UPDATED: Shelter-In-Place: What it Could Mean for Minnesota

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz issues stay-at-home order from March 27 to April 10
Ray Aponte (right) leads kids from North Minneapolis in cross-country skiing at Theodore Wirth Park

Ray Aponte Helps Northside Youth Embrace the Outdoors

Loppet Foundation’s new Adventures Director uses activities like cross-country skiing to inspire local students
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

Where in MN Are All These Books?

There are more than 1.5 million volumes of local history
Jenny Anderson

Meet Minnesota’s Ice-Fishing Social Media Influencer

Jenny Anderson ice fishes across Minnesota’s lakes, showing followers that the outdoors are for all—and sharing with us her favorite spots and fellow influencers
The Tettegouche "Sea Stack" in its picturesque heyday

Minnesota’s Natural Beauty Isn’t Set in Stone

We lost a state landmark going into 2020, reminding us to get out and explore while we can

Watch: Feeding Time at Swan Park

A live cam captures the wintering swans of Monticello
Returning to her hometown of Winona, Minnesota, Winona Ryder leads Squarespace's new ad campaign about small towns

Watch: Winona Ryder Visits Minnesota for Super Bowl Ad, Locals Seem Confused

The ”Stranger Things” star explains how she was named after Winona, Minnesota, in a behind-the-scenes teaser
Lake Minnetonka dog sledding

Reasons to Love a Frozen Lake Minnetonka

Not just for summer, here's what to eat, drink, and do at the lake—including a new sled-dog derby, ice golf, and snowga

Our Top 9 Instagram Posts of 2019

Here are our top 9 highest performing, attention-grabbing, most interactive posts from last year