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To Save Bees, Minn. Growers & Gardeners Are Switching Pesticides

A new trend in gardening is generating a buzz. More growers and gardeners are moving away from chemicals and insecticides that are hurting or killing bees.

04/18/2014

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Bee Activists Hand Out Cookies In Pesticide Protest

A group of gardeners and beekeepers are asking Home Depot stores to “show bees some love” during Valentine season. “All we are saying is give bees a chance,” demonstrators sang Wednesday outside a Home Depot store.

02/12/2014

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Home Gardeners’ New Plants Could Be Killing Off Bees

An environmental group said Wednesday that many home gardeners may be unknowingly hurting the bee population, as the insects’ numbers continue to decline. Bees pollinate many fruits and vegetables, including apples, strawberries, blueberries and cucumbers. The Pesticide Action Network along with a well-known University of Minnesota bee researcher said a study found that garden supply stores including Home Depot and Lowe’s are selling plants that are treated with pesticides that kill bees.

08/14/2013

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Birdhouses Building Relationships At St. Paul Elementary School

When other schools are quieting down for the summer, one school gets louder. Kids at Obama Elementary in St. Paul are building birdhouses as part of their Career Explorations class. On paper, they’re learning about architecture. In practice, they’re learning a whole lot more.

05/30/2013

BBQ Wing Rack

Best Grilling Gadgets For Your Summer Cookouts

Everyone longs for summer, barbecues, and cookouts. Whatever your specialty, there are grilling gadgets galore to make the job easier and even more fun.

05/13/2013

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Holiday Shopping Online: Sites For Cyber Monday And Beyond

The money has to go a little further this year. Here are some of our favorite sites to visit for deals on Cyber Monday and throughout the holiday season.

11/07/2012

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Just 4 You Winner A Single, Working Father

Between his job at Home Depot in Maplewood and classes at Century College in White Bear Lake, 25-year-old Drew Nachtsheim doesn’t have a lot of free time. But as anyone can see, he has a lot of love for his 5-year-old son Hayden.

11/09/2011

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Heat Wave Shows The Value Of Air Conditioning

The Salvation Army Harbor Light Center is not just a refuge from the streets. During the current heat wave, it’s where Bryant Devine finds momentary relief from the heat.

07/18/2011

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FBI: Letters, White Powder Sent To Area Home Depots

The FBI is investigating 13 threatening letters containing a white powder that were mailed to Twin Cities area businesses.

01/07/2011