Minnesota's Michele Tafoya: A sports reporter in a man's world

Minnesota's Michele Tafoya: A sports reporter in a man's world

The popular sports reporter reigns by ignoring crowd catcalls, prepping hard and staying focused on the game.
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A negative-decibel chamber, the 'quietest place on Earth,' is in south Minneapolis

October 10
A negative-decibel chamber, the 'quietest place on Earth,' is in south Minneapolis
A lab dubbed the "quietest place on Earth" finds a purpose beyond testing products: healing humans.

Archbishop Bernard Hebda has embraced Minnesota — and his flock

October 11
Archbishop Bernard Hebda has embraced Minnesota — and his flock
Archbishop Bernard Hebda never expected to land in the Twin Cities, but he embraced Minnesota life.
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October 11

Freeform floral design

The new centerpiece: Freeform floral design. Photographed in the Star Tribune studio on Thursday, August 17, 2017
Home & Garden
October 11

Tile as art for all

Mercedes Austin's Mercury Mosaics does handmade work for homeowners.
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October 11

Minneapolis park system is best in nation

For 5 years running, Minneapolis park system has been rated #1 in the Nation by The Trust For Public Land. St. Paul was #2 this year.
Stage & Arts
October 11

From Goodwill to Home Depot: Where the Guthrie Theater gets its props

This is the time of the year when Rebecca Jo Malmstrom starts shopping for Christmas dinner.
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October 10

Find your perfect escape this fall and winter with 7 great travel destinations

Fall’s an easy sell. Once it rolls out those showy colors, people think nothing of traveling miles to watch it unfold. Winter, though, is a…
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October 10

Weird hotel habits, from the housekeepers who've seen it all

Cleaning up after other people means seeing some pretty weird things. A group of housekeepers gathered their collective advice on what we should and shouldn’t…
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October 10

What's the rush? MSP Airport offers many reasons to linger

We’ve all experienced the maddening roller coaster that is airport security. One day, you speed through the screening machines in 15 minutes flat. The next,…
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October 10

Autumn in my heart: An essay by Kao Kalia Yang

Iremember my first autumn in Minnesota. I was six and a half. We lived in the McDonough housing project in St. Paul. Between our houses,…
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October 10

5 Minnesota businesses at cutting edge of making products people want, for a good cause.

These Twin Cities businesses are turning profit into community.
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October 10

Minnesota Maker: Talin Spring sees beauty far and wide

Designer Talin Spring loves to be surrounded by beautiful objects. “I’m not for the minimalist way of life,” laughs the Minneapolis-based accessories designer. Her studio…
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October 10

Sweetland Orchard's oh, so refreshing ciders

Gretchen Perbix strolls among the 2,000 trees in the rambling orchard that she and her husband, Mike, purchased seven years ago. She rattles off the…
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October 10

Throwback: Gladstone Garden, 1930s Minneapolis

These elegant swells are enjoying a tipple at “Upper Nicollet’s Oldest Cafe,” as the inside of the matchbook says. “Known far and wide as the…
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October 10

Fanning our feathers: One of Minnesota's top turkey producers

Nearly 46 million turkeys are raised in Minnesota each year, making the state the nation’s top producer. By Thanksgiving, roughly one-third of 1 percent of…
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October 10

Plant bulbs now for a colorful spring

Fall chores tend to be bittersweet — harvesting the last of the veggies, putting the garden to bed, packing away the hoses and the hoes.…
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June 30

Twin Cities throwback: Syndicate Block was the pride of Minneapolis in 1910s

When the Syndicate Block opened in 1883 it was the pride of downtown Minneapolis.
Books
June 29

The revealing season

Award-winning author Marlon James shares why he loves Minnesota summers.
Eat & Drink
June 29

Summit Brewing's McConn talks about the secret science of beer making

Summit's head brewer, Damian McConn, came from Ireland to help usher in the Twin Cities beer craze, which even he admits is reaching its limits now.
Home & Garden
June 28

Aching to own a lake place? Here's how to join Minnesota's cabin culture

In the Land of 10,000 Lakes, summer fun means water. Is this the year to take the plunge and buy a lake home? And how do you find the right one? Here are some tips.
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June 28

Beauty and the bees: Aveda heiress adds buzz to father's dream of saving world

From hair spray to honey, Nicole Rechelbacher continues the visionary legacy of her father.
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June 27

Is it normal to fantasize about someone who isn't your partner? A therapist weighs in

Marriage therapist Beth D. Nelson is often asked about "normal." We asked her about sex, love and snoring, so you don't have to.
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