Dan Barreiro photographed just before he went on the air at the KFAN studio in St. Louis Park.

No topic is off limits for KFAN's Dan Barreiro

The former sports columnist's radio show talks as much about pop culture and politics as it does about the next Vikings quarterback.

Minnesota cideries are experimenting with the versatility of apples

September 17
Minneapolis Cider Company's Raspberry Fields Forever combines its Pomologie line of cordials with raspberry cider, honey and bitters.
These Minnesota ciders are autumn in a glass.
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These 5 civil rights leaders changed Minnesota — but not as much as they hoped

September 15
Protesers marched past First Avenue Saturday night. ] aaron.lavinsky@startribune.com The 10k March for a “Free North” began outside US Bank Stadiu
For decades, these leaders marched and protested, rallied and fought against injustice.
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September 21
The Higgins family’s architect designed their lake home to exude warmth with inviting features such as built-in nooks, reclaimed barnwood, a bunkroo

New lake home in Wisconsin is designed for cozy comfort

Rustic materials and spots designed for curling up with a book bring warmth and character to a new getaway.
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September 18
ProvidedGolden Age Design in Robbinsdale

3 Twin Cities home goods stores that provide classic comfort

At a time when the future is so uncertain, there can be comfort in classic design.
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September 18
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Fall fashion in the land of sky blue waters

When fall comes to Lake Minnetonka, we look forward to every warm lakeside day. Docks are still in and boats are moored ready for crisp…
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September 18
Catch a glimpse of history along Stuntz Bay Boathouse Historic District on Lake Vermilion in Breitung Township, Minn.

These 143 historic boathouses offer a peek into Minnesota's past

A collection of boathouses on Lake Vermilion, built by miners, hint at the area's work-hard, play-hard past.
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September 17
Demand for portable restrooms has changed during the pandemic.

Are portable potties safe during the pandemic?

And what precautions should you take?
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September 17
Angie Sandifer in her St. Paul studio.

St. Paul milliner will design the hat of your dreams

Angie's Hats creates made-to-order hats for parties or everyday wear.
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September 17
From lighting to felting, Kristen Treuting likes to experiment with her favorite medium, gourds.

Minneapolis artist uses gourds as her canvas

Kristen Treuting creates figurative sculptures and vessels from these hard-shelled ornamental fruits.
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September 17
Works by Fringe & Fettle, Jeff Burger, Richard Vincent, Connee Mayeron and Fuller Cowles and Matthew Krousey. Photographer Ryan Dyer; creative directo

Minnesota's best potters, inspired by nature, on display

Minnesota is an epicenter of pottery.
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September 16
Take in sprawling views of the mighty Mississippi at the Buena Vista Park overlook in Alma, Wis.

3 mini-vacations in the Midwest that offer spectacular scenery and won't break the bank

These three quick trips feel worlds away.
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September 16
Author Junauda Petrus photographed at Moon Palace Books. ] CARLOS GONZALEZ • cgonzalez@startribune.com – Minneapolis, MN – September 4, 2019, Ju

Author Junauda Petrus-Nasah reflects on fall and the wild magic of leaves

"Leaves die pretty and with finesse, a decadent unfurling into the other side of the veil."
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September 15
Sitka’s family of fishermen share their tips so you can have your fish and eat it, too.

Monthly salmon delivery? Fish CSA is taking off in the Twin Cities

"We connect fishermen to fish lovers in the same way that CSAs connect farmers to consumers."
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September 15
Credit: Steve NordgaardAt Cultural Cloth, Vintage Kantha quilts were hand-stichtched in India.

A lone shop in a tiny Wisconsin town boasts treasures from across the globe

Discover Wounaan baskets from Panama, pastel Kantha quilts of vintage fabrics hand-stitched in India and colorful, patterned rugs hooked in Guatemala.
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September 15
The University of Minnesota’s campus before the mall was built -- pre-1904.

What happened to Old Main, the former heart of the University of Minnesota campus?

It’s a rare part of the city that’s been untouched by time, but this place is still around: the University of Minnesota’s campus before the…
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September 14
Anyone can add a message to Lakewood Cemetery’s Living Memory Tree.

Visiting one special tree is a new tradition for mourners at Minneapolis' Lakewood Cemetery

Hundreds of ribbons are tied to its branches to commemorate loved ones lost.
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June 26
Minnesota companies put their own touches on lures, including ssbaitsco.com (left) and northlandtackle.com, snyderslures.com, joescustombaits.com and

Minnesota-made lures make fishing an art form

From flickertails and bangers to dancers and poppers, Minnesota has no shortage of homegrown businesses putting their spin on fishing lures. They all have one…
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June 26
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Modern kitchen is the heart of the home

Mixed design elements in this stylish kitchen and eating nook make it the heart of the home. Design feels fresh when pulling unexpected materials together,…
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June 26
Skiers gingerly dismounted after forming an 18-person pyramid along the Mississippi last summer.

Minnesota's top waterski daredevils perform improbable stunts

On Thursday evenings in summer, spectators spread blankets on the banks of the Mississippi in northeast Minneapolis at a spot near Broadway Avenue, where the…
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June 25
Former "Voice" contestants Kat Perkins and Nick Davis in the Dunsmore Jazz Room at Crooners Supper Club. Former "Voice" contestants Kat Perkins and Ni

'The Voice' contestants Kat Perkins and Nicholas David find lasting success in Minnesota

One-time national contestants have come home to build their careers.
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June 25
Image from vintage postcard Calhoun Bath House.

Did you know? There was once a bathhouse on the shores of Bde Maka Ska

The original bathhouse had one interesting characteristic: no roof.
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June 25
Sunglasses from Skyline Specs.

Gear up for summer outdoors with Minnesota-made must-haves

Big family reunions and music festivals might have to wait, but being prepared for summer doesn't. These Minnesota must-haves will have you set for the…

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