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A reader wants to know: Why do Scandinavians get all the attention when there are more Minnesotans of German descent?
Ever at a loss for what to do with all the kohlrabi in your CSA box? Ever go crazy snapping up food at the farmers market and then wonder, now what? This group is for you.
While some folks were enjoying the rides and mini doughnuts, others were getting engaged, playing pranks or even going into labor.
The Minnesota Great Get-Together starts Thursday; so it's a good time to check your State Fair IQ.
"We could see them everywhere."
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For families with children committed to sports or the arts, the prospects of a long stretch with no spring skiing or spring break trip can be hard to take.
Our friends arrived before we did, so the beer was cold. They’d brought burgers and brats for dinner and requested from the resort that a…
During a "hawk walk" at a country castle, visitors learn the ancient art of falconry.
When a movie-obsessed family goes to Los Angeles, studio tours and their art of fakery are the real stars.
One family journeys from surviving winter to embracing it, thanks to a program organized through the Department of Natural Resources.
Group coupon sites turned a first-time trip to the Boundary Waters (plus a relaxing pause at Lutsen Resort) into a half-price but wholehearted family getaway.
The collapse in real estate values is taking a toll on Minnesota's small banks and credit unions. Regulators have seized and closed two banks since 2008, with dozens on a secret watch list - and banking officials say more will fail. That could have big implications for Minnesota's economy.
The local developer wants to redevelop much of the site, possibly with retail, restaurants and an expanded data center.
Hair salon company Regis Corp. posted disappointing second-quarter results Wednesday, blaming a slow November and bad weather in December as it missed analysts' earnings estimates.
There's no money left in the state-run program for consumers who buy greener appliances.
In a year of tight budgets, Black Friday bargain-hunting was a necessity, as well as an event.
Carlson Companies CEO Hubert Joly has frequently referred to Carlson Marketing as "the roots of the company," and with good reason.
Tight credit markets and a tough commercial real estate market continue to damage the nationwide developer.
Rising prices finally caught up with the Austin-based producer of Spam, Jennie-O and other food.
We asked the Big Five automakers - GM, Ford, Chrysler, Toyota and Honda - what the future holds for the fuel efficiency of their vehicles.
With Minneapolis and St. Paul struggling to keep retailers downtown, the Mall of America solidified its place as Minnesota's retail hot spot Friday, announcing nine new tenants -- most of them new stores to the area.