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Safari North Wildlife Park delights Central Minnesota

It’s not unusual to spot or hear such wildlife as raccoons, loons, chipmunks, squirrels, turkeys, deer or a host of other creatures around Central Minnesota. But it is very unique to see such wildlife as zebras, camels, giraffes, water buffalo, kangaroos or coatimundi in this neck of the woods. These creatures and many more live […]

New Nordic Summer Family Camp offered through Concordia Language Villages

Concordia Language Villages is holding a new Nordic language immersion camp for families this summer, taking place July 17-22, 2017, at the Language Villages site near Bemidji, Minn. The Nordic Family Week allows families the opportunity to pursue language and cultural instruction in Finnish, Norwegian and Swedish. Each participant will have the option to focus […]

Johnny Holm in Fergus Falls Friday, March 31

The Johnny Holm Band will be in concert Friday, March 31, at the Bigwood Event Center, 925 Western Ave., Fergus Falls. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. The concert starts at 8:30 p.m. and runs until midnight. Tickets are $15. Attendees must be at least 21 years of age. Tickets can be purchased by calling (218) […]

Grand Casino undergoes a winning makeover

When you choose Grand Casino for your getaway, the whole family wins! Whether you’re in the mood for heart-racing gaming action, fantastic country and rock shows, or delicious dining, look no further than Grand Casino. Hinckley is also home to award-winning golf, craft beer and cocktails, an RV park, a luxury spa — even private chalets! […]

Alexandria: Easy to get to, hard to leave

Just two hours northwest of the Twin Cities on I-94, the Alexandria Lakes Area remains a popular destination for family vacations, romantic getaways and outdoor adventures. Recognized as one of the 10 best small towns in America, this charming area blends trendy, eclectic shops and restaurants with natural scenic beauty. Anglers, boaters and paddlers can […]

Winterama event Saturday, Feb. 11, in Glenwood

Glenwood and Lake Minnewaska will be a destination point for metro families looking for a weekend excursion Saturday, Feb. 11. The annual Winterama event begins with registration for the Sweati Yeti event at 7:30 a.m. An art show and bake sale in Central Square begins at 8 a.m. and runs through noon, with the Sweati […]

Fergus Falls Frostbite Festival Feb. 3-5

Fergus Falls is the place this weekend – Feb. 3-5 – for families looking for a fun-filled weekend with events for everyone. The 2017 Frostbite Festival, presented by the Fergus Falls Area Chamber of Commerce, begins Friday and runs through Sunday featuring activities for the whole family. Friday’s events begin at 1:30 with an inter-faith […]

U.S. boat sales float back to the top

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA), representing the nation’s recreational boat, engine and marine accessory manufacturers, announced today it expects unit sales of new powerboats to have increased between 6 and 7 percent in 2016, reaching an estimated 250,000 boats sold as consumer confidence soared and manufacturers introduced products attracting younger boaters. In addition to increases in […]

Ice Fest at Breezy Point Saturday, Jan. 7

Minnesota winter outdoor enthusiasts should head to Breezy Point this Saturday, Jan. 7,  for the 22nd annual Ice Fest. Those attending will find all kinds of things to do including pond hockey, a bonfire on the beach, free horse-drawn hay rides, snow golf on Breezy Bay, an ice slide for the kids, dog sled rides, […]

Pioneer Village decked out for holidays

If you are heading Up North to visit family for Christmas this weekend – and the kids need a little break during the car ride – check out the Enchanted Pioneer Village at Paul Bunyan Land. It will not only be a great travel break, but you can find last minute Christmas gifts as well. […]