Article from Minnesota Monthly From ice fishing and winter recreation to local boutiques and eateries, the Willmar Lakes Area has everything you need for a snowy getaway! As the temperatures drop in the Willmar Lakes Area, locals and visitors alike get excited to take advantage of the region’s incredible outdoor activities....
The Willmar Lakes Area retail businesses are OPEN and are following the CDC guidelines regarding COVID-19. Many businesses continue to offer online shopping, gift card purchases and curbside pickup. Click on the individual businesses to see what they are offering. Now more than ever, we encourage you to support our...
By Bailey Hovland Imagine this: you're sitting out at a cabin, the shade of an oak tree and the gentle Minnesota breeze keeping you cool on the hot, summer day. The kids are splashing around in the shallows of the lake, squealing as the cold water drips off their...
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