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Finding Minnesota: Recreating History Through Horsepower At Heritage Hill

MONTEVIDEO, Minn. (WCCO) — During Minnesota summers, threshing shows across the state bring farm history to life.

In this week’s Finding Minnesota, John Lauritsen takes us to Heritage Hill near Montevideo, where the old farming ways are new once again. 470 more words


Finding Minnesota: The Joys Of Gliding Over Faribault

FARIBAULT, Minn. (WCCO) — Thrill-seekers often look to the skies for a little adventure, be it skydiving or hang-gliding.

One aviation experience that doesn’t get a lot of attention involves a motorless airplane: gliding. 359 more words


Popular Chassis-Swapping Business Helping To Revitalize Small Town

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — In the middle of prairie country, there is a town affectionately known as the “Goose Capitol.”

A nice, little nickname for a place where things were not always so nice, according to Watson resident Todd Vogel. 515 more words


Finding Minnesota: The Leader Area Pig Races

LEADER, Minn. (WCCO) — Leader, Minnesota isn’t an area known as a quiet cabin destination.

This north central town has a reputation for its night life. 410 more words


Finding Minnesota: Camphill Village In Todd County

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Nearly every day, weather permitting, Ben Cotter grabs his ukulele and puts on a show. A Camphill concert if you will.

“It’s an early Christmas gift from my dad. 428 more words


Finding Minnesota: Vergas Hardware

VERGAS, Minn. (WCCO) — Far from the convenience of big box stores, Vergas Hardware is one town’s go-to in home repair.

“They have everything you might need,” said Jim Thom, a longtime Vergas Hardware customer. 366 more words


Finding Minnesota: Eagle Bluff In Lanesboro

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minnesotans are always looking for different ways to challenge themselves; whether it’s taking on a new hobby, or pushing yourself in something you already do well. 398 more words