Southernminnhomes Leader flat

Southern Minn Scene Columns

Our writers at Southern Minn Scene offer up advice, short stories, and several other features in varying columns. Check them out below!

Mollywood BLVD: You Can’t Break The People’s Stride

April 10, 2018

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has an appeal among a wide audience. From his days in the WWF/WWE to his film career, he has been a mainstay in pop culture for the past two decades. It was a back injury that originally kept him from the NFL, but that didn’t stop him from making his mark…Read More

Minnesota Music SCENE: Analyzing Dessa

April 9, 2018

What seems like a lifetime ago, I was longboarding the streets of my hometown with a group of people I barely knew, and I first heard of this month’s spotlight artist: Dessa, a 30-something, female, Minnesotan rapper amidst a largely male-based genre. I was taken with her rhymes, the sound of her voice, and the…Read More

Album Review: Justin Timberlake – Man of the Woods

March 28, 2018

JT relies on years of professional show business experience to deliver a heartfelt glimpse into his personal life on a fun and joyously funky release. Album Grade: B Despite the title, Man of the Woods is neither rustic nor gritty. It is a fun and deeply personal album by Justin Timberlake certain to please his…Read More

Get Fit In SoMinn: Small-town fitness

March 27, 2018

“Putting the fun in fitness” – “Bringing the community together” – “Getting to know people” Tracy Langeberg, Lynnea Daleiden and Loree Valek, of Fit On Main Studio in Lonsdale, pride themselves on bringing a new way to work out in the small Southern Minnesota town. When Tracy said “45 minutes can go so fast or…Read More

The Tigger SCENE: Minnesota Music Break

March 22, 2018

If you’ve ever been flipping through radio stations on a Sunday evening in Southern Minnesota, you might have gotten an unusual surprise as KOWZ 100.9 crossed your dial. Right around 7 p.m., the station that plays “hits from the 70s to today,” takes a timeout from Sheryl Crow, Bon Jovi, and Prince, for “Minnesota Music…Read More

A New Age in Music

March 7, 2018

A message to everyone: utter disaster has struck Effective July 1, you’ll no longer be able to buy CDs from Best Buy. You may now all engage in a collective shrug and go back to Spotify. It wouldn’t surprise me if you missed this tiny piece of news that rolled out somewhere between the Grammys…Read More

Minnesota Music Scene: An Atmospheric Upbringing

March 7, 2018

My teen years flew nightmarishly by in a flurry of “Who am I?” I was constantly trying on a different outward portrayal of that, and subsequently, my taste in music followed suit. I wanted to stand out, but in a ‘fit in’ sort of way. A huge contradiction, much like those starburst commercials from a…Read More

Woldum TV: March Is For Messy

March 7, 2018

I’ll admit, I’ve been doing a lot of binge-watching this winter. I watched seven entire shows in the month of January alone, and that doesn’t count the dozens of movies and documentaries I watched in addition to that. I don’t claim to know what heaven is like, but heaven on earth is a day off,…Read More

SouthernMinn Scene | editor@southernminnscene.com |
115 5th Street West Northfield, MN 55057