In Minnesota’s cabin country, things get a little slow this time of year. Most vacationers are gone, and it would take something special to lure them back in November.
In one of Minnesota’s most scenic areas, you’ll find one of its quirkiest neighborhoods. Not only are many of the homes oddly-shaped, they’re not even on solid ground.
When you take a walk with Gene Nicolelli, you’d think he was a retired bus driver — not a former grocer.
Minnesota is home to a lot of creative people. They’re the ones who come up with innovative, entertaining ideas in the workplace, on stage or even off the beaten path.
It seems hard to fathom, but western settlement nearly wiped out the nation’s bison herd — some 30 to 60 million animals. That herd stretched from Minnesota’s grasslands to the Rocky Mountains. But over the years, hard work has brought the bison back.
They used to cause startled glances, but now when war planes fly over one Minnesota town, people know it’s just one of their neighbors.
There’s an elite group of growers who take pride in growing huge pumpkins. Stillwater is known for its historic feel and relaxing views of the St. Croix River.
Next weekend, the Traveling Turkey Trophy of Tumultuous Triumph will be on the line once again.
Ever driven by something that made you do a double-take? It’s happened many times to people traveling through Chisago County, as they come to the intersection of Highway 8 and Highway 95 in Franconia Township.
From the studios at KYMN Radio, longtime host Wayne Eddy talks earnestly about Northfield, “the home of cows, colleges and contentment.”
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.