1-On-1 With Split Rock Lighthouse's New Site Manager: 'It Had Always Been A Dream'The Split Rock Lighthouse is about to offer something new to its visitors.
'Fun And Memories': Hastings Man Spent Decades Perfecting Luge In His YardSometimes you win. Sometimes you “luge.” But in the city of Hastings, winning is luging. Especially when 78-year-old Paul Swanstrom gets involved.
Finding Minnesota: Bob Bell's Hockey Canes, From One Type Of Ice To AnotherIn this week’s Finding Minnesota, John Lauritsen shows us the creative way Bob Bell’s sticks go from ice time to helping people navigate icy sidewalks.
St. Croix Chocolate Company Blends Candy And ArtIn this week’s Finding Minnesota, John Lauritsen shows us how candy meets art at the St. Croix Chocolate Company.
Once-Struggling Faribault Woolen Mill Posts Record Year Amid PandemicIn Faribault, the Cannon River rushes by. As it does, it goes shoulder to shoulder with the Faribault Woolen Mill Company, one of the most iconic buildings in southern Minnesota. It’s from here that you get a glimpse into a whole, new world.
SPAM Museum In Austin Draws Visitors From All Over The WorldA couple hours south of the Twin Cities you’ll come across the city of Austin, which some also refer to as “The City of Spam.”
Northfield Mother-Daughter Duo Gets Nat'l Attention For 'Miniaturist' ProjectsSometimes you have to think big, but build small. That’s the philosophy of a mother-daughter team in Northfield.
Finding Minnesota: Meet The 'Geezers' Of Hyland Hills' Ski PatrolAndrews has had a longer run than anyone at Hyland Hills. He’s in his 49th year. That’s saying something considering a number of these patrollers have been working together for three decades or more.
Litchfield Horse Rambo Passes Away At 35 Years Old, Or 122 In Horse YearsThe life expectancy for horses is between 20 and 25 years. But a horse near Litchfield just passed away at the ripe, old age of 35.
One Of Nation's Largest Reindeer Farms Happens To Be Near MankatoInstead of Donner and Blitzen, you’ll find Sweetie and Lolly and about 30 other reindeer at the farm.
St. Paul's Center For Lost Objects Offers Lessons In 'Upcycling'A St. Paul artist is embracing the unusual during an unusual year.
Finding Minnesota: Franke's Bakery Makes Montgomery The Kolacky Capital Of The WorldIt's that time of year when your baking skills can either rise up or crumble like a sugar cookie. But in the town of Montgomery, more than 100 years of kolacky practice have allowed one family to get it just right.
Finding Minnesota: Art Bench Trail Unites Two Sides Across The St. Croix RiverWater is a common bond for cities and communities along the St. Croix River.
Pastor Of Oldest Black Baptist Church In Minnesota Reflects On Using Faith To Strengthen The Past And PresentDuring a year focused on social justice, a St. Paul church is celebrating its proud history. Pilgrim Baptist Church is the oldest Black church in Minnesota, and one of the oldest in the Midwest.
Mankato Artist Eduardo Ek Turns Silver Into 'Viking Bullion' TreasuresIf 2020 has taught us anything, we occasionally need a getaway from reality -- and Mankato artist Eduardo Ek has certainly found his happy place.