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Best Mother’s Day Gifts In Minnesota

By presidential decree in 1914, the second Sunday in May is an official holiday celebrating mothers and their unique contribution to our lives. As part of celebrating Mother’s Day, many people search for just the right gift for the special lady in their lives.

05/08/2012

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1 Dead In Motorcycle Accident In Minneapolis

A man is dead after his motorcycle collided with an SUV Tuesday night in Minneapolis near Lake Calhoun, according to Minneapolis Police.

04/24/2012

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Large Mural Finds New Home Near Lake Calhoun

Minneapolis painter Leon Hushcha is meticulously restoring a large mural near Lake Calhoun. Until recently, it sat in storage without a future.

04/24/2012

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The Tin Fish Restaurant May Not Open This Summer

After another beautiful weekend, it’s easy to think about enjoying Minneapolis’ lakes this summer.

03/18/2012

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Spring Reigns In MN, But Winter Is Not Entirely Gone

While sitting in the sunshine and Friday’s warmth, Dion Grace thought of summer.

03/16/2012

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Unlocking The Twin Cities: Massive Home On Lake Calhoun

Whether it’s square footage or the size of the lot, real estate space comes at a premium in a big city, and there’s one property on Lake Calhoun in Minneapolis has plenty of both.

01/06/2012

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Minnesotans Loving Rare Stretch Of Warm Weather

The temperatures outside have many of us checking the calendar after we broke records across Minnesota on Thursday. The Twin Cities hit 45 degrees, but it was even warmer out west.

01/05/2012

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I’m Dreaming Of A … Brown Christmas?

How do you explain our wacky weather? On Sunday, the thermometer and calendar did not go together.

12/18/2011

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Guide To Great Photo Locales In The Twin Cities

The Twin Cities are filled with gorgeous urban architecture and picture-worthy suburban main streets. For many photographers, the decision about where to take a walk with their camera can be overwhelming.

10/15/2011

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Study: Tan People Appear More Attractive

For years people have been warned about the risks associated with excessive sun exposure but new research shows those who appear tanner may have an advantage after all.

07/05/2011

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Lake Calhoun’s Name To Remain

The Minneapolis Park Board recently received an opinion from its attorney stating that the Minneapolis Park Board does not have the authority to rename Lake Calhoun.

06/15/2011

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Floating Docks Are Back At Mpls. Lakes

Minneapolis is going retro this summer to help people enjoy the warm weather on the city’s lakes.

06/09/2011

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Some Parents Scaling Back Summer Activities For Their Kids

School is getting out, the kids are getting ready for summer and if you don’t have them scheduled for 12-straight weeks of camps and activities, don’t worry. As it turns out, you have plenty of company.

06/03/2011

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Will Lake Calhoun Get A Name Change?

The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board directed someone to start researching the idea of changing the lake’s name Wednesday night. It’s the first step in a very long process to make a change, and that process could take two years.

06/02/2011

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Views On Slavery Cause Lake Calhoun Renaming Effort

The Minneapolis Parks Board is being asked to change the name of Lake Calhoun because its namesake was a politician who supported slavery.

05/20/2011

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