Monthly Archives: July 2013

Have you seen “Bucky” or “Homer” on the trail?

In case you encounter a very friendly young buck white tailed deer on the trail … here’s the rest of the story. Apparently Bucky or Homer … the name depends on who you talk to … was orphaned and was … Continue reading

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Lake Wobegon Trail Presentation Tonight

Just a quick note about a presentation I am doing at the Albany Library tonight at 6:30pm. I will be sharing information about the Lake Wobegon Trail including a little history as well and some information about the future of … Continue reading

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For Our Trail Friends Who Enjoy Birding…

I got a call from Ellen Blackstone with the website www.birdnote.org recently asking about the Lake Wobegon Trails. The organization produces short (2 minute) shows that are broadcast on Public Radio across the country. The website provides links for all … Continue reading

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Trail Maintenance Plans

I have had several people asking about the planned maintenance on the trail so here’s what we know at this time. The maintenance will begin in August. I have asked Stearns County Parks Director Peter Theismann to let us know … Continue reading

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Farmers Markets Reminder

Hey … just a quick note to remind you to check out the Farmers Markets in the area. We have a link on our front page that will give you the ability to find the local markets including when and … Continue reading

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Lady Slippers are finished for another year

Well they say all good things come to an end. That’s true for the Lady Slippers too. They have finished blooming for this season so if you missed them this year mark your calendar for next year… they should be … Continue reading

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The Bicycle Bunkhouse in Dalbo MN

For those of you who haven’t heard of the Bicycle Bunkhouse in Dalbo MN here the story: Donn Olsen is a retired army veteran who returned to his home farm in Dalbo Minnesota to live. He turned the old barn … Continue reading

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Village Bean Experience

Well I finally made it to the Village Bean of Albany yesterday. It was great to meet Tim and Angie Milo and I wished them good luck in their new venture! I think they will do very well. They have … Continue reading

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The Village Bean of Albany is Back!

For those who have fond memories of the Village Bean of Avon which then moved and became The Village Bean of Albany and then Melina’s Bistro… The Village Bean of Albany is back again! I am looking forward to checking … Continue reading

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