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An Interview With Local Celebrity Fred Vaughn

Last week Mineral Point, Wisconsin was swept up in Jeopardy! mania as local hero Fred Vaughn became a 4-day Jeopardy! Champion winning $65,700. Fred seemed remarkably calm as he displayed his impressive knowledge on a vast array of topics to … Continue reading

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A Most Magical Holiday Weekend

Saturday, December 5 This is a weekend we look forward to all year.¬†We make this Galley Night something special by lining the streets of downtown Mineral Point with hundreds of lighted luminaries. The garlands are hung, the wreathes are lighted, … Continue reading

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Remarkable Transformation of the Lind Pavilion

On October 3rd, at the Art Lottery Fundraiser, Shake Rag Alley officially opens the Lind Pavilion, named in memory of John Lind, a member of Shake Rag Alley’s board of directors who died in 2014. Shake Rag’s transformation of the … Continue reading

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Pedro Guerrero’s Connection To Mineral Point

For years, famous photographer Pedro Guerrero spent a significant amount of time here in Mineral Point. He was a gentle, unassuming presence. Most people who encountered him had no idea he was world-renowned, most notably for his iconic images of … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Public Television Comes to Mineral Point

A few months ago, Wisconsin Public Television visited Mineral Point to film a piece for Wisconsin Life about the school’s oak savannas and their primary caretaker, Mr. Don Hawkins. They call the piece “Hawkins Prairie.” Here’s a link. Mineral Point … Continue reading

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