Archive for the ‘Just for Fun’ Category

What Restaurants are near Pine River, MN?

Tuesday, February 25th, 2020
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10 Tasty Restaurants near Cass County, MN

Are you looking for a restaurant in Cass County, MN? Although Pine River is a small city with a population of around 1,000, there are still plenty of places to eat in the area. Check out 10 tasty restaurants near Cass County, MN below!

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Should I Buy A Diesel Engine?

Wednesday, October 30th, 2019
A fluid being poured into an engine

There’s been a heated debate in the car community for decades. People often argue if gas or diesel engines are better. Each engine has its own pros and cons, but one of them has to be better than the other. It’s hard to pick an official winner.

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Here’s Why You Should Buy a Truck Bed Cover

Tuesday, October 15th, 2019
Red 2020 Ford F-250 Super Duty parked in a snowy wood.

A good truck owner takes care of their truck bed. A typical truck bed will take some damage in its lifetime, but we do our best to minimize that damage as much as possible. A truck bed that is full of dents and holes isn’t that appealing after all.

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What are the best activities for Mother’s Day 2019 in Brainerd, MN?

Wednesday, May 1st, 2019
A few red rises against a white wall, upon which a sign hangs that says, "Happy Mother's Day."

Mother’s Day 2019 Activities in Brainerd MN

For Mother’s Day this year, why not show mom how much she means to you by treating her to a delicious brunch? Brainerd has several cool brunch events going down for moms in 2019 and to help you find the best option, we’ve compiled our favorites here for you. (more…)

What is Ford FX4 and how is it different from 4×4?

Saturday, April 27th, 2019
2019 Ford F-150 hauls a big camper through a field.

Why Some Trucks Say FX4 Instead of 4×4

You may have seen a Ford truck drive by with the characters, “FX4” emblazoned on the side. You may have wondered, “what’s the deal with that? Are they spelling out the first “four” and then just putting in a number for the last, so it comes out to something like ‘Four by 4’?” Well, that’s a good theory, but… not exactly.  (more…)

What’s the most popular vehicle in Minnesota and why?

Saturday, March 23rd, 2019
An outline of Minnesota, a red heart, three different vehicle silhouettes, and a thinking humanoid in front of a giant teal question mark stand side-by-side.

The Ford F-150 has captured our hearts

Just like in the United States overall, the most popular vehicle in Minnesota is the Ford F-150. CNN calls it, “the most important vehicle in Ford’s 115-year history – right behind the model T.” It’s the vehicle that helped launch the trend of Americans buying trucks instead of cars, and here in Minnesota we just can’t get enough. (more…)

How big are Ford pick-up trucks?

Monday, February 25th, 2019
Red 2019 Ford F350 SuperDuty exterior front view on a work site.

2019 Ford Pick-Up Trucks Dimensions and Weight

For years now, Ford has offered a variety of different pick-up truck models; the Ford F-150 is still the most common and well known, but there’s also the larger Ford Super Duty models. How much bigger are the Super Duty models, and how do the dimensions of Ford’s main 2019 pick-up trucks compare overall?

Ford’s truck lineup consists of a formidable cohort of big, buff bad boys. Let’s look at which of these bad boys is the biggest and buffest. (more…)

What are the best romantic restaurants near Brainerd MN?

Saturday, February 2nd, 2019
Close-up of romantic red rose blossoms.

Best Restaurants for a Valentine’s Dinner in the Brainerd MN Area

That very special (and by some, particularly dreaded) holiday is coming up this month. It goes by many names- the Day of Love, the Feast of Saint Valentine, the Celebration of Affection, the big 2/14- but to most (okay, pretty much all) of us, it’s simply called Valentines Day.

We all want to give the perfect day to our special someone, but it can be awfully hard to decide what to do. Well, to give you a hand, we picked out five of the best restaurants for a romantic date in the Brainerd MN area. We hope this list can at least help you get a start on planning that perfect day. And hey, if it doesn’t end up perfect, no worries- that’s life. (more…)

Where are Ford Vehicles Made?

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019
An American flag lays on the left half of a wooden surface.

Ford Assembly Plant Locations

Here in Pine River, MN, we have pride in our country. This means many things, one of which being that we like to support U.S. manufacturing industries. Americans commonly associate Ford with the term “American-Made.” But are Ford’s vehicles really manufactured in the United States? (more…)

Fierce Fall Fun in October 2018 near Brainerd MN

Thursday, September 27th, 2018
Halloween illustration with jack 'o lanterns

 

Whether you are looking for scares, a corn maze challenge, or just a lot of fall-themed fun, we live in an area that has it all. Below we have listed some of our top picks for Halloween activities 2018 in Brainerd MN. Most of these are starting up soon, so learn more today! (more…)