Rhonda Fochs

By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Ghost towns are defined as abandoned communities which usually contain visible remains. There are songs, stories and legends surrounding the burgs, whether there are buildings standing or not. In Morrison County, there are many such towns, but very few remains left to explore. This is evident in the recently published book […]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Rhonda Fochs has spent nearly five years researching the history of Minnesota’s lost towns. Her work is compiled in her first book, “Minnesota’s Lost Towns, Northern Edition.” Fochs is a history teacher by trade, but said she never did like the dates students and teachers were required to memorize. “I like […]

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