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MN Family Helps Fight Childhood Cancer By Eating Ice Cream For Breakfast

It’s something your mother told you never to do: eat ice cream for breakfast. But one Forest Lake family is asking everyone to eat ice cream Wednesday morning.

02/18/2015

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Bite Of Minnesota: U of M Dairy Salesroom

I’m always on the hunt for hidden food gems throughout the Twin Cities. Whether it’s a farmer’s market in the dead of winter or a roadside farm stand, I like to share my good finds. One such find is the University of Minnesota’s dairy salesroom.

07/15/2014

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Oldest DQ Opens On Schedule Despite Frigid Temps

Temperatures plunged well below zero for the first few days of March, but that didn’t stop throngs from lining up to buy their first ice cream of the season in Moorhead. The country’s oldest Dairy Queen, in Moorhead, has opened on the first day meteorological spring for decades.

03/03/2014

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Curiocity: Mpls. Izzy’s Ice Cream Shop Ready For Grand Opening

Ice cream enthusiasts, rejoice! It’s time to celebrate another delicious destination to get a scoop of one of Minnesota’s tastiest treats.

10/28/2013

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Good Question: ‘Reply All’ On Ice Cream, Honeymoons & Insurance

Why is a honeymoon called a honeymoon? Why isn’t dental covered under health insurance? What’s the difference between New York vanilla, French vanilla, and vanilla bean ice creams?

08/02/2013

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Wander Minnesota: Time For Ice Cream

Last week, I took at look at a summer bucket list, because, like it or not, summer is racing to its end. The State Fair opens in three weeks, and school isn’t far behind. But there’s still plenty of time to enjoy the best rites of summer: visiting an ice cream shop (or two, or three…).

07/31/2013

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Scooping Ice Cream For A World Record

Hundreds of people headed to White Bear Lake this week for a chance at breaking a world record. Their goal was to make the longest ice cream sundae in the world, while raising money for cancer research.

06/19/2013

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Nazi Commander Discovery Stirs Up Painful Memories

Mary Neuman still has nightmares about living in Auschwitz “In one minute you can be dead and in one minutes you can be sent to the gas chambers, so it was unpredictable.” Neuman said.

06/14/2013

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Best Places For Chocolate Chip Desserts In Minnesota

This list features some of the best places around Minnesota to pick up some sweet treats.

05/15/2013

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Good Question: What Causes Cravings?

For most Americans its Chocolate, then Pizza. Salty snacks, then ice cream. Almost all of us report craving food. Researchers do think that every craving starts with a cue.

02/04/2013

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Best Cold Treats In Minneapolis

The dog days of summer are fast approaching and they are sure to have us all craving something heavenly and sweet to help cool off. What better way can you think of than to try some of the best fro-yo, malts, ice creams, floats and frozen screwdrivers around Minneapolis? Go ahead and drive, pedal or run over to grab one of these treats now before they all melt.

07/11/2012

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ND Creamery Recalls Peppermint Bon Bon Ice Cream

The Cass-Clay Creamery of Fargo, N.D., is voluntarily recalling some brands of peppermint bon bon-flavored ice cream because they may contain eggs that aren’t listed on the label.

07/09/2012

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Best Of MN: Ice Cream

Where’s the best ice cream in Minnesota? WCCO viewers led Matt Brickman to Nelson’s Ice Cream in Stillwater.

06/02/2012

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Self-Serve Frozen Yogurt Becoming Latest Trend

As you venture out this spring and summer, you’ll find several new frozen yogurt shops have opened up in the Twin Cities.

05/17/2012

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Food Cravings That Can Ruin Your Day

Diets would be a lot easier if cravings for things like ice cream, chocolate and chips didn’t get in the way. A crave can throw off your nutrition for the whole day. You can eat well and balanced all day and then end up blowing the whole thing on a huge slice of cake.

05/16/2012

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Does The World’s Vanilla Shortage Mean Pricier Ice Cream?

There is a vanilla shortage world-wide. Normally, you may not think much about that, but it could mean paying more for ice cream this summer.

04/04/2012

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Dairy Queen Opens Its 500th Location In China

Dairy Queen has opened its 500th store in China after a year of aggressive expansion there.

02/10/2012

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The Good Life For Less: Dreamy Ice Cream Deals

If there was a day of days for ice cream, Thursday is it!

08/10/2011

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Best Frozen Treats In The Twin Cities

The time has come when lines begin to form outside our local ice-cream, frozen yogurt and gelato shops. But which places are the best? Some of the following shops I’ve been going to for years and others I’ve just started to enjoy. These are my top picks of places to go find that delicious reward, in no particular order.

07/15/2011

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‘U’ Sells Artisan Cheeses, Dairy Staples

During World War II, Minnesota was named the bleu cheese capitol of the world, in part because of the University of Minnesota’s dairy industry.

04/25/2011

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The Good Life For Less: Free Cone Day Today

I hope you saved room for ice cream — it’s free cone day at Ben & Jerry’s!

04/12/2011

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