If you’re a transplant to northern Minnesota, you may have noticed the
strong Finnish heritage that thrives here. In the early 1900s, Duluth was home to one of the largest Finnish communities outside Finland.
Story and photography by June Kallestad
, March 03, 2011
Perhaps its because they’re so often haphazardly scattered across sandy beaches, or perhaps its because they’re often seen tossed together in piles
around the edges of green fields, but there’s something about using stone in rigid, architectural ways that has captured artisan’s fascination through the centuries.
Dana Kazel with photography courtesy of Great Lakes Stone Supply and Solid Rock Masonry
, March 03, 2011
Ketchup and mustard are kitchen staples – in your pantry, not on your walls. That’s the thought Lee and Julie Harris shared back in 2006 when they moved into their Cloquet home, complete with a red and yellow kitchen.
There is a squirrel on the front lawn.
Panzer, a two-year-old Doberman, hops onto the cushioned bench he believes was made just for him and stares intently at the lawn marauder. After a few
seconds of staring, he emits a low growl. He is having fun.
Story and photography by Rebecca Osterlund
, September 11, 2010
"I had a feeling of quiet, probably caused by the thick rugs, heavy draperies and dark paneling which was fashionable at that time.” These words, written by Charles Duncan’s granddaughter in a school essay, best describe the house encapsulated in yellow brick.
Story and Photography by Rebecca Osterlund
, July 05, 2010
As Gary and Holly Martini searched for a cabin getaway on Lake Superior’s North Shore, they agreed that if the property didn’t have beautiful rocks and easy access to the water, they wouldn’t even look at it.
A horse-drawn sleigh ride is one of the simplest, yet most endearing of wintertime treats. Historically, sleighs were used to transport logs
and other goods, as well as a means of winter travel. Sleighs come in a variety of shapes and sizes to accommodate different materials.
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