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The Air-O-Inn

In 1919, when what would become the Wold-Chamberlain Airport (and eventually the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport) first began operations on the defunct Twin City Speedway in Richfield, Jack Hohag and his brother’s merely watched with interest. The noise from the … Continue reading

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From the Collections: Crazy Quilts

The Richfield Historical Society’s Crazy Quilts are among the most colorful pieces in our collections. Crazy quilting was a popular 18th and 19th century patchwork style which used small and often time exotic pieces of fabric to create a collage … Continue reading

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April Fool’s Dance!

I choose to believe that there was no dance and anyone who showed up was an April Fool. How did you celebrate April Fool’s Day growing up?

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Chickens in Richfield?

With the local and organic movement, raising chickens in the city is suddenly in vogue. Today in Richfield you are allowed to have up to three hens in a confined space in your backyard – just enough for a couple … Continue reading

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