The Entertainment Guide


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,


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


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.


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 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


Spider Monkey Bake Shoppe

What’s your favorite Spider Monkey Bake Shoppe item? Probably my Cinnamon Rolls. They are what got me started and I enjoy the process of


For and Against Foot Ball

This was the giant headline in the Northfield News on Nov. 9, 1895, with the subhead, “Northfield College Presidents, Professors, Doctors and Citizens Express Their Opinions


Listening to Northfield

I grew up listening to a wide range of music from classical to country, to folk and jazz, to bluegrass and contemporary. My parents


Tilion Brewing

What is your favorite drink at Tilion? We both are drinking a lot of Cycology, our Red IPA, these days. It is the perfect


Find your fun in Farmington

The City of Farmington is a growing community with nearly 24,000 residents. The city has many great restaurants, shops and more. If you are


Welcome to Lakeville

Lakeville is a great place to live, work and play! We are a thriving community with a population now estimated more than 65,000. There


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


Dean Margaret Evans of Carleton

  Margaret Evans served Carleton College from 1874 to 1908. A friend described her as being a “tall, slender, dark-eyed woman whose keen eyes


Chart House

What is Chart House? The Chart House is a restaurant and event center that’s been around since 1968 on the shores of Lake Kingsley.


The Sensational Gary Rue

Gary Rue was in his 9th grade algebra class in Tracy, Minnesota, in September of 1964 and the fellow sitting behind him was beating


Laura By Vera Caspary

Review by Jamie Stanley Many people are familiar with the movie Laura directed by Otto Preminger (1944), but they are less familiar with the novel written


Buying Your First Home

By Mary Jo Winter, Realtor Buying your first home can be the biggest and most important purchase of your life, but it doesn’t have


Moloka’i By Alan Brennert

Review by Julie J. If you are looking for a novel that catches you in the first chapter, and doesn’t let go, this is


Keepsake Cidery

Keepsake Cidery is a family farm cidery producing high-quality hard cider, using traditional methods, from 100% local apples. Located a few miles off Highway


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 –


“Party Like It’s 1899”

You may remember Prince’s song, “Party Like It’s 1999,” which was popular as the new millennium approached. Well, Northfielders were in the mood to

Introducing Local Treasures

One of my favorite parts about my job with The Entertainment Guide is the opportunity to travel and get to know our readership area, which spans