Author: Danielle W

How Girl Scouts are Learning to Take on the Minnesota Wilderness

It takes a trusted canoe guide to lead a pack of Scouts through the Minnesota wilderness. One who is equipped with the knowledge and understanding of the great outdoors, can offer up safety techniques, and educate along the way. Meet Christina “Trina” Weisel, a recent University of Minnesota – Crookston graduate and trusted canoe guide. Originally from Alexandria, Minnesota, Trina has paddled her way through the Boundary Waters and other parts of the Northern Shores for the past seven years. While she enjoys the thrill of canoeing in these waters herself, she also enjoys serving as a canoe guide...

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12 Minnesota County Fairs that You Should Absolutely Visit This Summer

County fair season is making its way around the corner! This is the time of year where we gather with our families and friends and prepare for a good time outdoors at local county fairgrounds. Whether you wish to indulge in deep fried treats on a stick, listen to great music, enjoy thrilling rides, or tour multiple exhibits; there is something fun for people of all ages to experience. Related: 9 Kid-Friendly Places to Check Out on Your Next Minnesota Summer Vacation With over 90 county fairs to choose from this year, your family will be able to experience...

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9 Kid-Friendly Places to Check Out on Your Next Minnesota Summer Vacation

If you are planning your next family summer vacation to Minnesota, you should know that there is more to this great state than its 10,000 lakes and cold harsh winters. Let it be known that Minnesota is jam-packed with many exciting and educational things to do. These attractions are as equally entertaining for both adults and young children. Take a look at this list of 9 kid-friendly places for you to check out on your next Minnesota summer vacation: SPAM Museum | Austin It’s not uncommon for Minnesotans to refer to Minnesota as being “the SPAM capital of the...

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