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It’s about that time when most Minnesotans are likely approaching the winter blues, when the magic of the holidays fades away and all we can think about is the day when the snow starts to melt and we can roll down our windows on our way home from work. But don’t despair — there are plenty of…

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We think every Minnesotan should be required to try lutefisk as a rite of passage. After all, the lutefisk capital of the world is said to be located in Madison, Minnesota, and the word “lutefisk” sounds even better when it’s spoken with a Minnesotan accent.


Hundreds of Shakopee residents flocked to downtown Shakopee’s Holiday Fest Dec. 6, despite the brisk weather, which fell to single-digits with the wind chill. The festival was complete with a parade of lights in which several businesses drove festive, lit-up floats and, of course, passed out candy.