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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.


Outdoor adventure? These 4 Minn. towns are tops in natural beauty

We asked winners of our online poll to make their case for why their town is best for outdoor fun.


Forget texting: North St. Paul teen is national handwriting champ

In an increasingly digital world, a Minnesota kid has become a cursive writing king.


Make your own beer? Homebrewers national convention is coming to Minneapolis

Minneapolis will be the epicenter of do-it-yourself beer making and drinking as Homebrew Con 2017 hits town this week.


More than 30 street artists will be chalking it up at Chalkfest in Maple Grove

Nearly three dozen professional chalk artists from the U.S. and other countries will use three blocks of Main Street asphalt as their canvases.


Controversial collection of Nazi propaganda posters finds home at St. Olaf

A rare collection of Nazi propaganda posters is being restored, and eventually displayed, at St. Olaf College.


After 4,000 entries, Mall of America names winner of writer-in-residence contest

A poet from Los Angeles will be taking his typewriter for a gig at the Mall of America.


Bored at commencement? Play our Graduation Bingo game

Our Graduation Bingo Card will help you pass the time at any commencement you're forced to attend this spring.


Maple Grove boy with rare syndrome has unusual love: 'All vacuums, all the time'

A Maple Grove 6-year-old with a rare genetic condition finds joy in the everyday — including noisy appliances.


Mpls. man raises $2M on Kickstarter to make kinetic art for your living room

Bruce Shapiro's robotic creations have appeared at the White House and on Martha Stewart's TV show.


After being axed, the popular milk carton boat race returns to Minneapolis

Aquatennial mainstay was dropped in 2015 but is returning under new management.