I grew up on Lake Mille Lacs, where locals like me had a complicated relationship with our big-city visitors.
A clarinetist in the University of Minnesota's marching band was live with Justin Timberlake.
It's true that the average Philadelphia sports fan has a chip on his shoulder. It's part of the way the city sees itself.
The Vikings have a shot at being the first NFL team to have home-field advantage for the Super Bowl. But for the team's fans, there's a lot more at stake than football.
I was a young reporter assigned to cover the local lutefisk dinner. What could possibly go wrong?
My growing collection offers a glimpse into the past, with recipes for Creamed Green Beans and Snappy Tomatoes.
Digital newspaper archives reveal tragedies, triumphs and a sweet story about Grandma.
That cinder-block building has remained a constant in my life.
I used to be that runner — someone who squeezed in a run nearly every day to take a break from the rest of life and feel the outdoors. I long for those days.
A freelancer weighs the pros and cons of the fast-growing self-employment sector.
What a 60-year-old learned when she rented a desk at a Minneapolis co-working office for freelancers, start-ups and other entrepreneurs.
Double homicide case became a career-long quest for this Twin Cities reporter and writer.
At first I assumed the worst about her. But she proved herself an ally and true friend.
I'm practically a fixture at Twin Cities vintage boutiques and bookstores. Could I make it one month without buying anything?
The matriarchs whom this East Coast 20-something found in Minnesota weren't blood-related, weren't teachers, weren't necessarily bosses — but they looked out for a newcomer missing her mother.
We're supposed to keep our feelings buried, but I've learned there's a better way.
From fashion fails to arranged dates, prom nights were memorable for all the wrong reasons.
They might be America's most hated fashion trend, but I love my leggings anyway.
His father died in March 1987. Days later, the Twins embarked upon their championship season.
Like "BBC Dad," whose kids interrupted a live TV broadcast, I was a work-from-home parent juggling professional and personal duties.