NEW PLATEAUS Stomping Ground Culture, part 1
If you'd asked me before about the culture of northern Minnesota, or America even, I'd have suggested it better described as a lack of culture. Growing up, we never had our version of a pow wow or exo... Posted on 11/11/11 at 2:09 PM
THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES Waterford Iron Bridge (Minnesota):
Heading southwest in the direction of my childhood place of Jackson on a heavily used state rural highway through Dakota County, there is an old iron bridge located just off to the left of the road ... Posted on 10/5/11 at 9:25 AM
HEALTHBEAT Deep-fried everything on a stick
I'm going to reveal a secret: I've lived in Minnesota all my life but have never taken partin that quintessential rite of late summer- the consuming of deep-fried cheese curds (or deep-fried anything,... Posted on 8/24/11 at 11:31 AM
SLAYTON — Lumberjacks may traditionally bring to mind an image of men with short hair, big full beards, flannel clothing and — possibly — a blue ox.
Well, Paul Bunyan was not in town for Thursday’s All American Lumberjack Show at the Murray County Fair, but Tyler Berard and Jesse Anderson, two modern-era lumberjacks, were.
Magnolia Juniors 4-H Club member to exhibit beef, sheep and swine
LUVERNE — Lucas Nath wasn’t even a month old when he made his first visit to the Rock County Fair in Luverne 19 years ago. Back then, his older brothers and sisters pushed him around the fairgrounds in a stroller.
Bridal Fair & Prom Extravaganza set for Saturday
WORTHINGTON — Planning a wedding can be a mind-whirling adventure, with so many decisions to be made that brides and grooms can be overwhelmed.
Instead of being overwhelmed, make a plan to attend the Daily Globe’s annual Bridal Fair & Prom Extravaganza on Saturday.
Heading out to the Murray County Fair is a pleasure for most, but this sheep seems more intent on chewing through the chain on his pen and making a break for it. Maybe he's trying to get over to the Murray County Dairy Association booth for a pineapple shake?
SLAYTON — The quiet baa of a sheep, the giggling of children, the constant low hum of friends and neighbors chatting – these are all sounds that people associate with a fair. In Murray County, there’s another sound that veteran fairgoers are used to hearing.
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