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Ruling the Roost ... and Barn

Bob Sorenson milks the plywood Holstein cow from the Bekkevars’ farm. - Submitted photo
Bob Sorenson milks the plywood Holstein cow from the Bekkevars’ farm.
— image credit: Submitted photo

The star of the show at the MAC museum’s First Friday Art Walk was Ed the Rooster, in town from Agnew, to attend the opening of the June art exhibit.

The “Barns, Farms & Cows”-themed show runs through the rest of the month at the exhibit center at 175 W. Cedar St. Youths are invited to milk “Bekke,” the plywood Holstein cow, from the Bekkevars’ farm.

“Peepersqueek,” Helen Bucher’s pet duck, is on duty each Friday afternoon to pass out hugs. Many photographs and paintings of local barns are for sale along with many local history books in the museum’s gift shop.

While there, pick up an application for July’s exhibit, “Flowers, Flowers, Flowers” — an all-media, floral-inspired collection for the MAC mid-summer show (or download an application on the website,

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