Sponsors

Chambers, CVB, Cities & EDA

Benson Area Tourism Board, Chamber of Commerce
320-843-3618
www.visitbensonmn.com
www.bensonareachamber.com www.visitbensonmn.com We welcome you! Come to shop, dine, swim, golf, relax and stay!

Big Stone Arts Council
320.487.1001
www.bigstonearts.com
Non-profit organization promoting visual arts, community drama, music and art education through community education.

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 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
Where success happens! We have an environment where business thrives and succeeds - simple, straighforward and productive!

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
320.839.3284
www.bigstonelake.com

Clean Up the River Environment (CURE)
Downtown Montevideo
320.269.2984
www.cureriver.org
Your guide to the rivers and history of the Meander region. Stop by our office for maps and info.

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 meal at our restaurants!

Granite Area Arts Council
320.564.4039
www.facebook.com/GraniteAreaArtsCouncil
Building community through art. Meets 6:30pm first Wednesday and third Thursday of every month at the KK Berge Building.

Granite Falls Area Chamber of Commerce/ Convention & Visitors Bureau Granite Falls Riverfront Revitalization, Inc.
320.564.4039
www.granitefallschamber.com

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
Join us for Summerfest July 1-4, Dragonfest July 26-27, Oktoberfest October 3-6, Norsefest November 7-9, & Christmas Parade December 7.

Montevideo Area Chamber of Commerce & Convention and Visitors Bureau
320.269.5527
www.montechamber.com
Visit our many shops, dining establishments and historical sites. Camping and lodging available. An All-American City.

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
SWIF is a single connection offering unlimited possibilities to grow and promote people, businesses, entrepreneurs and communities in rural southwest Minnesota.

Swift County
www.swiftcounty.com

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

Aunt Betsy's Bed & Breakfast
1965 600th Street, Echo, MN
507.925.4473
Rest & relax in a 1920's farmhouse in the peaceful surroundings of lakes and prairie.

Big Bend Lutheran Church (BBLC) presents 4thAnnual “Inspiring Tablescapes” Tour
320.793.6621
www.bigbendlc.com
.25 mi north of Big Bend. $5 admission for tour. Tour and sandwich $7.50. Bake Sale. Lunch available. Sat. Oct. 5th, 9am-3pm. Evening Tour, Dinner & Entertainment starting at 5 pm. (advance tickets only, call BBLC to reserve)

Bootlegger's Supper Club
1940 11th Ave, Granite Falls, MN 56241
320-564-4003
bootleggerssupperclub.com
Made from scratch food so good it should be illegal.

Budger's Dinner House
PO Box 55, Maynard, MN
320.367.2110
Come and enjoy our great food!

Buffalo Ridge Resort
1312 Coteau St, Gary, SD
605.272.7777
www.BuffaloRidgeResort.com
A must-visit on your journey! Includes restaurant, bar, hotel, campground & event space. Original paintings and sculptures on display and for sale!

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!

Cenex/C Stores of Montevideo & Granite Falls
320.269.8861
Featuring Hot Stuff Pizza and subs. We serve our communities.

Crossings by Grandstay Inn and Suites
1805 E Hwy 7, Montevideo
320.269.8000
www.crossingsmontevideo.com
Indoor pool, whirlpool. Refrigerators and flat screen TVs inall rooms. Free hot breakfast. Free wireless internet.

Granite Falls Super Motel
845 Hwy 212 W, Granite Falls
320.564.4075
www.granitefallssupermotel.com
60 rooms, clean, indoor pool, whirlpool, sauna, wireless internet, cable with HBO, breakfast, 10% off with Meander passport.

Granite Falls United Church of Christ
210 9th Ave, Granite Falls, MN
320.564.2442
Box lunches & beverages w/vegetarian option available. Dine in or take out. 10am - 1:30pm on Saturday, October 5th.

Guest Rooms at Holt House
13035 30th Ave SE, Granite Falls
320.309.0092
www.theholthouse.com
Stay in an 1884 octagon house. Enjoy our historic home and rural location one mile from Granite Falls.

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 Jules Coffee House & Bistro
221 2nd St. NW, Ortonville
320.487.1111
www.javajules.com
Full Espresso bar with an assortment of drinks, panini sandwiches, soup, chili, fresh salads, quiche and other pastries. Dine in/carry out.

Java River Cafe
210 S 1st St, Montevideo, MN
320.269.7106
www.javarivercoffeeshop.com
Unique coffee shop/cafe and community hub serving great coffee, homemade desserts, and locally produced food.

Jimmy’s Pizza - Granite Falls
776 Prentice St, Granite Falls
320.564.3737
Dine in, carry out or delivery! Freshly made pizzas to your order, with pastas, salads, and wraps available.

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. All roads lead to the Sportsmen Inn, where you hold the key.

Subway - Appleton
25 SW Minnesota St., Appleton
320.289.2248
We offer the freshest ingredients to top your favorite sub. We also carry ice cream.

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

Valentino's Restaurant
110 S 1st St., Montevideo
320.269.5106
Saturday evening serving Gabe's smoked ribs, beer and wine available. Sunday morning serving egg bake, rolls and muffins.

Willie's Korner Store
1197 Granite St., Granite Falls, MN
320.564.3637
Large selection of frozen seafood, fillets and smoked fish. Buffalo meats and deli meats also available.

Unique Shops and Attractions

Billy Maple Trees
PO Box 34, Milan
320.734.4868
annbummin@hotmail.com

Dawson-Boyd Arts Association
Dawson
320.769.2955 x246
www.dawsonboydarts.org
Silent Auction on Oct. 5: art, gifts, theater tickets, handmade specialties, food. Visit Memorial Auditorium for outstanding arts events all year!

Earthrise Farm
2580 250th St., Madison
320.752.4700
www.earthrisefarm.org
We welcome you to come and enjoy our large vegetable and fruit market, tours, earth story walking path, farm animals, yurt and warm hospitality.

Heritage Hill
5030 20th Ave SW, Montevideo, MN
320.269.7507
Dedicated to restoring and preserving our agricultural heritage through exhibits, demonstrations and hands-on experiences. Site of Meander Featured Artist Nancy Altain. Free family-oriented activities on Saturday, October 5th.

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
320.734.4807
www.milanvillageartsschool.org
Dedicated to engaging the community in the practice of the traditional, contemporary and folk arts.

Rolling Acres Boutique - Beardsley
320.265.6139
www.rollingacresboutique.com
Located on our farm, we have unique, one-of-a-kind items, antiques, purses, jewelry, candles and much more.

The Craft Shack
1412 Atlantic Ave, Benson, MN
320.226.7058
www.facebook.com/ClontarfCraftShack
A unique selection of items handmade by Minnesotans. Gifts for anyone.

Trestuen Garden and Gallery
104 Lincoln Avenue, Milan, MN
320.734.4715
Gallery of Karen Jenson. Scandinavian decorative art.

Visit Dawson's Unique Shops
Dawson, MN 56232
(1) Monica’s Apparel & Accessories featuring unique clothing where "fashion is my passion" (2) Marc’s on Main a unique floral and gift shop with coffee bar; (3) CJ Mikes Family Restaurant serving breakfast and lunch daily, also offers catering and cakes; (4) Western Scrapbookers has scrapbooking and card making supplies, tanning bed and more.



Services

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

Advocate Tribune
320.564.2126
www.granitefallsnews.com
Offering our vibrant communities a lively newspaper, quality printing and first-class area visitors guide.

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

Big Stone Therapies, Inc.
Ortonville
866.921.1035
www.rocksolidrehab.com
We'll give you the Rock Solid Rehab you need.

Citizens Alliance Bank
320.847.3702
www.cabankmn.com
Customer driven, community focused with seven locations.

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

Dorothy Anderson, MD & Roy Hankins, MD
Madison

F&M Bank Minnesota
320.669.4431 320.564.2111
www.fmbankclfd.com www.granitefallsbank.com
Experience the advantage!

Fagen, Inc. - Granite Falls
320.564.3324
www.fageninc.com
Fagen, Inc. is a full service heavy industrial contractor.

Hoff Chiropractic
163 8th Ave, Granite Falls
320.564.3830

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

KleinBank
www.kleinbank.com
Madison 320.598.7592 Montevideo 320.269.6454

KLQP-FM 92.1 Radio
Madison
320.598.7301
www.klqpfm.com
News, weather, sports, & music for the Prairie Waters region.

M.A.A.C., Inc
Montevideo
320.269.5315
www.maacasbestos.com

Michael Juenemann
PO Box 184, Granite Falls
320.564.3763
Certified Public Accountant

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

Montevideo/Granite Falls Family Dentistry, PA
320.269.6416
www.montedentistry.com
We’re real people creating healthy smiles in two beautiful Minnesota River Towns!

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

Prairie Shiatsu Minneapolis
320.226-1193
www.prairieshiatsu.com
Jessica Pederson offers individualized holistic care with Shiatsu, a Japanese form of bodywork.

Prairie Sun Bank
Milan, MN
320.734.4444
prairiebank@maxminn.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
Danvers - 320.567.2111 Benson - 320.84
ww.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.