Bonny Wolf, a food commentator for National Public Radio, says she remembers most life events by what she ate. She shares her memories in a new book of essays, "Talking with My Mouth Full: Crab Cakes, Bundt Cakes and Other Kitchen Stories."
A Matisse painting of a woman gazing at a bowl of goldfish is the center of St. Paul author Patricia Hampl's new book, "Blue Arabesque: A Search for the Sublime."
The feds say the cost of heating with natural gas will be cheaper than last year. But Minnesota's largest energy company says it believes heating costs will jump. What gives?
Steele County once led the world in butter production. Now, only one butter maker remains.
Starting Tuesday morning, air travelers coming through the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport will be able to bring small amounts of liquids and gels on planes.
Lenny Russo, the chef and localism advocate who brought diners the Heartland in St. Paul, is now taking his cooking and restaurant philospohy to a larger stage: Cue and Level Five at the Guthrie. In doing so, he's also changing the way his suppliers do business.
A St. Paul chef, John Michael Lerma, impresses people with the recipes he learned cooking with his grandmother on a North Dakota farm.
Transportation Security officials reacted to the arrests of alleged bomb plotters in Britain
by temporarily banning passengers from bringing drinks, lotions, and other fluids on board flights. The new restrictions are having an impact on airport retailers.
Minnesota's largest private charitable foundation has named a new president. The McKnight Foundation named Kathryn Wolford to its top position. Wolford currently heads Baltimore, Maryland-based Lutheran World Relief.
Minnesota musician Peter Ostroushko, a favorite among public radio audiences, has a new CD called "Postcards." The songs are original tunes he wrote on the road while traveling with the cast and crew of "A Prairie Home Companion."
The recent heat and lack of rain is taking a toll on Minnesota's Christmas tree farms.
Mike Rynerson has spent the past 12 days dropping water on the Cavity Lake fire. He uses a UH 60 Black Hawk helicopter to scoop water from nearby lakes and drop it on the fire.
Minnesota U.S. Sen. Mark Dayton refused to attend the Iraqi prime minister's address to Congress Wednesday. Dayton was one of a handful of Democrats to boycott Nouri al-Maliki's speech, because of al-Maliki's comments blaming Israel for the current conflict with Hezbollah.
David Brauer is our regular media commentator here on All Things Considered. He says Hatch's complaint stems from three areas of questions posed to him by Star Tribune reporters -- all relating to a parking ticket Hatch received in December 2003 in a Minneapolis park with a bad reputation.
Minnesota children's book author and illustrator Nancy Carlson created the official 2006 Minnesota State Fair poster.