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Family Friendly Fun For Central Minnesota Nature Lovers

If you’re a fine feathered friend fan and a picnic person, grab your binoculars, your ant repellant, and your state park sticker.  Then, head to Glacial Lakes State Park.

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A Pitch To Eat Healthy At The Old Ball Game

When you’re at Target Field, not only do you have to root, root, root for the home team, you also have to dig into a hot dog, peanuts, and Cracker Jack, Jack.  But wait…

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June 18th Is International Picnic Day

There are so many great places to have a picnic in Central Minnesota.  To me, a picnic is like a day at the beach. It’s like having your cake and eating it, too. It’s like a bunch of other cliches, but I’m going to wait until November 3rd, National Cliche Day, to use them.

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Animals On The Air In Alexandria

Cool critters came to Cool 94.3 one June morning.  They were here to promote their home, Hemker Park and Zoo in Freeport, Minnesota.

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A Modest Proposal For First Lutheran Neighbor

It looks like Douglas County will become the new owners of the First Lutheran Church building this September. One idea is to move the Social Services office into it. This is causing angst among some in the hood. Why? Because, as one resident pointed out at a recent commissioners meeting, county employees will be looking in her windows.

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New Alexandria Road To Make Things Easier

To get from here to there in Alexandria will be easier next year. Or the year after that.

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Day For Flags Across Alexandria

It’s a big day for the Grand Old Flag on Friday, June 14th.  So, what’s the biggest U.S. flag out there?

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Grateful Dead Coming To A Cookie Jar Near You

The Grateful Dead and Don Rickles have so much in common. Where to start?

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Tent Worm Air Force Cleared For Takeoff

Off we go into the wild blue yonder and then back down to, oh, about 15 or 20 feet above the treetops. Time again to spray for tent worms in the lakes area.

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Alexandria + Millennials = 1 Good Match

Who wouldn’t love living in rural Minnesota?  More than once Alexandria has been named a top small town in America, and why not? Lakes, opportunities, services, easy on-and-off access to Norwegians.

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