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Tour de Hay

For many years, Clarence and Bonnie Pittz have been painting a hay bale at their farm.  It’s a friendly pumpkin on the highway as you head toward Platteville.  This year, they added a sign “HAYLLO.” Clarence and Bonnie have some … Continue reading

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What the Hay?

That’s what people are asking as they drive by Tony’s Tap and see this hay bale painted to look like a pig. Tony and Lori Pittz’s pig is just the beginning. Expect to see more creative bales popping up around … Continue reading

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Where Norman Rockwell Meets Monty Python

One of the great things about Mineral Point is that one moment you’re in a Norman Rockwell painting, and the next you’re in a Monty Python movie.   For example, on Sunday afternoon, this took place on the Cheese Trail near … Continue reading

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With a Winter Weather Advisory in effect this New Year’s Eve, there’s even more reason to stay off the roads. One foolproof way to avoid drinking and driving is called . . . walking. It will give you a chance … Continue reading

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Mineral Point loves its books — and everything related to books. * Let’s start with the Mineral Point Public Library.  In the past year, this formerly cramped one-room operation, was transformed into a three story state-of-the art book bonanza – thanks … Continue reading

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