WCCO EYE4 LOGO WCCO Radio wcco-eye-white01, ww color white
Mendota Heights Police Officer Killed: Tune In To WCCO Radio For Live Coverage | Full Story

Christina Majaski

Photo Credit: rapidriverlodge.com

Best Waterparks And Pools In Minnesota

Contrary to the beliefs of the rest of the country, Minnesota usually gets hot enough at least four months out of the year to require cooling down by way of large bodies of water, waterparks and pools. For a little something different from the typical lakeside visit, the area’s waterparks and pools promise tons of fun for the whole family. These, the state’s best, boast all of that family fun and so much more.

06/08/2012

Photo Credit:

Best Places Where Dogs Can Swim In Minnesota

Even though they’re part of the family, dogs don’t get as warm of a welcome at public swimming pools. High-energy dogs need the nice, cool release as much as kids, though, and nothing pampers geriatric joints more than the low-impact stretch out of a good swim. When temperatures rise, and that furry fella needs a cool dip, count on these five Minnesota swimming holes for the perfect poolside day for your pup.

06/01/2012

(credit: Thinkstock)

Minnesota Twitter Feeds To Follow

Refer to this list for some of the best Twitter feeds to follow in Minnesota.

05/28/2012

Photo Credit: kindernook.com

Best and Most Affordable Preschools in the Twin Cities

Various studies have deemed Minnesota students among the most successful in the nation. Combine that with evidence of positive long term effects that preschool and early childhood education programs have on children and their future educational paths, and Minnesota’s myriad preschools begins to make sense. In choosing the best and most inexpensive preschools in the area, consider cost as well as reviews and programs provided by the prospective preschools. While you’re shopping around, check out this handful of the best and most affordable in the Twin Cities area.

05/18/2012

Go Kart Teenagers

Best Go-Kart Racing In Minnesota

Today’s go-kart drivers are tomorrow’s NASCAR champions. Maybe not exactly, but for kids and parents interested in outdoor activities that teach kids important skills in steering and avoiding collisions, go kart parks make for a fun and somewhat educational family outing. Most of the area’s best go kart parks provide a multiple courses, including options for adults and younger children, and fun alternatives for the rest of the family.

05/11/2012

Photo credit: greattheatre.org

Best Summertime Theatre Activities For Kids In Minnesota

Once school is out and children are free of their educational duties for the summer, it’s “I’m bored” time. Even though summertime should be relaxing, kids need playtime, which offers parents the opportunity to keep educating them all summer long. These summertime theater camps, the best in Minnesota, may be the remedy that every family needs for a boredom-free summer break that will nurture young performers.

05/04/2012

lucky_mutt_secondhand_007.jpg

Best Places For Pet Photography In Minnesota

With an abundance of Minnesota pet photographers, finding the right fit for your fur baby’s close-up should never be a challenge. Through the fluff, however, some of these artists stand strides ahead of the rest for their skills capturing that special something in every pet’s personality. Whether it’s cats, horses or dogs, these area professionals know how to show the world that undefinable bond between pets and the people who love them. These, Minnesota’s best pet photographers, create art from start to finish for memories that last lifetimes.

04/27/2012

Photo Credit: linksminigolf.com

Best Mini Golf Courses In Minnesota

Five of the best miniature golf courses across Minnesota for inexpensive family fun.

04/20/2012

previous