Hjemkomst Center

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Wander Minnesota: Fall Getaways

The DNR is reporting that fall colors have begun to pop, mostly up north as of this writing. The gorgeous fall foliage season is all too short. Now is the time to plan a little getaway to enjoy them before winter sets in. Here are a few suggestions for lodgings that are open past the summer tourist season.


(credit: Amy Rea)

Wander Minnesota: Oktoberfest

It’s late September—time for Oktoberfest. Minnesota might have a reputation for a Scandinavian heritage, but Germans had a hand in settling our state too. Things are already underway for Wabasha’s SeptOberfest, which began earlier this month and runs through Oct. 27.


(credit: CBS)

Bomb Squad Detonates Old Grenade

A regional bomb squad was summoned to Moorhead to detonate an old grenade found by a citizen.


The Hjemkomst Center in Moorhead, Minn. (credit: Amy Rea)

Wander Minnesota: The Hjemkomst Center

Besides taking in mashed potato wrestling while in the west central part of the state recently, I also visited a much less tongue-in-cheek point in Minnesota history: the Hjemkomst Center.



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