Summer

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10 Part-Time Summer Jobs Perfect for Teens

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.

05/13/2013

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Best Grilling Gadgets For Your Summer Cookouts

Everyone longs for summer, barbecues, and cookouts. Whatever your specialty, there are grilling gadgets galore to make the job easier and even more fun.

05/13/2013

Beach Safety

Water Safety: How To Keep The Kids Safe Around The Beach Or Pool

Whether planning a beach vacation this summer or staying closer to home at the neighborhood pool, be mindful of water safety and how to keep the kids safe.

05/13/2013

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Don’t Be Too Hasty With Your Spring Lawn Care

After a seemingly endless winter, Minnesotans are finally seeing the grass of their lawns. But it’s not that pretty green grass that we like to see. Most yards are likely filled with patches of brown.

04/30/2013

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Alice In Chains To Perform In St. Paul This Summer

Alice In Chains will soon be rocking a venue near you.

04/29/2013

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Mother’s Day Celebrations From Around The World

Ever wanted to know how and when Mother’s Day is celebrated around the world? We take a look at the annual traditions of five countries to find out.

04/29/2013

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Bad News: Bothersome Bugs Likely Survived The Brutal Spring

Just because we’ve had an extended winter this spring, doesn’t mean we’ll be bug-free when warmer weather does finally roll around.

04/23/2013

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Expect Delays Between Clearwater & St. Cloud On I-94

Get ready for major delays if you’re driving on Interstate 94 between Clearwater and St. Cloud.

04/04/2013

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Construction Begins Between Clearwater & St. Cloud On I-94

Work began Wednesday on a project that will tie-up traffic for a good part of the summer.

04/03/2013

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Interest Rate On College Loans Could Double This Summer

The interest rate on some federal college loans is set to double this summer if Congress doesn’t do something about it.

03/14/2013

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Bite Of Minnesota: Winter Brighteners

Is it spring yet? Winter sure is dragging on, but that’s nothing new for Minnesota. As we adjust to Daylight Savings Time and yearn for blue skies, sunlight, and warmer weather, it’s a good time to strengthen our resolve and start preparing for those exciting spring days.

03/12/2013

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The Postal Service Heads To Roy Wilkins This Summer

The Postal Service has announced a stop in St. Paul as part of its first tour in about a decade.

03/05/2013

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Santa Grants Wish To Special 4-Year-Old Girl

Christmas came a little early for one special Twin Cities girl. Doctors diagnosed 4-year-old Summer with acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

12/15/2012

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Quality Apple Crop? It’s Hit And Miss

A cold snap in the middle of an abnormally warm spring left apple grower Joe Carlson unsure of how this season would turnout.

09/14/2012

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U.S. Drought Grows To Cover Widest Area Since ’56

The drought gripping the United States is the widest since 1956, according to new data released Monday by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

07/16/2012

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Bite Of Minnesota: No Oven Required

Remember how I talked about grilling on the 4th of July? I was quite excited about grilling pizza and had several flavor combinations in mind, but in reality it never happened.

07/10/2012

Trail Runners

‘Trail Racing’ Becoming More Popular In Minnesota

Summer is the season of the runner. You see them on the street, on a path and around a lake. There are a select few, however, who follow a completely different route.

07/05/2012

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101 Degrees Makes Hottest July 4 On Record

It’s now one for the record books. The temperature in Minneapolis-St. Paul on Wednesday reached a record-breaking 101 degrees.

07/04/2012

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Dangerously High Temps, Humidity For The 4th

Minnesotans are dealing with stifling heat and high humidity as they try to celebrate the July Fourth holiday safely.

07/03/2012

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Good Question: Do Sunburns Actually ‘Burn’ Our Skin?

Step outside lately and it feels like you’re cooking. Step inside and you’re bound to look a little pink, especially if you skipped the sunscreen. The feeling is familiar: Hot, stingy red skin. But what’s actually happening when we get a sunburn?

07/03/2012

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Minnesotans Baking In Wednesday’s Heat

Temperatures around the state are pushing the mid- to upper-90s with dew points expected to reach a downright tropical feel by Wednesday night. Whether you’re working in it, or simply outside enjoying summer, some common sense will keep you from trouble.

06/27/2012

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Heat, Pollution Advisories Issued For Wednesday

Not only is it expected to be extra hot in Minnesota on Wednesday, the Twin Cities and Rochester have also been put under an air pollution health advisory.

06/27/2012

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Summer Songs: 10 Classic Tracks To Heat Up The Season

What’s summer without a soundtrack? Here are some classics to keep you groovin’ when the temperature rises.

06/18/2012

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Movie Blog: 5 Can’t Miss Outdoor Summer Movie Screenings

The cliché of summer and movies is that you go for the air conditioning. But if you ask me, multiplex owners have been taking the expectation to extremes lately. Those places are absolutely freezing. I don’t want to have to bring a hoodie every time I see a flick. Blue fingertips are so NAGL.

06/11/2012

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Doctor Talks On Common, Preventable Summer Injuries

With temperatures hitting 90 degrees, it’s official: Summer is here. But for hospital employees, that means emergency rooms are packed.

06/08/2012

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