Spring Break

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Students On Spring Break Make The Most Of April Snow

Spring Break is wrapping up in some districts, and after Thursday’s snowstorm it looks like anything but spring in Minnesota.

04/04/2014

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Wander, Minnesota: Spring Break Staycations

Schools around the metro are taking that week-long (more or less) holiday known as spring break, now through mid April. Whether going out of town isn’t in your financial picture right now, or you’d just rather stay home, here are some ideas to keep your family from going stir-crazy—especially if it snows again next week. The classic kid-venture spots never fail to entertain: the Science Museum of Minnesota (especially with the Ultimate Dinosaurs exhibit having just opened, and it’s fantastic), which might be paired with a trip to the Minnesota Children’s Museum, which just opened its Dinosaurs: Land of Fire and Ice exhibit;

03/14/2014

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Spring Break Tip: Ultimate Dinosaurs At Science Museum

All this week, the WCCO Morning Show is checking out cool stuff for the kids to do over spring break. The biggest creatures to ever roam the earth are waiting for you at the Science Museum of Minnesota. The new Ultimate Dinosaurs Exhibit is an interactive trip back through time for the entire family.

03/10/2014

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Five Reasons To Visit Minnesota For Spring Break

Minnesota is not usually first on the list for spring break, but it should be. This article will show you why.

03/08/2014

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Best Spring Break Destinations For Students On A Budget

College students on a budget may still find discount travel packages to spring break destinations like South Padre Island, Daytona Beach and Panama City.

03/04/2014

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Mpls. Public Schools To Offer 1st Ever Spring Break Academy

Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) will offer its first-ever Spring Break Academy as part of an effort to reduce the learning gap and increase student achievement, Superintendent Dr. Bernadeia Johnson announced Tuesday night.

02/12/2014

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Best Long Weekend Trips For College Students

Cancun, Mexico, Las Vegas and South Beach Miami are among the best long weekend trips for college students.

10/29/2013

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‘Kids Feeding Kids’ Meets, Thanks Major Donor

The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Twin Cities have been providing meals for students, ages six to 18, since 2007. Kids Feeding Kids is the name of that program, and those kids got to thank a major donor Tuesday.

03/26/2013

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Democrats Tout Budget Plans During Legislative Break

Spring break starts today for Minnesota’s House and Senate. The state Legislature typically takes the week off leading up to Easter Sunday.

03/25/2013

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Things To Do Locally For Spring Break

Not everyone is able to take off for Florida and Mexico for spring break, but Minnesota residents are fortunate to live in a state where there are lots of fun things to do, not too far from home.

03/19/2013

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Good Question: How Many Of Us Go On Spring Break?

When your high school looks like Richfield’s, and your walk home is cold and snowy, daydreams of spring break in a tropical locale can be comforting.

03/18/2013

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Local Spelling Whiz Preps For The Big Time

A 13-year-old from Little Canada is heading to Washington, D.C. in May to compete in the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Now, Jacob Lahti has to learn 600,000 words in several languages.

03/15/2013

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How To Shed Pounds Before Spring Break

Spring break is right around the corner, with all the nice weather, sunny beaches and warm waters that go along with it. Unfortunately, there’s also some accompanying pressure to trim down after spending winter under so many layers.

03/04/2013

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Ask The Expert: Best Ways To Prepare For A Spring Break Staycation

Staycations are a fantastic option for those who wish to stay close to home and save a little money. Below are a few suggestions for staycations from local travel agents.

02/23/2013

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Top Spring Break Staycations In Minnesota

If the budget—or schedule—isn’t allowing for foreign or cross-country travel this spring break or summer, maybe it’s time to look closer to home. Where to stay, what to do? Here are just a few suggestions that will have appeal for visitors of all ages.

03/31/2012

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