Cottonwood County Historical Society

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Cottonwood County Student Art Show



The Cottonwood County Historical Society is pleased to announce the winners of the Cottonwood County Student Art Show which closed April 28, 2018. The "Best of Show" and "People's Choice" award went to Katie Boltjes with her pencil drawing entitled "Portrait. She is a student at the Windom Area High School. The "First Place" award went to Eliana Mireless with her colored pencil drawing entitled "Reflections." She attends Red Rock Central High School. Congratulations to all the winners and a big Thank You to the teachers and students who participated. It was a great exhibit.


"I Closed Too Many Eyes"

His newly released book is the story of Bayer Ross, the son of Swedish immigrants who settled in Mountain Lake.  During World War II, he spent his military service doing his best to keep soldiers alive.  The author is a brother in law to Mr. Ross and is himself a retired Colonel, United States Air Force.


Plant & Bake Sale Fund-raiser

Thank you to everyone who donated pants and baked goods to the fund-raiser.  We raised over $800 for the museum.