Introduction Nelson is another crossroads town that most people zip through, except maybe for a stop at the cheese factory. There are other reasons to get out of your car and explore, too. Visitor Information You can contact the village clerk (715.673.4804), but the office has limited hours; the folks at the Nelson Creamery are your […]
Introduction One of the more scenic river towns along the Upper Mississippi River, Alma has attracted new residents in recent years, including many artists, who are bringing the town a new energy, at least in the summer months. Many businesses close or dramatically reduce their hours after the fall foliage season but don’t let that […]
Introduction Buffalo City, like Minnesota City across the river, is a place that began with the grand ambitions of folks from the East, that (again like Minnesota City) failed to materialize, leaving us with a pleasant river town instead. Arriving in Town County Road OO loops around from the River Road and into Buffalo City. […]
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