This 1926 bungalow is in Minneapolis' Corcoran neighborhood.

Are Twin Cities bungalow homes an endangered species?

A beloved American house style faces new challenges — urban development and a generation of buyers with an HGTV-honed aesthetic.

Home listings: What $300K buys in the Twin Cities area

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Have your shade garden and pollinators, too

June 14
A rusty patch bumblebee on Joe-Pye weed in a bee-friendly garden in St. Paul.
Sun-challenged gardens can still be planted to support bees, birds and butterflies — here's how.
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June 14
This lodge-style home is on Grey Cloud Island.

$1.59M island home is a 'hidden treasure' south of St. Paul on Mississippi River

Grey Cloud Island property boasts five bedrooms, swimming pool and serene setting only 13 miles from St. Paul.
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June 14
929-1074

Home plan: Modern elements with country appeal

One-level living includes four bedrooms.
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June 14
Home plan: Charming cottage has plenty of curb appeal.

Home plan: Charming cottage with curb appeal

PLAN 406-9654 Total finished sq. ft.: 2,298 Bed/bathrooms: 4/3 Stories: 1 Garage bays: 2 Foundation: Crawl space, slab This charming cottage offers old-fashioned curb appeal…
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June 14

Renting and the law: Are utilities part of rent paid?

Q: My mother renewed her lease for another year, which started Nov. 1. Her rent increased slightly; she was told it was due to an…
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June 14
Add a pop of color to your space with a great pattern.

Upholstery care tips can keep you sitting pretty

Careful selection and care leave you sitting pretty.
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June 14
Debbie and Brad Young’s Cokato garden was a winner in 2017.

Nominate your favorite garden

Seen a great garden lately? Don't keep it to yourself. Share its beauty — and help the gardener get the glory he or she deserves…
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June 14
Tushy’s bidet attachment hooks into an existing toilet’s water supply. Proponents say using a bidet promotes cleanliness and reduces toilet paper

Toilet attachments are making bidets more mainstream in the U.S.

Toilet attachments are making bidets more mainstream in the United States.
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June 14
Nearly 50,000 people now call downtown Minneapolis home, thanks in part to new apartment buildings like 365 Nicollet.

How much is rent in Twin Cities? This guide breaks it down by area, unit type

Average rental prices and vacancy rates for various Twin Cities geographies, updated quarterly.
Beautiful Garden contest winners Jim and Sally Strand tend an Asian-inspired garden complete with 23 distinct planting areas in their Plymouth yard. T
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June 13
Aerial view of the dome home.

Rare dome home in Inver Grove Heights is a futuristic throwback to another era

Rare geodesic house sits on more than 5 acres in Inver Grove Heights.
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June 11
A tufted puffin in Alaska.

Why are so many dead birds washing ashore on the Alaskan coast?

Scientists have been finding dead birds along Bering Sea coasts for years, and the number has risen recently.
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June 11
This typewriter is old, but a not uncommon model.

Old L.C. Smith typewriter is a common type

Incomplete Austrian chocolate set still worth something.
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June 11

Chip Wade shares tips for homeowners

Chip Wade is the host, designer and contractor on the HGTV series "Elbow Room," specializing in renovation, landscaping, construction and customizing spaces. Wade joined staff…
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June 11

Reuben's Recommended Reading

I have a hard time remembering all of my favorites, so I put together a list of my most-recommended books. Then I decided to share it here as a blog post.
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June 8
A lobby at RidgePointe in Minnetonka now features a water-themed wallcovering and modern seating, after a redesign by Cy Winship.

Sleek, hip design is the latest look of senior living in the Twin Cities

Twin Cities elder communities are investing in fresh, modern design to woo a style-savvy generation — and their adult children.
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June 7
The art-collector homeowners have filled the spaces with curated art and furnishings, upscale materials and finishes and luxe amenities. This Artisan

Luxe Euro-modern Lake Minnetonka mansion stands out on Artisan Home Tour

A new 12,000-square-foot Orono mansion with an international vibe is on the roster of residences open for the Artisan Home Tour.
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June 7
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Home listings: What $280,000 buys in the Twin Cities area

What you get for the money in Maple Plain, St. Paul and Maplewood.
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June 7
Yellow is this year’s hot color in garden flowers, according to Home Depot.

9 colorful garden trends you'll want to dig into

Crazy paving, yellow flowers and eco-friendly gardening are hot.
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June 7
A water lily floats on the surface of the water in the small stone pond in the backyard.

It's time to nominate your favorite garden

Now that our cold, wet spring is in the rearview mirror, the Minnesota growing season is finally in full swing. That means it's time to…
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June 7
Home plan 51-1149

New-fashioned farmhouse is packed with details

PLAN 51-1149Total finished sq. ft.: 2,743Bed/bathrooms: 4/5 Stories: 2 Garage bays: 3 Foundation: Walkout basement, crawl space, slabWith an open layout between the island kitchen…
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June 4
Installing an outdoor kitchen maximizes your home’s living spaces.

Put these 10 tasks on your summer checklist

As the warmer weather sets in, so do a number of should-do items for the home.