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 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.bensonmn.org
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
Visit Granite Falls. Unlock new opportunities! Affordable large-scale real estate, general aviation airport, community center, camping, hiking, canoeing & kayaking. A diverse quality of life.

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 County!

City of Watson
320.269.8543
www.cityofwatson.com

CURE
117 South 1st St. Montevideo, MN
320.269.2984
www.cureriver.org
CURE's Rural Democracy Project works to create vibrant communities & healthy ecosystems where ALL people, and the arts, thrive!

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.

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, outdoor recreation, unique shops, fantastic dining, and an outstanding brewery!

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

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.

Bluenose Gopher Public House
681 Prentice Street, Granite Falls
www.bluenose.coop
A cooperative organization serving craft beer, local wine, coffee, and local ingredients in our sandwich menu. Find us on Facebook!

Bonanza Educational Center - Big Stone State Park
31167 Big Stone Lake State Park Road, Clinton
320-305-4727
1st Annual Pork Chop Feed will be held on Saturday, October 6th from 11am - 2pm. Free will donation and tons of fun.

This will be at stop #38 (Artist Don Sherman).

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!

Grandstay Hotel & Suites
1805 E Hwy 7, Montevideo
320.269.8000
www.crossingsmontevideo.com
Newly remodeled with full hot Grand start breakfast. Indoor pool and hot tub.

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
Unique coffee shop/café and community hub serving great coffee, homemade desserts, and locally produced food.

Lingonberry's Pastry & Coffee Shop
124 2nd Street NW, Ortonville, MN
320.305.6232
Serving fine pastries, lattes, coffees, sandwiches, and soup. Enjoy our outside patio. Find us on Facebook!

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
Featuring gaming action, 160 luxurious hotel rooms, Prairie View RV Park, and dining.

Subway - Appleton
25 SW Minnesota St.
320.289.2248
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
www.talkingwatersbrewing.com
Find us on Facebook! Enjoy locally brewed craft beer in our comfortable tap room. Wed-Fri 3pm - 10pm Saturday 12pm - 10pm

The Crossing
4490 West Hwy 212
320-269-8889
www.montegolf.com
An 18-hole golf course along the Minnesota River. The clubhouse is open to the public year round & is available to host a variety of functions. Food Friday night!

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! Attend "A Life on the Prairie: Poem, Story & Song from Lac qui Parle" with local artist Lauren K. Carlson on Meander Saturday Night!

Granite Area Arts Council
807 Prentice Street, Granite Falls
320.564.4240
www.graniteareaarts.org
K.K. Berge Gallery. Connecting arts and the community through classes, exhibits, music, and public art events for over 10 years. Find us 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. Growers of wine and juice grapes. Purveyors of King of the North grape juice.

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.

Milwaukee Road Heritage Center, Historic Chippewa City, & Swenson Farm
301 State Rd., Montevideo
www.chippewacohistory.org www.montevideomrhc.org
Visit Historic Chippewa City, Swennson Farm and Lac qui Parle Mission. 320-269-7636 Milwaukee Road Heritage Center Depot and Model Railroad Bldg. 320-269-6940 www.montevideomrhc.org www.chippewacohistory.org



Services

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

Appleton Press
320.289.1323

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

Casey's General Store
Proud member of several communities along your Meander route! Pizza, donuts and much more available at reasonable prices. Great place to fuel up!

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
Proud to serve 8 communities in Minnesota and 2 in Montana.

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

Dr. Massoud and Ann Jones Kazemzadeh

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

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

Granite Falls Bank
320.564.2111 www.granitefallsbank.com

Jackie and Glen Herfurth

John Schultz-McGrann Shea Carnival Straughn & Lamb Chtd.
800 Nicollet Mall, Ste 2600, Minneapolis
612-338-2525
www.mcgrannshea.com
A full service law firm serving the needs of individuals, businesses, associations, and governmental entities.

KDMA AM 1460 - FM 93.9, KMGM FM 105.5
320-269-8815
kdmanews.com
Your local news, sports, community happenings and music to get you through your day.

KDMA-AM 1460, KMGM-FM 105.5, KKRC-FM 93.9 Cool Gold Radio
Montevideo, MN
320-269-8815
kdmanews.com
Your community connection in the heart of Southwest Minnesota

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. You'll find us on the 92.1 dial.

Minnwest Bank Central Montevideo, Dawson & Ortonville
www.minnwestbank.com
We take your banking personally. Banking that gets things done.

MVTV Wireless
320.564.4807
www.mvtvwireless.com
Non-profit, member-owned coop providing affordable and reliable broadband internet to 26 counties in rural Minnesota since 1999.

Pioneer Public Television
800.726.3178
www.pioneer.org
Watch documentaries about Meander artists on postcards. Visit the new studio in Granite Falls!

Rekow Management, LLC Investment
Montevideo
320.269.7889
www.rekowmanagement.com
Personal financial planning with professional results.

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

Ultima Skin Care
712 6th Street
711-856-9730
www.ultima.skincaretherapy.net
Located in Dawson offering targeted treatments for your skincare needs, including waxing or a relaxing facial.

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.