Travels 2016: Exploring Minnesota

Minnesota may be best known as the “Land of 10,000 Lakes,” but it could easily be called the “Land of 10,000 attractions.” It seems like we took in so many sights during our trips to the north land this year. From learning about my family’s involvement with Minnesota history to visiting the river community of […]

Austin, Minnesota: SPAM Museum is all about the pork product

Growing up in Nebraska, it wasn’t uncommon to eat SPAM for lunch or dinner. When we moved to Fremont, which has a Hormel’s plant, it also wasn’t uncommon to smell the company’s product being made. It seemed every summer, a slow “aroma” from the Hormel plant whiffed its way across the city of about 22,000. […]

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