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Oldest Mail Carrier in Minnesota?

Bill Onstad has been delivering mail to the Tamarack area (near McGregor) since the 1960s. It’s been so long, even he doesn’t remember. The million-dollar question is whether Bill is the oldest postal carrier in Minnesota or possibly the United States. These statistics are unavailable, however, at the age of 96, chances are, he is […]

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Well-known Author Hails from McGregor

Cheryl Strayed, well known for her book Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Coast Trail, turned movie “Wild“, hails from small-town McGregor, Minnesota. Strayed’s “Wild” ride started in McGregor where she spent the majority of her formative years. Those years were featured heavily in the book and serve as the back story for […]

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Camp Life

The week or weekend away at “camp” can provide an introduction to a new area.  The McGregor area is home to several these well-known camps, where people make memories for a lifetime. Big Sandy Camp is located under the beautiful pine trees on the shore of Big Sandy Lake. Our motto and goal is ‘Touching […]

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Top 10 Reasons to Visit McGregor

Wildlife is abundant in the McGregor-Big Sandy Lake area. There’s an excellent chance of seeing bald eagles, loons, turkey, a timber wolf, whitetail deer, bear, wolves, fox, beaver, otter, weasels, osprey, swans, grouse, or moose. Home of Savanna Portage State Park, Rice Lake National Wildlife Refuge and Army Corps of Engineers – Sandy Lake Dam. […]

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