VIEWS FROM THE EDGE OF TOWN My Swedish Aunt Astrid
I'm surewe all have a favorite relativethat left an indelible mark on our lives. I too have a special person...an Aunt. No, whe wasn't a movie star or other such celebrity. In fact in a family of soli... Posted on 11/20/12 at 3:12 PM
A MINNESOTAN IN CHINA Home Sweet Home: China in Minnesota
All of you who've read my posts are awesome. Thank you for following along. While I'm sad to see this journey end, I'm excited with anticipation because this was just my first try. I'll be writing man... Posted on 10/27/12 at 11:31 AM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Free History Center day for Dakota Indian celebration
The Minnesota History Center, near the state Capitol, will host a free-admission day Sept. 29 to honor Dakota Indians.
The event will feature Dakota artwork, flute music, a drum and dance expo, a coo... Posted on 9/10/12 at 11:11 AM
STAFF BLOG FLASH FROM THE PAST Carlson's Lime Kiln
1889: The Twin City Lime & Cement Co. built four kilns back of Barn Bluff, and G.A. Carlson built six new kilns below Seventh Street in Red Wing, opposite the entrance to Memorial Park. The lime... Posted on 5/9/12 at 1:32 PM
RED WING POTTERY COLLECTOR 2011 - the 35th Annual Convention
It's exciting to think that this year will be the 35th time that Red Wing stoneware, dinnerware, and art pottery collectors will gather in Red Wing, MN. The 35th Annual Red Wing Collectors Society Con... Posted on 1/6/11 at 6:27 PM
The LeDuc Historic Estate is a 15-room, national register Gothic Revival mansion DCHS operates on behalf of the City of Hastings. Built between 1862 and 1866, the Estate is a historic house museum offering guided tours focused on one of Minnesota's most important yet little known early families.
25 years ago, 1983
Goodhue County continues to be one of the state’s leading hay-producing areas. Corn production was down, but soybean and oats production were up in the county during the previous year.
By The Goodhue County Historical Society
, August 08, 2008
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