An Edina home from the Remodelers Showcase.

Edina home makeover was inspired by vacations on Cape Cod

A family put a fresh spin on a traditional Edina home with thoughtful updates and a two-story addition. It's open for touring during the Remodelers Showcase.

30 years later, Eden Prairie 'starter house' transformed into couple's dream home

March 24
This home will be open during the Remodelers Showcase (#19).
The couple bought the home when they were newlyweds, expecting to move into a bigger house later. But they're glad they stayed.

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A huge French-stye mansion on Lake Minnetonka.
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Look for birding events geared to all ages. Bridger Fowlks, left, and his brother Wyatt look for birds at the new Eccles Wildlife Education Center ope

Spring birding events on the horizon as migrants return to Minnesota

Loads of bird hikes, bus tours, classes and festivals are on tap.
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Eagle cams are popular throughout the country. This image from video provided by Earth Conservation Corps Eagle Cam, shows bald eagles Liberty and Jus

Minnesota's state tax checkoff box funds eagle cam and more

Eagles and taxes — two important things are happening right now in the Department of Natural Resources non-game wildlife division. There is the very popular…
Home & Garden
11:57am
They are old, big and attractive, but are they Meissen?

Porcelain figurines not hugely popular

Q: Perhaps you can identify these statues for us. We were told they were “Meissen” porcelain, but we have not been able to find ones…
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11:48am
Elizabeth Hargrave, right, auditions an expansion deck for her game, Wingspan, at the home of game designer Steve Cole in Towson, Md.

New board game flies with birders as well as gamers

The roseate spoonbill is roughly the size of a great blue heron, with the pink plumage of a flamingo and a giant spoon-shaped bill —…
Home & Garden
March 26

Automatic water leak protection

Water leaks and water backups can occur in many places throughout the home. Here's a way to reduce the potential for water damage.
Home & Garden
March 23
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Home listings: What $475,000 buys in the Twin Cities area

St. Louis Park Built in 1908, this four-bedroom, two-bathroom house has 2,253 square feet and features three bedrooms on one level, hardwood floors, formal dining…
Home & Garden
March 23
A vignette from last year’s spring flower show at the Galleria in Edina, presented by Bachman’s.

4 home and garden events you want to know about

Floral extravaganza You’re invited to the Galleria Garden Party, a free indoor flower show of trees, plants and blooms, including thousands of spring bulbs,…
Home & Garden
March 22
This farmhouse feels both on trend and classic.

Home plan: Modern farmhouse designed with an edge

PLAN 929-1064 Total finished sq. ft.: 2,522 Bed/bathrooms: 4/3 Stories: 2 Bonus space: 942 sq. ft. Garage bays: 2 Foundation: Crawl space This plan is…
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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March 22

Renting and the law: Tenant's parking space rented to someone else

Q: Our 24-year-old son has been renting an apartment in Minneapolis since November 2016. Initially, he had a one-year lease. For $80 each month, he…
Home & Garden
March 20
The expansive gardens created by Diane and John Harvey include a 3,000-gallon koi pond.

East Bethel couple created a luscious landscape where they 'vacation' at home

Over the years, the ambitious couple turned their property on Coon Lake into a verdant playground.
Home & Garden
March 20

Crane cam is up and running

Sandhill Cranes in Nebraska
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March 19

The million-dollar bird

A pigeon gets some respect
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March 19
Gardeners attending the first meeting of the Twin Cities Growers Network sorted through a box of seeds.

Twin Cities gardeners look to grow connections among themselves

New association is focused on networking.
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March 19
A Carolina wren visited St. Paul this winter.

What's a Carolina wren doing in Minnesota?

When an unexpected visitor arrives, it generates excitement in the birding community.
Home & Garden
March 19

Chimney inspections: pass or fail, nothing in-between

According to the CPSC, an estimated 22,300 residential structure fires occur every year as a result of a Fireplace, Chimney, or Chimney Connector fire.
Home & Garden
March 18
Fewer mosquitos, fewer frogs?

Fewer mosquitos, fewer frogs?

We make wild life complicated
Home & Garden
March 18
Denny Hecker's former main lodge-style retreat is $4 million.

Go inside Denny Hecker's former lakeside mansion retreat, now priced at $4M

The lavish compound near Crosslake has been divided into three lots.
Home & Garden
March 18
Designer Jeralyn Mohr created a cozy refuge in her small St. Paul efficiency apartment.

St. Paul designer transforms her efficiency apartment into a cozy refuge

She works wonders with the small space on the third floor of a turn-of-the-century house in St. Paul.
Home & Garden
March 16
Perennials and grasses shaped by a fieldstone wall and brick pathway feel like they’ve always graced the front entry of the century-old Craftsman.

Restored prairie pairs perfectly with renovated Lake Minnetonka Craftsman home

Native plantings and tried-and-true perennials surrounding a 1905 Craftsman-style home create a postcard setting on Lake Minnetonka.
Home & Garden
March 15
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Home listings: What $379,900 buys in the Twin Cities area

Eden Prairie Built in 1991, this three-bedroom, four-bathroom house has 2,326 square feet and features three bedrooms on one level, cathedral ceilings, skylight, fireplace, granite…