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Gina Karow

Gina Karow is the digital managing editor for Minnesota Monthly and Midwest Home.

UPDATED: Minnesota’s COVID-19 Stay Safe Plan

Gov. Tim Walz has announced new guidelines in effect June 10

30 Local Podcasts and Books for Quarantine

During COVID-19, ”shelter in place” with these great reads and listens by Minnesotans
Season four of "Nailed It!" just dropped for prime binging

TV Series to Binge during the Stay-at-Home Order

What we're streaming right now

Minnesota Businesses Step Up To Fight COVID-19

Minnesota businesses make safety equipment for those on the front lines of the Coronavirus pandemic while others accept donations

Introducing Minnesota Monthly’s First Petfest

Enter Petfest to win a professional photo shoot for your pet that will be featured in an upcoming issue of Minnesota Monthly

Grandma’s Marathon: A One-Of-A-Kind Race and Community Event

Grandma's Marathon weekend, hosted June 19-20 in Duluth, includes a full marathon, half marathon, 5K, youth race, food, music, expo, and more.
An aerial view of Barn Bluff in Red Wing, Minnesota.

Explore Historic Red Wing This Spring

Red Wing's riverside community, located just 55 miles southeast of Minneapolis, offers outdoor adventure, historic museums, shopping, and dining.
Minneapolis Farmers Market

Spring Finds at Minneapolis Farmers Market

Early season products at the Minneapolis Farmers Market include plants, flowers, meats, cheeses, jams, pickles, olives, breads, and more
Dawn Olson-Wallerus in her baker's hat and coat holding one of her custom cakes

Sugar & Spice Sweetery Now Open in Maple Grove

Sugar & Spice Sweetery offers custom cakes, cupcakes, cakelettes, tartlets, tortes, cheesecake, cookies, ice cream, cinnamon rolls, and edible cookie dough.
Basil in an herb planter

DIY Project: Indoor Herb Gardens

Freshly grown herbs offer bold flavors year round