Boyd Huppert teaches an online class to TEGNA reporters and videographers from his home office in Edina.

Boyd Huppert, KARE's superstar reporter, opens up about battling cancer

The award-winning reporter is known for his portraits in courage, the kind Huppert must now muster up himself as he fights for his life.
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This beautiful pink beach on Lake Superior has a special history in Minnesota

March 28
The pink rocks of Iona’s Beach near Two Harbors, Minn., were chipped off nearby rhyolite cliffs.
Iona's Beach stands out from the iconic gray rocky shoreline of the North Shore. But it's more than the color of its rocks that makes this site unique.
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From the nostalgic to the new, 30 years of Mall of America snapshots

March 22
It was like Christmas crowds in August. Just a week after opening in 1992, the nation’s largest mall recorded 1 million visitors and was still baski
Thirty years ago, the nation's largest mall burst onto the scene. Ever since, the Mall of America has been a community gathering spot, playing host to concerts, weddings, fundraisers and family events. It may be a tourist destination, but it's also a slice of home.
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April 1
Global bridal retailer Grace Love Lace has opened a showroom in Minneapolis’ North Loop.

Inside peek: A new bridal shop in Minneapolis

Grace Loves Lace focuses its efforts on eco-conscious gowns.
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April 1
Turn over a new leaf with a new spring look.

Turn over a new fashion leaf with an updated spring look

Warming sunshine welcomes spring fashion with all its fresh appeal. Green goddessFloral sweater, $50; zara.comUlla Johnson shirt dress, $495; nordstrom.comWe the Free jeans,…
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March 31
Orange butterfly milkweed is a monarch booster that’s perfectly suited for home gardens.

Here's one weed to invite into your garden

Monarchs need milkweed to survive. Good thing there are plenty of garden-friendly species of this "weed."
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March 31
Hennepin Handmade’s Derek Hostetler works on a piece in the hot shop at the Glass House building.

The future is bright for the Minneapolis makers of glass-blown light fixtures

At Hennepin Made, there's always an iron in the fire.
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March 30
Joel Love and Andrew Rescorla of Urban Greens bring herbs and microgreens to Twin Cities cooks and restaurants all year long.

Twin Cities' Urban Greens turns dreams of pesto into reality

Childhood friends run a hydroponic farm that keeps local cooks in greens all year long.
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March 30
Ground sumac packs a lemony punch.

Sumac has deep roots in Minnesota

Use it to flavor everything from lamb to lemonade.
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March 29
The paintings in the Nicollet Hotel were 7 1⁄2 feet high.

Throwback: Mural provided a change of scenery for grand hotel

A local artist brought life the Nicollet Hotel ballroom during a 1940s remodel.
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March 28
The remodeled Crystal Court in downtown Minneapolis’ IDS Center.

Tasteful refresh breathes life into IDS Center courtyard in downtown Minneapolis

The welcome but subtle changes to Crystal Court are a towering achievement.
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March 28
Eco-conscious artist Stephanie Dillon diverts clothing from landfills and gives them a second life.

Minnesota 'slow fashion' artist upcycles discarded clothing to create wearable art

Citizen T's hand-painted, hand-dyed jackets, T-shirts and handbags give cast-offs a second life.
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March 25
A kiss isn’t just a kiss — it’s a crucial connection between people.

How to unlock the power of the kiss no matter how long you've been smooching

A local sex researcher and therapist says kissing is a crucial connection that often gets overlooked.
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March 25
Essay: The great Duluth winter mystery of 1962

Essay: The great Duluth winter mystery of 1962

A clanking furnace, frigid weather and a missing butter knife made for a memorable Minnesota winter.
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March 24
The Grasshopper is part of the Dairyland drink menu at Creekside Supperclub where all that’s old is new again

Old-fashioned ice cream drinks are making a comeback in the Twin Cities

Rediscover Eisenhower favorites such as the Grasshopper, Brandy Alexander and the Pink Squirrel.
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March 23
Dave Anderson with the All-American Feast at Famous Dave’s, the restaurant he founded.

How 'Famous Dave' Anderson earned his accidental moniker — and became America's Rib King

Following his induction to the National Native American Hall of Fame, the legendary pitmaster reflects on his winding path to success.
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March 23
Dustin Nguyen and Adam Witherspoon in the Fermentation Lab on Monday, Jan. 10, 2022. Beverage consultants 3 Leches’ new Fermentation Lab, housed in

Twin Cities food and beverage experts are bringing fermentation into the 21st century

"You're adding magic to food."
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March 22
Look inside three homes Minnesota architects designed — for themselves

Look inside three homes Minnesota architects designed — for themselves

What happens when the tables turn and architects design their personal spaces.
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March 22
Porcelain isn't just for bathrooms anymore: How to use this durable material all over the house

Porcelain isn't just for bathrooms anymore: How to use this durable material all over the house

Porcelain is making a comeback with attractive, modern takes.
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March 21
Block prints help Minnesota artists usher in spring.

Minnesota artists usher in spring with bold block prints

Print artists bring spring to life with intricate carvings on wood, metal or stone.
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December 29, 2021
Nazera Mohamed posed for photos in the sunflower field at

Star Tribune Photos of the Year 2021

From surviving a pandemic to bringing home the Olympic gold, a look back at some of the moments captured by Star Tribune photojournalists in 2021.
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December 8, 2021
Sky's the limit fashion spread Right top: Oversized scarf $14.99 tjmaxx.tjx.com Jil Sander Alpaca wool blazer $2650 nordstrom.com Vince lilac swea

The sky's the limit for winter wardrobes

Faux fur, quilted jackets and warm knits are among the winter wardrobe finds that will get you through every occasion during Minnesota's coldest season. We…
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December 8, 2021
Essay: How 'Survivor' helped a family grieve and survive

Essay: How 'Survivor' helped a family grieve and survive

We didn't expect "Survivor" night to become Survivor Night. We didn't expect it to become a thing.