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Go Nuts on Local Treasures Night – Tonight!

Tonight is the 3rd Annual Mineral Point Local Treasures Night.  Many businesses, including those listed below, will stay open until 8 PM or later to showcase uniquely local items. Artful Apparel & More, 232 High Street: Artful Apparel is featuring … Continue reading

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Cornishcopia

In 1993, 100 townspeople gathered to celebrate Edgar Hellum‘s investiture as a Cornish Bard. They staged an afternoon ceremony followed by a pasty dinner. This modest affair turned out to be the beginning of Mineral Point’s annual Cornish Fest. Now celebrating … Continue reading

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High Street Beasts

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Two mainstays on High Street ~ MEET LENNY In 1997 as the Leonid Meteor shower lit up the sky, a skin and bones kitty wandered into High Street’s Sirius Sunlight Glass Studio.  Store owners Chuck Pound and Jill Engels adopted the cat and named him … Continue reading

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The Story Behind the Photos

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During the pre-Christmas snowstorm we were fortunate to have professional photographer, Charles Blackburn, visiting from Seattle. He captured what he saw and then posted several of his photos on Facebook where they quickly went viral. High Street Beat (HSB) contacted … Continue reading

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The Night Before The Night Before

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‘Tis the night before the night before Christmas All the streets have been plowed Store owners are dreaming Of tomorrow’s frenzied crowd Decorations are hung In the windows with care In hopes that last minute shoppers Soon will be there … Continue reading

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