Five Immersive Midwestern Museums For Museum Haters

Dutifully reading about local history? Been there, done that. I like my museums a little more immersive, thanks. Seeing a city from a giant praying mantis, a Ferris Wheel or a boat marooned on a rooftop in a place where… Continue Reading

Balancing Over The Mississippi: Hiking Itasca State Park In Winter

European explorers came north to Minnesota to learn what the indigenous people of the Northwoods had known for thousands of years — that the source of the Misi-ziibi (the great river of life in Ojibwe) is a glacial lake in… Continue Reading

Forest Favorites: A Minnesota Fall Color Roundup

My friend and colleague Jack Dura loves fall. On crisp autumn days when he’s not covering a story for The Bismarck Tribune, you’ll find him tromping along the trails in the upper Midwest in search of fall foliage. His passion… Continue Reading