Sponsors

Chambers, CVB, Cities & EDA

Appleton Area Chamber of Commerce
320.289.1527
www.appletonmn.com
Let's help our economy grow. Shop local. Eat local. Spend local. Enjoy local.

Big Stone Arts Council
320.487.1001
www.bigstonearts.com
Committed to Community Building by Opening Doors to the Arts

Big Stone County
www.bigstonecounty.org

Big Stone Lake Area Chamber
320.839.3284
www.bigstonelake.com
Come visit us! We have something for everyone: lakes, golf, fishing, resorts, snowmobiling, bike trails and much more!

Chippewa County
www.co.chippewa.mn.us

City of Benson
320.843.4775
www.visitbensonmn.com
www.visitbensonmn.com We welcome you! Come to shop, dine, swim, golf, relax and stay!

City of Clara City Economic Development Authority
320.847.2142
www.claracity.org

City of Granite Falls Economic Development Authority
320.564.2255
www.granitefalls.com/eda.html
Committed to growing and diversifying the economy in Granite Falls through the attraction and retention of business.

City of Madison Economic Development Authority
320.598.7373
www.ci.madison.mn.us

City of Milan
320.734.4411
www.milanmn.com
A unique village with a Scandinavian backdrop; deep in local history preservation, art and culture.

City of Ortonville Economic Development Authority
320.839.6155
www.ortonvilleeda.com
For everything Big Stone Country

City of Watson
320.269.8543
www.cityofwatson.com
Meander Kick-off. Join us on Friday, September 29th for the brothers2 concert at the Watson Town Hall, the cultural heart of our community.

CURE
114 1st Street SW (Downtown Montevideo)
320.269.2984
www.cureriver.org
Minnesota based non-profit organization working to protect our water, promote clean energy and provide climate change solutions.

Dawson Area Chamber
712 6th St Dawson, MN 56232
320.769.2981
www.dawsonchamber.com
Plan your Meander route to stop in Dawson for unique shopping, a cup of coffee or a delicious meal.

Granite Falls Area Chamber & CVB
320.564.4039
www.granitefallschamber.com
Musical Chairs on Friday Night! Progressive dinner starting near the footbridge through Granite Falls with live music at each stop.

Lac qui Parle County
www.lqpco.com

Lac qui Parle County Economic Development Authority
320.598.7976
www.lqpeda.com

Madison Area Chamber of Commerce
320.598.7301
www.madisonmn.info

Montevideo Area Chamber of Commerce & Convention and Visitors Bureau
320.269.5527
www.montechamber.com
Enjoy our local art, beautiful parks, hunting, fishing, outdoor recreation, unique shops/boutiques and fantastic dining.

Montevideo Economic Development Authority
320.269.6575
www.montevideomn.org
Progressive community development through the recruitment & retention of businesses and quality jobs.

Southwest Initiative Foundation
800.594.9480
www.swifoundation.org
Our mission is to be a catalyst, facilitating opportunities for economic and social growth by developing and challenging leaders to build on the region’s assets.

Swift County
www.swiftcounty.com

Upper Sioux Community
Granite Falls, MN 56241
320.564.3853
Tribal Operations

Western Minnesota Prairie Waters Regional Tourism
866.866.5432
www.prairiewaters.com
Contact Prairie Waters for regional travel information.

Yellow Medicine County
www.co.ym.mn.gov/

Dining and Lodging

"Lake Which Speaks" Cabin
12065 1st Street, Watson, MN
320.269.9182
VRBO #815364
Small, rustic cabin located in the heart of the meander. Hand crafted by Doug & Brook Pederson, Meander artists.

Almich's Market
1340 9th Street, Granite Falls
320.564.3444
https://www.facebook.com/Almichs-Market-636703569780730/
Visit our homemade deli, fresh baked daily bakery, fresh produces and signature meat department in Granite Falls. Check out our new store in Clara City.

Carl's Bakery, Inc.
810 Prentice St., Granite Falls
320.564.2531
Delicious bakery products made from scratch! Awesome BBQ, sandwiches and soups served daily!

Club 7-75 Supper Club
66844 MN-7, Odessa, MN 56276
320.273.2339
Serving handcut steaks, seafood, homemade salad bar & weekly specials. Open at 5pm. Proud to host a Meander artist! Lunch served 11am - 1pm during Meander weekend.

Grandstay Hotel & Suites
1805 E Hwy 7, Montevideo
320.269.8000
www.crossingsmontevideo.com
Indoor pool, whirlpool. Refrigerators and flat screen TVs in all rooms. Free hot breakfast. Free wireless internet.

Granite Falls American Legion Post #69
60 6th Ave Granite Falls, MN 56241
320.564.2537
www.granitefallslegion.com
Live entertainment, banquet hall for events, pull-tabs, food and drink specials all year round. Located on the Minnesota River.

Jake's Pizza
207 1st St., Montevideo
320.269.2115
Meander weekend special hours: Friday & Saturday open 11 am - 2pm for lunch and open at 4:00pm seven days a week. No matter how you slice it, Jake’s makes the best pizza.

Java River Cafe
210 S 1st St, Montevideo, MN
320.269.7106
www.javarivercoffeeshop.com
Introducing local poet, Lauren K. Carlson. Lauren and friends will read and demonstrate how to write and fold ‘pocket poems’ of your own. Join us for local music on Saturday.

Lingonberry's Pastry & Coffee Shop
124 2nd Street NW, Ortonville, MN
320.305.6232
Located on Main Street! Find us on Facebook! Serving fine pastries, coffee, soup and more! Relax and enjoy.

Milan American Legion Post 359
320.734.4600
Happy Hour 4-6, back room available for small parties, proud supporter of the area arts community.

Milan Community Center & Full Circle Thrift Shop
Old Milan School Building on 4th Street
320.734.4128
Thrift Store and Art Studios open. Delicious soups and sandwiches served Meander weekend. Take outs available.

Prairie Waters Inn
900 N Munsterman, Appleton
320.289.2500
www.prairiewatersinn.com
After a full day on the Meander, stop in and enjoy your stay!

Prairie's Edge Casino Resort
5616 Prairies Edge Lane, Granite Falls
866.293.2121
www.prairiesedgecasino.com
Minnesota's newest and friendliest casino and RV Park. Featuring gaming action, 160 luxurious hotel rooms, Prairie View RV Park, and dining.

Sportsmen Inn
611 West Hwy 212, Montevideo, MN 56265
320.269.8889
www.sportsmeninn.net
23 restful, fully remodeled rooms with flatscreen TV's and wireless internet. All roads lead to the Sportsmen Inn, where you hold the key. Refrigerator, microwave and in-room coffee in each unit.

Subway - Appleton
25 SW Minnesota St.
320.289.2248
For the freshest subs around, stop in and enjoy a healthy eating experience.

Subway - Dawson
422 Oak St.
320.769.2248
For the freshest subs around, stop in and enjoy a healthy eating experience.

Talking Waters Brewing Co.
205 South 1st Street, Montevideo, MN 56265
320.321.1444
Find us on Facebook! Enjoy locally brewed craft beer in our comfortable tap room. Wed-Fri 3pm - 10pm Saturday 12pm - 10pm

The Picket Fence Motel
118 1st Street, Dawson, MN 56232
320.769.4787
For a clean, comfortable & affordable stay in a historic city. Fridge, microwave, toaster, in-room coffee, wifi & cable TV in all 8 rooms.

The Rivers Family Restaurant
320.269.8662
Stop in for a bite to eat, whether it be breakfast, steak, chicken or dessert, we have what you’re looking for! Or warm up with cappuccino, hot chocolate or coffee!

Valentino’s Restaurant
320.269.5106
Family Restaurant, homemade pastries, beer & wine. Extended hours during Meander - Serving special menu including Gabe’s smoked ribs on Saturday evening!

Unique Shops and Attractions

billy maple tree's
228 Main St, Milan, MN 56262
320.734.4868
Local art, gifts, and old wares.

Dawson-Boyd Arts Association
Dawson
320.312.2311
www.dawsonboydarts.org
Memorial Auditorium in Dawson: the best place for great performances from October to June!

Granite Area Arts Council
807 Prentice Street, Granite Falls
320.564.4042
www.graniteareaarts.org
K.K. Berge Gallery. Building community through art! Regional artist exhibitions, art classes and art experiences. on Facebook

Lac qui Parle Valley Vineyard
3423 240th Street, Dawson, MN 56232
320.226.2086
Vineyard in rural Dawson established in 2001, a 10-acre vineyard on the Lac qui Parle River. We produce grapes for wine, table and juice. Come and visit.

Land Stewardship Project & Milwaukee Road Heritage Center
301 State Rd., Montevideo
320.269.2105
www.landstewardshipproject.org
Railroad Depot Museum with model railroad & rail cars to view. www.montevideomrhc.org

Milan Village Arts School
97 Washington Avenue, Milan
320.734.4807
www.milanvillageartsschool.org
Dedicated to engaging the community in the practice of the traditional, contemporary and folk arts.



Services

ACIRA
320.324.7111
www.aciracoop.net
Bringing state of the art technology to our communities.

Appleton Press
320.289.1323

Benson Family Eyecare
219 14th Street S, Benson, MN
320.842.4131
www.toddtrudelod.com

Big Stone Radio 1350 KDIO Ortonville & Power 106.3
www.bigstoneradio.com; www.power106rocks.com

Bluestem Counseling
320.321.1373
www.bluestemcounseling.org
Providing compassionate, evidence-based mental health counselling.

Cenex/C Stores of Montevideo & Granite Falls, Cenex Travel Plaza of Montevideo
320.269.8861
Featuring Chesters Chicken, Hunts Bros Pizza & Caribou Coffee.

Citizens Alliance Bank – Clara City & Granite Falls
320.847.3702 & 320.564.4522
www.citizensalliancebank.com
We are, “Customer Driven, Community Focused” at all of our nine branches!

Co-op Credit Union - Montevideo
320.269.2117
www.co-opcreditunion.com
We’re your financial home.

Dawson Co-op Credit Union
320.769.2908
www.dawsonco-opcu.com

F&M Bank of Minnesota Clarkfield
320.669.4431
www.fmbankminnesota.com

Farmers & Merchants State Bank
Appleton
320.289.1454
www.farmers-merchants.com

Glen & Jackie Herfurth

Granite Falls Bank
320.564.2111 www.granitefallsbank.com

Hoff Chiropractic
320.564.3830

KDMA AM 1460, KMGM FM 105.5 & KKRC FM 93.9
www.KDMAnews.com

Keith & Deb Koerlin

KleinBank
www.kleinbank.com
Madison 320.598.7592 Montevideo 320.269.6454

KLQP-FM 92.1 Radio
Madison
320.598.7301
www.klqpfm.com
For local news, sports & weather.

L.G. Everist, Inc.
Sioux Falls, SD
605.330.5000
www.lgeverist.com

Michael Juenemann

Minnwest Bank Central Montevideo, Dawson & Ortonville
www.minnwestbank.com
We take your banking personally. And that’s a good thing.

MVTV Wireless
320.564.4807
www.mvtvwireless.com
Non-profit, member-owned coop providing affordable and reliable broadband internet to Southwest Minnesota

Pioneer Public Television
800.726.3178
www.pioneer.org
Featuring Meander artists on our Postcards Program.

Prairie Sun Bank
Milan, MN
320.734.4444
bankwithpsb.com

Rekow Management, LLC Investment
Montevideo
320.269.7889
www.rekowmanagement.com
We provide a personal approach with professional results.

Spencer H. Kvam, Attorney at Law
Granite Falls
320.564.3825
General practice, including wills, trusts, estates, real estate and business law.

State Bank of Danvers
Benson - 320.843.3828
www.sbdanvers.com
Improving the lives of our neighbors for 110 years!

State Farm Insurance
761 Prentice, Ste 1, Granite Falls
320.564.3323
Mark Henderson, Agent

The Appleton Press
Appleton, MN
320.289.1323

United Prairie Bank
303 6th Ave, Madison
320.598.7541
www.unitedprairiebank.com
We'll help you get there.

Wojtalewicz Law Firm, Ltd.
Appleton
320.289.2363; 800.377.1812
www.wojtalewiczlawfirm.com
Decades of experience. Dedicated to the rights of the injured.