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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. Advertisements

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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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More Silent Auction Items

Here’s a current list of the items / baskets on the silent auction. Bidding has begun – be sure to stop in this week to check it out. Bidding ends at 3 pm on Saturday. Basket # Donor Title Description … Continue reading

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Video of Archaeology Presentation

For those of you who missed the Archaeology presentation at the museum, here’s a recording. CLICK HERE to watch the video. Kent Bakken provided a great history of archaeology in Pope County as well as information on the Archaeological Survey … Continue reading

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