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LeBlanc Fillet Knife, Circa 2010

Knifemaking is an art form requiring meticulous craftsmanship and a critical eye. Morrison County native and retired Brigadier General, Gary LeBlanc (1944-2016), obviously had those skills. This beautiful fillet knife was made by LeBlanc after he took up the craft as a hobby following his retirement after thirty-seven years of…

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Weyerhaeuser Museum Closed Thanksgiving Day

The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum, home of the Morrison County Historical Society, will be closed Thanksgiving Day so that staff can enjoy the holiday with their families and friends. The museum will reopen for regular hours Friday, November 25, 2016. It will also be open Saturday, November 26. Regular…

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Weyerhaeuser Museum Closed November 18, 2016 Due to Blizzard

Surprise! Central Minnesota is seeing the first snow of the season in the form of a blizzard. We had rain last night. Now we have a strong north wind blowing loads of large, wet snowflakes all over. Snow is accumulating fast and it’s slippery underneath because of the rain that…

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New Research Fee Starting December 1, 2016

The Morrison County Historical Society board of directors recently reviewed the research fees we charge those requesting staff research. Our current minimum research fee of $5 for the first 1/2 hour of research (which includes up to 10 photocopies) has been in place for 2 decades and does not accurately…

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