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NEW FOODS at the 2018 Minnesota State Fair

June 19, 2018

The Minnesota State Fair announced June 19 the 27 official new foods and five new food vendors being added to the expansive menu already offered at the Great Minnesota Get-Together. In total, nearly 500 foods are available at 300 different concession locations throughout the fairgrounds. Here’s what’s new: NEW FOODS: Ahi Tuna Poke Bowl (pronounced…Read More

Announcing the 2018 Best of Southern Minn Scene contest

June 18, 2018

Yeah, it’s back. It’s time to start determining the best arts and entertainment, the best businesses and the best everything else Southern Minnesota has to offer. Through the end of July, we’re taking nominations in the 2018 Best of Southern Minnesota Scene contest. This year, the competition’s sixth edition, we’re looking for 101 of SoMinn’s…Read More

Little Houston County plays host to national artists

June 12, 2018

Cimarron Corpé quickly caught the attention of coffee-enthusiasts and Houston County residents during his weeklong visit to the southeastern Minnesota community in September. He generally sat at a table with giant fuzzy headphones on, often sparking interest. “It’s always exciting to travel to a new region and see everything as exotic, but when you travel…Read More

Red Wing man with 21,000 Albums Shares Music with Seniors

June 7, 2018

If there’s one thing Bob Knutson knows for sure, it’s that a higher power has had a hand in his work. I’ve got so many God stories, it’s unbelievable,” he said. There was the time when one of the two dozen or so albums he brought to a senior center from his 21,000-piece collection had…Read More

College Radio stations in Southern Minnesota defy the norm

May 14, 2018

College students do not generally shy away from societal norms. Whether it’s food, fashion or their radio, they recognize the acceptable and try to flip it on its head. It only makes sense that college radio stations would reflect a similar attitude as they defy the norms of commercial radio stations and craft content that…Read More

Fashion Forward: Raw Fusion hits it stride in Mankato

May 9, 2018

As the lights dim in the Verizon Center, the crowd turns its attention to the runway. Excited whispers die down as soon as the curtain parts and the first model struts her way across the stage. But it’s quickly apparent that this fashion show is a little bit … different. The outfits are spectacular, fashion…Read More

Best Pets of SoMinn Photo Contest

May 1, 2018

Do you have the best pet in Southern Minnesota? The most adorable, most lovable, most wonderful animal in the entire region? If you think so, give the Southern Minnesota Scene Best of SoMinn Pets Photo Contest a go. All you have to do is submit a photo of your pet with a short description of…Read More

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