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Celebrate Winter at Ice Fest

[caption id="attachment_7221" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Pond hockey and ice golf are among the events on tap at Ice Fest in Breezy Point this weekend.[/caption] This weekend is the annual Ice Fest, where you can get out on Pelican Lake and enjoy a variety of cold-weather activities and then warm up under the big tent with a…
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Celebrate New Year’s on the Whitefish Chain

Start your new year off right on the Whitefish Chain at any of the fabulous New Year’s Eve celebrations going on around the lakes. Some places, like The Wharf, are even doing special dinners ahead of New Year’s Eve. Norway Ridge Overlooking Norway Lake and hidden away in Ideal Corners, Norway Ridge Supper Club is…
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Fill Out That Christmas List!

[caption id="attachment_7214" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Jenni Sommerness, owner of Serendipity Art Gallery and Gifts in Pequot Lakes, decked out her windows in holiday lights and festive scenes. Inside her store is artwork from more than 30 Minnesota artists, including painters, potters, glass blowers and jewelers.[/caption] We've said it before and we'll say it again: you'll find…
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Hearty, Warm, Delicious Chili

[caption id="attachment_7189" align="aligncenter" width="600"] A sampling of the Thursday soup buffet at Timberjack in Pequot Lakes, including a cup of their homemade chili.[/caption] After a day of snowmobiling, ice fishing or skating on the Whitefish Chain of Lakes, nothing tastes better than a hearty bowl of chili. Since we know you'll work up an appetite…
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This Weekend Packed with Holiday Fun!

[caption id="attachment_7110" align="aligncenter" width="275"] Pine River's Parade of Lights Day ends with fireworks at 6:15 p.m.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_5342" align="aligncenter" width="435"] Santa's Bobbin' Into Town has numerous fun events, including live reindeer in Trailside Park.[/caption] Saturday, Dec. 8 is a fun-filled day around Minnesota's Whitefish Chain, packed with holiday cheer and events that you and your…
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Enjoy the Whitefish Chain Lakes Safely This Winter

As the ice grows thicker on the lakes and the weather grows steadily cooler, we on the Whitefish Chain of Minnesota want to remind outdoor enthusiasts to enjoy the lake ice safely this winter. There is a certain magic in walking out onto a frozen lake. The perfectly smooth surface and cold, crisp air create…
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Get Festive at Nisswa City of Lights

After you've gathered to give thanks and devoured the turkey, trimmings and pie, ring in the holiday season in Nisswa during their City of Lights festival on Friday, Nov. 23. Just a couple minutes south of the Whitefish Chain, this event is festive fun for all ages. Among the many festivities, you'll enjoy horse drawn…
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Vegetarian Favorites on the Whitefish Chain

  If you're vegetarian and want to eat out around the Whitefish Chain, never fear. You'll find delicious fresh options as well as tasty comfort foods that meet (but don't "meat") your dietary needs. Before we get into the totally meatless options, if you eat fish and seafood you'll have no problems. Most restaurants have…
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Great shore fishing spots

[caption id="attachment_7063" align="aligncenter" width="600"] This early-morning fall view from the dam in Crosslake shows the handicap accessible fishing pier on the left (north) side of the river.[/caption] If you're a fisherman without a boat, if you just like to dabble in the activity or you want to get some kids out fishing, there are some…
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Deer Season is Almost Here

[caption id="attachment_6300" align="aligncenter" width="338"] Area hunter Bryce Johnson holds his hunting prize. Firearms deer opener is Nov. 3.[/caption] The fall tradition of deer season is right around the corner as firearms deer opener begins a half hour before sunrise on Saturday, Nov. 3. This yearly "holiday" is honored on the Whitefish Chain for both hunters,…
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