Jan Warner Retires from MCHS After 50+ Years of Service

  A book could be written about Jan Warner, who has provided over 50 years of service to the Morrison County Historical Society. Make that three books; one for her work with the Morrison County Historical Society, one for her community service outside MCHS, and one to capture her prodigious…

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Holiday Hours for the Weyerhaeuser Museum

The winter solstice is behind us; it’s the first day of winter; and we’re staring down the Christmas and New Year’s holidays. Time to share the Weyerhaeuser Museum’s holiday hours. The museum will be open through Christmas Eve, December 24 (10 a.m. –  5 p.m.). It will be closed Christmas…

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A Statement about Historic Preservation

Historic preservation issues are continually bubbling to the surface in communities across Minnesota. Morrison County faces its own preservation issues on a regular basis. The latest, most visible example is Hurrle Hall, which was built in 1891 in Little Falls, MN, by the Franciscan Sisters and served as the incubator…

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Reading a Building for Its History

My husband Erik and I were treated to an impromptu tour of Kyle Hoggarth’s new Edward Jones office in Little Falls, MN, yesterday. This is a building that first served as a gas station, Leo Bastien’s Super Station. Most residents know it as the former Ambiance gift shop on First…

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