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Trolls in the northern Minnesota woods with a message
A Danish artist is building a half dozen large trolls in and around Detroit Lakes this summer. Thomas Dambo wants to create a whimsical experience, showcase recycling and encourage people to protect natural resources.
After long detour, Chef Sameh Wadi revives Saffron, the restaurant that never left his mind
After shuttering Saffron nearly eight years ago, Chef Sameh Wadi went on to World Street Kitchen and Milkjam Creamery in Minneapolis. Now, he’s ready to return to his roots.
Sean Sherman featured on ‘Top Chef: Wisconsin’ episode highlighting Indigenous cuisine
Sean Sherman, also known as the “Sioux Chef” was featured as a judge on the newest episode of “Top Chef: Wisconsin.”
Red Lobster closes dozens of locations across the U.S.
A restaurant liquidator announced that it’s auctioning off the equipment of over 50 Red Lobster locations that were recently closed. None of Red Lobster’s Minnesota locations are on the list — but a couple just across state lines are.
After more than 20 years of testing, you can now grow a Triumph apple tree
There’s a new tree on the market: The Triumph apple tree is an offspring of the Honeycrisp apple and it also is disease resistant. Right now is the perfect time to plant a tree.
Twins’ lucky summer sausage goes international with road trip to Toronto for series vs. Blue Jays
The bagged summer sausage that the red-hot Twins have been carrying for good luck made it across the border into Canada for Friday’s series-opening game against the Blue Jays.
Liam and Olivia are still the most popular baby names in the U.S. — but Mateo is rising
Olivia and Liam are the most popular baby names in the U.S. for the fifth consecutive year, according to an annual tally by the Social Security Administration.
It’s not just about the walleyes: Celebrating native rough fish species
The annual Root River Roundup in southeastern Minnesota is expected to attract about 100 anglers who will be focused on catching redhorse suckers. A new state law will allow regulations and bag limits for nearly two dozen native fish species.
Appetites: Sisters bottle up mom’s ‘magic’ chutney recipes
On Mother’s Day, many celebrate the mother figures in their lives with flowers or by cooking a meal. Sisters Yasameen and Sheilla Sajady have been celebrating their mom, Fatima, with their sauce company, Maazah, and sharing the “magic” of her chutney recipes.
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