Lyon County Historical Society and Museum

Historical & Museum

My last stop during the Minnesota Governor’s Pheasant Hunting Opener was the Lyon County Museum. Nestled in downtown Marshall, the museum is home to the Lyon County Historical Society (LCHS) and the Prairieland Genealogical Society. LCHS was formally founded in 1954 and showcases the history of the entire county. It includes resources like obituary files, […]

November 1, 2017

Pheasant Hunting / Wounded Warriors Guide Service

Events, Parks & Geology

The 7th Annual Minnesota Governor’s Pheasant Hunting Opener wouldn’t be complete if it didn’t include some pheasant hunting. Not a hunter or gun owner myself, I was lucky enough to be surrounded by experts and enthusiasts alike. I had never been hunting before, but grew up around the practice. Luckily, over the course of the […]

October 28, 2017

Bello Cucina

Food & Drink

During the Minnesota Governor’s Pheasant Hunting Opener, I fell in love with Bello Cucina in Marshall. Italian dining at its finest, Bello has six locations, Fergus, Marshall, Morris, Spicer, St. Joseph, and Alexandria. To be honest, I didn’t expect to find a place like this when I got into Marshall. I was very pleasantly surprised. […]

October 26, 2017

Shooters Sporting Clay


  During the Minnesota Governor’s Pheasant Hunting Opener, I was able to attend the SMSU High School Trap Shoot Challenge at Shooters Sporting Clay. After, we were able to traverse the course. Shooters Sporting Clays, Inc. is a family-friendly, year-round gun range in Redwood County, Minnesota. They have a heated, indoor 5-stand facility is designed […]

October 23, 2017

The Daily Grind

Food & Drink

One of my favorite things about traveling to new places is checking out the local coffee shops. When I was in Marshall for the Minnesota Governor’s Pheasant Hunting Opener, I went in search of a vanilla latte (a personal favorite of mine). The Daily Grind, a friendly coffee house located in the newly refurbished downtown […]

October 21, 2017

Brau Brothers Brewing Co.

Food & Drink

The Brau Brothers Brewing Company is located in Marshall, a southwestern Minnesota town famous for being the headquarters to the Schwan Food Company and home to Southwest Minnesota State University. It only seems fitting with frozen food and college life that Marshall would need a brewery. And that’s exactly what it got with Brau Brothers […]

January 20, 2016