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Wagon train funds Special Olympics – Walters, MN

Sometimes you don’t have to travel far to find delightful adventure. Sometimes what looks like just an adventure is so much more. By chance, I…

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Covered bridge at Zumbrota, MN
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One covered bridge survives – Zumbrota, MN

Barn red is a striking contrast to the lush green Minnesota landscape. Creaking sounds beneath my feet releasing the distinct thud that echos from wooden…

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Julie Marschalk in front of sign pointing to location of You Betcha Cafe in Alden, MN
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You Betcha it’s great food – Alden, MN

It was evident that the morning had just improved! Several locals who occupied a table just inside the door of this tiny café in Alden,…

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Lakeside patio at Marina Lodge - Fairmont, MN
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Summers are divine at Marina Lodge – Fairmont, MN

The lakeside patio at The Marina Lodge brings together sights, sounds, aromas and tastes that make Minnesota summers divine! Though there is indoor seating- booths…

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The SPAM Museum-a delightful experience for most tastes – Austin, MN

Canned pork seems like such a simple product, but the 125-year-old company Hormel markets SPAM as so much more than a mix of its 6…

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Ice Fishing on Hall Lake - Fairmont
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Ice fishing is community-Fairmont, MN

On a sunny but frigid day in January, two hundred nineteen headed onto the frozen lakes in pickups, four-wheelers and sedans. The parade of jubilant…

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