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
By Bailey Hovland From early January through the first few weeks of February, the town that is “nicer” is hosting the 2019 Winterfest celebration. Spicer, home to 1,200 smiling residents, is continuing a tradition that
By Bailey Hovland As snow coats the driveway and we go digging through the garage for shovels and salt, hockey gloves and ice skates are rediscovered in the search. Winter brings wrestling tournaments, basketball round robins,
By Bailey Hovland Now that December has come, the Willmar Lakes Area has settled into a winter routine under a blanket of snow. Little ones bundle up to play in the snow after school, building snow forts out in their yards.
By Bailey Hovland It’s Thursday morning, and you’re lounging in front of the T.V., watching the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Smells of savory turkey, bittersweet cranberries, and mouthwatering stuffing waft out of
By Bailey Hovland In the heart of downtown Willmar, crowds gather in the cold winter night. Their breath comes out in clouds, rising together to create a momentary haze over the icy streetlights. People stream in and out
By Bailey Hovland These monsters may not be zombies, but they certainly are scary. I don’t even want to know where those bloodstains came from. It’s dark. You’re walking through the entrance to the Kandiyohi County
By Bailey Hovland It’s Saturday morning. The weekend has officially begun. Sunshine streams through the thinning branches of trees, illuminating the brilliant gold, red, and orange leaves. You pour your-self a cup of coffee
Buttercup yellows surround Highway 23 outside of New London on a crisp fall day, signaling you to roll your windows down and turn up The Lumineeers as you drive down the highway. By Bailey Hovland Sailing down the sun-kissed
Bailey Hovland Sweater Weather + Fall Feels + _______ = Happiness. Any ideas on what’s missing from our equation? Sipping on a smooth brew from Foxhole Brewhouse under the warm lights and amongst friends? I can’t think
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