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…

Claim Your Voice, Deepen Your Story, and Rewrite Your Life: Relaxing, Healing, and Empowering Writing Retreats

Jess Lourey was the first person to tell me I could write a book. We met at a workshop she conducted at the Moorhead Public…

Think Outside The Jewelry Box: 10 Handmade Jewelry Designers To Watch

If you’re stuck in the winter doldrums, try something sparkly. I’ve discovered some incredible jewelry designers in the Upper Midwest and the prairie provinces of…

2016 Travel Snapshot

“We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for…

Neighbors

I’ve been reading newspaper stories and first-hand accounts about a new group of immigrants that arrived in my home state of North Dakota. These new…

Into the Ice Caves: Exploring The Unexpected in North Dakota

A few weeks ago, I was talking to my High Plains Reader colleague Jack Dura on Twitter (he’s @JackFromNoDak — you should follow him for…

Platforms and Glitter: Back To The 70s Party Pics

You know it’s a good party when a blonde in a flower crown kisses you and tries to sweep you off your 5-inch platform heels…

A Vintage Photo Mystery

If you’ve read Prairie Style File since the beginning, you might remember that I used to write about local art, artists and the creative process for…

Into the Woods: Exploring North Dakota’s petrified forest in the ‘graveyard of stumps’

Happy Sunday, Prairie People! Today I want to introduce you to Jack Dura, one of my favorite North Dakota writers. He has a great appreciation for local history and…

Score Albino Buffalo Sticker Art

“Sticker art is important because it provides an accessibility to art that is more approachable than some other means of art sales,” says Albino Buffalo…

A Suzy Starz Necklace Giveaway

Today’s giveaway is from a very cool North Dakota-based company called Suzy Starz. Owner and designer Susan Beehler’s necklaces are inspired by nature. And she…

“The Wrong Shall Fail, The Right Prevail”

“And in despair I bowed my head; ‘There is no peace on earth,’ I said; ‘For hate is strong, And mocks the song Of peace…

Your Favorite Holiday Traditions

The holiday season is in full swing and it seems like there are always new events and attractions to explore, new food to try and…

Party Pics: Behind the Scenes at the Bras on Broadway Fashion Show

“Art is the triumph over chaos.” John Cheever Between heartbreaking terrorist attacks around the world, a disturbing mood of tension and intolerance on social media…

Roller Derby Street Style: Tattoos, Glitter And Optional Pants at WFTDA Champs in Saint Paul

I saw the most exciting roller derby bouts of my life (my life, people!!!) at the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) Championships in Saint Paul,…