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Katherine Lawless

Katherine (Kate) Lawless is a former Managing Editor for Greenspring's Group Tour Magazine and continues to contribute to Minnesota Monthly.
Dambo's trolls in Detroit Lakes, MN

Giant Trolls Invade Detroit Lakes

This summer, Danish recycling artist Thomas Dambo will bring his signature giant troll sculptures to Detroit Lakes, Minnesota.Dambo has built similar art installations in 17 countries and now 18 states, but the Detroit Lakes...
Lutsen Resort

A Guide to Minnesota’s Top Ski Areas

Each of Minnesota’s ski areas offers its own unique selection of activities and amenities

Electric Bikes: A Minnesota Guide

E-bikes have been rising in popularity since the pandemic started. Included in this trend: the bike trails of the Twin Cities and greater Minnesota.
Ramsey Falls in Redwood Falls

The Upper Minnesota River Valley Comes Alive in Spring

Towns and prairies on the state's western edge make great destinations for local history buffs, outdoor enthusiasts, and anyone who wants a taste of small-town living
Glam Doll Donuts

The Twin Cities Valentine’s Day Gift Guide, 2023

Share the local love with someone special this Valentine’s/Galentine’s Day
"Hello, Dolly!" at Theater Latté Da

Peter Rothstein Reflects on Career and Twin Cities Theater

Theater Latté Da’s departing artistic director raised the profile of local musical theater

Review: The World’s Oldest Epic Comes to the Jungle Theater

This reinterpretation of the story of Gilgamesh parallels the real stories of its local writers and performers—and is opening in New York
Mall of America

Eden Prairie’s Asia Mall Adds to a Minnesota Legacy

The state’s malls are answering shoppers’ calls to center community and culture—which may have been the original point of shopping malls

Best of MN, 2022

From dry-hopped lagers and Marty’s Deli to Houston White and Wild Witchery Co.—these are Minnesota’s premier people, places, and things of 2022

Celebrated Trans Pianist Brings One-Woman Show to the Jungle

Sara Davis Buechner gives a virtuosic, piano-playing performance, telling the highs and lows of her life so far, on the Minneapolis stage