Monthly Archives: February 2013

Downhill slide

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Contributed by Susan Webb The end of winter is near. We’re counting the days until spring (as of Feb. 27, there are 20). By now, most of us just want winter to be over with, kind of like that nasty … Continue reading

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Golden Rule

Visitors to Mineral Point are usually struck by how nice the people are here.   The Chicago Tribune said it’s “a friendliness that borders on the pathological.”  The Mineral Point School District website has this video in which teachers describe the students as … Continue reading

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Get Cozy Tonight

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If you go to the MP Dining Company (formerly Cafe 4) and look over the bar, you’ll see a large painting depicting Mineral Point life, in a Richard Scarry, kind of way – which is funny because I often feel that … Continue reading

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Not more snow pictures!

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I know what you’re thinking. “Oh no! Not more snow pictures!” But look again. These are historic snow pictures. Thanks to the Internet and Facebook, it seems like there are more snow pictures than actual snow.  But as these old … Continue reading

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A Blunder of Olympic Proportions

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When we first moved to Mineral Point, Wisconsin there were a couple of times when we would go up to High Street and wonder “Where did everybody go?”  Eventually we came to learn that when there’s a wrestling meet in town, the place … Continue reading

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