I thought I’d

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  • “Strawberry Fields Forever” at Brouwer Berries

    June 6, 2019

    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

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  • Minnesota Monthly Feature on the Willmar Lakes Area

    June 3, 2019

    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

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  • A Playlist to Celebrate Summer in the Willmar Lakes Area

    May 24, 2019

    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

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  • A Ski Team Looks at 40

    May 20, 2019

    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

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  • Camping in the Willmar Lakes Area

    May 1, 2019

    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.

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