Tag Archives: The Hays

Brain Games Winner Leads Photographical Mystery Tour

If you enjoy old houses, histories and mysteries, then you’re in for a treat! Sunday afternoon April 21st is a very special Mineral Point Historical Society Lyceum at the Opera House.  (This is the event that was cancelled back in January due to weather.) … Continue reading

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Music Town

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It will be a weekend filled with music here in Mineral Point, Wisconsin. Not only is the High School putting on “Seussical the Musical” (see previous post “Would You, Could You“) but on Friday night (3/8/13), you’ll find Point Five … Continue reading

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Snow Fort

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During winter, you will find a complex village of snow forts at the Elementary School. The children look like industrious, colorful ants on the white hills. This poem is dedicated to anyone who was ever obsessed with a snow fort.   Snow … Continue reading

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Golden Rule

Visitors to Mineral Point are usually struck by how nice the people are here.   The Chicago Tribune said it’s “a friendliness that borders on the pathological.”  The Mineral Point School District website has this video in which teachers describe the students as … Continue reading

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Get Cozy Tonight

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If you go to the MP Dining Company (formerly Cafe 4) and look over the bar, you’ll see a large painting depicting Mineral Point life, in a Richard Scarry, kind of way – which is funny because I often feel that … Continue reading

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