Black Beach in Silver Bay. By Sidney Kirchhof.

This Unique Beach Is Ideal for Instagram

Black Beach in Silver Bay is unlike any other beach in Minnesota
Nathaniel Rozinka out on a 355-meter line near Chisholm

Your Next Outdoor Aventure: The Zen of Slacklining

You'd think that walking a narrow, wobbly line 300 feet over a gulf would be for adrenaline junkies—and you'd be wrong

Storm Chasing Film Captures St. Paul Man’s Dramatic Hobby

"The Last Storm" documentary star Mike Marz gives tips for following summer weather
The Grandstand puts on its last shows this weekend at the Minnesota State Fair

Minnesota State Fair 2020 is Canceled

The 2021 fair is dubbed "the Great Minnesota Get-Back-Together"

Mystic Lake Casino Set to Reopen

Add casinos to the list of reopenings in Minnesota
Fourth of July Fireworks at Red, White & Boom in Minneapolis

More Minnesota 4th of July Celebrations Canceled

COVID-19 has already had a huge effect on Independence Day fireworks for 2020

This Absurdly Cute Sheep Needs a Name

Como Zoo welcomed this snowy white male baby Dall’s sheep on Saturday
Canoeing on North Union Lake, one of 11 forming Alexandria's Chain of Lakes

Resilience and Beauty Make Alexandria Our “Best MN Town”

This lake community has what makes the state great: big ideas, bigger hearts, and a whole lot of hospitality
Image of roasting a marshmallow over campfire

A Guide to Backyard Camping—S’mores Hacks and Campfire Stories Included

A night under the stars at home is easy with these backyard camping tips
Soren Van Luven, 3, of Minneapolis, helps drill a hole for a maple tap during a demonstration of the tapping process at

Maple-Tapping Season Is Short and Sweet in Minnesota

March through April, squeeze the most out of maple tapping in Stearns County—and stick around for ceramics and hard cider