If the owl photo is fake, the viewer is being conned

Baiting an owl to get a show-off photo is unethical
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Prior Lake man creates full-scale Oval Office in his sprawling home

February 18
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.
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How to add personality to a rental

Sue Hunter, owner of Home for a Change interior design in Minnetonka, offered these tips: Peel-and-stick murals and decals create inexpensive “artwork” and enhance…
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Home listings: What $435,000 buys in the Twin Cities

Ramsey Built in 2002, this five-bedroom, four-bathroom house has 3,898 square feet and features four bedrooms and laundry room on the upper level, 9-foot ceilings,…
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February 22

Hawks haunt yards in search of songbirds

Cooper's hawks prey on smaller birds, and several studies indicate that European starlings make up a significant portion of their diet.
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February 21

How strange can it get? How about a live tree frog?

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February 21

Development forces some birds to divorce

Urban development is booming, but the human need to build, build, build is altering a more feathery and flighty world, according to researchers who are…
Home & Garden
February 21

Water heater replacement: pros and cons of natural draft water heaters

This is a blog post that discusses the pros and cons of installing a natural draft water heater. Other types of water heaters will be discussed soon.
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…
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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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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.
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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.
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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…
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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.
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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.
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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…