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Faribault Woolen Mills Has Big Day
The one day warehouse sale at Faribault Woolen Mills was exciting. The owners said there were long lines before the doors even opened and when I got there to set up there was a steady stream of people going in and a steady stream of people coming out. You would have thought there was some amazing bl…
Faribault Woolen Mills Big Event Saturday
The Faribault Woolen Mills has a legendary sale going on Saturday Oct 14. Every year it's a big event to move things out of the warehouse. And this year some vintage never before sold items are available.
One Town Tough On Homecoming Shenanigans
It's been a tradition for as long as I can remember. During homecoming week some houses would be subject to getting the toilet paper treatment. Most of the time it was cheerleaders and others willing to go in with the cheerleaders getting the homes of the football players.
Take A Trip To Owatonna And 1840
The "20" Rifle & Pistol Club and Straight River Archery Club is hosting the annual Rendezvous at the site near Owatonna this weekend. The group that puts it on are volunteers who educate families and the community on the pre-1840 fur trade era.
Falcons Get First Season Win Over Wingers
It was a chilly rain soaked night in Red Wing on Friday. it was still raining a bit during warm ups and there were puddles on the sidelines. But it's high school football in Minnesota. And as long as there was not any lightning, the game goes on.
Hayfield Forced To Forfeit Game With Blooming Prairie
When Mark Dorencamp and I covered the Hayfield game with Bethlehem Academy last Friday night, we knew there was a possibility that the Vikings would have some problems with the rest of their season. They only had 22 come out for the team this year and they only had 17 people to put on the field last…

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