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A Connection Between Dogs and Beer

I’m beginning to wonder, just what is the connection between dogs and brews? Two fairly new breweries in Central Montana, Triple Dog Brewing in Havre and 2 Basset Brewery in White Sulphur Springs obviously felt compelled to honor the pups. Triple Dog‘s logo proudly shows a dog balancing a pint of beer on it’s nose. The brewery […]

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Combining History and Art on the Upper Missouri

Some background: Let’s think way back to the early 1800’s when artist Karl Bodmer was born in Zurich, Switzerland. When he was about 23 years old he moved to Koblenz, Germany. Bodmer’s uncle was an engraver and taught his nephew art. Karl Bodmer ended up learning a nice variety of media and became a printmaker, lithographer, illustrator and painter. In 1833 Karl […]

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Building Haybale Cre-HAY-tions

I’ve been thinking for the past 12 months about the MT Bale Trail: What The Hay event and trying to come up with something unique for my bale entry. I had recently been baking cupcakes and had an idea. I thought I could take several of the big round bales and attach chicken wire to them, […]

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Ancient Grain Called Kamut Grown Locally

When you say “Kamut” to people they get a quizzical look about them and then I start to explain…this is an amazing ancient grain, never hybridized or genetically modified. And, it’s grown organically in the Big Sandy area in Central Montana. I’m a big fan of whole grains and this brand of wheat is higher in protein […]

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Have You Ever Heard of Korpivaara

A few weeks ago I was invited to tour a nearby area with some historic preservation folks. They said the name of the little community was Korpivaara. I wanted them to think that I knew the Central Montana tourism region inside and out but this is one I had never heard of. The day came, I […]

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