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Woody Guthrie Music and Tales at Lanesboro MN Theatre

Join us this summer to experience the life, ballads and stories of Woody Guthrie shared at Minnesota’s best small town theatre – the Commonweal in Lanesboro. This Land is Your Land, Bound for Glory, Hard Travelin’… songs about the open road, fighting for one’s rights, and the awesome majesty […]

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A Biker’s Guide to the Root River Bike Trail

The Root River & Harmony-Preston Valley State bicycle trail system, located in the Southeast “toe” of MN, offers 60 miles of outstanding views of soaring limestone bluffs and Fillmore county’s rural landscape. Wildlife is abundant and sightings of wild turkey, deer, hawks, and turkey vultures are common. […]

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Chocolate Swirl Coffee Cake Recipe – A Breakfast Treat in a Bundt Pan

Today Carol made one of my favorite coffee cakes for our guest’s breakfast – Chocolate Swirl Coffee Cake.  We cut it with varying sized slices so that guests can enjoy as little or as much as they want.  Sometimes that may mean a second piece.  The recipe […]

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Ham and Broccoli Quiche – A Great Way to Start Your Day

Ham and Broccoli Quiche - A Great Way to Start Your Day

Carol likes to get creative when making this recipe.   Beyond the base ingredients she likes to vary the cheeses,  and add other veggies.  My favorite would be onion.  In this case she skipped the pastry shell and baked the quiche in an oven safe frying pan. […]

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Writers Workshop
in Lanesboro MN April 10 -12, 2015

Writers Workshop </br>in Lanesboro MN April 10 -12, 2015

Writing in the Spirit – A Writer’s Retreat in Lanesboro Facilitated by  Award Winning Author Candace Simar  Let’s take a break.  Gather with other writers to refresh your spirit and rejuvenate the writing process.  You will find rest, renewal and inspiration during this weekend retreat.  Bring a […]

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Frozen River Film Fest Preview in Lanesboro Feb. 13th 7:30 PM

Frozen River Film Fest Preview in Lanesboro Feb. 13th 7:30 PM

Join us at the Hillcrest Hide-Away Bed and Breakfast for Valentines Weekend. Lanesboro Arts presents ‘THE ADRENALINE SET” on Friday Feb. 13th at 7:30 PM. THE ADRENALINE SET’ is a 99-minute set of 9 films shown on the big screen, with  action-packed adventure in films featuring everything […]

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Minnesota Tundra Swan Migration

Minnesota Tundra Swan Migration

Early in November the Tundra Swans will arrive in Brownsville,  MN on their annual migration. Brownsville is located 10 miles south of LaCrescent, MN on MN state Hwy 26.  The US Fish and Wildlife Services has created an overlook just south of Brownsville on the Mississippi River where […]

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November 1 Classes at Root River Skills School

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Southeast MN Trout Fly Fishing

  The southeastern counties of Minnesota have over a hundred different trout streams, most of which receive very light fishing pressure after the big opener in mid-April. Some of the best-known streams near Lanesboro are Trout Run Creek and the creeks that feed the Root River.   […]

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Lanesboro MN Summer Live Theatre Offerings

In Lanesboro we are blessed with wonderful live theater.  The Commonweal offers two shows running in repertory from Memorial Day through October.  The offerings this summer are two great plays:  Arsenic and Old Lace  and Around the World in 80 Days. Performances  are scheduled Thursday through Sunday.  Starting September […]

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