Posts Categorized: shopping

Top attractions for a Rapid City, S.D., getaway

Ronald Reagan stands among the 40 life-sized presidential statues on Rapid City street corners. A presidential getaway: More than Mount Rushmore Photos & feature by Lisa Meyers McClintick In honor of President’s Day, here’s a look at Rapid City, S.D., the longtime gateway to Mount Rushmore and newly dubbed City of Presidents. You can admire… Read more »

Shop Minnesota museums for the most unique holiday gifts

If you crave gifts that are unexpected and go up a notch on the cool factor, skip the big retailers. Head to your local museums instead. Museum gift shops celebrate regional artists, authors and local flavor in a ways you won’t get at most stores. By shopping at museums, you’re supporting Minnesota’s cultural scene as… Read more »

Christmas chocolate cravings

Canelake’s delightfully old-fashioned Iron Range candy shop. Upper Midwest’s best candy shops It’s a pregnant woman’s fantasy: chocolate-covered dill pickles and even chocolate-covered green olives. How can you not give in to curiosity and give them a try? My mom and I found these savory, strange sweets at Carole Widman’s Candy Company in Fargo, North… Read more »

Very merry Mall of America

Add a little more magic to your gifts with a trip to Bloomington What makes a travel souvenir more than just a regular purchase? The memories attached to it. That’s why most of us feel compelled to bring back something whenver we travel. A bottle of local wine. A funny T-shirt. Fine-crafted chocolates. Christmas ornaments…. Read more »