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Katie Ballalatak

Katie Ballalatak
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Katie is an associate editor for Minnesota Monthly and Greenspring Media's Custom Publishing Division.

Journeys: As a New Year Begins

A short reflection on resolutions, travel, and Minnesota

A Day Trip to Victoria

Located in the southwest metro, Victoria offers must-visit coffee shops, boutiques, and restaurants

5 Places to Go in White Bear Lake

Winner of the Best MN Town 2018, White Bear Lake offers restaurants, shopping, and more.

Review: “The Wickhams” at Jungle Theater

This continuation of "Christmas at Pemberley" brings humor and independence to some of Jane Austen's most beloved characters

7 Instagrammable Winter Destinations in Minnesota

Whether you're looking for a snowy adventure or an activity to get you in the Christmas spirit, these destinations are definitely Instagram worthy

The Best of MN 2018

Minnesota has offered up a lot to love in 2018—from the people, entertainment, and food to the shopping, news stories, and bold new activities. These are 52 of our favorites. (We asked you, too, and tallied your responses.)

Historical Tours to Go on This December

The holiday season is the most wonderful time of the year to experience some of Minnesota's prettiest mansions.

Thanksgiving Day Races 2018

If running a race on national holidays is your cup of tea, we have a few for you to pick from

11 Breweries to Visit in Minnesota

No matter where you are traveling in the state, Minnesota is teeming with acclaimed craft breweries

3 Places You Should Be Drinking Beer

These bars offer new ways to drink and appreciate the art of tap beer (and cocktails)