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The Man Behind the (Opera House) Curtain

It’s been a while since Parrish Johnston walked from the old high school with his classmates to see “All Quiet on the Western Front” on the Mineral Point Opera House’s big screen. Now when Parrish goes to the newly-restored, 99-year-old theater, … Continue reading

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Rain or Shine – There Will Be Music This Weekend

Start off the weekend by packing a picnic and heading to Orchard Lawn for the Mineral Point Historical Society’s Jammin’ on the Porch.  Playing tonight, Friday July 11, 2014, are the Basin Street Boys, a dixieland band with a modern twist. … 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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Happenings This Weekend

A few reasons to make Mineral Point your weekend destination: Jammin’ on the Porch (Jazz Quartet featuring MP’s Luke Tredinnick) at Orchard Lawn (tonight at 6pm) Free Library Movie at the Opera House (tonight at 7pm) Woodlanders continues at Shake … Continue reading

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Fabulous Fourth

“What is your favorite thing about the Fourth of July in Mineral Point?” I ask my kids. “The fireworks!” they say in unison. But then I remind them of the parade and they say, “Oh yeah, the parade!” “And how … Continue reading

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