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Viewers’ Choice For Best Pumpkin Patch: Barten Pumpkins

Believe it or not, we’re just three weeks away from Halloween, and that means this is primetime for pumpkins. So we asked for your help finding the Best in Minnesota. In the end, your votes sent me to New Prague to visit Barten Pumpkins.

10/10/2013

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Wander Minnesota: Oktoberfest

It’s late September—time for Oktoberfest. Minnesota might have a reputation for a Scandinavian heritage, but Germans had a hand in settling our state too. Things are already underway for Wabasha’s SeptOberfest, which began earlier this month and runs through Oct. 27.

09/24/2013

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Best Outdoor Fall Dates In Minnesota

Fall foliage and cool temperatures sound like the perfect time for an outdoor date in Minnesota.

08/24/2013

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Best Last Minute Labor Day Vacation Spots In Minnesota

Last-minute Labor Day plans can be stressful, but it’s not impossible to plan a fun weekend away on short notice.

08/17/2013

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Best Places For Stargazing In Minnesota

Beginning and experienced astronomers alike can enjoy stargazing parties at the following locations in Minnesota.

08/03/2013

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WCCO Viewers’ Choice For MN’s Best Roadside Attraction

WCCO viewers spoke up and selected their favorite Minnesota roadside attraction. Not unlike Texas, everything seems bigger in Minnesota. From Baudette to Blue Earth, Rothsay to Red Lake, in Minnesota even our balls of twine are larger than life.

08/01/2013

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Best Weekend Getaways In The Minnesota Area

If you and your spouse or guest are looking for a weekend getaway in the Minnesota area, give these five spots a shot for some rest and relaxation as well as some fun.

07/13/2013

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Wander Minnesota: Sightseeing with Veterans

After the Fourth of July, a reader asked me to come up with a list of places she could take her elderly father-in-law, a WWII veteran, over the summer that would give him the opportunity to pay respects to veterans of any war.

07/09/2013

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Most Affordable Golf Courses In Minnesota

Warm weather and sunshine converts into more time on the golf course. Check out these five affordable courses around Minnesota.

07/06/2013

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Best Day Trips For Under $100 In The Minnesota Area

Head to one of these destinations for an inexpensive day trip within two hours of the Twin Cities.

06/29/2013

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Best Paintball Arenas In Minnesota

Nothing says summer like a game of paintball, and Minnesota is full of fantastic paintball facilities.

06/22/2013

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Best Landscapers In Minnesota

These Minnesota landscaping businesses take their clients’ satisfaction very seriously.

06/15/2013

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Goin’ To The Lake: Frank & Chris Visit Alexandria

All this week, Frank Vascellaro and Chris Shaffer are goin’ to the lake. On Tuesday, they headed to Alexandria, Minn. There — on a sunny day with highs in the 80s — the duo visited the Maritime Museum, a winery and even went surfing.

06/11/2013

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Best Public Beaches To Spend A Summer Day In Minnesota

Check out this list of the four best beaches in Minnesota to take in some sun and relax.

06/08/2013

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Best Places For Horseback Riding In Minnesota

Plan a fun horseback riding outing with the family at any of these great stables near the Twin Cities.

06/01/2013

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Scarecrow Alley At The MN Zoo

The Minnesota Zoo is getting into the spirit of autumn with their new Scarecrow Alley. Have a scarecrow pic to share? Send it our way!

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America’s Best Gardens and Parks

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America’s Top 20 Beaches

Check out the best beaches in America.

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The Animals Of Antarctica

Antarctica is the most inhospitable place on Earth. Certain creatures survive there, though global warming can threaten their natural habitats.

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The Ice Of Antarctica

Antarctica, the coldest place on Earth, is feeling the effects of global warming. See the view from the bottom of the Earth.

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Our Country’s National Parks

National Parks preserve some of America’s most interesting and unique environments. Take a trip to these national treasures.

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Most Romantic Cities In The World

Take an enchanting trip for Valentine’s Day. Tour the world’s most romantic cities, in photos.

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