The Rushford Peterson Valley offers so much to see and enjoy. Take a tour, attend a variety of events, enjoy some music, and so much more.
At Norsland Lefse, see lefse being made that is then shipped throughout North America. Tour the Peterson State Fish Hatchery, which annually produces about 70,000 lake trout and 50,000 Rainbow trout for Minnesota’s Trout Program. The nearby Lanesboro State Fish Hatchery produces about 100,000 pounds of rainbow and brown trout each year for stocking. Other unique local businesses or manufacturers may be open for tours by appointment.
Metz's Hart-Land Creamery LLC was formed in August 2014 to diversify our farming operations to include all family members. Our milk is never transported or trucked—it goes directly from our cows to the creamery to you. Our cheese curds are always fresh and squeaky. Try our Artisan block cheeses and cheese spreads! Locally produced honey is also available.
Bowling for family fun! Many open bowl times available. League bowling for men, women, couples and youth. Make bowling reservations for birthdays and other parties. Full service bar and lounge. Pizza and full menu available from The Creamery next door! Nordic Lanes can also be reserved for events and banquets. Visit our Facebook page for updates and entertainment schedules.
Norsland Lefse is much more than a coffee shop and bakery. It's a manufacturer that has produced traditional lefse and other Scandinavian treats for 30 years. Norsland Lefse is made with real potatoes, with no preservatives to ensure it tastes just like Grandma's! The Gift Shop features Scandinavian items and the Coffee Shop & Bakery incorporates lefse into a unique menu and fresh baked goods.
A weekly outdoor market featuring area vendors and a variety of their locally grown, raised or produced foods and handmade wares. Open June through mid-October on Wednesdays 4-6:30 pm on the east grounds of the Rushford Depot at 401 South Elm Street, Rushford.
Thousands of fiction and non-fiction books for all ages, including large print and audio books, magazines, videos/DVDs, and music CDs. Inter-library loans through the regional library system and downloadable books, magazines, movies and more. Computers available for the public. You may even borrow a bicycle through the library's BikeShare Program, in partnership with the Root River Trail Towns.