We think every Minnesotan should be required to try lutefisk as a rite of passage. After all, the lutefisk capital of the world is said to be located in Madison, Minnesota, and the word “lutefisk” sounds even better when it’s spoken with a Minnesotan accent.

The Jordan Commercial Club will host the sixth annual Jordan Dazzle Parade Saturday, Dec. 7 in downtown Jordan. Businesses, organizations and neighborhoods will be showing off their own dazzling displays and parade floats.

As a Shakopee reporter, it didn’t take me long to learn you don’t mess with Wampach’s. Either you like their food or you don’t, but nothing about that place is changing, because the customers who come have been coming for 50 years and they don’t want the walls or counter tops or food to change.

This month the Jordaness Lions will celebrate 30 years of their highly anticipated fashion show. Over three decades, the annual fundraiser has showcased some of the finest local fashion and provided an evening of entertainment — all for a good cause.

Sweaters were donned, glasses clinked and kegs were tapped as cider enthusiasts from across the state flocked to Minnesota Harvest Orchard in Jordan last Saturday for the Minnesota Cider Guild’s Bushel to Bottle Fall Festival and Beverage Tasting.


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