Logging Camp Takes Minnesotans Back In Time 118 YearsIn this week's Finding Minnesota, John Lauritsen traveled to the Forest History Center in Grand Rapids, where he learned that hard work from the past is now fueling the future.
Nearly 70 Years Old, World's Largest Ball Of Twine Still Reels 'Em In"Weird Al" Yankovic wrote a song about the ball, which the mayor says really helped bring twine ball awareness to the rest of the world.
89-Year-Old Clock Maker Has A Lot Of Time On His HandsDuring his working days, Bill ran a greenhouse and painted houses. He got the idea to start building clocks when he and his wife attended a craft show. He made his first in 2001. Now, like clockwork, he'll build a half-dozen or so every year.
Lyle Lambrecht Channels Lifelong Love Of Baseball To Craft Personalized Wooden BatsDespite being known for his pitching skills, Lyle Lambrecht now spends his days surrounded by bats. They hang like wooden stalactites from the ceiling of his New Prague shop.
Finding Minnesota: Christian Dalbec Captures Lake's-Eye View Of SuperiorA Two Harbors man is taking Lake Superior photography to a whole new level.
'It's Never Done': Railroad Club In Coon Rapids Creates Expansive Model Train Sets Of Real Tracks, CitiesModel train sets have been around since the 1840s and have stood the test of time, but chances are you haven't seen a set like the one in Coon Rapids. It covers 5,000 square feet and connects 12 cities.
With 30+ Years, The Ballpark May Be MN's Longest-Running Sports Memorabilia StoreThe inspiration began after the Twins inspired an entire state by winning their first World Series in 1987. Shortly after that historic victory, Calvin Havercamp found himself in a baseball card shop.
Twin Brothers Open RC Racing Store In WoodburyBrad and Richard Arkell do pretty much everything together, and over the years, both developed a love for remote control racing.
Restored From An Old Train Station, Brewery Nonic Chugs AlongWhile others saw a crumbling has-been, Ryan Verdon saw an opportunity. The Menomonie-Omaha Depot is on both the state and national registry for historic places. With that in mind, he bought it and began the long process of converting it to a brewery.
'Life-Changing': Reaching Winona Ice Wall Summit Worth The ViewAny mountain climber will tell you that the view from the top is always worth the climb.
Repurposing With Purpose: City Salvage Takes The Old And Makes It NewThere's a place in Minneapolis where you'll find a little bit of everything – and it all comes with a story.
'Unlike Anything Else Out There': Former Educators Still Teaching, Creating At Northern Soda CompanyEvery day, teachers are trying to work out formulas and solve equations, but for one group of educators, the lesson plan has completely changed.
'Enjoy The Ride': Lack Of Snow Provides Perfect Conditions For Ice-Friendly KicksleddingEven with the lack of snowpack on trails, ice conditions on some lakes are perfect for an activity known as "kicksledding."
The Recession Took His Job, So Gipson Shoemaker Turned To Making Box GuitarsSometimes thinking outside of the box can be beneficial. For a Minneapolis man, it was life-changing.
Waseca Artist Brings Outdoors To Life With Feather PaintingsA Waseca artist has the ability to bring the outdoors inside -- in a way few can.