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 […]

A fun day at Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center

2-12-17 A Day at Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center Sunday was the annual Sleigh & Ski Festival at Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center which is right next door to the resort. The day starts out with a bowl of  awesome chili made by Vicky Vogt and great entertainment. While we were eating we listened to the […]

Lake Florida sunset & loons on April 5, 2016

One of the things we love most about spring is having all of the wildlife return, especially the loons! There were many clouds, but in the end we were treated to a pretty sky. You just never know until it’s over how pretty the sunset will be! 🙂

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 […]

More snow drifts at the resort

We had a dusting of snow again at the resort and then the wind blew, and blew and blew!! The drifts around the cabins are even higher than before and have some interesting designs. This cabin was blasted by snow and appears to be “dripping snow ice!”  The curl kind of looks like the top […]

Out and about in Spicer

On Friday night we were invited to a book signing in Spicer. Debbie Caylor, a local real estate agent has written a book called, “The Ultimate Guide to Buying and Selling Homes in the Willmar Area.” It was a fun night with piano music, good food and conversation. FYI – Debbie opened a new real […]

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, […]

A little ice on Lake Florida

In Spicer, Minnesota we have 2 slogans that play on our name. One of them is “Spicer is Nicer” and the other is, “Ice is our middle name.” We are rapidly approaching the time of year when this is very appropriate. In January and February, we celebrate winter with the Spicer Ice Fest. This morning […]

The wood for cabin #9 arrived-let the fun begin!

On Monday, November 4th I was busy making donuts for Bob’s mother’s 90th birthday when the phone rang. It was Keith from Collin’s Construction wondering if the wood for the cabin was here. I said no, but then I looked out the window and yes, there was a Perkins Lumber Truck just pulling up to […]

Lake Florida sunset Oct. 26,2013

I don’t remember anything about the rest of the day at the resort, but just look at the beautiful sky and sunset we had on October 26th!