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St. Patrick’s Day Secrets Revealed By Kids

March 17th marks the day when many people will be celebrating the most commonly-recognised patron saint of Ireland, Saint Patrick. If you can’t trace a drop of Irish in your family line it doesn’t matter because the spirit of the day floods across the world giving everyone a taste of good luck. Minnesotans will dress in hues of green, spend the day discussing the …

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Crock-Pot Porketta Sandwiches Recipe

By Alice Seuffert A Minnesota favorite that hails from the Iron Range, Porketta is a pork roast rubbed with spices and stuffed with garlic and fennel. The Porketta roast is browned and when slow cooked in your Crock-Pot, makes for a perfectly hearty Minnesota sandwich. Most commonly prepared and packaged by Minnesota butchers, a recipe to make this …

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Spring Planting For Winter Interest

By Laura Schwarz It’s almost spring, and most Minnesotan gardeners are eager to get back to work. While we wait for warmer weather, we can still enjoy our yards. “Winter gardening” might seem like a foreign concept for Minnesotans, but realistically, we have countless options for making our winter landscapes interesting and beautiful. March is a perfect time to think about what …

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Meet Special Olympic Athlete Steven Eull

“Let me win. But if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt.” – Special Olympics Athlete Oath – Steven Eull of Mahtomedi is a dedicated Special Olympic champion who began his athletic career when he was 7 years old. Recently, family and friends joined him in celebrating his 30th birthday at the Mall Of America. …

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A Waterfall In The City – Minnehaha Falls

Minnesota boasts a variety of scenic landscapes across the state. Most of which are known as 10,000 lakes, the North woods and fields of farmland. You would think Minnesota would be an improbable state to house waterfalls; however it is home to over 20 waterfalls. You can find a majority of them along the North Shore and within the Boundary Waters Canoe Area. …

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