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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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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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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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Five Fun Activities To Get The Family Outdoors

Make this a summer to remember for the whole family with these five ways to bring everyone together while enjoying the warmer weather.

07/21/2014

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Family Friendly Guide to Minneapolis Aquatennial

The Minneapolis Aquatennial celebrates if 74th year with a celebration filled of fun events for the entire family. The 2013 Aquatennial kicks-off in the heart of Downtown Minneapolis with a jam-packed weekend of fitness, music, water, and historic activities.

07/18/2014

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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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