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Everything You Need To Know About Poinsettias

I visited Bachman’s farmhouse on Tuesday to learn about the Poinsettia, the most popular holiday plant in North America.

11/25/2014

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Ring In The Holidays With CBS’ Merry Programming

CBS’ holiday programming promises to supply all the fun and entertainment you’re looking for this season and then some.

11/24/2014

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Work Underway On 7th Annual Phalen Park Lights Display

It’s a sign of the season! Christmas lights and displays unloaded to get ready for this year’s seventh annual holiday lights in the park.

11/22/2014

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Shoppers Ship Packages To Soldiers At Maplewood Mall

Maplewood Mall hosted the American Legion’s annual Shop, Ship and Share event.

11/22/2014

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Theater Brings Back Bilingual Nativity Story

In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre in Minneapolis is bringing back its bilingual Nativity story this Christmas season. “La Natividad” combines puppetry, street theater and audience participation.

11/22/2014

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Your Holiday Guide To New York City

Refer to this holiday travel guide for what to see and do in New York City over the holidays.

11/21/2014

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Free Bikes 4 Kidz Seeks Volunteers To Help Fix Bikes

It started with a wish to get unused kids’ bikes out of garages and into the hands of children who would ride them. Six years later, Free Bikes 4 Kidz has given away about 20,000 bikes.

11/18/2014

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St. Paul To Open European Christmas Market

Minnesota’s capital city will be opening its own Christmas market this holiday season. The European Christmas Market will open in St. Paul beginning Friday Nov. 28.

11/11/2014

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A History Of The Holidays From Thanksgiving To New Years’

How many people actually know the history behind one of the most joyous seasons?

11/10/2014

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Target To Offer 3D-Printed Rings, Ornaments This Holiday

You can play the part of designer this holiday season, as Target has a new line of custom 3D printed products.

11/06/2014

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Retailers Set Back Holiday Shipping Deadlines

When it comes to holiday shopping, last-minute free shipping can be a saving grace for the procrastinator. “With shopping, I do put things off,” said Maggie McGill of Plymouth. Burned by missed Christmas deliveries last year, more stores plan to make you order early. Of the 92.3 percent of retailers polled who plan to offer free-standard shipping of some sort this holiday season.

10/29/2014

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Capitol Christmas Tree To Get Drink At Itasca Park

A white spruce from the Chippewa National Forest that’s been designated as the 2014 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree will make its first public appearance at Itasca State Park next weekend.

10/25/2014

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Stores Prepare To Fight Amazon For Christmas Business

In the past, brick and mortar stores like Target and Wal-Mart have chased Amazon.com’s low pricing. But according to Wells Fargo study, that changed in the last six months. University of St. Thomas Marketing Instructor Jon Seltzer says all three are stepping up, but in different ways.

10/07/2014

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Crew Scours Chippewa Nat’l Forest For US Capitol Christmas Tree

Staff from the U.S. Capitol and the Washington Office of the USDA Forest Service visited northern Minn. in late July to survey trees fit for Christmas in the nation’s capitol. According to officials, crews searched the Chippewa National Forest near Cass Lake, Minn. They settled upon two trees out of the millions in the protected area, one of which is a backup.

08/15/2014

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Good Question: How Is The 35W Bridge Lit?

Last month, the I-35W bridge was bathed in royal blue to symbolize the fight against colon cancer. “It was unbelievable, absolutely stunning. I’ve never seen anything like it,” said Anne Carlson, the executive director of the Colon Cancer Coalition.

04/15/2014

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