The Haunted Bank

Just 14 months after construction began, the new Farmers and Merchants Bank building opened it’s doors at 88 South 6th Street on March 2nd, 1942. Ten days...

Toro! Toro!

Founded on July 10, 1914, the Toro Motor Company provided engines for the Bull Tractor Company of Minneapolis. The name “Toro” was chosen due to the company’s a...

St. Olaf in the City

There has been a big church on corner of 2nd Avenue South and 8th Street as long anybody living can remember.The Universalist Society built their first building...

Rice Park Postcards

The scene of circuses, celebrations and concerts and seven years older than New York’s famous Central Park, this land was designated you Public Square in ...