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Summer Solstice in Greater St. Cloud

Summer Solstice in Greater St. Cloud

19 Jun, 2017 - Posted in All the above (& more!)

The Summer Solstice is often viewed as the start of summer in the Northern Hemisphere, and it provides us with the longest day of the year in terms of daylight. This year’s Summer Solstice falls on June 20th in the Central time zone, and on this day the sun will shine from 5:26am to 9:03pm – approximately 15 hours, 36 minutes, and 48 seconds.

So, how do you plan to make the most of your extra seconds of sunshine? Here are some ideas so you can get the most out of your daylight hours in Greater St.

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Come one, come all: Fishing in Greater St. Cloud

Come one, come all: Fishing in Greater St. Cloud

24 Mar, 2017 - Posted in Nature, without the hassles

When it comes to fishing in Central, MN, the name of the game is variety. From kayak fishing for small-mouth bass in the Mississippi River to trout fishing in the cool depths of Lake Watab to trolling for northern pike (and walleye) in one of the many other area lakes, there is something here for every type of angler.

Mississippi River

As host of the 2017 Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener on the river, the Greater St.

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Hey locals: we can’t do this without you!

10 Jan, 2017 - Posted in Something for every season

As someone who lives, works and plays in the Central Minnesota area, why should you care about tourism? What benefit does promoting our area have to you? You may not realize how much visitors to Central MN impact local businesses and the local economy. But the truth is, it’s a lot!

In 2013, tourism in the tri-county area provided over 10,900 jobs, generated over $430 million in gross sales, and visitors to the area spent money at over 840 area leisure and hospitality establishments.

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