Work is sweet for lucky few at Sweet Martha's Cookie Jar at State Fair

Work is sweet for lucky few at Sweet Martha's Cookie Jar at State Fair

For many visitors to the State Fair, buying a pail of cookies from Sweet Martha’s is a quintessential Minnesota tradition. But for a lucky group of workers, there couldn’t be anything better than the 12 days spent filling those pails.
North Star legend Lou Nanne putting his name on Edina steakhouse
Eat & Drink

North Star legend Lou Nanne putting his name on Edina steakhouse

10:47am
The owner of Rojo Mexican Grill and Ling & Louie's is partnering with the hockey legend on an Edina steakhouse.
Robert Redford and Nick Nolte take 'A Walk in the Woods'
Movies

Robert Redford and Nick Nolte take 'A Walk in the Woods' 

35 minutes ago
REVIEW: Robert Redford and Nick Nolte make for an unlikely comic pair in “A Walk in the Woods.”
Music critic Jon Bream lists his faves from 40 years of concerts, interviews
Music

Music critic Jon Bream lists his faves from 40 years of concerts, interviews

11:59am
The longest running full-time music critic at a daily U.S. newspaper gives his take on the best of the best during four decades of coverage.
Variety

Rosenblum: How does my garden grow? With helpers, hope – and lots of hostas

13 minutes ago
For 28 years, I’ve watched winter melt away and every single Minnesotan effortlessly transform brown death into brilliant window boxes and flower pots, replant terraced lawns with graceful sedge and fiery orange daylilies. Every year I watch in awe, and more than a little shame. I have no idea how to do any of this.
Celebrities

Kanye West for president? It's not as crazy as you think

8:56am
Kanye West dropped one doozy of a bomb when he declared his 2020 candidacy for president during a bizarre speech at Sunday’s MTV Video Music Awards. But as crazy as it sounds, it’s not impossible.
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  • Arts and Entertainment
    Summer: Works by seven photographers including Cass Bird, Robert Mapplethorpe and Alec Soth.
    Family Events
    Arthur's World: Through imaginative, hands-on activities, kids will sharpen their creative thinking and experience the power of cooperation, starting a new chapter in a lifelong learning adventure.
    On The Stage
    Church Basement Ladies: The play that spun off four sequels returns 10 years after it launched.
  • Arts and Entertainment
    Summer: Works by seven photographers including Cass Bird, Robert Mapplethorpe and Alec Soth.
    Family Events
    Arthur's World: Through imaginative, hands-on activities, kids will sharpen their creative thinking and experience the power of cooperation, starting a new chapter in a lifelong learning adventure.
    On The Stage
    Church Basement Ladies: The play that spun off four sequels returns 10 years after it launched.
  • Arts and Entertainment
    Summer: Works by seven photographers including Cass Bird, Robert Mapplethorpe and Alec Soth.
    Family Events
    Arthur's World: Through imaginative, hands-on activities, kids will sharpen their creative thinking and experience the power of cooperation, starting a new chapter in a lifelong learning adventure.
    On The Stage
    Church Basement Ladies: The play that spun off four sequels returns 10 years after it launched.
  • Music
    Vicky Emerson: The Americana singer/songwriter from Wisconsin blends folk and blues.
    Arts and Entertainment
    Summer: Works by seven photographers including Cass Bird, Robert Mapplethorpe and Alec Soth.
    Family Events
    Arthur's World: Through imaginative, hands-on activities, kids will sharpen their creative thinking and experience the power of cooperation, starting a new chapter in a lifelong learning adventure.
  • Music
    Steve Earle & the Dukes: The Grammy winning singer/songwriter is on tour after his latest album “Terraplane.”
    Arts and Entertainment
    Summer: Works by seven photographers including Cass Bird, Robert Mapplethorpe and Alec Soth.
    Family Events
    Arthur's World: Through imaginative, hands-on activities, kids will sharpen their creative thinking and experience the power of cooperation, starting a new chapter in a lifelong learning adventure.
Movies
special feature
“Duets” celebrates unique relationships between pairs of Twin Citians.
special report
More than 1,500 miles of bike trails line railroad beds and cross public lands.
special project
Amid fall’s flamboyant colors, subtle scenes hold their own stunning beauty.