This is it — the week that the Minnesota State Fair gets started. The gates open Thursday morning.
Any state park that has a waterfall — weaving, tumbling and spilling its way over rugged cliffs — will draw that many more visitors.
This coming Saturday, Aug. 11, folks will have a chance to see quite the spectacle on the road. Dozens of antique cars, going as fast as they can go. It is a tradition entering its 26th year.
It has long been understood that the best way to see Minnesota’s northern treasure of lakes and woods is by canoe. But now, Gunflint Lodge, in extreme northeastern Minnesota, is offering another nice vantage point, from the air.
This coming weekend people who enjoy a challenge will head to southern Minnesota for a popular fishing contest. And it’s not for walleye or sunfish — it’s for a fish with whiskers.
Serious speed is on display at Minnesota race tracks like Brainerd International or Canterbury Park. But you’ll also find small-town tracks where the contestants aren’t quite so fast.
After a long holiday weekend, you may have had your fill of family by now. Perhaps it’s time to plan a little getaway where you can have a some peace and quiet while living in the lap of luxury. This week in Finding Minnesota, we head to Red Wing to see what makes the historic St. James Hotel such a treasure.
There’s more than one way to welcome folks to town: friendly signs, smiles on the street — and steaming bowls of beans? Bean Hole Days is a tradition that’s been drawing big crowds for decades to Pequot Lakes.
Once we get into the summer months, it seems like there’s a festival every weekend. Starting this Thursday night, music fans will be able to take in some free concerts in downtown St. Paul for three nights.
Even though he’s just 17 years old, Travis Ryan has been water skiing for more than a decade. “Oh, it’s awesome,” he said. “I mean, it’s nice and cool. You get to be out with all your friends and everything.”
There is a quiet place in northern Minnesota where a mighty river is so small — you can even step across it.
Minnesota isn’t naturally blessed with a lot of peaks and valleys, but bikers in the Cuyuna Lakes region are now enjoying rugged slopes that weren’t even there a hundred years ago.
On Memorial Day, many will visit the gravesite of a relative or friend. And for some that visit will remind them of the day of the funeral. This week in Finding Minnesota, we show you how some families are opting to make the burial of a loved one, more spirited.
When you meet Tom Bislow at his mustard-colored store, get ready for the wurst jokes.
This week in Finding Minnesota, we went to the international fish market that Minnesota restaurants have turned to for 31 years.
Finding Minnesota checked out some of the floating houses Latsch Island in the middle of the Mississippi River near Winona.
Ron Fagen and his family have a passion for all things related to World War II. And because of this passion, aircraft that went on raids over Germany and France now come and go from Granite Falls.
Mike Binkley went to some of the most beautiful waterfalls in the state, along the North Shore. Check out a few of the places he visited in our gallery.