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...
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...
Looking Forward to the 2023 Spicer WinterFest
From the middle of January through the first week of February, the town that is “nicer” will host their annual WinterFest celebration. Spicer, home to 1,200 smiling residents, is continuing a tradition that fosters community and celebrates the unique town at the edge of Green Lake. The celebration...
Make the Most of Your "Celebrate the Light of the World" Visit
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...
November in the Willmar Lakes Area
We've been fortunate this year that the warm weather of fall stuck with us longer than usual. But now that November has arrived, so have the colder temperatures. However, don't let the cooler weather damper your girl's weekend or a Thanksgiving getaway this month. There are plenty of...
Girls Fall Getaway Weekend
Whew, you made it! Summer is over, and the kids are back in school; it’s time to start planning your girls getaway weekend. For the ladies that like to golf, the Willmar Lakes Area is a great option for a fun and fabulous golf getaway. Play a round at...
5 Ways to Stay Cool this Summer!
Minnesota, known for being a colder state, sure doesn't get the respect it deserves for the heat it can bring in the summer months. When the temperature gets into the 90's and the humidity soars over 50 percent, you'll find yourself searching for a way to stay cool....
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