Yoga in the Snow: A Lesson In Mindfulness

When you practice yoga outdoors in the deep freeze of a Minnesota winter, the usual prompts to “feel your breath” and “visualize your breath” take…

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…

The Most Photogenic Places In Minneapolis

Minneapolis took center stage as Minnesota’s largest city welcomed football fans from all over the globe to U.S. Bank Stadium this winter. While the new(ish)…

Extreme Ice: 5 Wild Ways To Enjoy A Minnesota Winter

Minnesota has more than 10,000 lakes (11,842, if you want to be exact — which I do) and long winters, so it’s no surprise that…

A Bemidji City Guide: Where To Play, Shop And Eat In The Minnesota Northwoods

Bemidji, a pretty little northwoods town nestled along the Mississippi River and Lake Bemidji, is a classic Minnesota getaway. It’s also one of the top…

In The Field and In The Kitchen With Food Writer Danielle Prewett

Danielle Prewett creates beautiful food. I mean, seriously, look at these photos. It’s gorgeous. Interviewing the chef, writer, recipe developer and food photographer totally made…

Shady Serenity: Hiking In Icelandic State Park

“North Dakota doesn’t have any trees.” Nope. Incorrect. Sure, this state is mostly (and justifiably) famous for its wide open spaces, endless horizons, rolling prairies…

Surviving The Maah Daah Hey Trail

The Maah Daah Hey Trail schooled me. I went from “I’m going to own this ride” to “Okay, I’m gonna have fun” to “Sweet Jesus,…

The Best Hikes in Manitoba

I get to Manitoba often, but my trips are usually city based. So I was delighted when Faith of eHealthInformer.com asked if she could pen…

Scenic Vistas and Sweet Clover: The Stunning Scenery of Theodore Roosevelt National Park’s North Unit

For the most striking landscapes in North Dakota, head to the North Unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park. The South Unit near Medora gets most…

Hockey, The Lake and Tater Tot Hotdish: The Minnesota Experience In Bemidji

Sometimes my trips require a lot of planning. Sometimes I spend days figuring out the logistics, coordinating transportation, mapping routes and brainstorming ideas. My trip…

Cross-County Skiing and Snowshoeing Spots in North Dakota and Minnesota

Cross-country skiing was on my bucket list last winter, but I got way too busy. So this is going to be the year that I (finally) try…

The #WorstDogEver

Western North Dakota is a beautiful place and I don’t get out that way as often as I’d like. I live vicariously through Sabrina Ramey,…

A Walk in Autumn

“It was a beautiful bright autumn day, with air like cider and a sky so blue you could drown in it.” – Diana Gabaldon, “Outlander”…

Colorful Minnesota: Forests and Water — Autumn Settles In On North Star State

Prairie Style File’s roving reporter Jack Dura is back, with a gorgeous look at the fall foliage in Minnesota. Seriously, just look at these photos.…