Platte River 5K Aug. 6 in Royalton

Join the fun in Royalton on Saturday, Aug. 6 for the Platte River 5K.  Run, walk or jog with your dog along the scenic Platte River and end the race just in time to catch the parade and all the other festivities as part of Platte River Day in downtown Royalton. The run will begin […]

2016 Bean Hole Days in Pequot Lakes Tuesday, Wednesday, July 12-13

Come and celebrate Bean Hole Days in Pequot Lakes July 12-13, 2016! The huge cast iron kettles of beans are buried on Tuesday, July 12 so they can cook overnight and be served free of charge on Wednesday, July 13 at noon. It’s time to dig out Thor, Big Bertha, Ole, Sven, Lena and Baby Olga […]

Grey Eagle celebrates ‘Gem Fest’ for three days of fun

Everyone is invited to Grey Eagle to celebrate “Gem Fest” 2016 set for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, July 15 – 17. Sponsored by the Grey Eagle/Burtrum Lions, the fun begins at 6 p.m. Friday, with a parade at 6 p.m. At 7 p.m., James Wedgewood, a ventriloquist will entertain at the Lions shelter and on […]

2016 Up North Calendar of Events

July 3 – Bowlus Fun Days, Bowlus July 3 – Freedom Days Celebration and Parade, Nisswa July 3 – Nisswa Firecracker 5K/10K & Kids’ Run, Nisswa July 3-4 – Joetown Rocks – Cncrt/Firewks Sun. – Parade Mon., St. Joseph July 3-4 – Stars & Stripes Days, Pequot Lakes July 4 – Fourth of July Celebration, […]

Bed races just a tiny part of Randall’s 4th of July fun

  Residents in Randall know how to have a good time and like to get everyone involved. Randall’s July 4 celebration is one example. While the event features a car show, a beverage garden, rides, games, food vendors and fireworks, it also features a unique event — bed races. Teams of five people dress up […]

Fun for everyone at ‘Fire Up The Splash Pad’ in Royalton

  In a joint effort between City Hall, the Fire Department, the First Response Team and the Police Department in Royalton to raise funds to help pay for future expenses without affecting taxpayers, representatives met to brainstorm different ways to raise money. It was a roundtable discussion between Mayor Andrea Laurer, Police Chief Adam Gunderson, […]

Little Falls Arts and Crafts Fair remains huge shopping destination

‘Man Cave Lane’ to be added this year While the Little Falls Area Chamber of Commerce promotes many events across Morrison County, no event offers more economic stimulus than its annual Arts & Crafts Fair. It is traditionally held on the first weekend after Labor Day.  In 2016, the Arts & Crafts Fair celebrates its […]

Prairie Bay Grill and Catering offers fine dining all throughout the Brainerd Lakes Area

By ERIC BEUNING Correspondent People heading to the Brainerd Lakes Area often hunger for the great outdoors experience northern Minnesota offers. Prairie Bay Grill and Catering offers fine dining locations in the Brainerd Lakes Area, as well as the opportunity to have your family gathering or corporate event catered on location. Prairie Bay Grill and […]

40th Minnesota Bluegrass Fest announces program

Pert Near Sandstone, the Travelin’ McCoury’s, and the Revelers highlight 4-days of music More than 25 bands will highlight the Minnesota Bluegrass and Old Time Music Association Festival at El Rancho Manana, Aug. 11-14, near Richmond . Headliners will include: The Minnesota Bluegrass and Old time Music Association (MBOTMA) annual four-day festival features headliners like: […]