• Stomping Grapes Grape Stomp at Crow River Winery in Hutchinson MN.

    Big Feet Not Needed at the Grape Stomp

    Ever since Lucille Ball was seen stomping grapes on an episode of I Love Lucy, Americans have fallen in love with the idea. Since then grape stomping competitions have shown up at…

  • The St. Paul Hotel

    Corruption in St. Paul

    When you think of speak easy’s and crime families in the Midwest, you probably think of Chicago. After all, we are in Minnesota. That wasn’t the case in the 1920’s. Prohibition was…

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    Local Pride at the Great Minnesota Get Together

    For 10 years now, Sarah Sweet and Angela Lessman have been helping crafters showcase their wears. The two met through their, now husbands and quickly formed a partnership. Together they created the…

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    Steampunk at the Great Minnesota Get Together

    The Minnesota State Fair is a tradition in my house. My husband and I love the fair so much, we planned our wedding over the State Fair because we knew that weekend would…

  • Gooseberry Falls

    SEEKING TRANQUILITY AT GOOSEBERRY FALLS

    As a Minnesotan, water is in your blood. We love to be near it. Seeing it move and flow. Watching the sun rise and set on the horizon over a lake. There…

  • Cannon River Winery Mural

    History and Wine at Cannon River Winery

    Traveling through Cannon Falls you will notice a lot of historical buildings. In their downtown alone, 29 buildings are on the National Register of Historical Places. Just because it’s rooted in the…

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    Lessons Learned Camping on the North Shore

    I have been itching for the opportunity to get up to the north shore and spend some time. Camping has always been in my blood. Since getting married and having kids, has…

  • Split Rock Lighthouse Two Harbors

    A Guide to Split Rock Lighthouse

    The North Shore is one of the most beautiful things that you will ever see. In my opinion, it is what makes Minnesota so special. During most times of day, you will…