Barns in the News

FoMB Chair Bill Bruentrup was quoted in the New York Times!  

Neighbors Say Barn Weddings Raise a Rumpus



Rochester-area trio works to preserve memory of Wells barns

Woodbury's Miller Bar Won't Be Torn Down (Yet)

Photographer preserves Minnesota’s vanishing landmarks, stories

Sinking Red Barn Frozen in Time

Barn quilts pop up in Central Minnesota

Business Barn Quilt Trail To Be Developed

What goes around comes around: life after the farm

Rural residents resist barn wedding venue

Tow-Arnett Barn Move

4.06.16 Former Gophers, brothers give new life to barn in Jordan, MN (Fox 9)

4.07.16 Tow-Arnett brothers give new life to old barn in Jordan, MN (Video) (Fox 9)

3.02.16 Old Barn Finally Makes Its Move (Belle Plaine Herald)

General News

Preservationists raising money to save 130-year-old barn

Barn documentary at Newport Film Festival will take audiences into the magic of the Midwest

3.23.16 Redeemed Farm Barn Move, Scandia, MN (County Messenger)

1.27.16 Redeemed Farm Barn Move, Scandia, MN (Video)

3.25.16 Navigating the Barn Quilt Trail (Star Tribune)

3.12.16 Southern Minnesota bee operation joins historic register (Star Tribune)

9.06.15 Barnyard weddings boom with yearning for 'how we used to live' (Star Tribune)

8.15.15 Iconic Shakopee barn moved for road widening (Shakopee Valley News)

8.02.15 'The Barn' helping Albert Lea wrestlers (KIMT)

7.17.15 Northfield's blue barn becomes a Culver's landmark (MPR)

7.14.15 A barn turns blue in Northfield (MPR)

05.19.15Scandia Barn Quilt Trail in works for Washington County (Pioneer Press)

11.26.14Artists can get involved in Barn 'Quilt Trail' coming to Chisago Lakes (Chisago County Press)

9.5.14  Minnesota ex-offenders recycle barns, learn skills (MPR / St. Paul Pioneer Press)

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6.2.14  Saying 'I do' at historic barns, and helping preserve them (St. Paul Pioneer Press)

11.17.13 Zimmerman, Minnesota: The Sinking barn (Roadside America)

6.14.13 Time up for Scandia's historic Tower Barn? (Star Tribune)



10.01.15 6 Barn Quilt Trails to Discover in Wisconsin (The Star)

9.01.15 World's largest round barn receives renovation (WAOW News)

8.30.15 An epiphany (of sorts) about barn life (Carroll County Times)

8.05.15 Starrs preserving old family barn (Hancock County Journal-Pilot)

8.02.15 Then & Now: Dresden Mule Barn-Channahon (The Herald News)

7.29.15 The Barn Raisers (KWQC)

7.27.15 Temple: Hitting the highs and lows on historic barn tour (Monadnock Ledger-Transcript)

7.26.15 Barn Quilt trail taking shape in Rowan (Salisbury Post)

7.23.15 'An heirloom-quality building': Community raises Brooks barn the old-fashioned way (Bangor Daily News)

7.21.15Family Remembers Historic Barn After Storm Blows it Down

7.18.15 Restoring a barn to maintain a craft tradition (Daily World)

7.17.15 Spring Arbor resident aims to bring barn quilt movement to Jackson County (

7.15.15 Former stable turned barn boutique is a shopper's paradise (Bangor Daily News)

7.10.15 Living in a Barn, Without the Hay (New York Times)

7.3.15 Old barns get new life as Flags for Heroes (AgriNews)

7.3.15 Whiteside County invites you to visit its beautiful barns (Quad-City Times)

7.2.15 The Barn at Corabelle (Daily Globe)

7.1.15 Wilkinson Family Barn nears historic milestone (The Peninsula Gateway)

6.30.15 Part II: The Barn That Got Away (Homeward Bound)

6.29.15 Living large in a small barn (Quad-City Times)

6.28.15 Seymour retiree's painted barn quilts hang from Kalamazoo to North Carolina (The Republic)

6.27.15 House of the Week: A barn and all the comforts of home in East Greenwich (Providence Journal)

6.26.15 Barn quilts an idea for Northeast Georgia to adopt (Barrow Journal)

6.26.15 Rockland family barn a relic of history, heirlooms (Homestead)

6.25.15 Local hopes to bring quilt barn trail to county (The Clermont Sun)

6.19.15 An old barn and new memories (Sun-Telegraph)

6.18.15 After a Million-Dollar Makeover, Behold the Party Barn (The Wall Street Journal)