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Physics and engineering contest is a first for Minnesota high schoolers.
Barbara “Bobbie” Brown was a lifelong learner who continued to educate herself up until her death on April 28, at age 88, after suffering a…
A 40-state road trip led two NYC transplants to the Twin Cities. Now they know more about Minnesota than most of us.
Tracking the roots of "Minnesota Nice" is difficult, partly because people don't agree on what it actually is.
With cause marketing, young consumers wear their philanthropy on their sleeves — and heads and feet.
Middle-schoolers break the silence on tough issues with brave personal narratives
This spring, the inclusive fashion brand will open its first Midwestern pop-up.
The mega-celebrity shows off the Minnesota company's new women's boot line.
After nearly four decades of gale-force winds and prying eyes, Split Rock's Lee Radzak is leaving his iconic home after 36 years.
Ruth Hass spent a lifetime caring for others, from tending wounded soldiers as an Army nurse during World War II to visiting shut-ins. She died…
Local knitters' multicolored handiworks turn weather stats into art and a gentle form of activism.
For Minnesotans Jenny Ries and Craig Hirschey, first comes love, then comes a combo candy bar.
Frank Gehry protégé designed the MacPhail Center for Music.
Using social media, an aspiring reality TV star is bringing his controversial profession into the digital age.
Opponents of bail argue that it creates a two-tiered justice system.
Parents' natural response to abductions is to rein kids in. Experts say that's the wrong thing to do.
The neighborhood's original housing stock, largely modest Cape Cods and ramblers, hadn't been significantly improved since the homes were built in the 1940s and 1950s.
Creating a family-friendly, generation-connecting, screen-free game plan for the days off.
Twenty years ago, sports reporter Randy Shaver took on cancer and won. He's since become an anchor, taught his son the ropes — and is fighting his cruelest opponent once again.
From two-sheet-pan operation to the Target shelves: A retiree's snacktastic success story outlasts the oil boom.
Fueled by enviable Instagrammed party pics, arty arrangements are on the rise.
Charities and clinics offer buybacks, donations and swaps for surplus candy.
Yes, you can skip the sugar for trick-or-treaters. Here's how.
Blamed for the demise of everything from dating to bar soap to golf, young people are lowering divorce rates.
Dave Ryan has captained Booty Cruises and pranked everyone from parents to pet owners. But what if he's more mature than we think?
Roode left behind an inspiring body of work and a lasting influence on many other artists.
In emerging "sleeper" trends, Twin Cities moviegoers embrace theaters' efforts to replicate home.
When the Minnesota Children's Museum rolled out its renovation, some visitors got confused, others got rowdy. The First 100 Days team was deployed to tweak the design.
How the once bankrupt, twice divorced MyPillow peddler quit crack, found God, befriended Donald Trump and became Minnesota's quirkiest celebrity.
"50 Jobs in 50 States" author launches American Bucket List Challenge, which includes water-skiing in Brainerd.
To increase knowledge of Dakota culture and heritage, the Minnesota Humanities Center worked with Dakota scholars to develop a tour of significant sites.
As a teen, Jarrelle Barton discovered an ancient Chinese instrument. Now it's the focus of his life.
Performing to Prince, the Subversive Sirens captivated the judges and crowd.
With limited training but plenty of drive, the Subversive Sirens aim to make synchronized swimming more inclusive — and perform a Prince-medley routine at the Paris Gay Games.
Plymouth vocalist tackles our country's tricky anthem at Twins, Vikings games and hundreds of other events.
Anwar Hassouni, Captain of the Sky Pirates, began in acrobatics before he took his first step.
There's a growing movement to lure the living through graveyard gates.
With its playful approach, Foss has developed an almost fanatic following among local families.
Starbucks' welcome of nonpaying guests concerns local independents.
The new workout is part dance-infused exercise class, part Sculpture Garden tour.
Ma Jolie Marché brings build-your-own bouquets to the streets.
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