Molly Bloom Feature Archive

Growing up Jewish in Minnesota, I knew I was in the minority. (12/20/2011)
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. (10/25/2011)
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. (09/29/2011)
Minnesotans recollect where they were when they first heard of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. (09/11/2011)
For the last four days of the State Fair the sheep barn transforms into a goat barn. (09/02/2011)
The Old Iron Show at the state fair is more than just a history of machines, it's a history of farming in America. (09/01/2011)
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. (08/31/2011)
These salesmen are the essence of the fair. (08/30/2011)
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. (08/29/2011)
Art Blakey, chief of the State Fair Police, and his daughter Brooke are two of the year-round members of the force. (08/26/2011)
Schaller, of Burnsville, has been entering her jams, jellies and relishes in the Creative Activities exhibits for 30 years. (08/25/2011)
If you're a fan of the Minnesota State Fair, you probably have that one thing at the fair that feels like it's yours. Like that row of antique tractors that no one else seems to know about, or the sound of all the Midway rides going at once. Tell us, what's your favorite thing at the Minnesota State Fair? (08/22/2011)
Gov. Mark Dayton and the Republican legislative leaders have finally agreed on how to balance the Minnesota state budget. How will they do it? They plan to borrow the money. (07/15/2011)
A handy list of which state services are closed and which are open in the state government shutdown. (07/01/2011)
Minnesota's governor and legislative leaders have not yet agreed on a new two-year budget, and the deadline to do so without a state government shutdown is midnight tonight. MPR News explains what's behind the budget impasse at the Minnesota state Capitol. (06/30/2011)