Winona has become known in recent years for its arts festivals, like the Great River Shakespeare Festival and the Minnesota Beethoven Festival, and for the recent controversy over frac sand mining. Its history as a booming, wealthy river town in the late 19th century has left a legacy of notable buildings, striking architecture and an industrial vibe.
We asked some 2011 graduates to tell us what their first year in the job market has been like. Most of them have finally found work, but some remain underemployed after months bouncing between unpaid and paid internships, contract work and unemployment.
From Crookston to Winona, sources in our Public Insight Network tell us the early spring has meant optimism, flexibility and a certain amount of unease.
We asked sources in our Public Insight Network to tell us what changes they've noticed due to this year's early Minnesota spring. From Crookston to Winona, they tell us the early spring has meant optimism, flexibility and a certain amount of unease.
They came to Minnesota for work, for love, to be near family, to find a better place to raise children, to escape civil war. But sources in our Public Insight Network who shared their experience adjusting to life in Minnesota all said it wasn't easy.
We asked sources in our Public Insight Network to tell us what it's like living with diabetes -- both type 1 and type 2. We asked them to share what they've learned by living with this disease and the misconceptions they deal with.
Growing up Jewish in Minnesota, I knew I was in the minority.
If you own a home in Minnesota, it's likely your property taxes will go up next year. Watch this video to find out why.
This week's hounds sing the praises of puppet portrayals of "Pinocchio," a Nobel Prize-winning Irish poet who's visiting Minnesota, and a newly expanded Weisman Art Museum.
Minnesotans recollect where they were when they first heard of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001.
For the last four days of the State Fair the sheep barn transforms into a goat barn.
The Old Iron Show at the state fair is more than just a history of machines, it's a history of farming in America.
Leanne Danielson started working at Danielson's and Daughters Onion Rings 43 years ago, when she was nine years old. Now, she runs the booth with help from relatives.
These salesmen are the essence of the fair.
Every year, teenagers from across the state come together to put on a musical revue that they perform three to four times per day in the 4-H building at the Minnesota State Fair.