When you enter the town of Vining Minnesota in Ottertail County, you aren't expecting to see a giant foot, but that is exactly what greets you from the side of Hwy 210. The Big Foot sculpture is one of many in the town created by artist Ken Nyberg. Ken grew up in the area, and... Continue Reading →
I got to see this last April when my fiancé and I were talking a walk in Holdingford checking out the covered bridge on the Lake Wobegon Trail. We parked in a nearby lot, and right by my car was this large piece of petrified wood and I gravitated to it like a moth to a flame.
Driving home to Long Prairie I will take the route through Grey Eagle, 9 times out of 10. Mostly out of convivence, but also because I want to see what the dinosaur on the corner is dressed up as.
Water towers are a staple in a small town skyline. They're often the thing noticed before you can even spot the town.