Hudson Bay

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2014

    Will Mining Save or Destroy Northern Minnesota?

    As he leaves a small cafe in Ely, Gerald Tyler approaches two middle-aged women and whispers a joke. They smile politely. He walks gingerly, a leftover cost from his years in the military. In a patterned sweater that appears to have 30 years of mileage on it, he appears more the goofy grandfather t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2010

    MPR's Peter Smith reads from 'A Porch Sofa Almanac' tonight

    Photo by Clarity via‚ÄčIf you have lived through even just one winter here, you are probably familiar with those mittens that resurface during a melty day as deformed and soggy after a few weeks in an iced over snow bank. Minnesota is not only a land of 10,000 lakes, but of 10,000 tales l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2009

    Como Zoo polar bears will no longer bum you out (maybe)

    Yes, the zoo is free (sweet!) but you still had to feel like a terrible person enjoying your day when those enormous polar bears looked like they were plotting their own suicides.

  • News

    December 8, 2004

    Cruel and Unusual

    You think winter in Minnesota sucks? Friend, you don't know anything about winter in Minnesota.

  • Feature

    September 9, 1998


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