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Wander Minnesota: Independence Weekend

The Fourth of July is next week Thursday, and not surprisingly, it looks like many communities are going to have festivities spilling over into the weekend that follows. Besides the usual community fireworks and parades, there’s a lot to choose from around the state.

06/25/2013

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Best Places To See Fireworks In Minnesota

Young or old, everyone loves a good showing of fireworks. Here are the best places in Minnesota to see them.

06/21/2013

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Best 4th Of July Parties In Minnesota

Hey there America, are you ready to step out and party? It is time for the Independence Day celebrations throughout the Minnesota region this July 4th holiday. So come on out and have some fun at these great party festivals.

06/20/2013

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Mystic Lake Rock & Rockets Sponsored By Mich Golden Light

Celebrate the Fourth of July with WCCO at Mystic Lake Casino Hotel. A free outdoor event with food, fun and live music from Maiden Dixie, Boogie Wonderland and Arch Allies. The night ends with a fireworks display!

06/19/2013

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Make Your Own Patriotic Gear For July 4th

Have some fun with a DIY Fourth of July!

06/17/2013

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Boaters Soaked By High Gas Prices

Brooke Welch is out on Lake Minnetonka, enjoying a boat ride that’s been months in the making. “It’s been a long winter, really cold so we are happy to be out on the water,” Welch said. Unfortunately for most boaters enjoying the weekend on water, gas prices in Minnesota are third highest in the nation – right behind Alaska and Hawaii.

05/18/2013

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Delano Residents Claim Spots Days Ahead Of Holiday Parade

Several residents have been staking out their spots for Delano’s Fourth of July parade since Monday, marking off areas of sidewalk with chalk and caution tape.

07/03/2012

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Healthy Grilling Tips For Independence Day

Wednesday is Independence Day, and many people in Minnesota will be firing up the grill. Would you believe that a typical cookout meal can have more than a day’s worth of calories and more than two days’ worth of unhealthy fat?

07/03/2012

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Minnesotans Shelling Out Big Bucks For Wis. Fireworks

Watching big fireworks displays on the Fourth of July is a big tradition for most families, but lots of people also want to light the fuses on their own pyrotechnic displays.

07/02/2012

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Behind The Fireworks – Interview With Producer Of Country’s Largest Fireworks Display

Pyro Spectaculars produces some of the biggest July 4th fireworks displays. We talked to them about their plans for this year.

06/18/2012

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Best Places to Watch 4th of July Fireworks in Minnesota

Every town and city across the country boasts its own Independence Day fireworks. If you’re looking for a show that is a little more elaborate, or includes a little more a tiny, hometown option, grab that blanket and the bugspray and head to the best places to watch the 4th of July fireworks in Minnesota.

06/15/2012

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Part 2: Ultimate 4th of July Playlist, Modern

Whether you’re planning a barbeque, fireworks-viewing party or road trip, we’ve got your patriotic soundtrack covered! America’s countryside, cities, freedom and flag have been the inspiration for countless songwriters. Many of the U.S.’s most distinctive […]

06/13/2012

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Early American History Myths You Probably Believe

These early American history legends may be conventional wisdom, and some are even taught in school, but they definitely are not facts. The following myths originated from poems, stories that changed over time or historical […]

06/13/2012

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Rep. Kriesel: Minnesotans Can Handle Bottle Rockets

The sponsor of a bill that would legalize fireworks in Minnesota beyond handheld sparklers and ground-based worms says Minnesotan’s are responsible enough to handle it.

04/03/2012

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Guests Happy To Visit Re-Opened Minnesota Zoo

The fact that the Minnesota Zoo was open for the Fourth of July holiday was good news for a lot of families.

07/04/2011

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