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Betsy, Tacy & Friends Paper Doll Book, illustrated by Eileen Rudisill Miller. Based on the beloved books by Maud Hart Lovelace
Betsy, Tacy & Friends Paper Dolls

A colorful book of paper dolls featuring the beloved characters created by Mankato’s Maud Hart Lovelace. The perfect gift for Betsy-Tacy fans of all ages!

$18.00
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Fire! Stories of Fires and Firefighting in Blue Earth County's Early Years
Fire!

Stories of Fires and Firefighting in Blue Earth County’s Early Years by Helen Sofchalk

$12.95
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Meet the Hubbards
Meet the Hubbards

Meet the Hubbard family and read about their lives in Mankato, Minnesota. Also includes Hubbard family genealogy and family photographs.

$14.95
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Rapidan Dam: The Construction of a Landmark
Rapidan Dam: The Construction of a Landmark

The Rapidan Dam’s construction was an engineering and construction marvel for southern Minnesota and is presented in this book as chronicled by local newspapers and photographers.

$12.95
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Blue Earth County Historian, Volume 1 with articles from 2001-2005
The Blue Earth County Historian, Volume 1

A collection of articles published by the Blue Earth County Historical Society. This volume includes 20 articles on a variety of topics unique to Blue Earth County history.

$14.95
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The Blue Earth County Historian, Volume 2, with articles from 2006-2010
The Blue Earth County Historian, Volume 2

Articles from the Blue Earth County Historical Society’s quarterly newsletter, The Historian, from 2006 through 2010. Topics include mills and elevators; literature and photography; murder and gangsters.

$14.95
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Front cover of the Blue Earth County Historian, Articles Published 2011-2015
The Blue Earth County Historian, Volume 3

Compilation of articles from the Blue Earth County Historical Society’s quarterly newsletter, The Historian, from 2011 through 2015.

$14.95
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The Remarkable Men of Garden City, Minnesota
The Remarkable Men of Garden City

Discover how 10 boys from the small town of Garden City, Minnesota became remarkable men of industry, wealth, and prestige.

$12.95
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Unique Mankato Stories
Unique Mankato Stories

Relive some of the forgotten and unique stories from Mankato, Minnesota’s first 100 years. By Daniel J. Vance

$19.95
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Did They Think We Would Remember? Ordinary Legends: People from Lake Crystal, Minnesota 1900 to 1950
Did They Think We Would Remember?

Ordinary Legends: People from Lake Crystal, Minnesota 1900 to 1950 by Maggie Jones

$10.00
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History of the Red Jacket Valley
History of the Red Jacket Valley

Blue Earth County’s Red Jacket Valley, with its wooded rolling hills and meandering rivers, has endured many changes over the past 150 years.

 

$10.00
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Images of America: Blue Earth County, Minnesota
Images of America: Blue Earth County, Minnesota

Over 200 images, compiled from the archives of the Blue Earth County Historical Society and from county residents, offers a glimpse of the pioneering spirit of Blue Earth County.

$21.99
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Maniato Milestones: Handbook of Facts and Folklore
Mankato Milestones

Handbook of Facts and Folklore, Mankato, Minnesota, 1852-2002 by Bryce O Stenzel

$12.00
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Our Family Album: A Company History from 1898, HickoryTech
Our Family Album - HickoryTech

A Company History from 1898 – HickoryTech by Daniel J. Vance
A chronological history of HickoryTech from its founding in 1898 to 2004.

$10.00
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The Remarkable Men of Garden City, Minnesota
The Remarkable Men of Garden City E-Book

Discover how 10 boys from the small town of Garden City, Minnesota became remarkable men of industry, wealth, and prestige.

$9.95
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Being Dakota: Tales & Traditions of the Sisseton & Wahpeton
Being Dakota

Tales and Traditions of the Sisseton and Wahpeton by Amos E. Oneroad and Alanson B. Skinner.

 

$19.95
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Betsy and the Great World & Betsy's Wedding, by Maud Hart Lovelace
Betsy and the Great World / Betsy's Wedding

The final volume in Maud Hart Lovelace’s Betsy-Tacy series finds Betsy traveling to Europe and returning home to her beloved Joe!

 

$18.99
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Betsy Was a Junior & Betsy and Joe, bu Maud Hart Lovelace
Betsy was a Junior / Betsy and Joe

Maud Hart Lovelace’s beloved series continues as Betsy and her friends make their way through high school, friendships and romance.

 

 

$15.99
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Carney's House Party & Winona's Pony Cart, by Maud Hart Lovelace
Carney's House Party and Winona's Pony Cart

Two of Maud Hart Lovelace’s stories from her believed Deep Valley – together in 1 volume: Carney’s House Party and Winona’s Pony Cart

$15.99
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Collected Stories of Maud Hart Lovelace and Delos Lovelace, Vol. 1
Collected Stories of Maud Hart Lovelace and Delos Lovelace, Vol. 1

A delightful collection of 12 short stories written by Maud Hart Lovelace and Delos Lovelace, first published from 1915-1928.

$14.00
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Collected Stories of Maud Hart Lovelace and Delos Lovelace, Volume 2
Collected Stories of Maud Hart Lovelace and Delos Lovelace, Vol. 2

A collection of 18 short stories written by Maud Hart Lovelace and Delos Lovelace. The book includes the original illustrations and cover art from when the stories were first published.

$15.00
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Blue Earth County Century Farms
Blue Earth County Century Farms

Blue Earth County Century Farms features 178 Century Farms designated in Blue Earth County between 1976 and 2004.

$25.00
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Discover Deep Valley: A Guide to Maud Hart Lovelace's Mankato
Discover Deep Valley

A Guide to Maud Hart Lovelace’s Mankato: 
A Traveler’s Companion to the Places in the Betsy-Tacy books by Julie A Schrader

$12.95
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For Love of a River: The Minnesota
For Love of a River: The Minnesota

For Love of a River: The Minnesota by Darby Nelson addresses a full range of topics including conservation, agriculture, history and more.

$18.00
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Emily of Deep Valley, by Maud Hart Lovelace
Emily of Deep Valley

Maud Hart Lovelace’s only young adult stand-alone novel, Emily of Deep Valley is considered by fans of her beloved Betsy-Tacy series to be one of the author’s finest works.

 

$13.99
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Heaven to Betsy & Betsy in Spite of Herself, by Maud Hart Lovelace
Heaven to Betsy and Betsy in Spite of Herself

Follow Betsy Ray and her friends as they make their way through high school in this continuation of Maud Hart Lovelace’s “Betsy-Tacy Series”

$18.99
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Maud Hart Lovelace's Deep Valley: A Guidebook of Mankato Places in the Betsy-Tacy Series
Maud Hart Lovelace's Deep Valley

A Guidebook of Mankato Places in the Betsy-Tacy Series by Julie A Schrader
Step into the pages of Maud Hart Lovelace’s “Deep Valley” during the early 1900s.

$25.00
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My Betsy-Tacy Miracle
My Betsy-Tacy Miracle

A Literary Pilgrimage to Deep Valley by Kathleen Baxter

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One Stayed at Welcome, by Maud Hart Lovelace
One Stayed at Welcome

A  novel by Maud Hart Lovelace and Delos Lovelace, originally published in 1934.

$14.00
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Remembering the People of Beauford Township: Exploring the Morrow and Oak Hill Cemeteries
Remembering the People of Beauford Township

Exploring the Morrow and Oak Hill Cemeteries
Compiled by Corey Hugg – includes burial listings, obituaries, census info, etc.

$49.95
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Remember the People of Butternut Valley Township: Exploring the Butternut Valley Cemetery
Remembering the People of Butternut Valley Township

Exploring the Butternut Valley Cemetery
Compiled by Corey Hugg – includes burial listings, obituaries, census info, etc.

$49.95
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Remembering the People of Cambria Township: Exploring the Cambria Cemetery
Remembering the People of Cambria Township

Exploring the Cambria Cemetery
Compiled by Corey Hugg – includes burial listings, obituaries, census info, etc.

$49.95
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Remembering the People of Ceresco Township: Exploring the Ceresco Zion Lutheran and St. John's Lutheran North Cemeteries
Remembering the People of Ceresco Township

Exploring the Ceresco Zion Lutheran and St. John’s Lutheran North Cemeteries
Compiled by Corey Hugg – includes burial listings, obituaries, census info, etc.

$49.95
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Remembering the People of Decoria Township: Exploring the Decoria Cemetery
Remembering the People of Decoria Township

Exploring the Decoria Cemetery
Compiled by Corey Hugg – includes burial listings, obituaries, census info, etc.

 

$49.95
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Remembering the People of Lincoln Township: Exploring the Lincoln Baptist and Lincoln Lutheran Cemeteries
Remembering the People of Lincoln Township

Exploring the Lincoln Baptist and Lincoln Lutheran Cemeteries
Compiled by Corey Hugg – includes burial listings, obituaries, census info, etc.

 

$49.95
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Remembering the People of Shelby Township: Exploring the St. Paul's Ev Lutheran and Willow Creek Pioneer Cemeteries
Remembering the People of Shelby Township

Exploring the St. Paul’s Ev. Lutheran and Willow Creek Pioneer Cemeteries
Compiled by Corey Hugg – includes burial listings, obituaries, census info, etc.

$49.95
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Remembering the People of Shelby Township: Exploring the Pleasant View Cemetery (Last Names A-L)
Remembering the People of Shelby Township, Pleasant View, Volume 1

Exploring the The Pleasant View Cemetery; Volume 1 – includes last names beginning A-L
Compiled by Corey Hugg – includes burial listings, obituaries, census info, etc.

 

$49.95
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Remembering the People of Shelby Township: Exploring the Pleasant View Cemetery (Last Names A-L)
Remembering the People of Shelby Township, Pleasant View, Volume 2

Exploring the The Pleasant View Cemetery; Volume 2 – includes last names beginning M-Z
Compiled by Corey Hugg – includes burial listings, obituaries, census info, etc.

$49.95
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The Black Angels, by Maud Hart Lovelace
The Black Angels

Author Maud Hart Lovelace’s first novel, first published in 1926 and set in Minnesota in the days before the Civil War.

 

$12.95
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The Dakota War of 1862: Minnesota's Other Civil War by Kenneth Carley
The Dakota War of 1862

Minnesota’s Other Civil War by Kenneth Carley
An accurate, concise, and balanced history of the tragic and significant conflict, The Dakota War of 1862.

$24.95
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The Story of a Special Man: Memoirs of Elizabeth Vosbeck of her father Frederick William Just
The Story of a Special Man

The story of Frederick William Just – Football player, Navy Captain, Post Master, husband and father.

$10.00
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The Tune is in the Tree, by Maud Hart Lovelace
The Tune is in the Tree

By Maud Hart Lovelace; Illustrated by Eloise Wilkin
A limited edition reprint of the original 1950 story.

$15.00
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Those Barracks Babies: Memories from the Mankato Barracks
Those Barracks Babies

A look at the history of the housing oddity in Mankato called “the barracks,” including personal stories and photographs of the people and families who lived in the barracks following WWII.

$8.00
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Through Dakota Eyes: Narrative Accounts of the Minnesota Indian War of 1862
Through Dakota Eyes

Narrative Accounts of the Minnesota Indian War of 1862 by Gary Clayton Anderson & Alan R. Woolworth, eds.

$18.95
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The Betsy-Tacy Treasury, by Maud Hart Lovelace. Includes Betsy-Tacy; Betsy, Tacy and Tib; Betsy and Tacy Go Over the Big Hill; and Betsy and Tacy Go Downtown
The Betsy-Tacy Treasury

This volume brings together the first four books in Maud Hart Lovelace’s classic Betsy-Tacy series.

$18.99
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