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A New 30-Mile Ice Road To The Northwest Angle

Visitors headed to one of the dozen fishing resorts in the Northwest Angle will soon be able to drive there by car - but...

One School District Has Had In-Person Classes All School Year

  Story reflects data current as of Friday, December 18, 2020. Kittson Central School District in Hallock, Minn., has opened its doors to more than 200...

Ain’t No Mountain High Enough in This Land of Lakes

I am a reluctant Minnesotan. I moved here on a whim six years ago, never intending to stay as long as I have - and I will...

Deck the Halls with Bright, Shiny Aluminum Objects

On December 19, 1965, my grandmother Margaret Killian Marin scribbled a short entry in her diary. It stated that her husband, Ernie, had put...

It’s COVID-Safe, So Why Not Give Winter Biking a Try

I am neither a poet, nor a winter biker - but in the age of COVID-19 when the only rule is to be socially...

A Black Mother Contemplates What It Means to Defund the Police

I remember once, many years ago, watching a boyfriend run down a dimly lit street in downtown Minneapolis, a small package under his arm...

Discover More About Minnesota’s First Team Sport

At its root, lacrosse is an Indigenous game. Historically, every tribe had their own form of the game. In Mni Sota (Dakota word for...

How has the pandemic changed the way we serve Minnesota’s homeless...

“Mentally – it felt like World War III for me. It was very depressing,” James (name changed for confidential purposes) recalled of his first...

Winter Is Prime Time For Bald Eagle Watching

  One Greater Minnesota reporter Kaomi Goetz traveled to the National Eagle Center in Wabasha, Minn., to find out some surprising facts about the bald...

All You Ever Wanted to Know About Forest Bathing

During what promises to be a difficult COVID winter, I'm living with a new mantra: Always be up for new outdoor adventures. Let me...