Monthly Archives: May 2013

High Fibre

This weekend is the Driftless Area Fibre Arts Faire at Shake Rag Alley. This fun-for-the-whole-family event is sponsored by Arlene Byrne’s local fibre art gallery de la Pear and brings together artisans from throughout the Midwest including: – Sandy’s Palette – … Continue reading

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Everybody into the Pool!

This year, 2015, marks the 78th anniversary of the pool at Soldiers Memorial Park. As the third generation of Pointers prepares to dive into the pool – which opens Friday at 1 p.m. – High Street Beat takes a look … Continue reading

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Medium Flair

This Saturday is Gallery Night in Mineral Point (most shops are open until 9 p.m.). But before you wander through the galleries featuring works made from clay, paint, metal, glass, wood and fiber, check out the event that kicks it off – … Continue reading

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“Could You, Would You, With A Goat?”

Move over cows! For the first time in its 29 year history, the Iowa County Dairy Breakfast will be held on a goat farm. Dennis and Elaine Schaaf will host the event on their Grade A goat farm just outside Mineral … Continue reading

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A Solemn Day

Before we moved to Mineral Point, we understood what Memorial Day signified. We saw the images on TV. We thought of relatives who had served. But we didn’t feel it in our hearts in the way we knew we should. … Continue reading

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