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Curiocity: Xcel’s MN-Made Gifts For Lady Gaga

When a performer like Lady Gaga stops through town, there’s plenty of pressure to ensure the gift she’s given is as unique and creative as the pop singer herself. Add in the fact that this is her third time performing in St. Paul and there’s the added challenge to find something outside-the-box and new.

05/19/2014

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MN Tea Room Creates Custom Tea For Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga is bringing her artRAVE tour to the Xcel Energy Center on Tuesday, May 20, and as is the practice of a good host, she will be receiving gifts. It’s a tradition the Xcel does with all acts. In the past they have given Gaga shoes and Minnesota-made clothing.

05/16/2014

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Curiocity: Xcel’s MN-Made Gift For Demi Lovato

It seems like Demi Lovato is everywhere these days — whether it’s prominently featured on Top 40 charts, among the New York Times bestsellers list, on the hit show “Glee” or as an official ambassador for We Day. And yet, her fans can’t seem to get enough.

03/17/2014

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Curiocity: Xcel’s MN-Made Gift For Paul Simon, Sting

Two music icons on one stage — no doubt a concert that fans will remember forever. But when it comes to giving these legends a gift to remember Minnesota, it could certainly pose a challenge.

02/21/2014

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Curiocity: Xcel’s MN-Made Gift For Jason Aldean

Kicking off the Xcel Energy Center’s first show of 2014 is a performer who’s both familiar with the venue — and quite familiar with Minnesota’s love of the outdoors.

01/16/2014

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Twins Give Rivera Chair Made From Broken Bats

The Minnesota Twins have watched Mariano Rivera break a lot of their bats over the years. On Tuesday they presented the New York Yankees closer with a gift that captured Rivera’s dominance.

07/02/2013

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Lund’s Serves Up Some Mother’s Day Tips

If you haven’t bought your mom a card or gift yet, you better get going. Next Sunday is Mother’s Day, and here are some tips on easy, inexpensive treats from Bonnie Bazella at Lund’s.

05/04/2013

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What’s In Lady Gaga’s Dressing Room?

Documents obtained by TheSmokingGun.com show a lengthy list of items and requests by Lady Gaga, who is scheduled to perform Wednesday night at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.

02/05/2013

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Navigate Tricky Gift Return Policies After The Holidays

The holiday season has arrived and with it the efforts to find the perfect gifts for loved ones. As the hunt for gifts gets going, so does the dread of returning the thoughtful presents that are just not the right fit. Follow these tips to get through the season of returns.

11/13/2012

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Tips To Buy Gifts For Your Kids, Stay Within Your Means

According to a parenting.com survey, the average parent spends $271 per kid and 1 in 10 parents spend $500 per child for the holidays.

12/14/2011

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Curiocity: Great Gift Ideas For The ‘Foodie’

It’s the time of year when we’re all scrambling to find gifts for the ones we love. If someone in your life is a foodie, we got some advice from WCCO.com food blogger, Adam Estrem.

12/03/2011

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Dental Hospital At U Of M Gets $3.5M Gift

The University of Minnesota School of Dentistry has received a $3.5 million gift toward the construction of what it calls the most advanced pediatric dental clinic in the Upper Midwest.

08/05/2011

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Father’s Day Gift Buying Guide

Father’s Day…when families around the nation show appreciation for all their Dads’ hard work and love with the PERFECT Father’s Day gift. No pressure right?

If your Dad doesn’t need another tie or tool belt and you’re finding it impossible to locate the perfect gift for the father who has everything, rest assured, we can HELP!

You know your Dad the best, so just take a minute to figure out what “type” of Dad you have and these gifts should be the perfect fit.

06/02/2011

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The Good Life For Less: Mother’s Day Gifts On A Budget

I think mom said it best when she told you that it’s the thought that counts when it comes to gift giving. If you are short on cash and still need to find a gift for Mother’s Day, I’m hoping to help you out with some ideas that can help you let her know how special she is to you.

05/04/2011

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Esme’s Blog: A Gift For Unions?

For years union membership has been on the decline. In the mid 1940s 36 percent of American workers were union members. In 2007 the figure was just over 12 percent.

03/11/2011