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Good Question: What Foods Should Go In The Fridge?We often assume keeping food cold helps it last longer, but that's not always the case.
Scandia Family Preps For Massive Estate SaleClassic Cars, old John Deeres, trunks and old wood pieces are just a few of the items up for bid at the Erickson estate sale.
Fmr. Gopher Star Jacobson Charged With Felonies For Home SaleWCCO Radio has learned that Sam Jacobson, the former Gopher basketball star who went on to a brief NBA career, is charged with two felony counts of theft in Dakota County for a home sale in 2011.
Home Designed By Frank Lloyd Wright On Sale In St. Louis ParkOne of the few surviving Minnesota houses designed by Frank Lloyd Wright is on the market in St. Louis Park, a Minneapolis suburb.
Waterville Family Uses Syrup To Extinguish Boiler FireA sticky situation turned even stickier after a fire broke out in a small southern Minnesota town.
Budget-Friendly DIY Outdoor Halloween DecorationsCraft the perfect outdoor Halloween decorations with these DIY ideas.
5 Ways To Organize Every Room In Your HomeSpring cleaning paves the way for summer organizing, and it pays to utilize summertime sales to get the best deals when you want to organize your home.
How To Build The Perfect Backyard Tree HouseA backyard hideout is a childhood wonder. If you always dreamed of your own tree house as a child, consider fulfilling that wish by building one for your own kids.
5 Ways To Create The Perfect Study Space In Your HouseOne of the keys to academic success is an organized (and quiet!) at-home study space. Create a homework hotspot in your home, whether it’s located in a designated room or tucked into a smaller nook with these tips.
Food Truck Explodes In Lakeville Neighborhood, 20 Homes DamagedA quiet neighborhood was rocked Friday night after a food truck exploded in Lakeville. The explosion happened just after 11 p.m. on the 16000 block of Joplin Path, damaging about 20 homes in the area.
Minneapolis To Offer Organics RecyclingThe city of Minneapolis is rolling out organics recycling for those interested in the option. That means residents will be able to toss things like food scraps, chop sticks and pizza boxes into new, green-colored carts. What goes in those carts will be picked up on the same day as garbage, and some of the things that can be recycled can't be put in outdoor compost bins.
Good Question: When Should You Refinance Your Home?Mortgage rates have dropped once again to near all-time lows. This week's average rate for a 30-year fixed loan is right around 3.6 percent. That's almost a point lower compared with rates 12 to 15 months ago. It also has mortgage brokers’ offices four times busier than a typical January.

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