1. Staying on the farm

Many farmers say they'll retire, but they want to live on their farms. On Tuesday, we look at some of the challenges in making that happen.

2 . A personal super story

Randy Vath, of Zumbrota, makes an icy splash with Special Olympics Minnesota. He explains in Asked & Answered in Tuesday's paper.

3. Commonweal Theatre serving hungry audiences

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You may have heard of the James Beard Award, but do you know anything about its namesake? The folks with Commonweal Theatre are excited to bring back live theater with "I Love to Eat," a one-man show about the renowned chef. Read more in Saturday's Life section.

Philip Muehe as James Beard in Commonweal Theatre's production of "I Love to Eat." Photo contributed by Peterson Creative Photography and Design
Philip Muehe as James Beard in Commonweal Theatre's production of "I Love to Eat." Photo contributed by Peterson Creative Photography and Design

4. Outdoor oasis

Patio season is back, and outdoor spaces are perfect for COVID-friendly visits as we continue to battle the disease. We talked to Rochester contractors for guidelines for creating your own patio space. Check Tuesday's Life section for more.

5. Right on Target

Target Center will be buzzing this week. Well, there won't be many fans in the stands, but the home of the Timberwolves will be flooded with high school basketball teams. All four classes of high school boys basketball in Minnesota are down to the Final Four. Hayfield and Caledonia will play back-to-back on Wednesday in the Class A and AA state semifinals, respectively. If the Vikings or Warriors win Wednesday, they'll be back on Saturday, playing for a state championship.