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Wander Minnesota: Valentine’s Day Out Of The Box

Next week is Valentine’s Day. Being that it falls on a Thursday, it will likely trickle over into the weekend, and restaurants and florists will be busy. There’s certainly nothing wrong with flowers and a lovely dinner out, but there are other options. Note: reservations are recommended for most of these, so call ahead.

02/05/2013

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Best Places For Unique Valentine’s Day Gifts

Flowers, chocolate and jewelry stores are featured preeminently as Valentine’s Day rolls around each year, but when you’ve found that special person in your life, these items can seem cliche. Give this day of love a fresh spin with these unique gift ideas that make the most of great local options and put the emphasis on time together.

02/05/2013

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Pick-A-Side: Which Is The Best Valentine’s Day Gift?

It’s time to Pick-A-Side! What’s the best Valentine’s Day gift you ever received?

01/29/2013

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Valentine’s Traditions From Around The World

With Valentine’s Day coming up, it can be interesting to learn the different Valentine’s Day traditions that vary with each country. The day that honors love is celebrated in different ways around the globe.

01/22/2013

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Top 6 Couple Activities You Can Do Year Round

Maybe the two of you know you’re in it for the long haul, or maybe you’re still trying on your relationship for size. No matter where you’re currently at as a couple, your connection to each other can strengthen and grow if you build in time together. In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, here are a few ideas to help you get started.

01/22/2013

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Valentine’s Flowers Violate No Contact Order

A Sheboygan man who police say tried to strangle his wife is facing an additional charge after he was accused of sending some Valentine’s Day flowers to her.

02/15/2012

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Last-Minute Shoppers Hit Flower Stores For Valentine’s

The flower industry says flower sales that dipped during the recession have been rebounding this Valentine’s Day.

02/14/2012

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Bite Of Minnesota: Valentine’s Champagne

It’s been wonderful to hear stories of Valentine’s Day celebrations big and small.

02/14/2012

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5 Couples Wed On Mall Of America’s Ferris Wheel

Taking the plunge, way up in the air — That’s what 12 couples have decided to do on this Valentine’s Day.

02/14/2012

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Minn. Zoo Gives Valentine’s Day Animal Love Tour

The Minnesota Zoo is again giving its Love Tour of animal mating habits.

02/14/2012

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Good Question: Valentine’s Day Reply All

The popular symbol for the heart looks nothing like an actual human heart. Of all the flowers in the world, why does a rose symbolize love? And why do we celebrate Valentine’s Day on Feb. 14?

02/13/2012

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Chapel Of Love At MOA Remains A Destination For Lovers

For more than 18 years the Wedding Chapel at Mall of America has found a way to keep couples coming in from all over the world to get hitched.

02/13/2012

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Can Certain Foods Get You In The Mood?

Oysters, chocolate, strawberries — folklore says certain foods can increase romance or romantic feelings. So do aphrodisiacs exist?

02/13/2012

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Best Of MN: Best Valentine’s Day Restaurant

Looking for the perfect place to take your significant other for a Valentine’s Day dinner? WCCO-TV’s Matt Brickman solicited your ideas for a great restaurant to check out.

02/11/2012

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Valentine’s Day Singles Party Recipes

Single this Valentine’s Day? Gather up a group of your friends and enjoy this stellar menu for an I-Love-My-Friends-But-Not-Valentine’s-Day party!

02/08/2012

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Vegetarian Valentine’s Day Recipes

This year, try wooing your significant other with a romantic, Valentine’s Day home-cooked dinner.

02/01/2012

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Giving from the Heart: A Guide to Spoiling Your Valentine

By Anna Berend Dia de los enamorados. Giorno dell’amore. Jour de l’amour. The day of love. No matter how you say it, Valentine’s Day is the perfect day to shower your special someone with gifts […]

01/31/2012

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The History Of Valentine’s Day

Ever wondered how Valentine’s Day started? We’ve got the answer for you…

01/29/2012

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How To Spend Your Anti-Valentine’s Day

Are you counting the days until February 15? Here’s how to distract yourself from Valentine’s Day.

01/29/2012

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Valentine’s Day And The Romance Movie Cliché

In honor of Valentine’s Day, we’ve gathered the best (or worst, if you prefer) of the romance movie clichés.

01/29/2012

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Recipes For A Valentine’s Day Singles Party

Do you hate Valentine’s Day? Do you love your friends? Throw a singles party with these fun and easy recipes.

01/28/2012

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Recipes For A Romantic Valentine’s Day Dinner

Nothing says “I love you” like a romantic, home-cooked dinner. Create a special meal for that special someone this Valentine’s Day.

01/28/2012

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The 5 Best Dating Websites

Dating websites have come a long way. CBS Local counts down its top 5 places to find a special someone online.

01/28/2012

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A Guide to Celebrating Valentines’ Day With Your Child

By Anna Berend Once you become a parent, Valentine’s Day takes on another meaning. It isn’t just a time for romantic love, but also a time to celebrate the love between a parent and a […]

01/27/2012

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Pick-A-Side: Who Is Your Nightmare Date?

Celebrities aren’t always beautiful. Pick your nightmare date with Pick-A-Side.

01/20/2012

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