Arts & Culture

Where are you from, originally?

Reed Sigmund: Autumn is from St. Paul and I’m from Fargo, N.D. I came to the University of Minnesota as a child psych major.

How long have you been acting?

Name: Rana Kraftson
Age: 17
Grade: Senior at Stillwater High School
Family: Rebecca, Torry, Shad (18) and Adrik (13) Kraftson

You might not think mechanical engineering and art go hand-in-hand, but local artist Pat Haug has a passion for both. She started out with a mechanical engineering degree from University of Wisconsin–Madison before taking a hiatus to homeschool her children.

As we head into winter, summer sports can seem a distant memory. But the anticipation for the Royal Golf Club might just be what local golfers need to stay strong through the frozen months.

Renovating a historic home is no easy task; it’s probably best described as a balancing act. How do you maintain the vintage charm and character—hardwood floors, ornate crown molding and intricate details—while making the house fit for modern life?

For the past 31 years during the holiday season, Hudson home and business owners have partnered for the annual Hudson Christmas Tour of Homes and Craft Sale, which invites the public to a tradition to inspire the festive spirit of the season.

One of the more interesting aspects of this home goods store is its ability to mix utilitarian items like home sprays and scented candles as best-sellers alongside larger country-style furniture.

About 7 million individuals in the United States are affected by scoliosis, according to the National Scoliosis Foundation, and the majority are female. Despite this, many young girls find it hard to meet others who know what they’re going through.

It can be easy for suburban areas to look and feel like the same place. But with 145 acres of restored native prairie surrounding it, Inspiration doesn’t run that risk. The land was first imagined as a space for homes in 2004.

Four years after she began sharing her art with Seasons on St. Croix Gallery in Hudson, Robbin Firth is getting the opportunity to share her methods more widely, thanks to her recently patented palm washboard tool.

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