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2011

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The Good Life For Less: Back To School Deals Already?

The “holiday” of the fall — back-to-school time — is already invading our stores and newspaper ads.

07/26/2011

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2011 Minneapolis Aquatennial Events

Welcome to the “Best Days of Summer” — the 2011 Minneapolis Aquatennial. Entering its 72nd year, the Aquatennial is the official civic celebration of the city of Minneapolis.

06/27/2011

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Mpls. Ranked 4th Best Place For A Summer Trip

You won’t have to go far to go to one of the nation’s top summer getaways. National Geographic Magazine ranked Minneapolis as one of its best summer trips of 2011.

04/26/2011

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Basilica Block Party Bands Announced

The 17th annual Cities 97 Basilica Block Party is back for another year of music and fundraising.

04/20/2011

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Rock The Garden 2011 Line-Up Announced

The line-up for the always anticipated Rock the Garden backyard summer party has been announced.

04/19/2011

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Minn. Session: What’s Done, What’s Not

Minnesota lawmakers are past the halfway point of their 2011 session, and with less than two months to the May 23 adjournment deadline, much work remains. Most critically, Gov. Mark Dayton and Republicans who control the Legislature are still far apart on how to eliminate a projected $5 billion shortfall for the next two years.

03/25/2011

Documents for the 2011 census are shown after being delivered to a household in London on March 7, 2011. Taken every 10 years, the census collects information about the population to allow the British Government to plan and fund the services that it provides to the public. (credit: LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images)

Census: Hispanic Pop. Up 74 Percent In Minnesota

Minnesota’s state demographer says new census figures show the state’s Hispanic population jumping 74.5 percent in the past decade, mirroring a national trend.

03/16/2011

Great Lakes

Lower Great Lakes Water Levels Projected For 2011

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says Great Lakes water levels will be mostly lower this boating season.

03/07/2011

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Twins 2011 Season Tickets Sold Out

If you were hoping for Twins season tickets this year, you’re out of luck. The Twins announced Wednesday that they have capped season ticket sales for 2011 at 25,000.

03/02/2011

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NFL Increases Offer For ‘Seatless’ Super Bowl Fans

The NFL is upping the ante again for the 400 fans displaced by problems with temporary seats at the Super Bowl.

02/15/2011

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Kiplinger Names 2 Minn. Schools In 100 Best Value

Two of our state’s public colleges are being recognized as some of the best, in terms of value, in the nation.

01/04/2011

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Team Moves TwinsFest 2011 To Blaine Sports Center

Due to ongoing repairs needed at the Metrodome — and a completion date no sooner than March — the Minnesota Twins have announced it’s moving TwinsFest 2011 to the National Sports Center in Blaine, Minn.

12/30/2010

Pat Williams, Defensive Tackle for the Minnesota Vikings (credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Pat Williams Says He Will Play In 2011

Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Pat Williams says he plans to play “a couple more years” beyond this season.

11/16/2010

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