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The Perfect Long Weekend In Minnesota

Are you and your friends or family looking for a fun four-day weekend away from the daily hustle and bustle of everyday life? We may have a vacation spot recommendation for you to consider in the Twin Cities to fill your time.

09/14/2013

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Best Places In Minnesota To Take Family Photos

The sky is the limit here in the state of Minnesota when it comes to snapping a priceless photograph.

09/13/2013

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Best Dog Walking Trails In Minnesota

If your pooch could talk, he would likely say “bow-wow” when you set foot on any one of these amazing dog walking trails within Minnesota.

09/06/2013

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Three Months Of Construction Slated For Grand Round Trails

The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board is advising bicyclists and motorists to plan ahead due to construction on trails along Brownie Lake, the west side of Cedar Lake, Dean Parkway, and Lake Calhoun.

08/09/2013

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DeRusha Eats: Sandcastle

Don’t worry about the sound of the airplane noise, it’s the view of Lake Nokomis that makes Sandcastle such a great place to spend time and have some delicious food.

08/03/2013

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Want To Walk On Water? Try Yoga On The Lake

Our Minnesota lakes give us the chance to be on the water in boats, kayaks, on skis. Now, many are getting on the water to do some yoga. The Shed Fitness Studio is launching a new yoga class on Thursday that puts its students on paddle boards.

07/24/2013

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Oldest Fishing Pier On Lake Calhoun Replaced, Open To Anglers

The oldest fishing pier on Lake Calhoun in Minneapolis has been replaced, and the Department of Natural Resources says the new pier is ready to support anglers and lake-goers for years to come.

07/22/2013

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Sunscreen Isn’t The Only Way To Shield Kids From The Sun

Protecting our skin from the sun’s damaging rays is important. And protecting your children’s skin is serious business.

07/16/2013

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WCCO This Morning Team Tests New S’mores Recipe

With WCCO’s “Goin’ to the Lake” series this week just about to wrap up, the WCCO This Morning team decided to enjoy a little dessert. On Friday morning, they decided to test out a new S’mores recipe at Lake Calhoun.

06/14/2013

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Best Activities To Do With Dad In Minnesota

Enjoying time with dad should not be reserved for just Father’s Day. Bring a smile to good ol’ dad’s face with a special summer outing in and around the Twin Cities.

06/14/2013

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WCCO This Morning Team Races Boats On Lake Calhoun

With WCCO’s “Goin’ to the Lake” series this week in full swing, the WCCO This Morning team is having a little fun of its own. The crew has been out on Lake Calhoun this week, doing everything from pitching a tent to packing up a sleeping bag. Wednesday morning, they actually hit the lake for a good old fashioned boat race.

06/13/2013

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How Many WCCO Anchors Does It Take To Pitch A Tent?

Summer is officially just around the corner, and that means a lot of weekends at the cabin and camping if the weather allows. That also means bonfires, boating, fishing and setting up that tent to sleep outside in the elements.

06/10/2013

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Help Prevent Break-Ins, Don’t Leave Valuables In Your Car

Take your valuables out of your car before you head to the lake, park or to a Twins game. Last year, Minneapolis police dealt with nearly 4,000 car break-ins, and they say there have been 1,200 so far this year.

05/30/2013

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Minnesotans Battle Elements To Salvage Memorial Day

The other part of Memorial Day is, of course, the outdoor traditions. But swimming and boating was at a minimum today.

05/27/2013

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Police: Attempted Kidnapping Near Lake Calhoun

Minneapolis Police have issued a crime alert after an attempted kidnapping of a 13-year-old girl near Lake Calhoun Sunday afternoon.

05/06/2013

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