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Minnesota has so many incredible places. From small towns to big cities, they all have great stories.

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22 Fun Things To Do In Red Wing MN

If you want an amazing weekend full of food, wine, history, art, crafts, and outdoor fun, Red Wing, Minnesota is absolutely full of fun things to do! Red Wing is full of natural beauty along the Mississippi River, history dating back before it’s formation in 1854, incredible architecture and nationally known companies that have amazing …

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City of Minneapolis

21 Of The Best Places To Live In Minnesota

Minnesota (in our opinion) is easily one of the best states to live in the US. But what are the best places to live in Minnesota once you’re here? Four seasons and 10,000 lakes, Minnesota nice and small-town charm. Safe neighborhoods, clean schools and gainful employment. Food, fairs and family fun. What’s not to like …

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These 13 Minnesota Dog Parks Will Get Your Four-legged Friend’s Tail Waggin’

^^ That is Kuchen. Pronounced coo-ken, it means cake in German and holds special significance for our family. She’s the new baby at our house. Seven pounds of absolute sweetness. She’s a six-month-old Teddy Bear—half Shih Tzu, half Bichon. She just started puppy “kindergarten”, and we are working on introducing her to the world a …

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One Scoop or Two? The Best Ice Cream in Minnesota

July is upon us here in the North Star State… and it’s bringing the heat! Minnesota is known for its temperature extremes– cold, snowy winters and hot, humid summers. In the winter, we’ve devised what Minnesota is famous for: a plethora of ways to stay warm. This includes donning our flannel and stuffing ourselves full …

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A Perfect Minnesota Day Trip: The Riverwalk Market Fair

An old-fashioned street wagon selling hot, buttery popcorn… crafters and vendors displaying their wares… a bubbling fountain splashing delighted children as they dance around its edges. It all sounds so picturesque– and well, that’s because it is! Welcome to the Riverwalk Market Fair in downtown Northfield! Billed as “The art of a summer Saturday,” The …

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The Minneapolis Sculpture Garden is Revamped, Reconstructed and Remarkable

Minnesota is known for many things: its lakes, its agriculture, its “nice”. But two resources, in particular, seem to bring out the best in our state: its cultural community and its parks and recreation. And when those two things combine, magic happens. So when the Walker Art Center hooked arms with the Minneapolis Parks and …

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Visit These 13 Minnesota Wineries and Uncork Some Fun

France, yes. Napa Valley, yes. Italy, most likely. Argentina, probably. Minnesota? Well, the land of 10,000 lakes may not be the first thing that comes to mind when the world thinks about great wines. But I’ll tell you what, Minnesota wineries and vineyards are pretty amazing, and they’re bottling some really tasty vino. Here are …

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Girl Scouts

How Girl Scouts are Learning to Take on the Minnesota Wilderness

It takes a trusted canoe guide to lead a pack of Scouts through the Minnesota wilderness. One who is equipped with the knowledge and understanding of the great outdoors, can offer up safety techniques, and educate along the way. Meet Christina “Trina” Weisel, a recent University of Minnesota – Crookston graduate and trusted canoe guide. …

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20 Things To Do At The Minnesota Zoo You Didn’t Know About

2020 Update: The Minnesota Zoo is back open, with precautions for COVID-19. You can read about the safety precautions and reserve tickets today. I’m going to be completely transparent: As a mom of four, I figured I’d go to the zoo more often than I do. In fact, in the past ten years, I’ve only …

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