Fishing, cleaning and eating, oh my!

Fishing at Lake Florida Fishing is one of the many activities that our guests enjoy at Dickerson’s Resort. Lake Florida has a number of species – Sunfish, Bluegills, Crappie, Northern, Large mouth Bass and Walleye.  Aaron caught this beautiful Crappie while fishing Lake Florida with his grandpa Rich. A beautiful Large mouth Bass and a […]

Spicer, MN-Ice is our middle name

It may be really cold outside, but the people of the New London -Spicer area are getting ready to celebrate winter. The ice structure is being built and everything else is right on schedule. The Wee Cut Ice Company and many volunteers have also built an ice structure in New London commemorating the 150th Anniversary […]

Soup, wine & art at Glacial Ridge Winery

In the winter it’s fun to leave the resort and get out in the Spicer community to do something fun. This weekend is the beginning of Winterfest in Spicer. We went to the Glacial Ridge Winery for soup, wine , music and an Art Exhibit. Laurel & Jaime own the “Bead Jam” in New London, […]

Winterfest in Spicer, Minnesota

2013 Winterfest in Spicer, Minnesota Since ice is the middle of Spicer’s name, it’s only logical that there would be a winterfest which centers around ICE. One of the main attractions almost every year is a castle made of ice and a slide. You can see the Ice Castle on the Spicer website  – take […]

A trip to New London on 3-17-12

Saturday was a fun day. A trip to New London was in our plans. Last summer the town was “under construction” with new streets and a new dam being built. It is great to see the projects completed and we look forward to all of our guests going in this season to see the changes. […]

2-10-Sunset at PWELC

Friday we set out for our sunset picture at Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center which is right next door to the resort. We went to the Westby Observatory Building hoping for the best view. There weren’t any clouds, but the sun was pretty. Sunset at 5:36 with stone fireplace

The sunset on 2-1-12 in Willmar

We had to leave the resort at 4:00 to do some errands and by at church by 5:30 to help with confirmation. Of course tat meant we wouldn’t be able to get our usual sunset picture from the resort. We took the camera along and hoped we would be somewhere with the sunset visible at […]

Fun at WinterFest in Spicer, MN

Spicer, Minnesota and the Willmar Lakes Area are not just a summer destination. January and February bring on new activities which celebrate the snow, cold and ice. Spicer comes alive each winter with WinterFest. As seen in the Minneapolis Star Tribune this past Sunday: Quick trip  spicer, mn     At WinterFest in Spicer, MN this coming […]