Make Fishing Part of Your Minnesota Trip

There are three major holidays in the state of Minnesota – Thanksgiving, Christmas and the Minnesota Fishing Opener. Or so goes the saying … and it’s no wonder. Minnesota is known for its fishing. It’s the land of 10,000 lakes (actually even more); it says so right on our license plates! So including a fishing […]

To Hoard or not to hoard? That is the question…..

Is your child a hoarder? (MN. Parent Magazine-May issue) By: Kelly Jo Mcdonnell How to tell when kid collections become unhealthy Moss-covered rocks. Dusty LEGO sets. Countless sticks, crammed into a corner. These are the “treasures” of my 11-year-old’s room. I’m well aware of his love for stuff. It’s a fun ritual when he’ll show […]

My Job: Kelly Jo McDonnell, TV writer and producer Article by: LAURA FRENCH Updated: February 24, 2014 – 9:39 AM By Laura French • jobslink@startribune.com   Kelly Jo McDonnell is a TV writer and producer for Ron Schara’s Minnesota Bound. my job Kelly Jo McDonnell is often asked, “How do you get a job like […]