Travels 2016: Exploring Minnesota

Minnesota may be best known as the “Land of 10,000 Lakes,” but it could easily be called the “Land of 10,000 attractions.” It seems like we took in so many sights during our trips to the north land this year. From learning about my family’s involvement with Minnesota history to visiting the river community of […]

September Midwest Travel Twitter Chat – featuring Albert Lea, Minnesota

Disclaimer: Thanks to Albert Lea tourism, Albert Lea Downtown Association and Freeborn County, Minnesota, for sponsoring this post and the September Midwest Travel Twitter Chat.  All opinions and views are ours. Located just north of the state border with Iowa, Albert Lea is the first city you’ll encounter on I-35 in Minnesota. Known as the Land between […]

Albert Lea – Beauty, history and Minnesota lakes

  Mrs. C and an early rocker hail from a small southern Minnesota city. Marion Ross and Eddie Cochran grew up in Albert Lea. They were each proud of their hometown. Ross – who rose to fame in the role of Mrs. Cunningham on the 1970s hit television series “Happy Days” – routinely returns home. […]

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