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Richard Chin covers features for the Star Tribune and writes for the Star Tribune Magazine. He is a graduate of Stanford University and was a Knight Journalism Fellow at Stanford.


Super Slide arrives at CHS Field for Super Bowl

Here's your chance to slide into a base at CHS Field.


Toothpick replica of Vikings' billion-dollar palace going to the real U.S. Bank Stadium

A man who made a model of the U.S. Bank Stadium gets to see his creation displayed at the real thing.


City of Lakes Loppet starter: 'My customer is the racer'

A former ski racer is the volunteer who gets all of the City of Lakes Loppet races off to a good start.


Minnesota professor explores link between philosophy and Lego

Philosophers ponder the meaning of Lego thanks to a new book co-edited by a University of Minnesota professor.


Hennepin County libraries buy 700K books a year – here are the most popular of 2017

Among the most sought-after of the year: Instant Pot cookbooks.


Retired Twin Cities officer now serves with Salvation Army

A former lieutenant in the Ramsey County Sheriff's Office now rushes to disasters — with a hot meal.


University of Minnesota graduate students compete in the Three Minute Thesis contest

University of Minnesota graduate students compete against the clock in a dissertation contest.


Second Twin Cities TV newsperson in 3 months undergoes foot amputation

KSTP's Chris Egert loses the lower part of his left leg in operation, just a few months after Courtney Godfrey's boating accident.


Man creates 4-foot-long replica of U.S. Bank Stadium using 6,400 toothpicks

A California retiree built a detailed model of U.S. Bank Stadium to celebrate becoming a Minnesotan.


This woman is in charge of seeing Minnesota's future — and she's optimistic

Minnesota State Demographer Susan Brower tracks who we are and who we'll be in the future.