STAFF BLOG COMPASS POINTS Ice-out update
Satellite imagery showed the U.S. side of Lake of the Woods mostly locked in ice early this week, with the exception of Four-Mile Bay near the mouth of the Rainy River and a tiny patch of adjacent w... Posted on 5/1/13 at 10:42 AM
BOY SCOUT BLOG 2011...A Year in Review
The first year of the second century of Scouting is drawing to a close. How exciting to be part of a relevant, dynamic organization that does so much good for kids, families and communities!
After th... Posted on 12/30/11 at 5:57 PM
STAFF BLOG ALL ABOUT FOOD Hungarian Mushroom Soup
The first time I saw the word Hungarian describing mushroom soup, I was perplexed. I am a descendent of grandparents who came to the United States from Hungary when they were young adults. My mother w... Posted on 10/2/11 at 12:19 AM
CONFESSIONS OF A [FORMER] FAT GIRL You gotta love BioFreeze
Okay, I cannot tell a lie....yesterday was miserable. My legs, actually just my quads, felt like they were filled with lead or sand or something really heavy. No other part of my body ached, but the u... Posted on 3/29/10 at 8:05 AM
A brisk springtime revival resonated through the forest last Wednesday morning at the Smokey Timbers Camp on Lake Miltona. As saws and drills whirred, May Day felt more like the autumnal equinox with temperatures lingering around freezing.
Once a year, the Alexandria Technical and Community College (ATCC) SkillsUSA students spruce up the camp for youth groups, campers and nature enthusiasts.
Families will learn how to pitch a tent, hook a fish, paddle a kayak or canoe, scale a cliff and shoot a bow at nearly 200 “I Can!” programs offered this summer at Minnesota state parks and on state water trails.
The deadline is approaching to reserve a campsite for seasonal or monthly camping at Minnesota state parks. Reservations are due Friday, April 5, according to the Department of Natural Resources (DNR).
The one day camp is held especially for kids along with their parents who have suffered the loss of a loved one in their lives. Thanks to numerous community donors the camp is offered free of charge to those attending.
One hundred and one youth from 12 counties attended the annual 4-H camp held at the University of Minnesota Morris, June 19-21. This was an increase of 15 campers from the previous year. The camp's theme was "Road Trip to 4-H Camp," featuring four different cultures.
“SurvEYEvor” was the theme of a camp for students with visual impairments held at Luther Crest Bible Camp near Alexandria September 29-30.
The goal of the camp is to provide opportunities for students with visual impairments to develop compensatory skills and skills in visual efficiency, social interaction, independent living,
This year marks the fifth anniversary of Camp Emily, a day camp developed through the bereavement program of Lakeland Hospice, especially designed for children ages 7-18 who have experienced the death of someone they love.
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