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Finding Minnesota: Silver Lake's Toilet Bowl Races

SILVER LAKE, Minn. (WCCO) — Summer is a time when Minnesotans celebrate their towns’ fairs and festivals.

The Silver Lake community will host its annual Pola-Czesky days the first weekend in August. 606 more words


Finding Minnesota: Swensson Farm

MONTEVIDEO, Minn. (WCCO) — At some point we’ve all wondered what it would be like to go back in time, but you don’t need to go any further than the Swensson Farm in Chippewa County to get that experience. 533 more words


Finding Minnesota: Caves Of Faribault

FARIBAULT, Minn. (WCCO) — Our neighbors in Wisconsin may have a reputation for cheese, but Minnesota has its own bragging rights.

Blue cheese was first produced in the United States in Faribault, and cheese production is still underway. 450 more words


Finding Minnesota: Fremont Store Of Winona County

WINONA COUNTY, Minn. (WCCO) — A person encounters many crossroads over the course of a lifetime.

And if you happen upon the intersection of County Road 6 and Fremont Store Road in Winona County, you may want to just stick around for a while. 411 more words


Finding Minnesota: Orfield Laboratories

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Think of all the sound you take in on a daily basis. Noise is an inescapable constant that often overshadows any silence. That’s not the case at Orfield Laboratories in south Minneapolis, where one room is designed specifically for peace and quiet. 458 more words


Finding Minnesota: Mystery Cave

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Southeastern Minnesota is a landscape filled with scenic views.

At Forestville/Mystery Cave State Park, visitors can see bluffs, forests and streams. But one of the park’s biggest attractions is below the earth’s surface. 540 more words


Finding Minnesota: Ed's Museum In Wykoff

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Most people would list their valuables as jewelry, heirlooms and even electronics. Rarely would that list include outdated magazines, expired food or even dead insects. 585 more words