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Hastings Hastings
Only 20 miles from the Twin Cities, the community boasts a lively population of nearly 17,000 who welcome you to the meeting place of three rivers: the Mississippi, the St. Croix and the Vermillion.
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Kellogg Kellogg
The tiny town of Kellogg is nestled between the Minnesota bluffs to the west and the Mississippi and Zumbro Rivers on the east and south. In the fall and spring, nearby backwaters are dotted with flocks of migrating ducks, geese, and tundra swans and the skies resound with their cries.
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LaCrescent La Crescent
La Crescent has a population of 6,500, making it the largest community in Houston County, Minnesota. Houston County is renowned for it's upper Mississippi scenery and La Crescent's apple orchards. The city also features fine schools, and an active Chamber of Commerce.
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Lake City Lake City
Lake City was well named since it is located at the heart of the Minnesota shoreline on one of the most photogenic spots on Lake Pepin. A River walk has been constructed in the City passing along more than 2.5 miles of open shoreline. On the River walk one can stroll, jog or roller blade uninterrupted while viewing the magnificent scenery and activities on the Lake.
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Red Wing Red Wing
You ll find Red Wing is a charming, historic river town renowned for its exquisite pottery and stoneware, antique and specialty shops, and unparalleled scenery. Its location on the bluffs, along the Mississippi River creates a rustic setting which beckons and relaxes, providing an escape from the hectic demands of everyday life.
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Wabasha Wabasha
Wabasha, Minnesota is located 70 miles southeast of Minneapolis/St. Paul on the Mississippi River bordering Minnesota and Wisconsin. We are one of the few remaining true-to-life river towns. The people of Wabasha are committed to preserving our heritage, while still planning for the future.
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Winona Winona
Winona was founded in 1851 by a steamboat captain. Positioned on a large island in the Mississippi, the lumber industry helped it grow quickly and by 1900 Winona had more millionaires per capita than any place in the United States. Winona's history lives on in architecturally significant historic buildings and vintage homes that thrill history buffs.
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