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New Ulm’s Oktoberfest Named One Of The Best In The Nation

It’s one of the best times of the year for beer lovers. As we say goodbye to summer, breweries and restaurants start rolling out the kegs for Oktoberfests.

09/19/2014

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Stillwater ‘Lumberjack Days’ Back On, But With New Controversy

This Friday marks the 80th anniversary of the Stillwater Lumberjack Days Celebration. The festival ended a couple of years ago after a financial scandal involving the past promoter. This year, the city asked a group of locals to bring back the festival under the new name ‘Log Jam.’

07/16/2014

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‘Taste Of Minnesota’ Drawing In Crowds At New Location

The “Taste of Minnesota” is underway in a new location. Organizers say it’s been so popular, they’re running out of food and had to call in for more! The Fourth of July festival moved from Harriet Island in St. Paul, Minn. because of flooding, to the Carver County Fairgrounds in Waconia, Minn.

07/05/2014

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‘Taste Of Minnesota’ Announces 2014 Music Lineup

The Taste of Minnesota has announced their music lineup for the 2014 revival. Several country acts will fill the stage including Joe Nichols, whose hits include “Tequila Makes Her Clothes Fall Off.”

05/12/2014

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City Of Lakes Loppet Festival: Biggest One Yet

It’s the last day to get outside and enjoy the City of Lakes Loppet Festival in Minneapolis. Organizers say this year has been the biggest one yet for the weekend event.

02/02/2014

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Stillwater Officials Want Festival Name Changed

Stillwater city officials are asking organizers of a new summer music festival to change the name, saying it could be construed as vulgar. City Administrator Larry Hansen emailed festival organizer Cassie McLemore on Thursday to request that the Stillwater Log Jam find another name, but McLemore called the request “ridiculous.” McLemore told the St. Paul Pioneer Press that the festival’s name fits with the city’s history of a logging community. She also said her group tried to lease the name “Lumberjack Days” from the nonprofit Lumberjack Days Festival Association but couldn’t reach an agreement.

01/25/2014

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Fun Flies High At Bloomington’s Kite Festival

Looking for a fun family activity outdoors, head to Bloomington Saturday for the Flying Colors Kite Festival. The Minnesota Kite Society hosts the annual Flying Colors Festival as a celebration of this high flying toy. You’ll see everything from the most basic model, to the more elaborate — they come in all colors, shapes and sizes.

09/21/2013

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Wild Rice Festival: The History Of MN’s Favorite Grain

ROSEVILLE, Minn. (WCCO) – If you’re like many Minnesotans, you try to find ways to incorporate wild rice into your recipes. But have you ever tried wild rice pancakes or sausage? You can sample both […]

09/14/2013

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Local Music Tap: ‘Women Who Rock Festival’ @ Guitar Center

The Guitar Center in Roseville is hosting its first ever rock festival geared toward female musicians and music professionals Sunday.

09/12/2013

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Local Music Tap: Electric Fetus Garage Sale & Fall Festival

With fall just around the corner, refresh your music collection – and listen to some great live bands — at the Electric Fetus’ sixth annual Garage Sale and Fall Festival in Minneapolis this weekend.

09/09/2013

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St. Paul Music College To Host Guitar Festival

McNally Smith College of Music will host the inaugural Lowertown Guitar Festival in downtown St. Paul next month. The free day of live music will take place Aug. 10 in Mears Park.

07/20/2013

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Call For Entries In Minn. High School Film Fest

Young filmmakers have less than two weeks to submit their entries to a Minnesota film festival for high school students.

04/13/2013

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Deepwinter Bonfire Shakes Up Season In St. Paul

Minnesotans have a chance to shake off their winter blues next weekend in St. Paul.

01/12/2013

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Finding Minnesota: Defeat Of Jesse James

From the studios at KYMN Radio, longtime host Wayne Eddy talks earnestly about Northfield, “the home of cows, colleges and contentment.”

08/26/2012

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Guide To The Twin Cities Pride Festival

The 40th annual Twin Cities Pride Festival, one of the largest LGBT celebrations in the country, promises a full weekend of pride. From the Parade and Beer Dabbler to the Pride Boat Cruise, this is one weekend in the Twin Cities not to be missed.

06/16/2012

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