Northern Minnesota. My beloved Minnesota. There is nothing like renting a cabin in the woods and getting up early in the morning and sitting at a kitchen window with coffee and wating the sun come up over the lake. Great for getting back in touch with nature. I miss Minnesota so much.
The world's largest mill -- the Washburn A. Mill -- ground enough flour in a day to make 12 million loaves of bread. The Minneapolis building now houses the Mill City Museum, which re-creates old-school flour production days with period equipment, railroad cars and a floor-by-floor tour in a giant freight elevator. The glass elevator rises from the rubble of Mill Ruins Park, with the iconic Gold Medal flour sign overhead.
When Mikayla Holmgren applied for the Miss Minnesota USA pageant, she submitted a lengthy résumé that highlighted her past pageant experience, her status as a triple-threat athlete and her work as a mentor for other young women like her.The 22-year-old has Down syndrome, something that pageant directors...
As we’re gearing up for the national Miss USA competition coming up in a few weeks, there is history being made at one of the state preliminary competitions this year. Mikayla Holmgren is making history as the first contestant with Down Syndrome to compete for Miss Minnesota USA.