From left: Two identical bottles of insulin (U.S. on the left, Canadian on the right); Nicole Smith-Holt (blue shirt) and Quinn Nystrom (black shirt) speak to the media before leaving Minnesota

These Minnesotans Are Going to Canada for Insulin

The Caravan to Canada raises awareness of life-saving insulin's prohibitive pricing in the U.S.
The Loring Park Art Festival

Sue Z.’s Charitable Check-In: July

The best events that give back this month—plus Sue Z.'s hot tips on where to eat next

The Nordly: Minnesota’s Local Take on “The Onion”

Since its inception in 2018, ”The Nordly” has produced satirical news stories and Minnesota-specific headlines

How Minnesota Could Win or Lose the 2020 Census

With much at stake—including a congressional seat—Minnesotans are already worried about getting a complete head count for the 2020 Census
r.Cup

r.Cup Takes Aim at Plastic Cups

You might have spotted this Minneapolis-based company's reusable product while gunning for a drink at First Ave

Can Can Wonderland 2.0: St. Paul’s Mini-Golf Haven Gets Bigger

This summer, the Willy Wonka-esque hub of games and entertainment adds new experiences
An event space in the Minneapolis Convention Center

Sue Z.’s Charitable Check-In: May 2019

Give back in fun ways at these charity events around the Twin Cities this month, picked by Sue Z.
Sheletta Brundidge (right) stands with a beautician at V.I.P. Hair & Nails in downtown Minneapolis

When Michelle Obama Came to Town

How Sheletta Brundidge proved she was Michelle Obama’s biggest fan—plus the story behind the massive Michelle Obama poster up for auction

Amazon Is Suddenly One of Minnesota's Biggest Employers

We didn't get HQ2. (Was it even a thing?) But Amazon is taking over Minnesota, somehow among our 50 biggest employers—and still growing.

Nickel and Dimed? The Rise in Fees at Restaurants

Going out to eat, there are fees for health care, rising wages, and credit cards. Why not just raise prices?