Bemidji State grad Amber Leong pitches her idea for mood-enhancing lamps on "Shark Tank"

Q&A: How Amber Leong Made a “Shark Tank” Judge Cry

Circadian Optics’ co-founder brought her light-therapy lamps to the reality TV show—just in time for winter
Eric Dayton dons Askov Finlayson's new "climate positive" parka

Askov Finlayson’s New Parka Is “Climate Positive”

Eric Dayton’s latest commitment to the climate crisis is an outerwear upgrade
Santa Ken Cloud

A Farewell Letter from the Former Southdale Santa

Ken Cloud moves on, with a new mission of spreading cheer
Co-hosts of the new podcast "What's Good, Man?" (from left): Tony "the Scribe" Williams and Kyle "Guante" Tran Myhre

“What’s Good, Man?”: New Podcast Explores Toxic Masculinity

Two Minneapolis hip-hop and spoken-word artists are going where feminist women have long asked men to go: the root of what it means to be a man
Halima Aden

From Refugee Camp to Runway: Q&A with Halima Aden

We asked the fashion model about becoming a UNICEF ambassador, representing Minnesota, and putting her hijab into her modeling contract
Andrew Berge, of La Pitchoune

From the U of M to California Wine Country

Shoreview native Andrew Berge makes wine for hot winery La Pitchoune
Marc Heu

How Marc Heu Shook up St. Paul’s Baking Scene with a Paris-Style Patisserie

The French chef on dropping out of medical school to pursue a lifelong dream: the perfect croissant
Hieu Minh Nguyen

Best of MN, 2019: Arts & Culture

Lizzo, Amy Klobuchar, Dua Saleh, "Sahan Journal," and more put Minnesota on the map for arts and culture in 2019
An image from September 9, 2018 regular season home game against the San Francisco 49ers. The Vikings won 24-16.

Life in the End Zone

Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph talks about philanthropy, fans, and the elusive Super Bowl ring