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Historical Storms Presentation

HISTORICAL STORMS PRESENTATION AT THE FAIR The Murray County Historical Society and the Murray County Agricultural Society will host writer, reporter, and editor, Scott Thoma for a presentation at the Murray County Fairgrounds on Friday, August 18 at 2 PM under the tent. Thoma is the author of Out of the Blue, the true story […]

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Upcoming Exhibit

Upcoming Exhibit: Out of the Clear Blue Sky: Weather in Murray County Murray County has a continental climate, with usually cold winters and hot humid summers. It is also a climate of extremes. Murray has the dubious honor of holding the state record for Minnesota’s only f-5 tornadoes. The 1968 Tracy tornado started over the […]

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Cold, Hot, Windy enough for Ya?

“In 1999, the relative humidity {in Murray County} dropped to 3 %, making it as dry as the Sahara Desert for a  single day.” quote from Draining the Great Oasis, 2001. In the Upper Midwest there seems to be a Cult of the Weather. We  greet each other with a weather comment. We stay up […]

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Lunch Box Lecture Series – Thursday, April 13th

Avoca Native American School History to be Explored at Next Dinehart Lunchbox Lecture On Thursday, April 13 at noon, presenters Anita Talsma Gaul and Janet Timmerman will co-present on the topic of the Avoca Native American girl’s school that operated from 1883 through 1889 under the auspices of the Sisters of the Holy Child Jesus. […]

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