TRAVEL BLOG

A Refreshingly Honest Travel Photography Vlog

Like the most popular Instagram profiles, a lot of Youtube photography vlogs have become incredibly formulaic. This video, by wedding and travel photographer Taylor Jackson, deliberately breaks from the successful formula to give the viewer some much needed honesty. Many aspiring creatives look up to one or a few of the plethora of YouTube photographers and videographers, and it’s easy to see why. From […]

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Brewery and winery tours growing in region

MANKATO — Brewery and winery tours, long a staple in the Twin Cities area and along the Mississippi River, are growing in popularity in southern Minnesota. “They’re just starting to get down here more often. Now that we’re getting more wineries there’s more interest,” said Ray Winter, owner of Indian Island Winery five miles east […]

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Schools as transit hubs and other transportation ideas

It’s a common commuting lament among working parents: I’d love to take transit to work, many say, but I have to drop my kid off at school first, and taking the bus would take twice as long. But what if the school doubled as a transit hub — an informal park-and-ride where you drop your […]

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Frances Crook

DANVILLE — Frances Marie Crook, 80, of Danville was born Feb. 20, 1938, in Bement. She passed this life to be with her loved ones at 9:50 a.m. Friday (Oct. 19, 2018) at Saint Mary’s Hospital, Decatur. She was the daughter of Dora and Lester Crook, formerly of Olivet. Frances was a supportive aunt to her […]

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