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Why Willmar Destination Playground is a Central Minnesota Must-See

Why Willmar Destination Playground is a Central Minnesota Must-See By Lindsay Hindman Willmar, Minnesota's central location makes it a great place to stop along the way to and from tons of great Minnesota destinations like Park Rapids, Itasca State Park, St Cloud, Bemidji, and other cities, lakes, parks, and rural...

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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...

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Wedding Season in the Willmar Lakes Area

By Bailey Hovland This time of year, my social media feed fills up with wedding videography, visits where friends “say yes to the dress,” and an endless barrage of engagement rings. It seems as though love is in the air, and the Willmar Lakes Area is no exception. Weddings...

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Surrounded by beautiful lakes and scenery…who wouldn’t take a hike or a leisurely bike ride to enjoy the view? With miles of trials to choose from, you can always find new places to explore.

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