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Dinehart-Holt House has sparkled in Slayton since 1890s

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SLAYTON -- In 1891, Slayton was a budding town in a sea of prairie grass and home to the brand new Murray County Courthouse.

Inspired and impressed with the courthouse building, Christopher Dinehart contacted the architect, Frank Thayer, Mankato, and hired him to design a home for his family, all originally from the Chicago area.


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Alyson Buschena
Alyson joined the Daily Globe newsroom staff after spending a year in Latin America. A native of Fulda and graduate of the University of Northwestern, she has a bachelor's degree in English with a dual concentration in Literature and Writing and a minor in Spanish. At the Daily Globe, Alyson covers the crime beat as well as Pipestone and Murray counties, community news and feature stories. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, reading, and cooking. More of Alyson's writing can be found at
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