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Five Reasons to Ditch the City Traffic and Move to Western Minnesota

Tired of long commutes, expensive living, and crime too close to home? Living in rural Minnesota provides a low cost of living on top of awesome career and entrepreneurial opportunities! Here are five fact-based reasons that families decide to move to a rural community and ditch the traffic and busy city life. Region 6W, also known as the Prairie Waters region, includes the Minnesota communities

Girlfriend’s Getaway!

Boutiques - Art Classes - Ice Skating - Food - Wine - Casino - Live Music! Grab a few girlfriends and head to the Prairie Waters Region for a relaxing and exciting weekend with your favorite ladies! First thing is first, in the morning grab a cup of coffee and a delicious homemade doughnut! Try “Cup’a Joe Espresso & Eats” in Montevideo! Next, start your day off by treating yourself with a

Winter Activities

Cross Country Skiing & Snowshoeing A Winter Wonderland for Cross Country Skiing and Snowshoeing throughout the beautiful Lac qui Parle County State Park. With five miles of peaceful trails you'll be able to relax and take in the beauty of the outdoors. Ice Fishing Lac qui Parle Lake is known state-wide for ice fishing. This lake is 5,993 acres in size. It is 15.00 feet deep at its

Museums to tour in the Winter

Looking for something to do on a snowy and cold day? Well, look no further as the Prairie Waters Region offers a variety of Museums to be explored! Tucked amongst the fields and prairie you’ll find communities rich in culture and heritage and classic buildings listed on the National Register. Home to local festivals and museums, U.S.-Dakota War sites, local museums chock full of rural artifacts