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Escape the ordinary

December 5, 2017

Imagine you’re wandering an old, deserted hospital. For years, rumors have floated around that it’s haunted. Recently, a renowned spiritualist went missing there after showing up to run paranormal investigations. Now, it’s up to you and your friends to find her. But you’re locked in, too, and as you sneak through the dark, echoing halls,…Read More

Unique Holiday Shopping in Southern Minnesota

December 1, 2017

As the holidays approach, sticky notes tend to accumulate — scribbles and scrawls capturing ideas and inspiration for holiday gifts. And with each year it can be an increasing challenge to find something new and meaningful to present to friends and family. Luckily, your muse may very well be just around the corner. Southern Minnesota…Read More

Holiday Events Round-Up: Something for everyone

November 30, 2017

What’s a better way to get in the holiday spirit than enjoying one of the many holiday events that the surrounding area has to offer? Whether you’re looking for a walk among hundreds of thousands of lights or a street dance, Southern Minnesota has an event tailored for just about everyone. Canadian Pacific Holiday Train…Read More

Plays for the Holidays: A round-up of the shows to see in Southern Minnesota

November 27, 2017

The holidays can be stressful. Between planning gifts, parties, dinners and meetings with family, there is little time to truly sit down and enjoy the atmosphere. That’s why several communities are bringing holiday cheer to their residents through arts, music and theatre performances. These Southern Minnesota groups are hosting variety of performances – hopefully something…Read More

BEST OF AWARDS – BARS: Best Microbrewery Imminent Brewing

November 11, 2017

The owners of Imminent Brewing have felt the demand and interest for breweries in Northfield ratcheting up for years. And now, two months after the city’s first brewery opened its doors, Derek and Laura Meyers (both 33) and Randy and Tonja Clay (both 45) will open theirs. “There is a sense of relief, of excitement,”…Read More

BEST OF AWARDS – RETAIL SERVICES: Best Secondhand Store SIFT Thrift Store

October 23, 2017

Located on Hwy. 56/60 in Kenyon across from the grocery retailer, the SIFT Thrift Store is a frequent stopping place for locals as well as a growing number of out-of-town visitors. The appeal is more than any one thing, but the combination of a constantly changing inventory and honest, friendly service certainly keep people coming back for…Read More

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