'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.
Finding Minnesota: Brooklyn Park’s Pro Wrestling AcademyIn this week's Finding Minnesota, we went to a wrestling academy in Brooklyn Park where they are always ready to rumble.
'My Idea Of A Miracle': Sisters Of Notre Dame Share Journey Of 142-Year-Old OrganThe holiday season is a time for miracles, and every year, the School Sisters of Notre Dame celebrate a handmade miracle.
Finding Minnesota: Glensheen Mansion Melds Classy With Tacky At ChristmasUSA Today is calling it one of the 10 best holiday home tours in the country -- right up there with Graceland and the Hearst Castle.
'So Much Fun': Farmington Couple Makes Lamps Out Of Iconic AntiquesIn this week's Finding Minnesota, John Lauritsen takes us to Machine Age Lamps in Farmington, where iconic things from the past are now lighting up the future.
University Of Minnesota 'Shoe Tree' Offers Unique TraditionThe shoe tree is exactly as it sounds, with hundreds of pairs of shoes hanging from its branches.