After oral surgery in June, Chan Poling didn't perform for four months.

Chan Poling rebounds from health issues for New Standards holiday show

After a health hiatus, Suburbs rocker Chan Poling is back in action with the New Standards and a pileup of projects.
The beaded back of a child’s floral jacket, made by a Dakota artist in the late 1800s, is part of the “Our Home: Native Minnesota” exhibit openi
Stage & Arts

Minnesota History Center creates a new home for the state's Native Americans

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Minnesota History Center creates a dedicated space to highlight Dakota and Ojibwe life, then and now.
Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones in “The Aeronauts.”

Thrilling visuals keep a plot-deflated 'Aeronauts' aloft 

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"The Aeronauts" can't rise above its marquee faces.
“The Workshop” at Haunted Basement
Stage & Arts

Christmas-themed Haunted Basement opens this weekend at Rosedale Center

39 minutes ago
Ho-ho-haunted basement? Your yuletide just got spookier.
The winning cookies: Whiskey Gingers, Smoky Blue Cheese and Cherry Biscuits, Minnesota Sundae Cookies, Italian Cream Cake Cookies and Orange Ginger Tu
Eat & Drink

The winning cookies of the 2019 Star Tribune Cookie Contest

37 minutes ago
Out of 207 entries, we have four finalists and a winner. They're appealing on many levels, especially the way each one introduces a wide range of delicious ingredients into our cookie universe: whiskey, sunflower seeds, turmeric and tea.
From left: Celina Kane hats, Larissa Loden jewelry, Hemlocks Leatherworks tote, Woodchuck USA luggage tag, Indigo & Snow scarf.

20 Minnesota-made gifts from chocolates to ceramics, hats to dog collars

December 4
Makers from across Minnesota offer the best of their work just in time for holiday gift-giving.
Graduate student Jenn Carnell makes her selection from the dairy case. Popular items at the campus Dairy and Meat Salesroom often run out.
Eat & Drink

Inside the University of Minnesota's secret meat and cheese market

A small shop on the U's St. Paul campus has been selling dairy and meat at bargain prices for decades.
10,000 Takes

How an outsider came to love the forbidding Minnesota winter

December 4
Thirty-one years ago, I moved from New York to Minnesota. I imagined myself as a character in Ole Rolvaag's "Giants in the Earth": far from family in a foreign land, the climate of which seemed designed to kill me.
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An 11-year-old La Crosse boy has become an international crochet phenom

December 3
A seventh-grade boy's love of crochet has helped him focus, brought him a viral following and changed his family's life.