How Much Should History Cost?

I’ve worked admissions at the museum during the Defeat of Jesse James Days for 6 years now and I often see eyes rolling and sneers of disgust during Defeat weekend when visitors see that NHS charges admission to enter the museum. I’ll admit, it’s confusing when there...

Paul Wellstone Remains Unforgettable

15 years after his death, Paul Wellstone remains unforgettable Those who knew and worked with the senator remember their first impressions of him. By Curt Brown The showers were cold at Carleton College 37 years ago. The bathrooms were dirty and the cafeteria was...

Celebrating Preservation

Celebrating Preservation:  One Person’s Experience By Barbara Evans I’ve introduced projects and areas of historic architecture in Northfield as general topics.  Now I’ll introduce you to a single project and its engineer, HPC Commissioner Randy Lutz.  He was part of...

Celebrating Preservation: Historic Buildings of Carleton College By Barbara Evans A casual walk through Carleton College reveals an eclectic architecture that tells a story of the history of the campus as seen by its various presidents reflecting their philosophies...
Celebrating Preservation

Celebrating Preservation

Celebrating Preservation:  Historic Homes in Northfield By Barbara Evans Beautiful and stately homes in Northfield are so plentiful that having only four of them on the National Register of Historic Places may surprise Northfielders.  Homes qualify for national or...