My still photos from the Lunar Eclipse
Onamia is located in central Minnesota, near Mille Lacs Lake and other lakes and Rum River. See more at general info There are businesses in the area including a hospital, schools grocery stores, gas stations, restaurants, drug store, and industry- see our biz listings There are also plenty of recreational opportunities.
Onamia Civic Association's Easter Egg Hunt
Ages 0 to 10
Saturday, April 19th at 10:00 at Onamia Elementary.
3 Bikes to be given away
Activity Stations with face painting and more!
Onamia's Easter Bunny Visit -
Free Goodie Bags to be distributed by the Onamia Early Childhood Coalition.
AND . . . Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts Food Drive . . . please bring something to donate!
Bring Camera for photos with the Easter Bunny.
this is the Mille Lacs Lake makeshift runway of a private pilot club where an accident took place Saturday March 8 2014. (video is silent)
Difficult driving conditions in the area. Snow and Ice can make it difficult to drive. Avoid driving, if possible during difficult conditions. If you must drive, Allow extra time to get to your destination. Slow Down. Have snow and ice cleared from your vehicle. Keep your headlights on. Have a survivor kit including water, food, blanket, flashlight, and wear winter clothing including coat, hat, gloves/mittens.
for current conditions go to www.511mn.org
seagulls, woodpecker (have to look closely), loon, wood duck, grey squirrel, and ice chunks floating down Mississippi River. This uses the original sound- a test siren is in the middle of this video. Brainerd Minnesota April 24 2008
Birds flying over Lake Onamia July 20 2007
Waterfalls in the spring at Jay Cooke State Park St. Louis River April 21 2007. which was years before the major flooding that happened there. Video by Nathan Steffenson captured as part of a photography class .
from June 2013 in Onamia MN
release from the Minnesota department of commerce
Each year about 50,000 people visit emergency rooms in the United States for carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning, and more than 500 die each year from this silent, odorless, colorless gas.