Molly Guthrey, Pioneer Press

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Recent articles by Molly:

Winter Storm Watch: 5 to 9 inches of snow possible in Twin Cities

Our January thaw is expected to freeze up again with a Winter Storm Watch that begins on Thursday. There is still time to get those errands done, though: This storm is expected to start off slowly.… → Read More

Families add hockey rinks, adopt kittens to help each other cope through pandemic

It’s been a tough year for kindergartners everywhere, including 6-year-old Oliver Skogen. First, the Stillwater boy had to transition from hybrid to distance learning at Lily Lake Elementary … → Read More

‘Ta Da’! Meet the winner of our Christmas art contest for 2020 – Twin Cities

Jim Stahl was inspired to create “Ta-Da” after routinely seeing the northern lights out his window when he lived near Duluth. → Read More

Minnesotan wins holiday sweater contest on national television

Mary Nelson from Austin, Minn., beat out four other finalists in the annual competition on ABC’s “Live with Kelly and Ryan.” → Read More

St. Paul celebrity knitter Annie Modesitt, 59, had a way of knitting people together

“I knit weird,” Annie Modesitt used to say. “You can, too!” → Read More

Map: Most popular Christmas candy by state in 2020

Mini Reese’s cups are the big winners in Minnesota. → Read More

Minnesotan and her Sweet Potato Comfort Pie honored by Rachael Ray

A pie is a sweet way to bring people together, Minnesota woman discovers. → Read More

2021 MN State Fair: $10 flash sale — today only — on pre-fair tickets – Twin Cities

Pre-sale tickets are usually $12. → Read More

Thanksgiving 2020: First-graders share what they’re thankful for in a pandemic – Twin Cities

The first-graders of 2020 are thankful for toilet paper, distance learning. doctors and so much more. → Read More

Famous birthdays in November

Maggie Gyllenhaal debuted the same year as “Star Wars.” → Read More

KSTP’s Steve Patterson talks about MN’s big snow on ‘Live with Kelly and Ryan’

As is becoming a seasonal tradition now, Twin Cities TV personality Steve Patterson appeared on “Live with Kelly and Ryan” on Wednesday to provide humorous commentary on Minnesota&#8217… → Read More

First snow flakes of the season fall Friday morning in Twin Cities

Snow flakes are falling in the metro on Friday morning. “Say it ain’t snow!” tweeted the Twin Cities office of the National Weather Service. No significant snowfall is expected, b… → Read More

At Supreme Court hearing, Amy Klobuchar statements make news

Sen. Amy Klobuchar is making headlines for her opening statement at the Amy Coney Barrett confirmation hearings on Monday. → Read More

MN trucker has 152 ‘homes away from home’ thanks to Life Time clubs – Twin Cities

Carlos Soto hopped onto an elliptical trainer at Life Time Edina at Southdale on Thursday. “Gotta warm up,” he said with a smile. The 43-year-old truck driver from Little Canada always … → Read More

See inside some amazing Minnesota homes — without leaving your own

All 17 homes featured in the upcoming Homes by Architects Tour will only be open for virtual tours from Sept. 26 through Oct. 10. → Read More

TV: Minneapolis pastry chef wins big — again — in a Food Network competition

Katy Gerdes has never liked beets, but maybe she should give them another chance. Because: The root vegetables recently helped this 39-year-old Minneapolis pastry chef win $10,000 via a Food Networ… → Read More

MN State Fair ‘At-Home Edition’ starts Aug. 27 — with kits and merchandise for sale now

Since we can’t go to the Minnesota State Fair this year, the Minnesota State Fair is coming to us. The “Minnesota State Fair: At-Home Edition” officially kicks off on the Fair&#82… → Read More

When will Minnesota announce its decision about the 2020-21 school year?

The day after Labor Day — the day that many K-12 students traditionally return to school in Minnesota — is weeks away. When will we know what the 2020-21 school year might look like for… → Read More

Back yards are a pandemic summer trend. Homeowners get ambitious, creative.

“Based on the trends we’re seeing, consumers are looking for new ways to entertain outdoors, while also elevating patios, gardens, courtyards and beyond with decorative accents and more,&#822… → Read More

Where can we go swimming during a pandemic summer? Here’s what’s open

As this summer heats up, we want to know: Where can we go swimming? Even though most local municipal pools are closed for the summer due to the pandemic, there are some options. Those options can c… → Read More