Jennifer Simonson Feature Archive

Over the past decade the Minne-Loppet Foundation has helped teach more than 3,000 north Minneapolis elementary students how to ski. (01/31/2014)
Photographer Jennifer Simonson got a chance to visit the Metrodome last week, as seats were being taken out and the turf rolled up. They're getting the dome ready to be deflated this weekend. (01/16/2014)
After 80 years, Seven Corners Hardware, the St. Paul landmark at 216 W. 7th Street, is closing its doors. Seven Corners owner Bill Walsh has decided to close the store and its catalog business and sell off its building, just a block from the Xcel Energy Center. (01/14/2014)
Investigators continue to work at the scene of a fatal fire in the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood of Minneapolis that started on New Years' Day morning. (01/02/2014)
May snow storms, tall ships, annual rituals and small towns fighting for survival all were part of the stories told with photographs from around the state this year. Here are a few of our favorites. (12/23/2013)
The Splendid Table's Lynne Rossetto Kasper demonstrates how to make an easy, improvised trifle using sweetened ricotta, pound cake and fresh whipped cream. It's a beautiful dessert that's perfect for holiday parties. (12/20/2013)
The Splendid Table's Lynne Rossetto Kasper shares some tips to make your holiday party a relaxed, warm affair. (12/18/2013)
The Splendid Table's Lynne Rossetto Kasper shows us two easy appetizer recipes, featuring fresh mozzarella and endive, that can be combined to make a variety of dishes that are perfect for holiday entertaining. (12/13/2013)
Erik Eastman, from the local bitters kit makers Easy & Oskey, shows us how to make a beautiful cocktail in time for holiday entertaining. (12/06/2013)
Minneapolis and St. Paul residents voted in mayoral and municipal elections on Tuesday. (11/05/2013)
According to data compiled by the Department of Veterans Affairs, approximately 18 to 22 veterans die from suicide every day in the United States. Dozens of veterans embarked Oct. 25, 2013, on a 23-mile walk to raise awareness about military suicides. The march began at the VFW on Lakeshore Drive South in Richfield, went through the State Capitol in St. Paul before ending at the VFW in Uptown Minneapolis. (10/25/2013)
The Seward neighborhood in Minneapolis has long been known for its diversity, its progressive politics, and the co-op and cafe that bear its name. But it's increasingly becoming known for a place to get a great bite to eat. (10/24/2013)
Thousands of Minnesota's most common bats make their winter homes here. So do a handful of the less common big brown bats and tri-colored bats, also known as eastern pipistrelles. (10/06/2013)
This weekend the Walker Art Center opens "Claes Oldenburg: The Sixties," an enormous show of the early work of the artist who gave the city one of its landmarks. (09/20/2013)
The locked out musicians on the Minnesota Orchestra played a free concert at the Lake Harriet Bandshell in Minneapolis in Sunday evening before an audience of thousands. (09/16/2013)