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Get Ready: 34 New Minnesota State Fair Foods 2023 Ranked

Food critic Jason DeRusha uses two decades of fair experience to anticipate the new foods—what are you excited about?
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A Houseboating Excursion in Voyageurs National Park

Combine the glories of the BWCA with the comforts of a floating trailer

Recreational Cannabis Now Legal in Minnesota

While Gov. Tim Walz joined signed the historic bill on May 30, the law takes effect today, Aug. 1—making recreational cannabis legal in Minnesota.

New Restaurant Review: Oro by Nixta Is Solid Gold

Food critic Jason DeRusha says it's the most exciting food he’s had all year

Ways to Beat the Heat in Minnesota

Cool off this summer with these indoor and outdoor activities
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5 Locally Made Product Picks for Summer

Backyard parties and adventures are better with these goods from local makers

A Daily Thing to Do in Minnesota for July and August

Plan your summer with these festivals, free community events, and markets across the state

The Ultimate Minnesota Bucket List

101 must-do activities, gotta-try foods, and need-to-see marvels that make Minnesota the state that it is

Perfect Patios: Jason’s Top Dozen + More Outdoor Options

If alfresco dining and drinking are on the agenda this summer, here are more than 50 Minnesota patios to consider

Minnesota’s Most Iconic Foods

What makes up the state's culinary canon? That’s in flux—as it should be.