Monthly Archives: April 2014

Street Sign Spruce-Up

Finding your way around Mineral Point is a little easier lately, thanks to helpful hands and some heavy-duty black ink. Geri U’Ren, K-12 religious education leader at St. Mary’s and St. Paul’s Catholic Church, is always on the lookout for … Continue reading

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Spatulas Up!

When Master of Ceremonies Kyle Cherek (Wisconsin Foodie) announced “Spatulas Up,” competitors in yesterday’s Third Annual Wisconsin Grilled Cheese Competition had 15 minutes to make their sandwiches. Three of the 120 competitors were Mineral Pointers Lauren Powers, Lisa Hay (me) … Continue reading

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Thank God It’s Curd Day!

A typical Friday for the world class, award-winning, artisan cheese maker Tony Hook begins at 3.30 in the morning. Most days are an early start for him, but Fridays are earliest of all. He and his wife Julie Hook, an … Continue reading

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Checking out the sky

When I borrow the Mineral Point Public Library’s telescope it is a 60-degree day with nighttime lows in the cool, but manageable, 40s. When I actually use the telescope there is snow on the ground and it is 27 degrees. But … Continue reading

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Happy National Grilled Cheese Day!

Not only is April National Grilled Cheese Month, but today is National Grilled Cheese Day!  One way to celebrate is to sign up to compete in the Third Annual Wisconsin Grilled Cheese Competition, scheduled to take place Sunday April 27, … Continue reading

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