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Do we live in the tropics? This was an unusually wet summer

Do we live in the tropics? This was an unusually wet summer

The Twin Cities got twice as much rain as usual in August, but southern Minnesota was the hardest hit by precipitation this year.
For one month, Minneapolis pianos drew out our thirst for making music

For one month, Minneapolis pianos drew out our thirst for making music

An amateur pianist was determined to play all 25 of the downtown Pianos on Parade, and she was delighted by her encounters.
The longest day and the strawberry moon get together today

The longest day and the strawberry moon get together today

It's the first time in nearly 70 years that the two astronomical events happen on the same day.
Seeing India through childrens' eyes

Seeing India through childrens' eyes

During a three-week trip to India, children slow down the pace and open paths to ordinary people.
Midwest Traveler: Your guide to a bookstore roadtrip

Midwest Traveler: Your guide to a bookstore roadtrip

From Chicago to Stillwater to Iowa City to Bayfield, Wis., independent bookstores give the traveler a taste of the place and a welcome respite from the highway.
Alliance Française Mpls. event affirms free-speech rights

Alliance Française Mpls. event affirms free-speech rights

Solidarité et liberté. These pillars of a free society were the themes at a gathering at the Alliance Française in downtown Minneapolis to honor the…

Minneapolis City Council passes ban on polystyrene packaging

To-go containers must be easily recyclable, ordinance says.
BCA issues crime alert after mother flees with son during visitation

BCA issues crime alert after mother flees with son during visitation

The Belle Plaine Police Department issued a crime alert Saturday night seeking the public’s help in finding a mother and her son. According to the…
Midwest Traveler: Family fun in Danbury, Wis.

Midwest Traveler: Family fun in Danbury, Wis.

Lakes surrounded by cabins, pine and oak adorn the corner of the map near Danbury, Wis., a draw for cross-country skiers, snowmobilers, anglers and cabin owners who like to split wood.
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