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“Minescapes” Presented by Pete Kero

Come out to the Minnesota Discovery Center on August 24th for a book discussion and Q&A of “Minescapes” presented by Pete Kero, a local author, environmental engineer, and cofounding father of the new award winning Redhead MTB Park. 

  • Date/Time: Thursday, August 24th starting at 7PM
  • Location: Minnesota Discovery Center 1005 Discovery Drive
  • Admission: Free & Open to the Public

In Minescapes, environmental engineer Pete Kero explores the record that is written on Minnesota’s mined lands—and the value systems of each generation that created, touched, and lived among these landscapes. His narratives reveal ways in which the mining industry and Iron Range residents coexist and sup port each other today, just as they have for more than a century. 

“Minescapes” presented by Pete Kero is a great opportunity to learn more about the process of creating something amazing from a former mining pit and what that means for the environment as well as the community. If you would like to learn more about the event visit the full event article on the Minnesota Discovery Center website!

This event takes place in conjunction with Bands, Brews, & BBQ offering BBQ, signature drinks, and live music from 4-8pm (live music starting at 5pm) in The Rustic Pig Food Court.
Minescapes is available for purchase in the Miner’s Daughter Gift Shop – open Tuesday-Sunday.

Would you like to see more news and upcoming events in the Chisholm area? Visit us at our Chisholm Area Chamber of Commerce website!

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1931 Stuart Lake Bust

The Minnesota Discovery Center will be presenting a guest speaker, Jason Scorich, who will discuss the 1931 Stuart Lake Bust! Discover the fascinating history of prohibition on the early Iron Range on Thursday, June 1st starting at 6:30pm in the MDC Theater. Join Jason as he digs deep into the largest moonshine bust in the Northern Minnesota’s history. Learn, laugh, and love all at once at this fun event! Light refreshments (coffee, water, cookies) will be available. A short Q&A will follow the event and interested patrons are welcome to come prior to 6:30pm and tour our newest temporary museum exhibit – Never Dry: The Rise of Prohibition on the Iron Range 

Prohibition on The Range was an interesting time and history is always fun to explore, and nobody does it better than Minnesota Discovery Center! 

Don’t miss out on this thrilling chapter of Prohibition on The Iron Range at this special presentation, no special passwords needed for entry.

Want to know more about Minnesota Discovery Center, their exhibits, events, and news? Visit them on their website for more info!

Check us out on our Chisholm Area Chamber of Commerce website for more upcoming news & events on our Chisholm Chamber website!