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Best Haunted Houses In Minnesota

If your ultimate Halloween experience includes purposefully inducing bone-chilling fear and imprinting gruesome images into your mind, then consider this the list for you.

10/10/2014

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Best Trendy Halloween Costumes Of 2014

Need some inspiration for this season’s Halloween costume? Check out these trendy Halloween costumes inspired by pop culture.

10/06/2014

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Best 2014 Halloween Events For Kids In Minnesota

Minnesota has scary-good spots to celebrate Halloween with your little ghosts and goblins. Don’t miss these kid-friendly haunts that showcase the spookiness of the season in a not-so-spooky way.

10/03/2014

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How To Make DIY Halloween Masks

Use everyday materials to design your own Halloween masks in just a few hours.

10/03/2014

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Set Up A Haunted Maze In Your Own Backyard

Your own backyard is the perfect setting for a creepy haunted maze that will give your friends a delightful fright.

10/03/2014

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5 Kid-Friendly Halloween Movies To Watch This October

Don’t leave the kids out of all your Halloween fun. Here are five fun Halloween flicks that the whole family can enjoy together.

10/03/2014

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Classic Halloween Villain Costumes For Kids

Let your kids plot world domination this Halloween with these classic villain costumes.

10/03/2014

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One Of Minnesota’s Scariest Haunted Houses Opens In Minneapolis

Are you ready for some scares? And we are talking real scares. The Haunted Basement at The Soap Factory in Minneapolis is one of the most frightening haunted houses in the state, if not the Midwest.

09/27/2014

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Ask A Minnesota Expert: Easy Crafts To Do With Your Kids

A few Minnesota crafting experts shed some light on what to make with the kids for a fun craft project.

09/26/2014

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6 Tips For Owning A Dog In Urban Areas

These 6 tips will benefit any dog owner living in the big city! These do’s and don’ts are important to consider for any dog lover.

09/23/2014

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Best Fall Sports Leagues For Kids In Minnesota

Help your kids learn vital life-long skills like teamwork, sportsmanship and cooperation. Opportunities abound with fall programs at your local high school, park and recreation center and other youth athletic associations.

09/19/2014

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Best Spots For Fall Colors In The Iron Range

The Iron Range of Minnesota is steeped in beauty during the autumn season. To enjoy nature’s colors, check out our suggestions for the best spots to view fall colors in the northeast section of our state.

09/12/2014

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9 Minnesota Schools Make Newsweek Magazine’s Top 500

Newsweek Magazine published its list Monday of America’s top schools for 2014, and nine Minnesota schools made the list of 500. Newsweek bases its school rankings on the institutions that do the best job of preparing their students for college.

09/08/2014

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Best Places For Baby Clothes In Minnesota

It’s hard to resist a delightful store stocked with charming baby clothes. Here are our five picks for the best places to buy baby clothes in Minnesota.

09/05/2014

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Best Batting Cages In Minnesota

Baseball is the quintessential American sport. Minnesota offers more than a few places to swing a bat indoors, and the following are some of the best.

08/29/2014

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Best Labor Day Events In Minnesota

Labor Day marks the end of summer. How will you celebrate?

08/22/2014

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Best Things To Do Labor Day Weekend In Minnesota

Don’t stress out – there’s plenty to do on Labor Day weekend. Parties and road trips are popular activities for Minnesotans during Labor Day weekend, but other options can be just as fun.

08/15/2014

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5 Fun Ways To Turn Your Backyard Into A Water Park For Kids

Beat the heat and the doldrums with water fun in your own backyard.

08/11/2014

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Best Pet Groomers In Minnesota

Here are five of the best places to get your pet groomed in the metro area of Minnesota.

08/08/2014

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Best Petting Zoos In Minnesota

From frisky goats to cuddly bunnies, petting zoos are a fun way to learn about and bond with other living creatures. For some of the best in Minnesota, check out our list of great petting zoos here.

08/01/2014

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Best Places For Families To Watch The Game In Minnesota

If you can’t enjoy a great sports game as a whole family, then what is the point of watching?

07/25/2014

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5 Back To School Things Teachers Would Love Your Help With

Seasoned instructors share the essentials for your child’s transition back to the classroom.

07/21/2014

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School Safety Tips For Younger Kids

School is back in session, so take some time to go over these important safety tips with your children. This is just the beginning of the conversation, but it’s a great place to get started.

07/21/2014

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5 Things High School Seniors Can Do To Prepare For College

Senior year in high school is a time of choices, changes, and transitions. It’s also a time of hard work, where students aren’t just focusing on the schoolwork at hand, but also getting ready for college.

07/21/2014

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Back To School Study Tips For Teens

Help your kids make the most of their time when they head back to school with these 5 study tips.

07/21/2014

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Puppy Bowl XI Starting Lineup

Forget the Patriots, ignore the Seahawks. The REAL competition this year is between Drew Carey, Pepper, Faulkner and the rest of the starting lineup for Puppy Bowl XI. See them all here!

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4-Legged Friends Unite At Twin Cities Pet Expo

For the first time, pets were allowed at the Twin Cities Pet Expo at the Minneapolis Convention Center. Check out a few photos of the event.

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Puppy Bowl X

For the tenth year in a row, Animal Planet is offering the single greatest example of counter-programming of all time. That’s right, the Puppy Bowl is back once again. Click here for more information and check out the starting lineup.

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Best Winter And Holiday Activities

We have brainstormed the best winter activities to keep you entertained.

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Halloween Pets 2013

Americans will spend $370 million on pet costumes this year for Halloween! Check out these adorable pics to see where all that money goes!

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Best Halloween Costume Ideas

View our best Halloween costume ideas for babies, kids and adults.

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