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Hutton was previously the editor of Minnesota Monthly and Midwest Home magazines and City Pages' food critic. She has written frequently about restaurants, travel, and design and enjoys profiling interesting people. A Minnesota native, Hutton returned home after stints in the Bay Area and New York City and has traveled the state extensively, from the Spring Grove Soda factory near the Iowa border to the Northwest Angle, which pokes into the Canadian one. She has a degree in product design from Stanford and co-edited an essay collection about life "before the mortgage" prior to settling in the Twin Cities.

Review: 'Immersive Disney Animation' in Minneapolis puts fresh spin on familiar films

The show drops viewers into a medley of Disney-scapes, from "Bambi" to "Frozen."

Ukrainian family adapts to U.S. thanks to 'a very deep part of Minnesota culture'

Separated for eight years, the war brought them together in Minneapolis, where their daughter's team has immersed them in American culture.

Meet Team Trans, the pioneering hockey team for transgender and nonbinary athletes in the Twin Cities

This new team normalizes the hockey experience for athletes whose identity doesn't fit the usual gender divide.

Who is Sheletta and why is she everywhere?

She's been told she's "too much," but she won't tone it down. Minnesota's boldest broadcaster gives the Black female perspective its due – and puts the powerful on blast.

Meet the trainer of the St. Paul Saints' 'ball pig' — and help name this year's mascot

For more than 30 years, a Wisconsin couple has taught, costumed and wrangled the team's beloved mascot.

KARE 11 reporter Lou Raguse's book reveals bungling of infamous cold case

Law enforcement assumed two missing girls had run away. Later, they assumed they'd been murdered. It took 40 years to prove both theories wrong.

Looking for a tropical family getaway? Puerto Rico is a 5-hour flight away

The U.S. territory pairs an international feel with domestic convenience.

He wears only black or white, roams Minneapolis and considers himself a work of art

Artist Scott Seekins has a surprising past — and staying power.

Meet the Minnesota psychologist who provides free help to farmers

Like many farm families he counsels, the state's longtime ag psychologist is passing the torch to the next generation.

Minnesotans seeking 'biggest and best birthday' turn to slumber party planners

With mini-tents, themed decor, sleepovers for kids — and adults — get a makeover for the social-media era.