Tag Archives: Mineral Point

“The Most Cornish Town In The USA” Is Definitely Mineral Point, Wisconsin

Residents of Mineral Point might be surprised to Google “most Cornish town in America” and be told that it’s Grass Valley, California. Don’t believe everything you read on the internet (unless it’s on High Street Beat). The most Cornish town … Continue reading

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A Celebration of Historic Preservation

The National Historic Preservation Act turns 50 years old this year. The impact of that Act on our lives in Mineral Point is undeniable. We were the first City in Wisconsin to be listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1971 … Continue reading

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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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The Answer Is: Mineral Point, Wisconsin

The Question Is: Where is the reigning Jeopardy Champion from? If you were watching on Friday, then you would have seen Mineral Point resident Fred Vaughn win $16,000 and become the latest Jeopardy! Champion. The image below is from the … Continue reading

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Playing With Fire

Glass bead maker, Julie Lukosaitshas returns with her mobile torch studio to teach a class at Shake Rag Alley November 7th, 2015. Last spring I went up to the Shake Rag Quonset Hut – now the Lind Pavilion — to … Continue reading

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