Orvall Amdahl clearly remembers the day his life would be forever changed. “November 19, 1942 I left San Francisco,” recalls the 94-year old from Lanesboro.
Last-minute Labor Day plans can be stressful, but it’s not impossible to plan a fun weekend away on short notice.
Thunderstorms packing heavy rain, hail and high winds have pounded parts of southwestern Wisconsin and southeastern Minnesota. The National Weather Service says a cooperative observer measured 2.5-inch hail near La Crosse Thursday.
All this week Frank Vascellaro and Chris Shaffer have been at the lake…or many lakes. On Friday, the guys went south of the Twin Cities to Lanesboro, Minn.
A visitor walking into the gymnasium at Lanesboro High School might notice a couple of unique things. First, it would be the mascot.
Take a closer look at some of Minnesota’s most romantic and charming destinations for your Valentine’s Day getaway.
Minnesota is pretty festival-friendly all year long, but December is more jam-packed than any other month. Here are just a few of the events taking place around the state (outside of the metro area) by the end of 2012.
Funding cuts and the recession have created hard times for many actors. But somehow, a professional theater in a small Minnesota town is still thriving.
One of the many backroads and byways described in the book is a trip to one of my favorite places — Lanesboro. Among the many gems in that southeastern town, located along the Root River and tucked against river bluffs, is the Commonweal Theatre.
Cromwell senior quarterback Jordan Suhonen set Prep Bowl records of 382 yards and five touchdowns rushing as the Cardinals beat Lanesboro 49-42 in the Class 9-Man state championship.
Lanesboro — it’s close enough for a day trip from the Twin Cities, but with all the inns and bed and breakfasts in town, there’s no reason to not make it a longer trip. Blogger and author Amy C. Rea recently spent some time in Lanesboro, and checked out a number of places to stay while you’re in town. On her blog, A Closer Look At Flyover Land, she details her adventure in getting lost around Lanesboro and fun things to do around town.