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November 9, 2019
The home's exterior and front entrance also got an update.

'70s Mendota Heights rambler reinvented without adding square footage

A couple facing retirement considered building a house next door, but chose to reinvent their outdated rambler instead.
Home & Garden
November 8, 2019
Mendota Heights
Built in 1982, this four-bedroom, four-bath house has 2,362 square feet and features three bedrooms and laundry on upper level, vaulte

Home listings: What $449,900 buys in the Twin Cities area

Maple Grove Built in 2001, this four-bedroom, four-bath house has 3,896 square feet and features four bedrooms and laundry on the upper level, fireplace, formal…
Home & Garden
November 8, 2019
Changing hardware can make a big impact.

Quick, cheap home touch-ups

Every home can use a bit of TLC every now and then, but spiffing it up doesn’t need to break the bank. If you’re looking…
Home & Garden
November 8, 2019
Home plan: A country charmer with classic curb appeal

Home plan: Country charmer offers single-level living

PLAN 923-122 Total finished sq. ft.: 2,220 Bed/bathrooms: 4 /3 Stories: 1 Bonus space: 432 sq. ft. Garage bays: 2 Foundation: Basement, daylight basement, crawl space,…
Home & Garden
November 8, 2019
Tips to help you get an early start on winter pot and window-box season

Tips to help you get an early start on winter pot and window-box season

Wintertime plant containers are "little pieces of art that make a house a home."
Home & Garden
November 6, 2019

A very, very good field guide for birds

Unfortunately, it's for British birds, but has wonderful design features
Home & Garden
November 5, 2019
This is a wonderful piece of American pressed pattern glass, but is it valuable? (Handout/TNS)

Coin pressed glass started in 1890s

Q: I have seen several covered compotes in the U.S. Coin pattern at prices in the $300 to $500 range. The example seen in the…
Home & Garden
November 5, 2019
White pelicans are a spectacular sight as they wheel and soar in flocks on warm air currents.

Pelicans put on air show in the fall

A flock of coastal birds engages in sky choreography in spring and fall.
Home & Garden
November 2, 2019
Condo in the Landing

Downtown Wayzata condo gets dramatic makeover

The plain-vanilla condo above the Hotel Landing is now bold and personalized.
Home & Garden
November 1, 2019
A mix of autumn-toned accents is used in both furniture and artwork to add comfort to the room.

Get warm and cozy with fall colors

Rich autumn hues offset modern minimalist white.
Home & Garden
November 1, 2019
St. Louis Park: Built in 1940, this three-bedroom, two-bath house has 1,854 square feet.

Home listings: What $325,000 buys in the Twin Cities area

What you get for the money in St. Louis Park, Minneapolis, Mahtomedi
Home & Garden
November 1, 2019
A black-and-white print helps make a bold statement in this dining area.

Low-cost alternatives for decorating walls

Wall decor doesn't have to mean expensive artwork.
Home & Garden
November 1, 2019
PLAN 895-101

Home plan: Seamless indoor-outdoor living

Contemporary design features courtyard space.
Home & Garden
November 1, 2019

Displaced tenant wants help with moving

Q: My apartment is being renovated by management. They are forcing me to move into another apartment downstairs so that tenants across the hall can…
Home & Garden
October 29, 2019

The science and history of why some birds migrate

Some birds have been sticking out Minnesota winters for eons, but cardinals are newcomers to the season.
Home & Garden
October 26, 2019

First comes the fire, then the flood

Book title "A New Coast" says it all
Home & Garden
October 26, 2019
Laura Zebuhr and Jana Shortal in the living room of the Spanish Revival house they recently rented together.

KARE's Jana Shortal and fiancee open the door to their renovated Mpls. house

The popular Twin Cities anchor and her fiancée make themselves at home in their "urban oasis."
Home & Garden
October 25, 2019
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Home listings: What $274,900 buys in the Twin Cities area

Mound Built in 1974, this three-bedroom, two-bath house has 1,624 square feet and features two bedrooms on the upper level, Brazilian teak hardwood floors, stainless-steel…
Home & Garden
October 25, 2019
Boxes and baskets help keep this large closet modern and organized.

10 ways to glam up your closet

Here are ways to maximize your space without losing style points.
Home & Garden
October 25, 2019
Splurge on items that touch the skin -- like towels and sheets.

10 tips for decorating a vacation rental

10 tips to maximize bookings and profits.