Monthly Archives: August 2012

The end of summer in Mineral Point – The Iowa County Fair

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Labor Day is not the only reminder that summer is coming to an end here in Mineral Point.  The Iowa County Fair serves as a delicious & fun cue that fall is just around the corner. For the youth of Iowa County, five … Continue reading

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Kusaka: Under the Sun

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Great news there is now a Japanese restaurant in Mineral Point.  Hiroko and Chris Messer have recently opened Kusaka, meaning “under the sun”, named after Hiroko’s grandmother.  The couple made a big move from Sendai, Japan (where an earthquake triggered tsunami … Continue reading

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Shake Rag Alley’s Family Festival

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After moving to Mineral Point five years ago, my husband Bill and I felt pretty good about making it our new home. A walkable town with good schools, beautiful surroundings, arts and parks? Sounds pretty great to us. But discovering … Continue reading

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Mineral Point’s Whacked-Out Water Tower

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From a few miles away, you know it’s Mineral Point when you spot the water tower. “A martini glass,” some say. Others will give you less fanciful descriptions of the white cone-shaped tank that sits high atop a narrow steel … Continue reading

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Gallery Night

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Gallery Night

What a beautiful night for checking out the art scene and enjoying a lovely summer sunset here in Mineral Point.

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