The Entertainment Guide

Kosmo’s Korner December 2023

Season’s greetings! As the great Andy Williams once proclaimed, it’s the most stressful time of the year. No matter how hectic they are, the


A Delightful And Sustainable Landscape

By Amy Voight, A Team Landscaping, Inc Here are some elements to consider when creating sustainable outdoor solutions: Shelter: Trees are a main supplier of shelter –


Big Brother Has Wheels

Review by Jamie Stanley Big Brother is a farm kid fascinated by wheels. It starts when he is a small boy playing with his

Kosmo’s Korner August 2023

Well, we’ve somehow already made it to August, the “Sunday of summer” as I call it. The obnoxiously large presence of mosquitoes means that


Wishes By Muon Thi Van

Review by Alexa Ochocki Illustrated by Victo Ngai In this story we follow a young girl and her family as they flee their homeland,

With Fall Comes Football!

The upset victory of tiny Appalachian State over mighty Michigan in football this season has reminded me of two David and Goliath-type games played


7 Tips for Selling Your Home

By Tim Freeland, Realtor So you’re about to take the plunge into the real estate market, specifically the local sellers’ market. Home preparation is


When Should I Sell My Home?

By Brian Trebelhorn, Realtor, RE/MAX Advantage Plus …A common question that is asked of Realtors, a good question, and one with a variety of


A Burning by Megha Majumdar

Review by David Wolff Set in modern day India, Megha Majumdar’s debut novel A Burning kicks off with Jivan, a young Muslim woman, offhandedly critiquing the


Lions in Northfield

No, I am not writing about the Northfield Cannon Valley Lions Club. Nor am I writing about the St. Olaf Lion, logo of the


Some Good News Northfield

Some Good News Norhfield is a production of wunderkind Kosmo Esplan, who took the idea from John Krasinski’s new web series Some Good News.


Social Network Planting

By Amy Voight, A Team Landscaping, Inc Our human social networks can complement our everyday lives by helping us achieve success, pushing us to go further,


Dancing Duo: Sostek and McClellan

When Brian Sostek and Megan McClellan won the Ivey Award, which recognizes accomplishments of Twin Cities’ professional theaters and artists, on Sept. 21, 2015,


Lakeville Area Arts Center

Lakeville Area Arts Center resides in the former All Saints Catholic Church, which was built in 1932. When the church moved to a larger


A Very Interesting Real Estate Market

By Bob Cross, Realtor Today’s real estate market is very interesting. It’s being affected by high unemployment due to COVID-19, political unrest, historically low


A’BriTin Catering

What is A’BriTin’s most popular dish? Mac and Cheese. What do you offer that is a surprise to clients? Hitch and Sip Trailer, a


Historic Happenings, The Book

I have occasionally been asked, “When will there be a book of your columns?” Now I have an answer: A book with the catchy


Equinox Bath Bombs

What are Equinox Bath Bombs? Equinox Bath Bombs are my brand of handmade, natural ingredient bath bombs. They are made from baking soda and