Grinding wheat at Old Mill

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Dancing at the Old Mill

A J.I. Case #359 Steam Engine provides power.

French mill stones grind wheat on the second floor.

Flour, middling and bran bagged on first floor.

Farmers got their wheat ground for 50 cents a sack.

John Hess portrays Lars Larson in front of a log house.

Old time music at Old Mill State Park.

Grinding Day at Old Mill State Park, an annual event in late August, is a celebration of a century old tradition of grinding wheat, meeting friends, and enjoying nature at this oasis on the prairie.

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MN
United States
48° 21' 32.13" N, 96° 33' 56.5164" W
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World biking with Joff

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Trails Q&A: Soo Line Trail

Trails Q&A

Name: Joff Summerfield

Occupation: Penny-farthing builder and racer.

Hometown: London, England

Seen: On SOO-Line Trail near Bowlus, riding a penny-farthing on his second 22,000-mile trip around the world because "When you’re on the road, you remember every day, and that’s how I want to live."

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MN
United States
45° 49' 15.6936" N, 94° 24' 10.9188" W

Paul Bunyan Trail Expanded

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An important ribbon cutting marked the completion of a key segment of the Paul Bunyan Trail this week at Crow Wing State Park.
With the completion of eight miles of trail outside Crow Wing State Park the trail becomes one of the longest trails in the state.
The Paul Bunyan Trail now runs 120 miles from Crow Wing State Park south of Brainerd/Baxter to Lake Bemidji State Park north of Bemidji.

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MN
United States
46° 16' 33.4308" N, 94° 19' 59.4156" W

Lindbergh Camp Hosts

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The camping season has begun with the return of the state park camp hosts. Rebecca and Sarah are ready for a busy season of directing visitors to the wonders of Charles Lindbergh State Park near Little Falls. You too can become a state park camp host. For information go to: http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/volunteering/stateparks/campgroundhost.html

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MN
United States
45° 57' 37.4256" N, 94° 23' 33.378" W
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