A Blonde’s Perspective: Girl Scout camp near Ely

August 1, 2018
Sitting around a campfire with family this summer and making s’mores brought back many memories of the days when I was a Girl Scout. Scouting introduced me to the delectable treat of roasted marshmallows and chocolate between two graham crackers. ...

Still tent camping at age 100

August 29, 2013
To say that Ansis “Paka” Vilcins is a “regular” at Lake Carlos State Park would be a grand understatement. Paka first brought his family to the park, located north of Alexandria on Lake Carlos, in the 1960s. Since then he ...