Sacred Heart Cemetery

Cemeteries & Graveyards

If you’ve followed along since the beginning of the #mnbucketlist, you already know I have a deep appreciation for cemeteries. They hold an enormous amount of history and personal stories you can’t find anywhere else. Scott County has seven cemeteries in Belle Plaine; Mount Mariah (which I posted about a while back), Oakwood, St Peter […]

February 16, 2017

Emma Krumbee’s General Store

Food & Drink

The best way for me to describe this next place is a ‘compound’, a little city, if you will. Emma Krumbees in Belle Plaine is basically its own zip code. It’s taken on a life of its own. They have a restaurant, hotel, apple picking, hosts festivals and has a General Store (which is what […]

June 10, 2015

Schlegel Cemetery

Concerts & Venues

In light of today and what it represents, I wanted to take a quiet moment to breathe a word of appreciation. For anyone that knows me, you know that I have a soft spot for graveyards and cemeteries. I stumbled upon the Schlegel Cemetery while driving back from Mankato during sunset. Right off of the […]

May 25, 2015