Monthly Archives: June 2013

Mineral Point Area Drives Ranked With Best in USA

It’s no secret that sports, rally and touring car drivers love the Mineral Point area and the Driftless Region. On any day you’ll see Corvettes, Austin Healys or Jaguars parked on High Street or tooling past Pendarvis on Shakerag. They look … Continue reading

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The Calendar-Keeper

The best way to find out what’s happening in Mineral Point is to tap into Sandee Beaman’s extensive calendar. That’s the first place we go at High Street Beat when we want to know what’s coming up. A good way … Continue reading

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Strawberry Fields

The strawberries are here! The strawberries are here! (Apologies to Steve Martin.) Yes, the strawberries are here, but they won’t last forever. The season is already half over, according to Kathy Bures of Bures Berry Patch, where you can pick your … Continue reading

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Mosaic Madness is Real

One of the annual events at Shake Rag Alley is the weekend known as “Mosaic Madness.” I used to wonder why they called it this, but then I took the 3-day class and promptly lost my mind. It’s an all-consuming … Continue reading

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Meet John Martin At Pendarvis

Tonight at Pendarvis, you’ll have a chance to visit with John and Christiana Martin, as they greet you in the couple’s log cabin built in 1841. The event is part of “Midsummer Spirits,” a Celtic celebration of one of the … Continue reading

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