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Big Sandy Lake Water Institute begins June 5

McGREGOR, Minn.—The Big Sandy Lake Water Institute will kick off the 2015 summer schedule with a wild encounters family fun day on June 5 at the Rice Lake National Wildlife Refuge. All activities except fishing will take place at Twin Lakes. A day filed with unique opportunities for families to enjoy together.

9:00 and 10:00 - Birding 101 - Learn how to use binoculars and get tips on how to become a “birder,” a hobby that will provide you with a lifetime of fun. Binoculars and bird guides will be provided, or you may bring your own. Led by Tony Hewitt, Wildlife Biologist, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

9:00 - 11:00 - Kids Krafts - Assorted activities will be available for kids of all ages, including building bat houses. Did you know a bat will eat its own weight, 2,000 to 6,000 insects every night?!

9:00 and 10:00 - A Nature Scavenger Hunt - Use your natural senses as you take in the sights and sounds of nature with a master naturalist.

9:00 and 11:00 - Butterflies and Pollinators - Learn about some of the most beautiful specimens in the insect world, the butterflies! And why pollinators like bees do so much more than just make honey. Learn tricks for attracting butterflies and native ...

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Recent Headlines

McGregor Area Chamber of Commerce welcomes new face; announces fishing contest

Missing person - Edward Schultz

Home Improvement Special 2015

"Sauce" added to McGregor business scene

South Ridge School to open Credit Union branch

Kalli's hopes to be open soon, after small fire

A few POSTAL changes locally

Enbridge Supports McGregor School District playground initiative

4-H start-up in Cotton

Gene Beckstrom

Gene Beckstrom ... a lifetime of service to his country and the church—now taking the Honor Flight ...

For the rest of this story and more, pick up this week's Voyageur Press.

 

news photo
Recent Headlines

Missing person - Edward Schultz

Home Improvement Special 2015

"Sauce" added to McGregor business scene

South Ridge School to open Credit Union branch

Kalli's hopes to be open soon, after small fire

A few POSTAL changes locally

Enbridge Supports McGregor School District playground initiative

4-H start-up in Cotton

ISD #95 hopes to invest in better vocational training

McGregor Area Chamber of Commerce welcomes new face; announces fishing contest

McGREGOR, Minn.—There is plenty going on with the McGregor Area Chamber of Commerce these days. Not only will they begin planning for next year’s Governor’s Opener, but they are busy preparing to the annual fishing contest scheduled for June 6.

All this and much of the responsibility fall on the new face at the office. Nicole Eld has taken over many of the coordinating activities and is excited about the great opportunity to promote the area she grew up in.

“I grew up and graduated from McGregor in 1988,” shared Nicole. “After moving to Duluth and going to school, I lived there for many years. We eventually started coming to the cabin (Ole’s Resort).”

One day, Nicole and her husband, Keith, decided to make a change about their hectic Duluth life. “We have two beautiful girls and felt it ...

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