Sophia Eris

Photographs by Graham Gardner

Sophia Eris is the music-biz equivalent of a three-sport athlete. Is this the year she makes the all-pro team? more

Arts & Culture

Toua Xiong, creator of St. Paul's HmongTown

Photos by Caitlin Abrams

Since 2005, St. Paul’s HmongTown Marketplace has become one of the best Asian markets in the United States. You wouldn’t believe what it took for Toua Xiong to build it. more

Eat & Drink

After publishing her debut novel, 'A Lady's Guide to Selling Out,' Minneapolis author Sally Franson decided to momentarily ditch literary fame for a vision quest to clown camp. more

General Interest

Twin Cities-based photog who kills it in the pages of MSP wins worldwide recognition. more


Steve Zahn

Photograph by Ackerman + Gruber

Where did the beloved character actor Steve Zahn develop his own character? Robbinsdale. more

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John Moe and Jeff Tweedy

Photo by Nate Ryan

The podcaster of 'Hilarious World of Depression' shares stories about mental health, gleaned from actors, musicians, and comedians. more

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Halima Aden

Photo courtesy of Tellem Grody PR

The event featured intersectional storytelling from powerful women—and Minnesota model Halima Aden stole the show. more

The Morning After

Illustration collage of Minnesota wrestlers

Illustrations by Michael Byers

For a time, the best wrestling talent in the world came from Minnesota. We look back at the wins, the losses, and how it helped invent a barker/heel named Donald J. Trump. more

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The Spark Moments cast and crew film a scene.

Photo by Caroline Yang

Her newest short film, Spark Moments, shows the “aha moments” of five powerful women in STEM—and she’s releasing it on International Day of the Girl, no less. more

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Porcelain vase at the Minneapolis Institute of Art

Photos by Caitlin Abrams

Whenever Ghenete Zelleke chooses a vase, the Minneapolis Institute of Art scores a treasure for the ages. more

Arts & Culture

Bob Trench and his film crew worked on Dodging Bullets for four years.

Photo courtesy of Fahrenheit Films

'Dodging Bullets' confronts the lasting legacy of America’s treatment of Native people. more

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Jessie Diggins skiing

Photo courtesy of US Ski and Snowboard

Yet another star-studded sporting event has chosen a home in the north. more

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Andrea Kremer and Hannah Storm

Photo courtesy of Amazon, from Business Wire

For the first time ever, an all-female booth will call an NFL game. Our editor reminds us just how big that is. more

Arts & Culture

Irene Hixon Whitney Bridge

Photo by Gian Lorenzo Ferretti

Local sculptor Siah Armajani’s philosophically erudite, politically furious work gets the retrospective it deserves at the Walker. more

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Illustration of Kirk Cousins as Clark Kent

Illustration by Nigel Buchanan

In the offseason, after a gruesome playoff loss, the Minnesota Vikings bet $84 million that Kirk Cousins could become the star quarterback to end decades of futility. Any questions? Well, as it turns out, Cousins has some questions for you, too. more

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Suicide Prevention illustration

Illustration by Sébastien Thibault

What’s the most effective way to arrest the suicide rate in Minnesota? more

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Dessa performing

Photograph by Matthew Shaver

Dessa checks in on Minneapolis with new music, a new book, and two fall dates at Orchestra Hall. And then flies to her next stop. more

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The Reading Room in St. Paul

Photos by Caitlin Abrams

What do you get when you cross Amtrak, civil rights, and a library? more

Arts & Culture

May Lee-Yang

Photos by Caitlin Abrams

What happens when your second-grade boyfriend ghosts you, and your parents accuse you of stealing $100? You learn to lean into the drama. more

Arts & Culture

State Fair Skyride owner Don McClure with Newfoundland Malcolm

Photo by Caitlin Abrams

A revolutionary transportation system can ferry passengers in and out of crowded cities with almost no pollution, traffic, or infrastructure. Try it this summer, for $4.50, at the State Fair. more

Arts & Culture

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    Vitreo Retinal Surgery

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