Prior Lake man creates full-scale Oval Office in his sprawling home

Prior Lake man creates full-scale Oval Office in his sprawling home

A passionate collector of U.S. presidential memorabilia in Prior Lake has built a replica of the White House Oval Office, complete with the classic four curved doors. "I don't have to get permission to sit here," he said with a smile. "And I don't have to give it up in four years."

'Love It or List It' star Hilary Farr on her way to Mpls. to share design tips

February 18
'Love It or List It' star Hilary Farr on her way to Mpls. to share design tips
Hilary Farr persuades homeowners to "love it" – not "list it." Find out how she does it at the Home + Garden Show.

CEO's North Oaks mansion was his refuge and place to entertain

February 11
CEO's North Oaks mansion was his refuge and place to entertain
The CEO of Deluxe Corp. built his sprawling estate in North Oaks for socializing with local business leaders, hosting lavish catered affairs for up to 150 people. Now, you can have it for $1.295 million.
Variety
February 19

Alaska birding on St. Lawrence Island and in Nome

Great birding, best if you book a tour
Housing
February 18

Home listings: What $365,000 buys in the Twin Cities

Brooklyn Park Built in 2005, this four-bedroom, four-bathroom house has 2,802 square feet and features three bedrooms on one level, vaulted ceilings, fireplace, remodeled kitchen…
Home & Garden
February 18

Arts & Crafts seminar, indoor farmers market, free remodeling class and more

All about Arts & Crafts Did you know that Arts & Crafts is considered the first modern style of the 20th century? Find out more…
Home & Garden
February 18

Home design to aid Alzheimer's patients

Design choices may be more important than medication for patients with dementia.
Home & Garden
February 17

Natural stone sinks offer dramatic style

Q: I am planning a new bathroom and want to include natural stone sinks in my budget. I am open to style suggestions. What types…
Housing
February 17

Home plan: Tradition with a twist

PLAN HOTW170004 Total finished sq. ft.: 2,645 Bed/bathrooms: 4/3 Stories: 1 Bonus space: 817 sq. ft. Garage bays: 2 Foundation: Unfinished walkout basement, crawl space,…
Variety
February 15

There are many video feeds of nesting and feeding birds

Minnesota eagles are incubating, on tv. Florida nest has near full-grown juvenile.
Variety
February 14

Snowy owls sighted in Minnesota, but in small numbers

Snowy owls are a showy sight, but only a handful have shown up here so far this winter.
Beautiful Gardens
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Variety
February 13

Reports of Snow Goose migration in SD and Neb

Two flocks sighted, 10s of thousands of birds
Variety
February 11

Indoors & out: Home and patio show, senior moving tips, pollinator symposium and more

Better your nest Beekeeping, raising chickens in the city, and kitchen and bath trends are some of the seminar and exhibit topics at the Minnesota…
Housing
February 11

Home listings: What $249,900 buys in the Twin Cities

Savage Built in 1957, this four-bedroom, two-bathroom house has 2,177 square feet and features two wood-burning fireplaces, hardwood floors, eat-in kitchen, formal dining room, full…
Variety
February 10

Bayport woman's passion for planting leads her to become a constant gardener

By following natures lead, a Bayport woman learns life lessons through her garden.
Variety
February 10

Renting and the Law: Landlord without lease wants tenants to vacate

Q: I’m wondering what the law is concerning asking a tenant to vacate when there is no lease. My dad owns a historic property, listed…
Home & Garden
February 10

DIY pro transforms thrift-store finds into creative decor

A DIY pro demonstrates how she transforms castoff furniture into stylish "new" pieces.
Celebrities
February 9

Once-decrepit home from 1975 film 'Grey Gardens' goes on sale for $20M

The East Hampton home featured in the 1975 documentary "Grey Gardens" has gone on the market, according to real estate firm The Corcoran Group. The asking price? $19,995,000.
Variety
February 8

Cardinals singing, Great Horned Owls courting

Sounds of spring both day and night
Variety
February 7

Solving the mystery of why huge flocks of robins are spending winter in Minn.

Warmer winters mean it's no longer so unusual to see these orange-chested thrushes.
Home & Garden
February 7

FLIR E6: the best infrared camera for home inspectors

I've been using the same infrared camera, the FLIR E6, for the past three years. Today, it's still my infrared camera of choice as a home inspector.
Variety
February 5
The Bryn Mawr home was constructed with an energy-conserving insulated concrete wall system.

Minneapolis couple blend traditional and modern in newly built home

Inside and out, a Minneapolis couple's newly built home melds their traditional and modern sensibilities, while integrating another quality important to them: sustainability. It's the AIA Minnesota Home of the Month.
Variety
February 4

Lake Home & Cabin Show, DIY repair, cost vs. value of home improvements and more

Great escapes Own a getaway in the woods or on a lake? Or wish you did? The Lake Home & Cabin Show can help you…