Monthly Archives: January 2013

Around the Corner

In case you missed it, here’s a link to the full episode of “Around the Corner with John McGivern” featuring Mineral Point. He’s a funny guy and really captured some of nice people and unique features of MP.

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3 Days, 3 States, 3 Places to Ski/Board

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Mineral Point, Wisconsin is well located for a tri-state skiing/boarding experience. At nearby Tyrol Basin – less than 30 minutes away – you’ll find plenty of groomed runs and guaranteed snow (thanks to their high-powered snow machines). And new this … Continue reading

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Going up?

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Recently the host of NPR’s Science Friday interviewed artist Julian Hoeber. Apparently Julian was so taken by those roadside attractions described as gravitational mystery spots – places where the laws of physics and gravity do not apply – that he … Continue reading

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“In The Vernacular”

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“The Best Main Street in America” is how Professor of Vernacular Architecture Thomas Carter described Mineral Point’s High Street. Last summer, vernacular architects from all over the country descended on Mineral Point to look at our well-preserved buildings. So you … Continue reading

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Capturing Icons

The architecture, the art, the history and the bucolic setting draw people to Mineral Point. But it’s the people of Mineral Point who make the biggest impression. It’s not just the friendly shopkeepers and artists, but the everyday icons — … Continue reading

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