Summer was so late in arriving this year that it’s almost heresy to talk about it coming to an end. But as of this writing, the Minnesota State Fair is only a little over four weeks away. The clock is ticking—it’s time to make sure you get as much summer fun in as you can. Here are a few suggestions to consider.
Don’t be surprised if your wallet is feeling a little lighter after that last fill-up. Gas prices nationwide are at their highest point of the year — and they’re only expected to climb higher.
What better way to enjoy nature’s bounty than to combine fresh produce into a beautifully created salad recipe this summer, full of wonderful flavors, scents and nutrients, while helping maintain a well balanced diet.
One of the biggest celebrations is going out with a bang. The Minneapolis Aquatennial highlights everything we love about Minnesota summers: the sunshine, the lakes and being outside. The festival closed late Saturday with one of the largest fireworks displays in the country. The Target Fireworks show is annual tradition, lighting up the late July sky above the Mississippi. Doug Taylor is president of Zambelli Fireworks Internationale.
I’m confident the following is true. Steve Maher’s summer > your summer. Before you angrily start over-sharing your Instagram lake pics en masse, here’s why. The All-American pitcher from Division-III St. Thomas is playing America’s pastime – every – single – day in the Northwoods League with the Waterloo Bucks (seriously, like some 75 games in 70 days).
Summer is the season so many of us look forward to after the long winters we have in Minnesota. And when the weather warms up, as it has this week, our parks and pools are packed with people eager to have some fun.
From Minnesota to Massachusetts temperatures surged to potentially dangerous levels Wednesday as the largest heat wave of the summer stretched out and stagnated, with relief in many parts of the country still days away.
Mosquitoes have been very aggressive lately, and the hot weather has had many shedding clothes and exposing their skin to direct sunlight. There’s no better time than now to get caught up on all the remedies for summer-specific ailments like sunburns and bug bites.
When the weather turns warm, Minnesotans love their outdoor barbeques and patios. But when it really turns warm, some of us start to lose our appetites.
This summer, many Minnesota homeowners are dealing with some unwanted guests. Pest control experts are seeing a boom in carpenter ants due to the wet spring.
The winter and spring may have been cold and wet, but Independence Day has proven worth the wait for many Minnesotans. It has been a beautiful Fourth of July already, and the great weather weekend is just beginning.
It’s almost the Fourth of July, and most Minnesotans are just getting into the swing of summer. Many of you emailed questions relating to your favorite season.
We’ve got a list of many of the major Minnesota 4th of July and Independence Day events — check them out!
Now that it’s summer and many of us are taking some vacation time, you’d think we’d be sleeping better. However, the summer months tend to make it even harder for us to get a good night’s rest — and it’s because of what we tend to do in the evenings.
From among any other big cities in the entire country, Los Angeles is arguably the most alluring when it comes to enjoying a sensational summer day spent by the sea.
It’s summer and the kids are out of school….now what? These outdoor games are designed to get kids moving and actively engaged in activities that will keep them having fun off the couch.
Creating a memorable family gathering for the Fourth doesn’t have to be fussy or complicated. Here’s how to set a sizzling table, serve a crowd-pleasing meal, and keep everyone entertained with minimal effort or hassle.
As the weather gets warmer the Minnesota Department of Transportation is warning motorists and bicyclists to be aware of each other and share the road.
Minneapolis Police are walking the beat on the city’s north side, and it’s a welcomed sight for some residents. “That’s probably the best part thing about this – you’re having a conversation with people, and they can actually see more than just the uniform,” Kaminski said. Officers Matt Kaminski and Sokhom Klann spend their shift checking area hotspots.
Summer can be obstacle course for your precious eyes with allergies, chemicals in pools, and the bright sunshine. It’s always a good idea to take steps to protect both yourself and loved ones. Beyond sun protection, sunglasses can prevent injuries.
How do you celebrate Memorial Day, and what does this federal holiday mean to you and your family? Read what some of our country’s veterans had to say about Memorial Day, patriotism and what this annual holiday means to them.
Are you considering growing your own vegetables to save money and eat healthier? Growing a garden takes some advanced planning, as well as a great deal of time, patience and effort. Utilize these 10 helpful tips to prepare your garden and make it flourish.
Summer, summer, summertime! It’s every kid’s favorite time of year, but too much time on their hands can be a concern for parents. A fun part-time summer job may be the answer.