Lake Wobegon Trail

Additional $25,000 grant will restore existing trail Stearns County’s Park Department received a $1-million Parks and Trails Legacy Program grant for extension of the Lake Wobegon Trail from St. Joseph to Waite Park. This is the largest grant ever received by the Stearns County Parks Department. The grant will fund purchasing the trail corridor, completion […]

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Wayne Resseman of the Holdingford Snowfliers Snowmobile Club has informed the Stearns County Park Department that they are unable to groom portions of the Lake Wobegon trail between Albany and Holdingford for snowmobiling. They report drifts on the trail so large that grooming machines are not able to groom the trail. All snowmobilers are warned […]

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The Stearns County’s Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing to get input from residents on the use of electric bicycles on county trails. The Stearns County Parks Department is considering changes to its trails ordinance to comply with state laws that specifically allow electric assisted bicycles on trails maintained by local units of […]

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Catholic Charities will host the seventh annual Lake Wobegon Regional Trail Ride benefitting Catholic Charities St. Cloud Children’s Home and local participating faith communities Saturday, Sept. 8. The ride begins in St. Joseph and ends in Sauk Centre. Families of all faiths are invited to participate in this benefit event. Funds raised will support the […]

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By Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer jennie.zeitler@ecm-inc.com Cliff Borgerding grew up on a farm near Freeport and then spent many years as an accountant before finding the satisfying activity of wood carving. After a heart attack in 2001, and following a doctor’s advice to get more exercise, he started walking. “I found myself picking up walking […]

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