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Good Question: Why Does Time Fly When You’re Having Fun?

Why does time fly when you’re having fun? Good Question.

09/01/2015

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Grand Old Day Will Be Twice As Long In 2016

St. Paul’s Grand Old Day will be twice as nice next year.

08/21/2015

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Ready For Fall-Like Weather? It’s Coming This Week

After isolated thunderstorms Sunday, Minnesotans will experience several days of fall-like weather.

08/16/2015

Kitchen Organizing

5 Ways To Organize Every Room In Your Home

Spring cleaning paves the way for summer organizing, and it pays to utilize summertime sales to get the best deals when you want to organize your home.

08/13/2015

Honey & Bees At The Minnesota State Fair

Good Question: Why Do Bees Sting?

Why do bees sting? Good Question.

08/12/2015

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Gas Prices Should Continue Falling, Experts Say

Drivers taking that summer road trip can expect to see even more savings at the pump in the coming weeks.

08/09/2015

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Mosquito Season Getting Longer In Minnesota

There are lots of things to celebrate about Minnesota summers, but mosquitos aren’t one of them. Now there are signs that the mosquito season is actually getting longer.

07/30/2015

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Minnesotans Doing All They Can To Beat The Heat

For many Minnesotans there is just no way to avoid the recent spell of hot and humid weather. While some have the luxury of staying indoors in air conditioned comfort, many others aren’t so lucky.

07/27/2015

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Get Movin’ Monday: Workouts You Can Fit In Anywhere

Getting into better shape in definitely a challenge for both your body and mind, perhaps no more so than when you’re taking a break at the lake or the cabin. This week on Get Movin’ Monday, Jason DeRusha and Kim Johnson were looking for help getting prepared for those summer fitness challenges.

07/27/2015

Summer Beach Bag, Beach Bag, Summer, Beach, Sunscreen

5 Things Not To Forget In Your Summer Beach Bag

A day at the beach should include a bag full of essentials to keep you comfortable and protected in the sun. Here are five must-haves not to forget when planning a day at the beach.

07/15/2015

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St. Paul Celebrates Highland Fest

St. Paul is celebrating 32 years of Highland Fest. The annual get-together takes place along Ford Parkway between Cleveland and Fairview Avenues in St. Paul’s Highland Park neighborhood.

07/15/2015

Grilled Pizza, Pizza on Grill, BBQ Pizza, Summer Grilling

6 Kinds Of Food You Didn’t Know You Could BBQ

Break out of your picnic rut with these surprisingly grillable foods.

07/13/2015

Seattle

Winter In July: 5 Destinations To Cool Off In

You don’t have to travel far to cool off this summer. Here are five fantastic summer destinations for a cool summer vacation with the whole family.

07/10/2015

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This Summer’s Must Hear Midwest Musicians

Looking to refresh your music playlist? Make the most of your short Midwestern summer and check out these up-and-coming musicians, home-grown in the heartland.

07/09/2015

Vacation Rentals, Vacation Rental Homes, Beach Homes, Vacation

Summer Vacation Planning On A Budget

You can still have a fantastic Summer vacation — on a budget — with these five tips.

07/06/2015

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WCCO Viewers’ Choice For Best Beach In Minnesota

Your votes sent Natalie Nyhus to an urban oasis: Thomas Beach at Lake Calhoun in Minneapolis.

07/01/2015

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Minneapolis Aquatennial Festival Undergoes Image Overhaul

The Minneapolis Aquatennial, one of the most beloved summer festivals in the Twin Cities, has given itself a facelift. Event organizers have unveiled new logos for the festival that takes place July 22 through July 25. The “A” in “Aquatennial” includes an element of the Stone Arch Bridge.

07/01/2015

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4 Things To Know For June 21, 2015

Here’s what you need to know for Sunday.

06/21/2015

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Summer Programs At Minnetonka Center For The Arts

From photography to cartooning, the Minnetonka Center for the Arts has something for everyone.

06/11/2015

Science Experiment

3 Science Experiments To Try Outdoors With Kids This Summer

The weather is warmer and that means kids are gearing up to get outside and release some pent-up winter energy. These three outdoor science experiments offer curious young scientists a messy, fun learning experience.

06/11/2015

Picnic Must Haves

Packing The Perfect Picnic Basket For A Summer Party

The trick to having a stress-free meal in the great outdoors is to pack your basket well.

06/08/2015

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Best Places To Buy Swimsuits In Minnesota

When bathing suit season arrives, many of us think of sipping tropical drinks on sunny beaches in Florida. Though Minnesota is landlocked, there’s still a need for the perfect swimsuit for the summer season.

06/02/2015

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Minneapolis Wading Pools Set To Open Memorial Day Weekend

With warm weather finally back in Minnesota, the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board is opening most of their wading pools for children, families and parents in the Twin Cities.

05/22/2015

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Top 6 Mosquito Repellent Plants To Keep Pests Away

Summer means it’s time to fire up the grill and invite friends over for a barbecue, but it seems like unexpected guests always crash the party. No, not your in-laws — we’re talking about pesky bugs

05/21/2015

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