Father Hennepin State Park

Parks & Geology

Of all the state parks in Minnesota, a handful always find a way to the top of my list when looking for a weekend away. Enter, Father Hennepin State Park in Isle. Located on the southeast shore of Mille Lacs Lake, the hideaway park is gorgeous. Long, sandy beaches and rocky shoreline; a campground and […]

June 8, 2022

Isle Bakery 

Food & Drink

Cake donuts are my thing. Sprinkles, even better. These delightful little saccharins are from the Isle Bakery. Made fresh every single day, Isle has a good assortment of pastries including cupcakes, cookies, donuts, Bismarks, eclairs, and caramel apple fritters. They also offer cake decorating for any occasion. They don’t stop at the sweets either. You […]

July 15, 2017

Bass Fishing on Mille Lacs

Parks & Geology

This past Saturday, I headed up to Isle to go fishing on Lake Mille Lacs with Governor Mark Dayton, Minnesota Vikings Defensive Tackle Linval Joseph and  Minnesota Fishing Page’s Brett and Amanda McComas. We set off in pursuit of bass as Mille Lacs was recently named the best bass fishing lake in the country by […]

July 11, 2017