Tag: Minnesota

The hills are alive…

No, this is not a post about horror movies, silly. It’s a post about music, namely the Midwest Music Fest, although I realize my Sound of Music reference title might be dating me a bit. Yeah, I am outside the

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People are talking…

So I was up in the Twin Cities last weekend with a cadre of newspaper people, and I was reminded all over again how special this place we live in is. Inevitably when I go to gatherings around the state

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A Picasso dream come true~

It’s no secret that I’m a fan of the Minnesota Marine Art Museum… it’s a stunning building filled with jaw-droppingly impressive art and friendly folks who will show you around and hey, it’s freezing outside, so what better way to

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Mississippi River Love

Steamy. That’s a pretty good word for this summer. It’s been the kind of hot where a mist hangs over the river in the morning and clings to the bluffs because the air is so fat with moisture there is

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What is so great about Winona?

Well let me tell you. People drove all the way from the Twin Cities last week just to see what was going on at Winona’s levee thanks to a home run by Visit Winona. That home run was attracting replicas

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The legacy of Winona

I love it when people have good ideas. I extra love it when those good ideas become something real and wonderful. We in Winona love our river, our bluffs and our arts – they are like the heartbeat of this

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Okay, donut lovers

You asked – I listened. It’s time to talk about donuts. Not just any donuts, mind you, but the kind that melt in your mouth with their sweet goodness, the kind that will make a line out the door Saturday

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Cruise in for Cruise Night

Attention muscle heads, old car buffs and anyone who likes to eat ice cream while they look at shiny pretty stuff: If you have not been to Cruise Night at the Lakeview Drive Inn you are missing out. Seriously. I

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A whole lot of Shakespeare going on~

Oh.My.Gosh. Shakespeare fever.  Winona has it, and there is no cure except for a seat in the Performing Arts Center sometime in the next seven weeks or so. The cast from the Great River Shakespeare Festival has been out and

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My favorite secret

I’ve been holding out on you. After all these months I haven’t told you about my number one favorite place in Winona – what I think is its best kept secret. But you weren’t ready. Or, well, it wasn’t ready.

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