New Hope rambler transformed into modern dream home

New Hope rambler transformed into modern dream home

Ready to downsize and set the stage for aging in place, a design pro created her own dream home in a 1961 rambler in New Hope.

An '80s kitchen in Minnetonka gets a cost-effective makeover — without replacing the cabinets

September 22
An '80s kitchen in Minnetonka gets a cost-effective makeover — without replacing the cabinets
A cost-effective '80s kitchen makeover reused existing cabinets while adding new, eye-pleasing elements.
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Model spaces: Here's what caught our eye at the Parade of Homes

September 16
Model spaces: Here's what caught our eye at the Parade of Homes
Last weekend, we explored nearly two dozen homes on this year's Fall Parade of Homes to check out design features and decor trends. Here's what caught our eye.
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Design Within Reach opens in Galleria, designer sample sale and growing garlic

New modern design showroomThe new Design Within Reach store in Edina's Galleria feels like stepping inside the modern furniture retailer's catalog.Shoppers are greeted by…
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Four products to simplify your life

Chances are, your life is messy.One out of 10 Americans rent a storage unit, according to the Self Storage Association, and 25 percent of people…
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Aging-in-place features

JoLynn Johnson's remodeled home includes the following features, designed to accommodate aging in place:• 36-inch doorways (wide enough for a wheelchair), with pocket doors, where…
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September 22

Renting and the Law: Can security deposit be withheld to cover water bill 'overages'?

Q: I received a $400 reduction on my security deposit based on my landlord withholding money to cover water bills. His explanation is that he…
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September 22

Home listings: What $309,900 buys in the Twin Cities

St. Anthony Built in 1967, this four-bedroom, three-bathroom house has 2,025 square feet and features four bedrooms on one level, updated eat-in kitchen with quartz…
Home & Garden
September 22

Home plan: Reinvented ranch features two kitchen islands

PLAN HOTW170036 Total finished sq. ft.: 1,908 Bed/bathrooms: 3/2 Stories: 1 Garage bays: 2 Foundation: Crawlspace Stone and shingle siding join with decorative trusses and…
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September 21

Winter finch forecast from Canadian birder

You'd have better birding if you moved east
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September 20

Tens of thousands of Painted Lady butterflies

We'll get back to birds in a moment, but first ...
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There are some spectacular private gardens around the Twin Cities. We discover several each year in our Beautiful Gardens contest. From October to April, we'll bring you into one Beautiful Garden a month.
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September 19

Dying birds, butterflies, hurricanes, and duck stamps

Brief summaries of some news items
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September 19

Tiny hummingbirds are sturdy and strong

Hard as it is to believe, these small dynamos may fly great distances to reach their winter homes.
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September 19

Q&A: "Should I test for radon if the home already has a radon mitigation system?"

When a home already has an active radon mitigation system, is it even worth testing for radon? That's a great question.
Home & Garden
September 18

Goldfinches find seeds, but not at feeders

Feeding on garden resources
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September 18

How much is rent for a 2-bedroom in Twin Cities? Check out the Rent Chart

Average rental prices and vacancy rates for various Twin Cities geographies, updated quarterly.
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September 16

Trees to plant now – advice from a forestry expert

Diversity is our best defense against pests and disease, argues forestry expert.
Home & Garden
September 16

Home listings: What $229,900 buys in the Twin Cities

Golden Valley Built in 1955, this three-bedroom, two-bathroom house has 1,737 square feet and features three bedrooms on one level, two fireplaces, formal dining room,…
Home & Garden
September 15

Home plan: Charleston charm with curved porches

PLAN HOTW170037 Total finished sq. ft.: 4,134 Bed/bathrooms: 3/5 Stories: 2 Garage bays: 2 Foundation: Crawlspace Two levels of graceful porches create Southern-style curb appeal.…
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September 15

Harry Potter decor from Pottery Barn will transform your home into Hogwarts

"Harry Potter" fans, your dream is about to come true — you can now decorate your home with decor from Hogwarts and other Harry Potter-themed goods.
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September 14

Wings of a different kind

More seasonal migrants among us
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September 13
HGTV stars Chip and Joanna Gaines are teaming up with Target to roll out a new home and lifestyle brand.

Target teams up with HGTV's 'Fixer Upper' hosts Chip and Joanna Gaines

New home and lifestyle brand will be called 'Hearth & Hand with Magnolia.'
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September 12

$6M lodge is ultimate Gull Lake getaway home

The 8,000-square-foot retreat offers sunrise and sunset views near Nisswa, Minn.