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#DotheLake in Garrison

Monday, February 19, 2018

Garrison is home base on a trip to Lake Mille Lacs anytime during the year. Lake Mille Lacs is one of Minnesota’s largest lakes and...
East Gull Lake-A Beautiful Backdrop

Monday, February 12, 2018

With trails, parks, and resorts East Gull Lake has a beautiful backdrop. If golf sounds fun- East Gull Lake courses have 108 holes!  In town...
Cass Lake-Where Beauty Awaits

Monday, February 05, 2018

Cass Lake is known as the gateway to its namesake lake Cass Lake and the Chippewa National Forest. Fun times fishing, hunting and camping can...
Farming Traditions-Lastrup

Monday, January 29, 2018

In Morrison County near Little Falls is the friendly little town of Lastrup. This town has a beautiful city park with camping available and a...
Bowlus-A Friendly Stop on the Trail

Monday, January 22, 2018

Bowlus is the only town within stopping distance along the Soo Line Trail. The trail is great for biking and snowmobiling. As a year long...
Nisswa a True Vacation Destination

Monday, January 15, 2018

Nisswa may be a small town but in the summer it's where the fun is and the people are! In the Brainerd Lakes Area, Nisswa...
Manhattan Beach -A True Gem

Monday, January 08, 2018

Far away from the Manhattan many think of, is a town full of fun and beautiful sights. Manhattan Beach is in Crow Wing County near...
Fifty Lakes in the Land of 10,000

Monday, January 01, 2018

How much more needs to be said...A Minnesota summer is all about the lakes! Fifty Lakes has the perfect mix of a small town, laid...
An Old Mining Town “Ironton”

Monday, December 25, 2017

To learn more about the mining history of Minnesota there's no better place than Ironton. Ironton was once home to 14 mines, and now it...
Emily-Family Fun!

Monday, December 18, 2017

Located in the northeast corner of Crow Wing County Emily has all the family fun a person needs. The city is a big draw for...
Wadena County-Live, Play, Explore

Monday, December 11, 2017

Wadena County is on the north west edge of Region 5. Wadena County has strategic access to rails, trails and roads and is beautifully positioned...
The Beauty of Crow Wing County

Monday, December 04, 2017

Crow Wing County is on the eastern portion of Region 5. The county is well known for its natural beauty, including the lakes. There are...
Deerwood-Come Visit the Woods!

Monday, November 27, 2017

On a drive through north central Minnesota one town that likely stands out is the town with a big deer statue, that's Deerwood. Nestled among...
Brainerd-Fun Time for All

Monday, November 20, 2017

Biking, watching racing, swimming, skiing, amusement park visits, shopping, golf, boating, the list of activities to do in Brainerd just goes on and on. Brainerd...
Lake Shore-It Really is on the Lake

Monday, November 13, 2017

A lot of young families are moving to Lake Shore for the natural beauty, friendliness among residents and community spirit. Seasonal residents and visitors triple...
Settle for the Best in Morrison County

Monday, November 06, 2017

Morrison County is one of the largest counties in Minnesota and is in the southern part of Region 5. Morrison County’s economy is based on...

Welcome to Region 5 — and The Good Life

Located at the heart of Minnesota’s 10,000 lakes, Region 5 is a destination for recreation, industry, and employment.

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