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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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Statistics for Museum Geeks

The recent storage system installation at the Pope County Museum created some interesting statistics. In planning the system, we had to carefully examine the whole museum collection and how it would best fit into the new shelves. Over the years … 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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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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THANK YOU

Thank you to everyone who made our Open House and Silent Auction a success! We had a HUGE turnout on Saturday and all week long. This was our most successful auction yet – raising $8,000! We appreciate everyone who donated, … Continue reading

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