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November 29

Urban raptors -- neighborhood birds of prey explained

A new book takes a close look at raptors' relationship with us
Home & Garden
November 29

Urban raptors -- neighborhood birds of prey explained

A new book takes a close look at raptors' relationship with us
Housing
November 28

US new-home sales plunged 8.9 percent in October

Sales of new U.S. homes plummeted 8.9 percent in October, as the number of newly built, unsold homes sitting on the market climbed to its highest level since 2009.
Home & Garden
November 27
A refrigerator cleaning can freshen up your surfaces and make room for holiday cooking plans.

10 cleaning tasks that are hiding in plain sight

About eight in 10 Americans say it's important to keep a clean home, a recent survey by global cleaning technology company Kärcher found. But some…
Home & Garden
November 27
This plate has a connection to America’s railroads.

Collector plates are a tough sell

Q: Here are photos of three plates. They are Gorham plates, thick and heavy. Not sure what the mark is but plates are numbered 225,…
Home & Garden
November 27
Pine siskins have been seen at area feeders already.

First wave of winter finches moves south

Scarce food sends birds farther afield than in some years.
Home & Garden
November 27
Backyard swimming pool, patio, pergola, and metal sculpture.

Inside $3.45M mansion where Mark Dayton and Dean Phillips once lived

The 1913 Georgian Revival in Minneapolis boasts a huge family room addition, multiple office spaces and backyard swimming pool.
Home & Garden
November 27

Foundation cracks: get an engineer every time?

Does this sound like good advice to you? Hire an engineer to evaluateevery foundation crack?It doesn't sound like good advice to me.
Home & Garden
November 26
Make your home’s entrance welcoming for the holidays.

12 hacks for creating holiday magic at home

We want our homes to look good, smell good and feel welcoming. Here are some practical ways to minimize stress while still creating holiday magic at home.
Home & Garden
November 26
'Endangered and Disappearing Birds of the Midwest'

'Endangered and Disappearing Birds of the Midwest'

We should know what we are losing
Home & Garden
November 24
Matt Muenster (Of TV’s “Bath Crashers”) and his wife Katy Walthour recently restored a midcentury gem, a 1962 Ralph Rapson in University Grove.

DIY Network star renovates his midcentury 'time capsule' home in Falcon Heights

Matt Muenster of "Bath Crashers" tackles his own midcentury modern home in University Grove.
Home & Garden
November 24
You never know what you’ll find at area resale shops. A set of Holly and the Ivy china by Royal Gallery was spotted at the Langdon in Mound.

Where to find bargain-priced, secondhand holiday decor in the Twin Cities

Castoff holiday trees, ornaments and home accents are available at bargain prices at Twin Cities resale shops.
Home & Garden
November 24
Home listings: What $465,000 buys in the Twin Cities area

Home listings: What $465,000 buys in the Twin Cities area

What you get for the money in Arden Hills, Minneapolis and Apple Valley.
Home & Garden
November 23
Be on the lookout for the mythical tomte at the American Swedish Institute’s Christmas market. Tomte read traditional Swedish tales at a previous ev

5 home/garden-related events in the Twin Cities

Watch antiques being appraised.
Home & Garden
November 23

This is what happens when you buy your first bird feeder

A cardinal arrives, and the hook is set
Home & Garden
November 23
Soft gray mixed with a cream chair creates a balance of soothing, soft colors in this den area.

How to welcome winter white into your home decor

This creamy neutral lends a modern, minimalist feel while introducing just the right amount of warmth.
Home & Garden
November 23
Home plan: Barn-inspired country charm

Home plan: Barn-inspired country charm

Wraparound porches encircle house.
Home & Garden
November 23
Sealing windows and doors with caulk or weatherstripping offers the first line of defense against air loss.

How to keep your house warm and save money

Simple steps can make the difference in winter heating bills.
Home & Garden
November 23

Identification book for birds of Central America

It's very well done
Home & Garden
November 22

Snowy Owls reported from scattered state locations

Minnesota visitor part of detailed Snowy Owl study