Best of Scene Winners

Best of Southern Minnesota winners are featured here. The winners are also featured each year in the November print edition of Scene, located throughout Southern Minnesota.

BEST OF AWARDS – SPORTS/OUTDOORS: Best Bike Trail Cannon Valley Trail

November 9, 2018

What happens when a 100 year old rail line is terminated by the railroad? In the case of the Cannon Valley trail, local individuals and cities turned it into something better: Southern Minnesota’s premier bicycle trail. The trail runs along the old Chicago Great Western line that once connected Red Wing to Mankato by train.…Read More

BEST OF AWARDS – SPORTS/OUTDOORS: Best Ski Slope Welch Village

November 8, 2018

Are you an Olympic-level skier or snowboarder? Never been on a slope in your life? Want your kids you learn as soon as they can? No matter what, you need look no further than Welch Village, Southern MN Scene’s 2018 winner for Best Ski Slope. Welch Village is actual two hills—East and West—with a multitude…Read More

BEST OF AWARDS – SPORTS/OUTDOORS: Best Ballpark Sechler Park

November 8, 2018

Sechler Park baseball/softball complex is home to three lighted youth baseball fields and one lighted youth/adult baseball field. The fields are well manicured, and tucked away on the west side of the Cannon River, the area provides some beautiful views. It’s a wonderful place to catch a game on a sunny day. And for those…Read More

BEST OF AWARDS – RETAIL: Best Yoga Studio Sollid Yoga

November 8, 2018

Looking for the perfect southern Minnesota campground with the ideal mix of relaxation and fun? Look no further than Kieslers in Waseca. First opened by Kal and Barb in 1972, the campground has been kept in the family for three generations. Kristi Corchran is currently overseeing the campground. “I think what sets us apart from…Read More

BEST OF AWARDS – RETAIL: Best Specialty Store Craft My Party

November 8, 2018

Do you enjoy crafts? Is DIY your calling? Are you desperate for a girls night out? The ladies at Craft My Party in Waseca have got your back. Five years ago, Stacy Anazagasty started on her small business journey in the basement of a friend’s house. “She had a great craft room, and after a…Read More

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