Five Huge Fish: A Story on How They Came to Be
five huge fish: A Story on How They Came to Be Story and Photos by Kristin Allen A while back, when I was hanging with my idols (previous blog post), Mary Wohnoutka and Sandy Saulsbury, this is what we thought up: A huge fish mural on a long wall next...
Ways to Celebrate Valentine's in the Willmar Lakes Area
Even though Valentine's Day lands on a Tuesday this year, don't let that get you down. That just means the many Valentine events and activities can be spread out over two weekends! The most common and one of the easiest ways to celebrate is by going out for a...
Fresh Snow = Lots of FUN!
There's nothing quite like a winter in Minnesota, especially after a big snowstorm! The Willmar Lakes Area was recently blessed with plenty of snowfall and locals and visitors alike are excited to get out and enjoy it while it's here! One of the most popular winter activities in Minnesota...
Ways to Celebrate Earth Day in the Willmar Lakes Area
“Reduce, reuse, recycle.” “Invest in a reusable water bottle.” "Make the transition to reusable grocery bags." "Pledge to stop using disposable straws." I'm sure we've all heard these phrases before and maybe even try to stick to them. But how often do we invest in learning about our environment, taking new steps...
5 Ways to Enjoy Spring in the Willmar Lakes Area
Finally. It’s spring. The temperature is slowly, slowly, rising. Pastel colors are back in style, along with floral prints and perhaps even sandals. Geese are migrating north, preparing for the upcoming season in Minnesota. And since we have officially passed the first day of spring, it is time to...
A Spring Getaway the Whole Family Will Enjoy
Are you finding that you have a few vacation days built up? Are the kids getting sick of hanging around the house? Now’s the perfect time to plan that spring getaway to the Willmar Lakes Area! Book a weekend or a week-long staycation and enjoy the warmer weather,...
Experience Spring Break in the Willmar Lakes Area
I think we can all agree that life can be unpredictable these days so it's nice to have something to count on. Every year we all look forward to those days off at the beginning of each spring. Some people take it as a restful break from the...
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