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Martha Krause, right, and her daughter Amanda of Fergus Falls have attended Sonshine since Amanda was 12. Over the years, they say they have seen improvements in camping facilities for disabled festival-goers. Tribune photo by Ron Adams

Finding comfort at Sonshine


WILLMAR -- When most people camp out at Sonshine, they make sure to bring the essentials: a sleeping bag, sunscreen and plenty of snacks. But when Amanda Krause, 23, and her mother Martha come to camp at the festival, they have to haul along everything from a Hoyer Lift to an oxygen tank to a portable air conditioner.

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Ashley White

Ashley White is the community content coordinator for the West Central Tribune. Follow her on Twitter @Ashley_WCT.

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