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DeRusha Eats: Marin

In most large cities, some of the best restaurants are inside hotels. For whatever reason, Minneapolis doesn’t really have that scene. But Marin is trying to change that.

11/01/2014

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Slow Foods MN Dinner: ‘Where the Wild Things Are’

An afternoon spent among the sheep of Star Thrower Farm and a lunch courtesy of Chef Doug Flicker of Piccolo sounds like a perfect day. It is. Enjoy a slice of life at a grass-fed, local, sustainable farm along with Slow Food MN!

06/02/2014

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Score Cheap Hotel Rooms By Letting Hotels Fight Over You

Hotels now want to treat you like a storage unit full of crappy furniture — they bid on YOU!

03/27/2014

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MN Group To Black Friday Shoppers: Visit Retailers Who Pay Living Wage

With Black Friday approaching, low prices may be your top priority, but a Minnesota group wants you to consider spending a little more at certain local shops.

11/24/2013

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Local Beer Caught In Government Shutdown Aftermath

The Government Shutdown ended a while ago, but it’s still having an impact on some businesses – and some beer drinkers. Craft beers are regulated by the federal government, along with all other alcoholic beverages, and their paperwork wasn’t processed during the shutdown.

11/19/2013

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Curiocity: 3 Local Skaters Touring With Disney On Ice

If there’s anything the kiddos love more than their favorite Disney stars, it’s when those same Disney stars strap on a pair of skates and hit the ice. This year, when Disney On Ice comes to the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul this December, they’ll have plenty of familiar faces, beyond the stars, in tow.

11/13/2013

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Black Women Have Higher Death Rate From Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among African American women and it is proving deadly. Although black women are diagnosed less frequently than white women, black women have a higher death rate.

10/15/2013

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Ramadan Arrives Monday, Asks Greater Sacrifice For Muslims

Ramadan begins Monday night and this year it means an even greater sacrifice for local Muslims.

07/08/2013

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DeRusha Eats: Heartland Restaurant & Cocktail Dinners

For years, restaurants have had special dinners with wine producers, and beer brewers. But over the past couple years the idea of cocktail dinners has really been taking off.

06/15/2013

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Fergus Falls Band, Sen. Klobuchar Part Of Inauguration

The temperature in Washington, D.C. for the president’s inauguration was a far more pleasant 41 degrees at the time of Obama’s swearing in.

01/21/2013

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Forget Black Friday, Shop Local For Small Biz Saturday

This holiday season local business owners want you to put your money where your home is.

11/19/2012

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Awaken & Renew: Pure, Clean, Locally Produced Skin Care

As the winter gives way to spring, it’s time to shed our dull, rough winter skin for a smooth, glowing healthy epidermis. Those frigid temps and the dry winds can wreak havoc on even naturally beautiful, lustrous skin. There is no better time to find the perfect moisturizer, masque serum to bring out your skin’s best qualities.

02/28/2012

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Curiocity: North Coast Nosh III Welcomed With Open Arms

I think it says something when a local food event, featuring the best from local purveyors, sells out in just a few days.

01/23/2012

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Qaddafi’s Death Gives Local Libyans Hope

As Libyans regain their freedom — they are also losing their fear.

10/23/2011

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More Minnesota School Lunches Are Locally Grown

Minnesota students are eating more fresh, locally grown produce in school lunches this year.

09/09/2011

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Local Events For 9/11

Click here for a list of the local events going on to commemorate the 10th anniversary of 9/11.

09/06/2011

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MN State Fair Booth Brewing Support For Local Craft Beer

Craft brew drinkers, rejoice! The Ball Park Café at the Minnesota State Fair is selling great craft beers — many of them from this very state.

08/31/2011

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New Organic And Locally-Sourced Restaurants In Mpls.

There is an abundant crop of new fresh, organic and/or local restaurants popping up in South Minneapolis this season. Each of these spots have a unique identity and wildly different menus and atmospheres.

08/24/2011

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Local Reactions To Killbebrew’s Funeral

The sounds of cheers and the voices of sports announcers that usually come from Smalley’s 87 in Minneapolis were replaced during Friday’s lunch hour with somber reflection.

05/20/2011

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Best Local Investment Jewelry Artists

Whether it’s a wedding, commitment ceremony, an anniversary or just because, a piece of investment jewelry will always be treasured and a one-of-a-kind piece will forever be admired.

05/06/2011

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Best Places To Shop For Twin Cities Jewelry

Seek and you shall find a great selection of locally made jewelry from artists around the Twin Cities. There is truly something for everyone including trendy, modern, gemstone, vintage, personalized and more. Bibelot Four locations […]

05/04/2011

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Local Economy Gets Big Boost From Frozen Four

Four teams are vying for the top spot in the Frozen Four — Notre Dame, University of Minnesota-Duluth, North Dakota and Michigan. There’s another winner that’s not on that list — St. Paul’s economy.

04/06/2011

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Republican House Plan Chops Local Aid

A new plan from Republicans in the Minnesota House would cut $746 million from money the state sends to local governments, with much of it coming from Minneapolis, St. Paul, and their suburbs.

03/12/2011

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Best Places For Organic And Local In The Twin Cities

With the organic movement sweeping the nation, shoppers have started to look a little more closely at organic products, weighing not only the health effects but the environmental and economic effects as well. With the demand for organic AND local growing, here are five places that work hard to get these products in your hands.

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A New Football Website For H.S., Colleges

A local company is trying to take advantage of the modern technology and apply it to high school football. They have created a database of games so teams can both scout other teams and send resume material to college coaches.

11/05/2010

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