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Minnesota Tundra Swan Migration

Early in November the Tundra Swans will arrive in Brownsville,  MN on their annual migration. Brownsville is located 10 miles south of LaCrescent, MN on MN state Hwy 26.  The US Fish and Wildlife Services has created an overlook just south … Continue reading

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November 1 Classes at Root River Skills School

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Southeast MN Trout Fly Fishing

  The southeastern counties of Minnesota have over a hundred different trout streams, most of which receive very light fishing pressure after the big opener in mid-April. Some of the best-known streams near Lanesboro are Trout Run Creek and the … Continue reading

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Lanesboro MN Summer Live Theatre Offerings

In Lanesboro we are blessed with wonderful live theater.  The Commonweal offers two shows running in repertory from Memorial Day through October.  The offerings this summer are two great plays:  Arsenic and Old Lace  and Around the World in 80 Days. Performances … Continue reading

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Bed and Breakfast near Rochester Minnesota

Are you visiting Rochester, Minnesota and looking for a short day trip? The Bed and Breakfast capital of Minnesota is only 35 miles away.  Lanesboro, a town of 754, has ten B&Bs  waiting to welcome visitors. Just 3 blocks from downtown … Continue reading

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Enjoy Girls Day Out This Saturday May 3

Grab your girlfriends and celebrate spring’s arrival at Lanesboro’s Girls Day Out on Saturday May 3.  Join us for shopping, side-walk sales, street music, a walking fashion show, classes, book signings, food, drink, entertainment …. and more. Promotions and sales … Continue reading

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Cross County Ski – Sleigh Rides in Laneboro’s Winter Wonderland

A White Christmas has come and gone; now we are on to the new year.  We have lots of options for fun in the winter wonderland surrounding Lanesboro.  Travelandleisure.com recently named Lanesboro one of America’s prettiest winter towns.  Cross country … Continue reading

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Come Play in Lanesboro – Commonweal Theatre Performances

After nearly 10 inches of rain in May and continued dreary skies into June, I think summer has finally arrived in Lanesboro.  We’re celebrating three consecutive days of sunshine!  With summer comes a new theatre season and a few new … Continue reading

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Enjoy the Holiday Season in Lanesboro

Downtown Lanesboro is decorated for Christmas.  We might get some snow soon to get us in the holiday spirit.  Snow or no snow, there are fun reasons to visit Lanesboro in December. The Commonweal Theatre presents – “The Christmas Carol” … Continue reading

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Deer Hunting Widows – Girl’s Weekend in Lanesboro Nov. 2-4

Girls just wanna have fun!  While the hunters are away, the girls will play.   Deer hunting opens November 3rd … do we need a better reason to celebrate?  We think not. GETFRESH Girl’s Weekend is a place where kindred female … Continue reading

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