Jayne Haugen Olson


A 20-year veteran of Mpls.St.Paul Magazine, Jayne has played a leadership role in the strategy and creation of editorial content, editorial-driven events, and special supplements as a writer, editor, and now editorial director. In 2015 Jayne was named Best Content Director by The Content Council, an international organization. 

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Jan 9, 2018 3:58 PM Health & Fitness

What if that epic story was based in the kitchens Twin Cities restaurants? more

Jul 10, 2017 2:23 PM , , , Eat & Drink 3 Comments

Bobby Z

Photo by Bill Phelps

Drummer Bobby Z opens up about his close relationship with Prince and the early battles they overcame together to create a band and keep the music alive. more

Dec 5, 2016 9:45 AM Arts & Culture 6 Comments

Mpls.St.Paul Magazine 2004 Prince Cover

Photos by Caitlin Abrams

In this July 2004 story Prince, the "poet laureate of Pop Life", sounds off on record companies, music education, life in Minnesota, and more. more

Jun 10, 2014 12:00 AM Arts & Culture

Bar Space before

Photo by Steve Henke

Tips, wisdom, and insider advice to make the most of your redesign, especially when working with interior designers. more

May 12, 2014 4:05 PM Home & Design

Jayne Haugen Olson and family in their home under rennovation

Photo by Steve Henke

Jayne Haugen Olson explains why she let a crew of designers take over her home for one very hectic spring. more

Apr 1, 2014 1:08 PM Home & Design

Horst Rechelbacher in his home in 2011

Photo by Steve Henke

Upon Aveda founder Horst Rechelbacher's passing, Mpls/St.Paul Magazine reflects on his legacy in our cities. more

Feb 20, 2014 9:11 AM Arts & Culture

To celebrate Mpls.St.Paul Magazine's 40th anniversary, we give you 40 lists that showcase the food, fashion, sports, news, and pop culture that shape this place we love (an love to make fun of). more

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The insider's guide to the restaurants and hotels of the moment in the Twin Cities' favorite urban weekend getaway: Chicago. more

Nov 1, 2011 12:00 AM Arts & Culture


Stephanie Colgan

Beauty maverick Denny Kemp opens fabulous new salon in Northeast, featuring art by John Grider and stunning pieces from his personal collection - plus quality salon services, of course. more

May 31, 2008 10:00 PM Shop & Style


Mike Hendrickson

Jayne Haugen Olson chats about pink makeup and dewy spring beauty. more

Apr 30, 2007 10:00 PM Shop & Style

It’s All About The Blow Out, Baby

Mary Lynn Blasutta

The early days of the blow out trend, detailed by Jayne Haugen Olson, inspired by Amelia Santaniello and her hairstylist Jason Deavalon. Haugen Olson visits her main man, stylist Jeffrey Caron. more

Sep 30, 2005 10:00 PM Shop & Style