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Crosslake Days 2020 is Happening!

Yes, despite the pandemic, Crosslake Days 2020 is happening! The event will be this Thursday to Saturday, Sept. 24-26. Naturally extra precautions will be taken this year to help stop the spread of the coronavirus. Come join in the fun, take in the spectacular fall colors and enjoy everything Crosslake has to offer. This year,…
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Fall Colors are Getting Brighter

[caption id="attachment_6174" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Uppgaard Wildlife Management Area, on County Road 16, is a beautiful place to enjoy the fall colors. Pictured at a previous year's peak display. Colors are currently at 10-25 percent peak. Photo by Kate Perkins[/caption] Autumn is arguably the most beautiful season on the Whitefish Chain, and this year is shaping…
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Disc Golf Courses Abound Around Whitefish Chain

[caption id="attachment_5145" align="aligncenter" width="338"] The Breezy Point disc golf course, pictured in November. Disc golf can be a great way to get outside spring , summer and fall. Photo by Kate Perkins[/caption] Get outside, take to the tee and chuck that disc! Easy to learn, fun at all ages and open to even the specially…
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Hot Days Call For Ice Cream

  When it's a hot summer day, nothing tastes better than cold, sweet ice cream. Have your fill at any of these Whitefish Chain favorites and cool off during these dog days of summer. Lake Country Crafts and Cones is also a popular place for an afternoon ice cream cone, serving more Kemp's ice cream…
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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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