Enjoy the colors of autumn with these 7 beautiful bike rides

Enjoy Minnesota’s Autumn Colors with these 7 Beautiful Bike Rides

Minnesota’s DNR color finder map is up and running, meaning now is the time to head out the door and see Minnesota at its finest in fall before blizzards and freezing temps...

Simple slow cooker apple butter recipe to warm you up this fall

It's crock pot season. It’s time for warm soups, hearty chilis, and, now, sweet, warm apple butter for your slow cooker repertoire. Your home will smell amazing after you make this easy...
A business closed due to bankruptcy after coronavirus

Bankruptcy in the Time of Coronavirus

These are uncertain times we're living in - life during the coronavirus pandemic offers unique challenges for all of us. This is especially true for those looking to file for bankruptcy: Whether it's...

From St. Paul to Montana by Train

We take the train from Union Depot in St. Paul, Minnesota west through North Dakota into Montana, stop in Glacier National Park for a three-day hike, then continue the journey through Idaho...

Take this quiz to find out your environmental footprint

This year Earth Day is Sunday April 22nd. And, unlike National Jelly Bean Day which is also celebrated on April 22nd, the creation and celebration of Earth Day has permanently changed our way of...

Now India (7 Minutes to Sunrise)

The first sounds of the morning are of tuk-tuk and taxi engines as they come to life, their honking horns alongside the footsteps of the city's informal working class taking to the...
You're an @sshole: Being "right" in the digital age

You’re an @sshole: Being “Right” in the Digital Age

The Digital Age is the current period of human history: We’ve moved from the industry-based society of the Industrial Revolution to a focus on computerizing information and creating a more knowledge-based society. Also known as...
No Kill Shelter in Minnesota, Twin Cities Agenda

No-Kill Shelters in Minnesota

There are many options for finding a new four-legged friend, from the Humane Society to working with a breeder directly. A new trend starting to heat up is heading to a no-kill shelter: These...

The power of family at the forefront of Theater Mu’s “Fast Company”

The lobby of the Guthrie is packed. "A Christmas Carol" and "Steel Magnolias" are playing tonight. Coats and scarves have emerged already from the depths of our closets, people shiver and stamp...
Everybody sucks, except for you: Notes on arguing

When and How To Argue in the Age of Information

It's a beautiful, late-summer day. The sun is shining outside. Your favorite song is playing on the radio. You woke up on the right-side-of-the-bed this morning, you're feeling great - your hair...