Father’s Day

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Good Question: Why Do We Spend Less On Father’s Day?

Father’s Day is this Sunday. But unlike moms, dads shouldn’t expect to be showered with gifts. The National Retail Federation finds Americans are expected to spend $7.4 billion less on dads this Father’s Day than they spent on moms for Mother’s Day.

06/12/2014

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Best Activities To Celebrate Father’s Day In Minnesota

Treat dear old dad to a day out! This June 15th, celebrate him with one of these picks for a great Father’s Day activity in Minnesota.

06/06/2014

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Best Unique Father’s Day Gifts

If you are searching for a Father’s Day gift that can only be found in Minnesota, here are five unique venues that may stimulate your thoughts.

06/03/2014

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Best Father’s Day Gifts To Liven Up Dad’s Toolbox

It will be a happy Father’s Day indeed with one of these toolbox-expanding gifts.

06/01/2014

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5 Best Club Of The Month Gifts For Father’s Day

This Father’s Day, sign up the world’s most perfect papa for a monthly club that will remind him of your affection and tickle his fancy all year long. Here are five clubs he will actually be happy to get signed up for.

06/01/2014

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5 Ways To Get Outdoors With Dad On Father’s Day

There’s something for everyone in the great outdoors, whether your preferred landscape is rural, urban or the highway to somewhere else.

06/01/2014

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Men Reveal What They Love About Being A Dad

Three dads share what fatherhood means to them.

06/01/2014

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Book Gift Ideas For Dad This Father’s Day

Is your dad into thrillers, mysteries, music legends or even great beer? This Father’s Day, our sister company, Simon & Schuster, has him covered with great books that would make the perfect gift for any dad.

06/01/2014

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4 Generations Attend Twins Game To Honor Neighbor

The Minnesota Twins played the Detroit Tigers at Target Field Sunday afternoon under sunny skies and a stadium full of dads. It was the second sellout of the Twins season at Target Field but for at least one family, it was so much more.

06/16/2013

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WCCO Lifestyle: Make Father’s Day Memorable

In this week’s WCCO Lifestyle installment, it’s all about finding a man-tique gift for Father’s Day. From hand-crafted gifts to new, stylish products on the market — there are some smart options.

06/15/2013

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Grab Dad Some Craft Brews For Father’s Day

If you’re in a last-minute scramble for a unique gift for dad, The Four Firkins Specialty Beer Store in St. Louis Park may introduce Dad to a beer for savoring.

06/15/2013

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Twins Give Thrill To Boy Who Lost Dad To Cancer

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – An 8-year-old boy celebrated a special Father’s Day at Target Field Friday afternoon. Tyson Hill was just 3 when he lost his father to a brain tumor. His grandmother, Barb Probst, reached […]

06/14/2013

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After Years Away, MN Soldier Celebrates First Father’s Day

Sunday’s Father’s Day will be the first time Sgt. Ifedayo Kila will be with his family on the special day since his son was born nearly four years ago.

06/14/2013

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Best Activities To Do With Dad In Minnesota

Enjoying time with dad should not be reserved for just Father’s Day. Bring a smile to good ol’ dad’s face with a special summer outing in and around the Twin Cities.

06/14/2013

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Pahl’s Market In Apple Valley To Display Tractors For Father’s Day

If you’re still looking for something fun to do with dad this father’s day, we have a suggestion. That involves something a little different. Many dads out there like to go to brunch, hit the links for a game of golf or maybe go fishing. Pahl’s Market in Apple Valley invites you to check out their tractors.

06/13/2013

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DeBlog: Locally-Made Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Buying a gift for dad on Father’s Day is always the hardest of any holidays for me. There’s something about dads that can be challenging: my dad always says that he has everything, and he never has any good ideas of things he wants.

06/13/2013

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Movie Blog: 10 Worst Movie Fathers Ever

Though I found myself struggling to come up with a shortlist of candidates as compelling as the collection that formed the distaff side, the horror genre alone ensured that there would be no shortage of contenders.

06/13/2013

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Movie Blog: 10 Best Movie Fathers Ever

It’s been a few years since I ran down my top 10 lists for the best and worst movie mothers. And until now, it never occurred to me to put together a list of their […]

06/12/2013

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Is Father’s Day As Important As Mom’s Day? Doesn’t Seem So

Five days away from Father’s Day, many families don’t have any plans yet — or gifts. Dads don’t seem to get quite the attention that Moms do. This year, people said they planned to spend an average of $168 on Mother’s Day, compared with only $120 on dad, according to a survey in Forbes magazine.

06/11/2013

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Best Books For Dad This Father’s Day

Need a good gift idea for Dad this Father’s Day? Our friends at Simon & Schuster put together this great list covering everything your Dad will love.

06/04/2013

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Terminally Ill Nat’l Guardsman’s Book To Sons Hits Shelves

At the height of his military career in 2010, Lt. Col. Mark Weber was forced to face a different kind of life and death battle. He was diagnosed with cancer and given just months to live. “Doctors have told me they can’t understand how I’m still alive. I have damage to my liver that is incomprehensible,” Weber said. That was November of last year, just before Weber’s book was self-published. “Tell My Sons: A Father’s Last Letters” sold 10,000 copies in three months.

06/03/2013

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Homemade Father’s Day Gifts Kids Of All Ages Can Make

Whether you consider yourself a craft goddess or you need a little professional help, you can lead your child in making a great present for his dad for Father’s Day.

06/03/2013

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10 Golf Courses Dad Would Love To Visit

The top clubs in the country are both expensive AND exclusive. You’d be a hero if you could get Dad on the green at any one of them. We’ve found one way to slip Dad through the gates of a very private club; maybe you can find another!

06/03/2013

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What Fatherhood Means Through The Eyes Of Five Year Olds

How did your daddy get the job of “Father?” Is it a hard job, or a fun one? Find out what fatherhood looks like through a child’s eyes.

06/03/2013

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Opinion: This Father’s Day I Am Truly Blessed

For all the complaints we have about government it is important to keep in mind that sometimes it can make our lives better, too.

06/18/2012

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