Does one of your holiday traditions include checking out the holiday lights in the neighborhood? Why not expand on that and plan a trip to see the “Celebrate the Light of the World” Christmas light display in the Willmar Lakes Area? This free event is so popular that...
By Bailey Hovland I’ve been a community member of the Willmar Lakes Area for my whole life, and if there’s one single event that defines what it means to live here, it’s the Kandiyohi County Fair. Every year, the fairgrounds come to life in the beginning of August. Local...
By Bailey Hovland Long, arduous winter? Check. Short-lived, unpredictable spring? Check. Sweet, sweet summertime arriving promptly? Yes, yes, and yes. This week’s thunderstorms, hair-frazzling humidity, and scorching temperatures have made it abundantly clear that summer is finally here to stay. And despite the ninety-degree heat radiating off the asphalt and...
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