Tess Allen

Tess Allen is a former Editorial Intern for Mpls.St.Paul Magazine.

Corn on a farm with windmills

Photo by Patrick J Endres-Alaska Photo Graphics/Getty

If we want to save the environment (and continue feeding the planet), we can’t keep treating the soil like dirt. These four Minnesota farmers are showing the field how it’s done. Read more

General Interest

Liberian Americans protest in St. Paul at the Minnesota State Capital

Photo by Brian Peterson/Minneapolis Star Tribune via ZUMA Wire

The Liberian community in Minnesota is an immigration success story. Or it was. Under new Trump rules, pastors and nurses will be sent “home” to a country they haven’t seen in decades. Read more

Arts & Culture

Minnesota themed T-shirts

Photo by Caitlin Abrams

Count ’em! We gathered up a short-sleeve wardrobe perfect for the dog days of summer. Read more

, Shop & Style


Photos by Meg Cooper Photography

Nora and Jake's Stillwater winter wedding was full of laughs and love—just like their relationship. Read more


Science Museum of Minnesota mental health exhibit

Photo courtesy of Science Museum of Minnesota

'Mental Health: Mind Matters' kicks off its North American tour right in our backyard. Read more

Kids & Family

Minnesota Roller Girls at Roy Wilkins Auditorium

Photos by Ron Wilbur

In which our brave intern laces up and finds out what it takes to be a roller girl. Read more

Arts & Culture

Dayton's Project Rendering - Retail

Rendering courtesy Gensler Minneapolis

Follow the progress on social media. Read more


Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska will become the first American venue to ever host a second Ryder Cup. Read more

Arts & Culture

Slingshot three-wheel roadster

Photo courtesy of Twin Cities Auto Show

From the 'Black Panther' Lexus to athlete appearances, you'll want to check it out—even if you know nothing about cars. Read more

Arts & Culture

Still Kickin FeMNist t-shirt

Photo by Kylee and Christian Creative

The Coven, Nora McInerny, and Still Kickin' host FeMNist Day, plus other ways to support women in politics, art, business, and beer. Read more

, Arts & Culture


The Valentine's collection by Minneapolis-based Hi Little One is available online at

Flower specials. Hotel packages. Jewelry discounts. Clever date ideas. Everything you need to succeed at Valentine's Day! Read more

, Swag

Eagles Patriots Super Bowl Football

Ben Liebenberg AP

Angelica Cantanti and ComMUSICation youth choirs performed "America the Beautiful" alongside Broadway star Leslie Odom Jr. Read more

Arts & Culture

New venue Bavaria Downs marries the rustic with the luxurious. Read more

Aisle File


Photo by Steffenhagen Photography

Local organizations benefit in a big way from the big game coming to Minneapolis. Read more

Arts & Culture

Family-friendly events in and around Super Bowl LII’s host city celebrate football and our land of snow and ice. Read more

, The Fam