Valentine’s Day

Marry Me Beef Tenderloin

‘Marry Me’ Roast Beef Tenderloin Recipe Perfect For Valentine’s Day

There is no better way to celebrate Valentine’s Day then with a cozy home cooked dinner for two.

01/26/2015

Stuffed Animals

5 Gift Ideas That Are Better Than Flowers

Get creative this Valentine’s Day and pick out a perfect, unique gift. Here’s five gift ideas to get you started.

01/20/2015

Running

Date Ideas For Active Couples On Valentine’s Day

Have an adventurous Valentine’s Day with these date ideas.

01/20/2015

Birdseed Heart

Valentine’s Day Arts And Crafts To Make With Kids

Work together with your child to create homemade gifts for others.

01/18/2015

Colorado Springs, CO

5 Valentine’s Day Weekend Getaway Ideas

Enjoy a romantic weekend getaway for two, or for the whole family at any of these wonderful destination cities. With lots of activities, romantic spots and other hidden fun, you’ll be planning another trip out there as soon as possible.

01/16/2015

Minneapolis Duplex Fire Colfax Avenue

No Cause Found In Mpls. Duplex Fire That Killed 5

Investigators have not been able to determine what caused a Valentine’s Day fire that killed five children in a north Minneapolis duplex. A report by the State Fire Marshal Division says the fire started on the second level, but a cause could not be determined.

06/04/2014

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Good Question: Why Do We Like Getting Flowers?

This Mother’s Day, Americans are expected to spend an average of $163 on mom. According to the National Retail Federation, 81 percent of people will send cards and 66 percent will give flowers. Sweaters, books, CDs, gardening tools, a day at the spa and brunch rounded out the list.

05/07/2014

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Dog With Unique Deformity Steals Hearts, Looking For Home

Azur Davis, founder of central Minnesota’s “Ruff Start Rescue,” has helped save more than 1.700 animals. But Davis says there’s just something about Cupid, a 3-month-old hound dog with deformed front legs. “He walks with the front paws completely bent in,” Davis said. “We know that there’s a hard case that’s going to need a lot of vet care.” The overtly affectionate puppy was first found in a central Minnesota ditch.

03/01/2014

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Funeral Held For Children Who Died In Valentine’s Day Fire

The community came together Saturday to remember the five children who died when their house caught fire on Valentine’s Day. The funeral for 8-year-old Christopher, 6-year-old Mary, 4-year-old Fannie, 3-year-old Troy and 18-month-old Gwendolyn took place at Shiloh Temple in Minneapolis.

03/01/2014

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Mpls. Father Reflects On Losing 5 Kids To Valentine’s Day Fire

The father who lost five of his seven children to a house fire on Valentine’s Day is speaking out. For 12 days, Troy Lewis has been at the side of his two surviving children. Lewis was able to grab 9-year-old Shaca and 5-year-old Electra from the duplex on Colfax Avenue North when it went up in flames.

02/26/2014

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For 13 Years, Couple Spends Valentine’s Day With Widows

Many of us take time to celebrate love during the month of February but one Minnesota couple sees to it that love is still celebrated even after a heartbreaking loss.

02/19/2014

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Support Flows Out To Family Devastated By Valentine’s Day Fire

The father of seven who lost five of his children in a house fire on Valentine’s Day is now surrounded by family. Troy Lewis’ brother Roy and others made it to his bedside late Sunday night. They are now planning funerals for those who died.

02/17/2014

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Keep V-Day Weekend Hot At Franconia Iron Pour

You likely bought or got roses and chocolates this Valentine’s Day. What can you do to make the weekend particularly memorable for your sweetheart? On Saturday, the Franconia Sculpture Park in Shafer, Minn. is offering a unique, alternative option.

02/15/2014

Sydney Flower Market Busy For Valentines Day

How To Make Your Valentine’s Flowers Last

Figures show as many as 95 million flowers are delivered on Valentine’s Day. But for many people, they don’t last too long in the vase. WCCO’s Aristea Brady thought it would only be timely to ask experts a question many of you probably thought about today: How do I make my roses last?

02/15/2014

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ICYMI: High School Sports Rally For Feb. 14, 2014

If Valentine’s Day plans had you missing out on Friday’s high school winter sports action, don’t worry.

02/14/2014

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Businesses Smitten With Valentine’s Day Rush

By now, there’s a good chance you’ve sent your special someone flowers for Valentine’s Day. And you may have dinner plans waiting for you. It’s all part of the Valentine’s Day rush for Twin Cities businesses. Many began preparing for this day weeks in advance, and it’s one of those holidays that brings in big business, according to Stephanie Hagen of Spruce Flowers and Home in south Minneapolis.

02/14/2014

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Best Kids’ Valentine’s Day Activities In Minnesota

Make Valentine’s Day a special time for both you and the kids.

02/14/2014

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Good Question: How Do You Find The Best Value For Wine?

Many of us will be celebrating Valentine’s Day on Friday with a nice dinner out and maybe a bottle of wine. That had us wondering: How do you find the best value for a bottle?

02/13/2014

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Movie Blog: Top Most Romantic Movies (And The Least)

While compiling a list of the best romantic movies, many of the titles I immediately shortlisted actually functioned as “anti-romantic” classics. And furthermore, many of the titles that were still technically lush, swooning depictions of starry-eyed bliss still retained elements of unrequited love.

02/13/2014

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 “Cheapskate “Valentine’s Day Ideas

Valentine’s Day can be a wallet-emptying experience. But for many of you out there, it’s just a chance to spend some quality time with that person you love and maybe you just need a fresh idea. Dara came up with some “cheapskate” ideas for Valentine’s Day and here’s her Top 5!

02/13/2014

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 ‘Cheapskate’ Valentine’s Day Ideas

Valentine’s Day can be a wallet-emptying experience. But for many of you out there, it’s just a chance to spend some quality time with that person you love and maybe you just need a fresh idea. Dara came up with some “cheapskate” ideas for Valentine’s Day and here’s her Top 5!

02/13/2014

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Have You Ever Dated A Co-Worker? Study Shows 38 Percent Have

Valentine’s Day is on Friday, which means there will be plenty of surprises for that special someone between flowers and chocolate. For some of us, that special someone is a fellow co-worker.

02/13/2014

Valentine's Day

2-13-14 BE MY SWEETHEART Valentine’s Day Contest On The Morning News With Dave Lee

Win a great prize pack from Dave Lee…Just let him know what YOUR IDEAL VALENTINE’S DAY DATE NIGHT consists of.

02/13/2014

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Bee Activists Hand Out Cookies In Pesticide Protest

A group of gardeners and beekeepers are asking Home Depot stores to “show bees some love” during Valentine season. “All we are saying is give bees a chance,” demonstrators sang Wednesday outside a Home Depot store.

02/12/2014

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New Champagne Lounge Expands Bubbly Horizons

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, it’s time to pop some bottles. But what do you actually know about champagne other than the fact that it’s bubbly and glamorous? Natalie Nyhus underwent a “champagne education” at Releve Champagne Lounge at the Graves 601 Hotel.

02/11/2014

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