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Amanda Paa in her kitchen

From breakfast and sourdough to dinners and desserts, food and lifestyle blogger Amanda Paa sure knows her way around the kitchen—and the farmers markets, too.

Writer and Stillwater graduate Kerstin March considers the St. Croix Valley her hometown.

He trained at Yale and sang opera in New York, but now you can find baritone Steven Marking, who lives in Maplewood, on the Mississippi backwaters in a mallard-green pontoon boat, armed with a camera, crouched behind a blind.

When a seat opened on the Minnesota Supreme Court last year, Minnesota Bar Association president and Stillwater resident Robin Wolpert “was out talking with members of the public,” she says. She considers Minnesotans educated and engaged, but “it seemed that the court was largely a mystery.

February 9, 2018, might seem like a long way off, but Afton native Jessie Diggins is looking forward to that date with laser-like focus.

Sharon and Richard Young’s story is about clowning, but it is also about midlife love.

During this particularly contentious election season, it can be tough to feel connected to the political process, let alone to the politicians angling for our votes.

Hudson High School senior Chase Blackmun has a lot he can hang his hat on, including—but not limited to—his involvement as a varsity athlete and captain for both hockey and soccer, membership in the National Honor Society, competitive math team membership and a top academic ranking in his class.

For local parenting consultant and author Jenny Hanlon, raising a child and writing a book have a common thread: Both are processes of discovery that require patience, openness and a solid set of guiding values for when the going gets tough.

While team sports like football, hockey and basketball might receive the most public attention and media coverage, so-called “individual” sports offer their own set of challenges. Still, the term is something of a misnomer.

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