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...
March Events to Put on Your Calendar
March in Minnesota can bring about all kinds of weather...rain, sleet, snow, sunshine...and all kinds of temperatures. But we're use to that, right? So whether we're looking forward to an indoor event or an outdoor event, we know to keep an eye on Mother Nature in case a "weather...
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...
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...
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...
Where to Find Live Music in the Willmar Lakes Area
The Willmar Lakes Area has a tenacious music scene throughout the year, but during the summer months it's even more plentiful. Warm weather, refreshing beverages, great company, and live music. What a great way to enjoy a Minnesota summer! Stop by these locations this summer (or anytime throughout...
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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