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Discovering the Perfect Backdrop: Wedding and Reception Venues in the Willmar Lakes Area

Nestled in the heart of Minnesota, the Willmar Lakes Area emerges as a hidden gem for couples dreaming of a picturesque setting for their wedding day. With its serene lakes, lush landscapes, and charming venues, this locale offers a plethora of options for both wedding ceremonies and receptions....

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2019 Holidaze

By Bailey Hovland The shop windows in downtown Willmar have begun to display the signs of the upcoming holiday season — a decorative wreath hung here, a sprinkle of glittering snowflakes there. Despite the temperature hovering consistently above freezing and the unusual absence of November snow, the Willmar Lakes...

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A Playlist to Celebrate Summer in the Willmar Lakes Area

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 a little playlist specially curated to encompass...

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2018 Holidaze

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 of the stately old [caption id="attachment_11589" align="alignleft" width="300"] Mrs. Claus is always...

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Getting into the Holiday Spirit in the Willmar Lakes Area

By Bailey Hovland Despite the unseasonably warm weather we’ve had this November, the holiday season is on its way. Soon we’ll have cold winds making cozy mittens and scarves a necessity, snowmen with lopsided grins decorating front lawns, and lights twinkling from the eaves of houses and branches of...

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Weekend Adventure in the Willmar Lakes Area

My husband and I had a free weekend, which doesn’t happen often, so we decided to go on a little adventure. One of our favorite quotes is “My favorite thing is to go where I’ve never been.” We’ve heard others talk about all the things to do around...

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Surrounded by beautiful lakes and scenery…who wouldn’t take a hike or a leisurely bike ride to enjoy the view? With miles of trials to choose from, you can always find new places to explore.

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