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  • Walnut Grove Foundation
    Donation Security This Foundation operates under the guidance of Minnesota Foundation This assures sound management of funds it receives from individuals families businesses organizations and other foundations Longevity Donations will assure the donor that the proceeds will benefit the community beyond the donor s lifetime Tax Benefits Since the Foundation is a 501c3 public charity all donations are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by the Internal Revenue Code

    Original URL path: http://www.walnutgrovemn.org/WG%20Foundation.htm (2016-02-17)
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  • Walnut Grove History
    head west and make their mark on the great expanse of the Plains It was a time of change and progress in communications and travel A telegraph system joined the country from coast to coast in 1861 East and West were joined by rail in 1869 During the 1870 s the village of Walnut Grove grew Pioneers settled along the banks of Plum Creek The land was rich and game was plentiful Hardships were common on the prairie A grasshopper plague almost destroyed the settlement in the 1870 s Perseverance hard work and a strong Christian faith carried the community through the many hard times Lafayette Bedal the village s first postmaster opened his home to the children in 1873 conducting school classes in his living room The Congregational Church was built in the village in 1874 Other buildings included three general stores hardware drug grocery flour mill feed stores hotel confectionery lumber yard fuel dealer harness shop shoe shop blacksmith shop meat market elevator a doctor s office a law office and one saloon Walnut Grove was incorporated on March 18 1879 Its name came from the beautiful grove of walnut trees along the banks of Plum Creek The

    Original URL path: http://www.walnutgrovemn.org/History.htm (2016-02-17)
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  • Walnut Grove Area Attractions
    Day Sat Sun 1 00pm 4 30pm Home of Farm Fest during the first week in August Hwy 67 Morgan MN 56270 PH 507 644 2490 Jeffers Petroglyphs Over 2 000 ancient American Indian carvings on huge slabs of red quartzite rock on a highland prairie New exhibit complex 27160 Cty Rd 2 Comfrey MN 56019 PH 507 628 5591 Jackpot Junction Casino Hotel Jackpot offers over 300 000 square feet of action with over 1650 video slot machines 32 blackjack tables bingo pulltabs 4 restaurants 4 full service bars 40 unit RV Park live entertainment every weekend headline acts outdoor Amphitheater two hotels childcare convention center and meeting facilities and an 18 hole championship golf course 39375 Co Hwy 24 Morton MN 56270 PH 800 946 2274 Laura Ingalls Wilder Museum Walnut Grove is the childhood home of author Laura Ingalls Wilder who shared her history through her Little House Books The Laura Ingalls Wilder Museum consists of 7 buildings telling the stories of Laura Ingalls Wilder and other pioneers to Walnut Grove Visit us to research your families from the Walnut Grove area Hours June July August Mon Sun 10 6 call for additional years round hours 330 8th Street Walnut Grove MN 56180 PH 1 866 305 2872 Lower Sioux Agency Historic Site Interpretive center trails 1861 Warehouse tells the story of the Dakota people and 1859 s government agency 32469 County Hwy 2 Morton MN 56270 pH 507 697 6321 McCone Sod House See the prairie as Laura knew it with prairie grasses wildflowers a dugout and a soddy Experience a sod house B B Just 20 miles E of Walnut Grove 12598 Magnolia Ave Sanborn MN 56083 PH 507 723 5138 Pipestone National Monument Sacred American Indian quarry cultural center Hiawatha Pageant performed last two

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  • Walnut Grove Area Parks
    equipment Plum Creek County Park This Redwood County park is located 1 mile west on county road 20 and 1 mile south on county road 78 The upper park consists of 60 campsites w electricity showers dump station playground equipment and hiking trail around Lake Laura Campsites are on a first come first serve basis Lake Laura offers swimming beach and fishing A nine hold Frisbee disc court is offered

    Original URL path: http://www.walnutgrovemn.org/Parks.htm (2016-02-17)
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  • Walnut Grove Churches
    O Box 573 Walnut Grove MN 56180 Phone Number 507 859 2021 Pastor Max Younce Worship 10 00am St Paul s Catholic Church 221 Washington Street P O Box 236 Walnut Grove MN 56180 Phone Number 507 859 2166 Worship Sat 5 30 p m Trinity Lutheran Church 601 7th Street Address P O Box 518 Walnut Grove MN 56180 Phone Number 507 859 2168 Worship 9 30am United Methodist

    Original URL path: http://www.walnutgrovemn.org/Churches.htm (2016-02-17)
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  • Walnut Grove Area Lodging
    723 8200 Echo 30 miles north Aunt Betsy s B B 507 925 4473 Marshall 30 miles northwest AmericInn Comfort Inn Travelers Lodge Best Western 800 634 3444 800 228 5150 800 532 5721 800 422 0897 Lake Benton 40 miles west Benton House B B 507 368 9484 Redwood Falls 40 miles northeast Redwood Valley Lodge www selectinnredwoodfalls com 507 644 5700 507 644 4444 800 287 5443 Sleepy

    Original URL path: http://www.walnutgrovemn.org/Lodging.htm (2016-02-17)
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  • Walnut Grove Fire Dept.
    Walnut Grove Fire Department City of Walnut Grove 311 6th Street PO Box 335 Walnut Grove MN 56180 507 859 2135

    Original URL path: http://www.walnutgrovemn.org/Fire%20Dept.%20Pictures.htm (2016-02-17)
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  • Rules & Regulations
    and younger are not allowed on any public street road park or public building unless accompanied by a parent or guardian between 10 00 PM and 5 00 AM For ages 16 17 the hours are 12 00 midnight 5 00 AM Ordinance 175 Animal licensing Regulation It is unlawful to have more than 2 pets dogs or cats per household It is unlawful to have unlicensed pets in the City of Walnut Grove It is unlawful to allow animals running at large It is unlawful to allow excessive barking of a dog Ordinance 174 Regulating Recreational Burning It is unlawful to have any recreational fire closer than 25 feet to any structure It is unlawful to burn any garbage or paper Only clean dry wood is allowed It is unlawful to leave any recreational fire unattended by an adult Recreational Fire Site Requirements include an area of no more than a 3 foot diameter circle completely surrounded by non combustible and non smoke producing material either of natural rock cement brick tile or block of ferrous metal only and which area is depressed below ground or on a raised bed Included are permanent outdoor wood burning fire places Ordinance

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