Stearns County broke ground on a second swimming quarry at Quarry Park and Nature Preserve in Waite Park. Will be ready for swimmers in June 2015.
Annual event in Sauk Centre in late July. Free admission, animal exhibits, rides, entertainers and more!
We found some more photos from Stearns County’s Breakfast on the Farm! Do you have any we can add?
Stearns County’s Breakfast on the Farm was held in 2014 at Funk’s Midway Dairy near Melrose on Saturday, June 7th. Breakfast on the Farm is an annual event held to educate people of all ages about where their food comes from. In addition to the hands-on learning and a good breakfast, there are guided tours of the farm, an obstacle course for children, petting zoo with baby farm animals, horse-drawn wagon rides, live radio shows, and ice cream cones and cheese served by a Dairy Princess.
Stearns County is experiencing a lot of high water issues, and we aren’t done yet! These photos were taken the first week of June, 2014.
Check out this sweet fawn that was photographed on Stearns County’s Lake Wobegon Trail on Monday, June 2.
Come check it out at Rockville County Park. Quite an amazing sight!
There are approximately 1,400 taps on a tubing and vacuum pump system – the only system of this kind in Stearns County – as well as 200 buckets used to collect tree sap. A wood-fired evaporator is used to boil the 16,000 gallons of sap into 400 gallons of pure maple syrup.
Visitors can get tours of the sugar shack, the pump station and the different methods used to collect sap in the woods.
Kraemer Lake – Wildwood County Park is located just southwest of the City of St. Joseph off County Road 51 at 29709 Kipper Rd.
Shown are photos of noxious weeds found in Stearns County. Typically they are plants that grow aggressively, multiply quickly without natural controls and adversely affect native habitats, croplands, and/or are injurious to humans and livestock through contact or ingestion.
A multi-agency wildfire training exercise took place on Thursday, March 13, at Stearns County’s Quarry Park and Nature Preserve. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Forestry Division conducted the training for about 40 students who will be new to the wildfire line.