The Everett Smithson Band is a Minnesota-based roots music group. Everett Smithson plays diatonic and chromatic harmonica, rub board, wash board, and the juice harp. His wife, Kathy Smithson, is a self-taught musician who sings and plays accordion, 12-string guitar, and mandolin. Bill Black …

Relationships are complicated. For decades, the lovesick young and old have been scouring the archives of “Dear Annie,” searching for answers to their own relationship quandaries under the attractive guise of anonymity. Nowadays, podcasts offer a plethora of one-stop-shop solutions for all o…

If you’re like most Minnesotans, fall means three things: changing leaves, warm drinks, and pumpkin in everything. While we can’t control when the leaves will change, we absolutely can make sure we have plenty of delicious beverages and lots of pumpkin. Here are a few recipes for making your…

Whistle Binkies is known as one of the “old guards” of Rochester, helping to usher in craft beer when the city was in its infant stages of accepting American IPAs, coffee stouts, and local hefeweizens. 

Anyone who knows me knows I love cheese curds. I went to college in Wisconsin, so my diet pretty much consisted of cheese curds and beer. Upon moving back to Rochester, I had to scope out all the curds, and boy did I! Name a restaurant and you can bet I have tried their curds. When it came t…