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Hudson Bay Bound: An Excerpt

Escape your living room for a canoe trip with the first women to paddle from the Twin Cities to Canada's Hudson Bay.

Come Together: A Soul Food Thanksgiving

The culinary duo (plus one!) behind Minneapolis restaurant Soul Bowl share the recipes that anchor their Thanksgiving menu—at work and at home.

Minnesota Art Crawl on the Prairie

A band of Minnesota artists finds community in solitude, kinship in history and an unlikely muse in the plainspoken beauty of the countryside.

Minnesota State Fair Sells Out 2020 Food Parade

The 2020 Minnesota State Fair has been canceled, but fairgoers who loved the event’s legendary treats will have a chance to sample some in late August and September.

How to Get An Artist-Designed Face Mask—And Benefit Feeding America

A group of Minneapolis artists has organized Giving Mask, a curated face mask collection that generates donations to Feeding America.

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Get Crafting—For Free—With North House Folk School’s Online Classes

One of the Midwest’s top folk art schools is offering free online demonstrations and tutorials  during the coronavirus pandemic.