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Farmers Markets Continue

[caption id="attachment_4907" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Local farmers markets carry not only fresh, local vegetables but also baked goods, local meats, local honey, and wild rice. Photo by Kate Perkins[/caption] We are coming into the season of harvest and farmers markets are in full swing. Visit any of these local markets to find not just fresh produce…
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Nisswa Crazy Days are this Weekend

Great Local shopping can be found all over the Whitefish Chain Area, whether it's in Pine River, Pequot Lakes, Crosslake, Jenkins, Nisswa or anywhere in between. This weekend, though, Nisswa is holding a special shopping event that's an annual tradition: Crazy Days. Crazy Days is this Friday and Saturday, Aug. 7 and 8. Stores throughout…
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Outdoor Music Continues for the Rest of Summer 2020!

Both Pequot Lakes and Crosslake are continuing their summer traditions of outdoor music for all. This is a great way to enjoy a summer Whitefish Chain tradition while social distancing amid the pandemic. These events are totally free and there is plenty of space to spread out. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy…
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Digital Treasure Hunting- Geocache Whitefish!

[caption id="attachment_5196" align="aligncenter" width="450"] See it?! A geocache is hanging from the branch of a tree in the woods near Pequot Lakes.[/caption] It's the perfect combination: the beauty of the north woods that encompass the Whitefish Chain, and the technology in our pockets that we all love so well. Geocaching uses the GPS on a…
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Bean Hole Days 2020 is July 14-15

Bean Hole Days is the epitome of a small town festival and a local tradition in Pequot Lakes, Minnesota. For 2020, the celebration will look a little different than in previous years- but the celebration continues regardless! If you've never been to Bean Hole Days, we'll fill you in. The whole event takes place in…
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Wild Berry Picking: Fun and Delicious

[caption id="attachment_7638" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Berry picking is a great family activity, and blueberries, raspberries and blackberries can all be found around the Whitefish Chain.[/caption] There is perhaps nothing that rivals the flavor of a fresh, ripe, wild berry. Now is the time to get out there and see what you can gather- just try not…
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The Fourth of July 2020 is Here!

[caption id="attachment_7427" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Fireworks explode over the Whitefish Chain during the Crosslake fireworks display. This year's show is Saturday, July 4. Photo by Kate Perkins[/caption] Nope, the Fourth of July is not cancelled! Around the Whitefish Chain, communities are gearing up for a fun and safe holiday celebration surrounded by beautiful wilderness and chock-full…
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Kayaking the chain

[caption id="attachment_5140" align="alignnone" width="600"] Kayaking a lake near the Whitefish Chain. Photo by Kate Perkins[/caption] It's easy, peaceful, and a whole different perspective on the lake. Kayaking has been around for a long time, but many people don't realize just how easy, convenient and fun it is to kayak the Whitefish Chain area. Because kayaks…
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Historic Fire Tower Has Reopened

Want to get a new perspective on the Whitefish Chain of Lakes? See it from the sky at the top of the historic Pequot Lakes Fire Tower. After spending some time closed for evaluation and renovations, the fire tower is once again open to the public. This is a great activity for just about anyone…
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Open, Caring and Welcoming

Like nearly everywhere else on the globe, the Whitefish Chain of Lakes has been affected by the Coronavirus. And, like everyone else, we're both eager to get back to life as normal and concerned for the health and well being of our residents and visitors. As we begin to reopen our local economy, nothing about…
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