Gallery: Mac Willemssen of Chaska at the 1965 Clarion (Iowa) High School prom.
Willemssen says he was shy in high school and this was his only real date: "I decided to go big or go home. The theme was "Imagine" and the prom was held in the school gym.
Peek at the skyline from the observation deck at the Foshay Tower, one of the best public viewing places in Minneapolis. Flip through the calendar of events for Open Field at the Walker, and take advantage of local experts, or just neighbors, gathering and sharing skills for free. Discover first-hand why Frank Gehry is a world-famous architect at the Frederick R. City dwellers should try Lake Calhoun for muskies, bass, and walleyes (for these last, cast your line at sunset). Reap the benefits of Minnesota agriculture at one of the dozens of farmers markets in the Twin Cities including the Minneapolis, St.
Catch dinner in any of the state's thousands of lakes.
The City Pages staff compiled a list of our favorite things to do around town. Catch the incredible views as the leaves change color up north in the fall. Visit the Minnesota Zoo for a taste of local wildlife on the Minnesota Trail or their killer summer concert series. Grab hold of those handlebars and bike your way through one of the most bike-friendly cities in the world.
Maybe have been without someone special in your life for a long, dry period. From the murals at Intermedia Arts to the graffiti graveyard in Duluth (where you can add your own touches), Minnesota's got great street art. Located in Harmony, Minnesota, the cave is 400 million years old, and contains a 60-foot waterfall, a wedding chapel, and plenty of strange fossils. If one could make alive again for other people some cobwebbed skein of old dead intrigues and breathe breath and character into dead names and stiff portraits. The center also operates a research library with local genealogy collections. Featuring historical displays related to the history of Benton County, Minnesota, the museum holds a large collection of genealogical items such as naturalization records, old newspapers, plat maps, high school year books and other historical documents.Located at 218 1st Street North in Sauk Rapids, MN. Housed in the German Renaissance style 1910 Post Office, the museum is dedicated to the preservation, display and interpretation of the history of Brown County, Minnesota.