Picture of the Day: Lake Pepin in Winter

Winter is about over, such as it was this year, so I'll probably switch away from the snow and ice pictures--after just one more. Lake Pepin is a natural lake in the main channel of the Mississippi River that extends about 22 miles from Red Wing, Minnesota to Wabasha, Minnesota. It's one of the spots

By | 2016-10-21T15:28:59+00:00 February 22nd, 2012|Photo of the Day|0 Comments

Bay City

Population (2010) 500 Introduction Once the center of a large commercial fishing operation, Bay City today is primarily a residential community, drawing fewer tourists than some of its neighbors along Lake Pepin. History Mr. A.C. Morton was the first known European to arrive at the future village site; he built a home in 1855. A.J.

By | 2018-04-19T12:03:16+00:00 January 17th, 2011|Wisconsin|0 Comments

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