TV to the rescue: 'Ask This Old House' pays a house call in Minneapolis

TV to the rescue: 'Ask This Old House' pays a house call in Minneapolis

A Minneapolis homeowner got hands-on help during a visit from the PBS series "Ask This Old House."
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February 5

U of M's giant, stinky corpse flower about to open

The once-a-seven-year bloom should be open to visitors all weekend.
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February 3

Common Redpolls at our feeders

First time this winter
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February 3

This was a BIG Big Year -- 6,042 species

Noah Strycker's world-wide birding adventure
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February 2

Eagles now sitting on eggs on webcam

The bald eagle pair featured on the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources' webcam have two eggs in their massive nest.
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February 2

Birds wage class wars under feeders

Birds that flock under feeders lunge and peck at each other to maintain their social order.
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February 2

Mold testing vs. Moisture Testing

My knee-jerk reaction to mold testing is "don't bother". The situations where mold testing may have some value are few and far between.
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February 1
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U of M's famously stinky 'corpse flower' will bloom soon

For the first time in seven years, the University of Minnesota's "corpse flower" — known, for better or worse, for its off-putting aroma — is about to make its malodorous presence known at the College of Biological Sciences Conservatory.
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February 1

Red-tailed Hawk with squirrel

Very nice photo from Bloomington
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'House Hunters' – TV comfort food for voyeurs

How a simple, formulaic show survived the Great Recession and became a surprising TV juggernaut.
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January 30

Renting and the Law: Landlord questions tenant's calls for police assistance

Q: My landlord has informed me there is a concern because police have been called to my apartment a few times in the past year.…
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January 30

Close to Home: Lawn rehab, Blu Dot sneak peek and more

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January 30

Designer secrets: 8 insider tips for upping your design game

Eight insider tips for upping your design game.
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January 27

Wildlife Rehab Center Open House is Sunday, Feb. 7

It's over before The Big Game begins
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January 26

Wildlife Rehabilitation Center treats a variety of creatures

A visit to the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center can do more than soothe ruffled feathers.
Home & Garden
January 26

Suet makes a good present for winter birds

Whether you buy it or make your own cakes, it's free energy for the flocks.
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January 24

Ivory Gull, kittiwake remain in Duluth

Both were seen Sunday (24th) afternoon
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January 23

Beautiful Gardens winner: Artistry amid the cornfields in Shakopee

A Shakopee couple transformed a piece of farmland into a fertile oasis of hosta and other perennials.
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Micro makeovers: Small decor changes with big impact

Small decor changes can have a big impact.
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12 ways to refresh your home office

Boost your productivity and your mood with these 12 tips.
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Picking timeless tile amid the trends

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