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  • Blogs

    August 5, 2013

    Karen Nyberg, Minnesota astronaut, shares amazing shots from space [PHOTOS]

    Vining, Minnesota native Karen Nyberg is currently aboard the International Space Station, and in recent weeks, she's gotten in the habit of snapping pics of earth from way up high and sharing them on Twitter.SEE ALSO: Astronaut snaps picture of Twin Cities from space [PHOTO] Nyberg, who is working ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2013

    The 12 best country shows in February

    February brings a number of fine options for catching country music at local venues, whether your taste runs singer-songwriter, country rock, Red Dirt or old-time Appalachian-influenced fiddle music. Oh, and you should totally take your parents to see the John Denver tribute at the State. They'll th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2012

    The Sudden Lovelys on their wedding reception concert and children's album

    Being in a band is a big commitment. Getting married is an even bigger commitment. Minneapolis duo The Sudden Lovelys fit both of these criteria. After working diligently to release three full-length albums in one year, Paige Ferraro née Prescher and Danny Ferraro took some time off between touring ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2010

    Chilean wines: fabulous, inexpensive picks from the Rapel Valley

    Vina Siegel​Chile is home to amazing value wines and is creating a reputation for producing wines to rival Napa Valley and Bordeaux. Vitis vinifera grapes were planted by the Conquistadors back in the 16th century, but it has only been recently that their wine has been exported in volume.

  • Arts

    June 25, 2008
  • News

    March 29, 2006

    When Good Science is Bad Politics

    A troublesome family of synthetic chemicals called PFCs—many of them produced in Minnesota—is turning up in the bodies of people and animals worldwide. So why did the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency force its leading PFC researcher, Dr. F

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2006

    1/25: Morning Communique

    Chris Penn RIP, New Orleans needs busboys, not enough copies of "Brokeback Mountain" for military theaters, the 50 most loathsome people in America, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2004
  • Restaurants

    March 3, 2004

    Salt: A Battery

    Great chefs know it: Quality salt adds taste and texture

  • Music

    January 21, 2004

    Brand New Heavies

    Surf rock, metal, and shoulder-length hair: First Avenue's class of 2003

  • News

    November 19, 2003

    Cosmic Truths of the Ages, Revealed

    Is It Possible--Mind You, Just Possible--That the Mysteries of the Pyramids, the Origin of UFOs, and the Evolutionary Riddle of the Yeti Will be Solved Out of a Basement in Lakeville?

  • Music

    November 13, 2002

    Punch-Drunk Love

    Taking a beating from Black Dice--and loving it

  • News

    December 27, 2000

    Artists Of The Year

    From escapist entertainment to aesthetic ecstasy: Twenty-nine writers script valentines to twelve months of culture

  • Arts

    January 26, 2000

    Skirts Ahoy!

    How the master of cheesecake art lifted a dress and uncovered an American madonna