My wife and I have been Netflix subscribers for a little over a decade now. First, it was the “one disc at a time” plan; then about three years in, we splurged and added the streaming service. I can’t quite recall how many years it has been now, but at some point, we switched to streaming only.


OWATONNA — Cloud Cult, the acclaimed experimental indie music group with deep Owatonna roots, is hoping to screen their feature film — “The Seeker” — in Owatonna next week.

The true romance of things that go bump in the night

It's not all perfect, but "Donald in Mathmagic Land" is still inspirational

Kate explores the state of the movie industry in Britain with some help from a nanny, Harry Potter and Sir Ian McKellen.

Yes, you have an amazing TV and lots of things to watch. But you still need to have that movie theater experience.


Amy bids us adieu by sharing the shows she loves best


Believe it or not, my editor has the unfortunate job of fielding complaints that we occasionally receive about my monthly columns—usually they come in after I’ve used a swear word or following the time I wrote about my sister-in-law buying a marijuana cookie in Colorado. 

A behind the scenes glimpse of what it's like to report on the filming of a movie.

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OWATONNA — An international band with Owatonna roots will be releasing its 11th album next month, “The Seeker,” followed by a full-length feature film and North American tour.


OWATONNA — If you’re afraid of the living dead, the undead and things that go bump in the night, the safest place you can be this weekend may be downtown Owatonna.


OWATONNA — It was in October 1994 that Owatonna High School turned into Hollywood for a week.

Music at Nobel, a tradition that began in the early years of the Nobel Conference, continues with the 51st conference Oct. 6 and 7 at Gustavus Adolphus College. The Department of Music at Gustavus will be evident throughout the 2-day conference and will include performances by over 250 Gusta…


It turns out that TV industry folks still don’t watch enough television to credibly reward excellence.

I’ve held off long enough. It’s time to finally confess, with the likelihood of losing any amount of credibility I might have. I have been watching ABC’s The Bachelorette. OK…I watched The Bachelor last season too. And the season before that. The thing is, I know it’s wrong. And I really do …

Join us for the Cox House Short Film Series at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 9. The documentary film series is a partnership between St. Peter Community and Family Education and the Nicollet County Historical Society, films are screened every month at the Treaty Site History Center, September th…