Minnesota Wonders

Christmas Lights at the Keller Farm

One of the most beautiful Christmas light displays can be found on the prairie farmland in rural Rice County.  With a incredible love for the Christmas season, the Kellers have be decorating their farm with thousands of Christmas lights for many years.  The lights usually gets turned on in the middle of December and run through January 6th. The Keller Farm address is 10557 190th Street East, Nerstrand.  To get there, head east on Highway 60 out of Faribault about […]

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Faribault Christmas Lights Tour – Ten Great Displays

Over the past couple of weeks, my daughter and I have been searching the streets of Faribault, our hometown, for the coolest Christmas light displays.  We haven’t been disappointed.  The citizens of Faribault certainly have the Christmas spirit!  Thanks for passing it along and going through the effort to brighten our community with Christmas cheer!  I did my best when taking the pictures, but they really don’t do the lights justice. The displays are way more beautiful when you see […]

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Jerry’s Tree and Star – Christmas Lights that Dazzle

If you have ever driven on Interstate 35 in southern Minnesota after dark this time of year, chances are you have gazed upon Jerry’s tree.  Jerry Lageson began stringing the thousands of white LED lights upon his tree during the Christmas of 2012.  Since that time, over a million people have seen his display while traveling on the interstate.  I love Jerry’s motto from the video below: “Life is not about the breaths you take but about the moments that […]

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Ten Minnesota Ways to Get in the Christmas Spirit-2016

Are you feeling like Christmas yet?  Would you like to start a new family tradition? Here are ten unique Minnesota Christmas event ideas that are sure to get you and your family in the Christmas spirit!   1. Go back in time and experience Christmas the way people did a hundred years ago.  There are all kinds of historic houses, mansions, and villages across Minnesota that are open for tours. Check out the Alexander Ramsey House in St. Paul, Mayowood […]

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