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Best Places In Minnesota To Propose

Minnesota has beautiful places to plan a romantic proposal. Here are just a couple of those spectacular proposal spots to start your “happily ever after” with the love of your life.

08/31/2013

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Musicians Of Minn. Orchestra Announce Lake Harriet Show

The locked-out Musicians of the Minnesota Orchestra have announced another free community concert at the Lake Harriet Bandshell.

08/13/2013

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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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Best Public Beaches To Spend A Summer Day In Minnesota

Check out this list of the four best beaches in Minnesota to take in some sun and relax.

06/08/2013

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Marrow Donators: ‘Ordinary People Doing Extraordinary Things’

Lisa Garys Korsland enjoyed a busy lifestyle for years, living abroad in the U.K. and Switzerland, raising her three children and working as an engineer for General Mills. But it all came to an abrupt end in December of 2010. A simple twist of an ankle led to a diagnosis of leukemia. She knew it was just a matter of time before she would need a life-saving marrow transplant.

05/17/2013

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Mpls. Committee Approves Beer, Wine Sales At Lake Harriet

Twin Cities dwellers will likely soon be able to enjoy a drink while spending time at a popular Twin Cities lake.

04/30/2013

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Beer, Wine Sales Heading To Lake Harriet?

After a recent decision, beer and wine sales at Lake Harriet look more and more possible.

04/21/2013

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Video: Stroller With 2 Babies Inside Blown Across Ice

The breezy weather made for perfect conditions for the Winter Kite Festival on Lake Harriet but also proved how powerful those gusts were on Saturday.

01/21/2013

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Best Pet-Friendly Halloween Events In Minn.

Halloween fun isn’t just for humans. Four-legged friends can join in at these local pet-friendly events.

10/26/2012

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Hot And Dry Weather Brings Risks, Rewards

September is usually among our most rare months for grassfires, but firefighters battled one in Maplewood Monday afternoon. And a 400-acre fire is currently burning north of Bemidji.

09/10/2012

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Minneapolis To Require Boat Inspections For Invasive Species

The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board adopted a resolution Monday to require boat inspections for aquatic invasive species on the city’s lakes.

06/21/2012

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MPRB: Lake Harriet Beach Reopened After Bacteria Test

A beach on Lake Harriet reopened Thursday after being temporarily closed after levels of E. coli bacteria exceeding state guidelines were found in the water earlier this week.

06/14/2012

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Lake Harriet Beach Could Reopen This Weekend

A swimming beach at Lake Harriet is still closed because of E. Coli bacteria. And more beaches are being tested.

06/13/2012

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Lake Harriet Southeast Beach Temporarily Closed

The Lake Harriet Southeast Beach is temporarily closed, due to high bacteria levels, according to the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board.

06/12/2012

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Warm Weather Could Spawn Dangerous Blue-Green Algae

The warm weather is fueling a potential health risk on area lakes. Algae blooms are starting to grow and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has a warning about a particular type — blue-green algae.

06/09/2012

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