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Snapshot: Snow Mandala at the Great Northern Festival

The wintry Twin Cities festival makes its return starting this week
Fans cheer for Klondike Dog Derby teams in Excelsior

Dog Days of Winter in Excelsior

Come for the cold, stay for the cozy at this Mayberry-like destination within a half-hour drive west of the Twin Cities

Best Bets: Jan. 16-22

Things to do this week: Ice Castles, Night Trains, and an urban wellness retreat, and more.

Best Bets: Jan. 9-15

Things to do around the Twin Cities this weekend include the ice castles, a public art tour, a murder mystery dinner, and more
OMC Smokehouse

Jason’s Top 5 Dining Outings to See Fall Colors

The best restaurants that skirt leafy autumn beauty in Minnesota and Wisconsin

8 Unique Airbnbs in Minnesota

On a farm, in a dome, on the Mississippi—these Airbnbs turn lodging into an exciting experience all its own
 

Snapshot: Snow Mandala at the Great Northern Festival

The wintry Twin Cities festival makes its return starting this week
Fans cheer for Klondike Dog Derby teams in Excelsior

Dog Days of Winter in Excelsior

Come for the cold, stay for the cozy at this Mayberry-like destination within a half-hour drive west of the Twin Cities
Modern cabin construction ensures having a warm retreat after forays onto Lake Vermilion and the surrounding snowshoeing trails

New Northwoods Camper Cabins Blend Modern and Rustic

Minnesota's newest state park, Lake Vermilion-Soudan Underground Mine, gave staff the chance to come up with contemporary cabincore
A few of our most popular stories online in the past year (clockwise from upper left): KSTP meteorologist Ken Barlow talks mental health; a wintry to-do list gets outdoors and bundles up inside; Jason's coverage of the Minnesota State Fair includes chef Yia Vang of Union Hmong Kitchen; and some barbecue food-truck controversy gets spicy

Top 5 of 2022: Our Most-Read Stories Online

From TV personalities to food and restaurant news, popular stories spanned topics and events
Lambeau Field

Why Minnesotans May Love Green Bay

Hear us out! Titletown is known for its football team but offers other reasons to be a fan
 

Snapshot: Snow Mandala at the Great Northern Festival

The wintry Twin Cities festival makes its return starting this week

Best Bets: Jan. 16-22

Things to do this week: Ice Castles, Night Trains, and an urban wellness retreat, and more.

Best Bets: Jan. 9-15

Things to do around the Twin Cities this weekend include the ice castles, a public art tour, a murder mystery dinner, and more

Best Bets: Jan. 3-8

Things to do around the Twin Cities this week include an "Ecology of Muppets," a Y2K dance party, a wedding planning event, and more
Modern cabin construction ensures having a warm retreat after forays onto Lake Vermilion and the surrounding snowshoeing trails

New Northwoods Camper Cabins Blend Modern and Rustic

Minnesota's newest state park, Lake Vermilion-Soudan Underground Mine, gave staff the chance to come up with contemporary cabincore
A new sport pushed by a Minnesota company gets some serious air.

Snowskating Takes to the Slopes

In a new winter sport, a Minnesota company combines skateboarding, snowboarding, and surfing