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4 Easy Ways To Enhance Your Outdoor Photography

Enhance Your Outdoor Photography With These Simple Tips How many times have you stood in awe at the horizon; wishing you could capture the emotion rapidly flooding over you? Like me, I am guessing you have lost count. It is a common practice to take spur of the moment photos on location, thanks to modern …

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The Storied Life : Boys in the City

It is now, perhaps, my favorite part of parenting. The ability to wander. A chance to see the world through new eyes one more time. The ability to slow down and speed up all in one breath. The excitement of an everyday adventure. Today a walk through the Mill City Museum located on the historic Mississippi Riverfront. Built …

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Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2015

Moms work hard caring for their loved ones day in and day out. They deserve a day that says thanks for the time and devotion they put into raising children. This Mother’s Day celebrate a special Mom in your life with a thoughtful present from our Mother’s Day Gift Guide. For The Minnesota Mom Minnesota State String …

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The Comics and Cartography of Artist Kevin Cannon

By Amy Rea If you’ve ever picked up a copy of City Pages, the Star Tribune, or Vita.MN and seen some distinctive illustrations that include whimsical, not-quite-to-scale maps, you’ve probably seen the work of Kevin Cannon (www.kevincannon.org). Cannon is an artist who was tapped by City Pages to create a map of the Twin Cities’ rock ‘n’ roll …

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10 Cycling Myths Debunked

The bicycle revolution began in the late 1880’s, giving riders another useful form of transportation. People of all walks of life were able to ride across town or even venture throughout the countryside with ease. In fact, Susan B. Anthony was noted as referring to cycles as a woman’s “freedom machine.” Of course, like many things, the popularity of …

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What Is The Group Moms Run This Town?

By Rachelle Gordon When Kandi Ganoe discovered the international group “Moms RUN This Town” (MRTT), she knew she had to be a part of it. The organization—which is a dedicated running group for women of all ability levels—gave the Maple Grove resident a chance to connect with fellow moms who enjoy running. “When you’re out on a run with …

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From Tree To Table, The Amazing Uses of Maple Syrup

A while ago, we started maple syruping.  It was our first time, and we collected sap in milk jugs. We boiled down sap on the kitchen stove, and marveled over just how delicious maple syrup is.  Over the years, we found more efficient and productive ways to make syrup.  As we began to make more …

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Red Wing Pottery And Stoneware

After building a successful healthcare analytics company, which was sold to another business called Deloitte, and managing the Human Resources Department for Red Wing Pottery and Stoneware, Bruce and Irene Johnson became the proud owners of Red Wing Pottery and Stoneware at the end of 2013. We were excited to meet with Bruce during our …

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