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Erik Tormoen

Erik Tormoen
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Erik Tormoen is an Associate Editor of Minnesota Monthly. etormoen@greenspring.com

Anoka's Grand Day Parade

A celebration befitting of the Halloween Capital of the World

New Ulm Oktoberfest

The annual festival returns with brew, a grape stomp, and plenty of German fare

October 2017 Minnesota Event Calendar

The macabre month is overflowing with brew, pumpkins, and ghouls

Why Belle Plaine’s Satanic Statue Got the Axe

A veterans’ monument proposed in the small town attracts picketing Christians, picnicking Satanists, and national attention

What It Means to Light Up the St. Anthony Lock

A colorful light show fills the now-defunct lock with its own history

Weekend Best Bets: September 1–3

Your to-do list this weekend includes nerdery, jazz, and pie in Grand Marais

Weekend Best Bets: August 25–27

Your to-do list this weekend around the Twin Cities includes the blues, murder, mugs, and a special Tim McGraw concert

The Weird World of Art Heists

Stolen sculptures, paintings, and public installations make for distressing, often unsolved crimes

September 2017's Top 5 Events

Get out and explore all there is to do this month

Discover MN

What’s new around the state