Monthly Archives: August 2009

St. Paul’s Church

Emmanuel Episcopal Church of Alexandria held their annual service at St. Paul’s Church on museum grounds last Sunday. A picnic lunch followed at Barsness Park. It was a beautiful day for it! We completed the St. Paul’s paint project last … Continue reading

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Potato Peeling Contest at the Fair!

The third annual potato peeling contest at the Pope County Fair is now history. Marge Lang was crowned the champion for the second year in a row. Our own Merlin Peterson was again a participant, but was unfortunately disqualified. His … Continue reading

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Pope County Fair

The 123rd Pope County Fair is underway! PCHS has booth space in the “Industrial Building.” We brought in a few of Martin Boyers patented inventions and a slide show of 4H field day activities and livestock shows at the fair … Continue reading

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