Mary Armstrong

Online producer
Minnesota Public Radio

Mary Armstrong Feature Archive

Teddy Bear Park
The water may be still. The town is anything but: Tucked along the banks of the St. Croix River, Stillwater has about 18,000 residents -- which can also feel like the number of people waiting in line at Nelson's Ice Cream. (06/27/2013)
Cub in the park
The Arrowhead town of Grand Marais, Minn., population 1,300, has had more personas than Madonna. Originally a Native American settlement, it has been a European immigrants' fishing camp, a fur trading post and a shipping hub before its current iteration as a tourist destination and the seat of Cook County. (10/16/2012)