Author Archives: Ann

Ag building update

The siding is on. The interior is insulated and the walls are finished. Complete with high shelf and slat wall for displays. Today the big doors were installed. The idea is that we can look out of the “barn” across … Continue reading

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Construction Update

I went to a museum conference for a few days, and this is what the building looked like when I returned to work on Friday morning! By the end of the day Friday, the steel was up on 2 sides! … Continue reading

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New Construction

Once the snow was removed from the slab…construction got underway. Yesterday the first load of lumber arrived and they installed the sill plate. Today, we have walls.

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Out with the old, in with the new

The “log building” is no more.  We have had several people ask why we had to tear it down, so I thought I’d give a little history. In the fall of 1983, the 40′ x 80′ Norway Pine log building … Continue reading

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Winter Olympics

Every 4 years, our local elementary holds their own Winter Olympics. The students are assigned different nations and compete in modified events over a few weeks. Today was the opening ceremony. Two students were chosen from each “nation” to carry … Continue reading

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“Found in Collection”

“Found in Collection” (FIC) is a common museum term. It is exactly what it sounds like – an item found in the collection with no proper documentation. Museums large and small deal with FIC objects. As of today, the Pope … Continue reading

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Log Building Emptying

Our dream of building a new Agricultural Building is getting closer. The current structure is unstable and has not been open to the public for many years. It needs to be replaced. Our current board is taking steps to make … Continue reading

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