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Done correctly, a spray tan won't make you look orange.

Will I look orange? Answers to all your burning questions about custom spray tanning

How icy is it? Watch Minnesotan expertly shovel driveway on hockey skates

How icy is it? Watch Minnesotan expertly shovel driveway on hockey skates

In Maple Grove, Josh Hagemeyer decided to work smarter, not harder in his efforts to clear snow from his mother's driveway.
In the Twin Cities, a lack of snow creates a paradise for ice skaters

In the Twin Cities, a lack of snow creates a paradise for ice skaters

Ice skating enthusiasts are taking to local lakes for some of the best skating in years.
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Minnesota brothers hauled in tons of snow to sculpt 23-foot snail

The latest Bartz brothers snow creation took 600 hours to build and a lot of donated snow.
Richard Tsong-Taatarii/ Roseville, MN;11/25/07;left to right: At the Roseville Oval Skating Rink, Lukas Hintzman,5, was

Cool as ice: 7 best holiday skating rinks in the Twin Cities

Looking to hit the rink? These spots are worth the chill of winter.
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'Fixer Upper' star Joanna Gaines came to Minneapolis without her winter coat

The farmhouse patron saint of HGTV fame was in town to meet with Target.
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Mark Rosen leaving WCCO-TV in January, earlier than expected

The 12,000 square-foot ice rink will open Dec. 8

12,000-square-foot ice skating rink coming to MOA for the holidays

The megamall hopes shoppers will want to hang outdoors this holiday season.
Hakeem Abdulwahab checked in with Lina Bergert, a patient at Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare in St. Paul.

From janitor to nurse: How an Ethiopian immigrant seized his American dream in Minnesota

Once Hakeem Abdulwahab scrubbed toilets at one of the top children's hospitals in the country. Now he works there as a nurse.
"Hero's Horse," at the Origami in the Garden at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. Sculpture by Robert J. Lang and Kevin Box, (Photo by Jason Boudreau

World-famous origami maverick coming to Minnesota Landscape Arboretum

A physicist who has expanded the world of origami in amazing ways is coming to Minnesota.
Halima Aden appears on the cover of Teen Vogue's new digital issue.

Minnesota's pioneering Muslim model now an ambassador for UNICEF

Halima Aden wants to be "an advocate for refugees" as an ambassador for UNICEF.
Emma Daniels, right, Abby MacFarlane and Marie Preston, back, walked across the rocks at the headwaters of the Mississippi at Lake Itasca in mid June.

Minnesota named third best state for summer road trips

Safety helps make Minnesota one of the best states in the U.S. to take a drive.
Catherine Tucker

Catherine Tucker, a champion for people with disabilities, dies

Because of her own health challenges, she was never afraid to challenge assumptions of what was possible, her family said.
If you are buying a lot of produce, think twice about using a self-checkout lane.

Minnesotans tell us how they really feel about self-checkouts

Whether we love or hate self-checkouts, they're not going away.
Adam Nafziger's children, Freya, 9, left, and Linus, 11, right, read their books as they waited for the pool to open from a break at the Richfield poo

Why some Twin Cities parents are giving their kids a 'boring' summer

Some Minnesota parents are fighting the pressure to overbook their kids and opting for the laid-back summers of yesteryear.
Becca Kufrin meets one of her potential suitors on "The Bachelorette."
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Auditions for ABC's 'The Bachelor' coming to the Mall of America

Producers from the ABC reality show will be looking for eligible men and women June 30.
Katie Steller finds different ways to honor people who go the extra mile, such as giving Katie Naughton, above, a makeover.

A Minneapolis salon owner's kindness project honors beauty within

Last fall, Katie Steller launched the Steller Kindness Project to share the stories of local people who lend a hand to others.
Jason Segel, left, and Ed Helms in "Jeff Who Lives At Home."

'Dad bod': Our abs are squishy and we like 'em that way; so do many women

How slight beer bellies, a side of man boob, and a smattering of chest hair suddenly became the ideal.
Steve Peterson of Minneapolis bought a lot on Lake O'Brien in 1968. "I built the cabin in a series of weekends the next summer, and have been tinkerin

Love it or loathe it? Minnesotans weigh in on cabin opening ritual

Some folks go all in on "dock-in weekend," while others just want to get to the part where they can relax.
Tired parents lying on floor and their romping kids

End of the school year pushes parents to the limit

Everyone is aware of the demands placed on students before the academic school year ends. But what about the parents?
Anagret and Kyrkja Rydland with their birth mothers Greta Guldseth and Jenna Yentsch.

Honoring birth moms: 'We wouldn't be a family without them'

As attitudes about adoption have shifted, celebrations the day before Mother's Day -- Birth Mother's Day -- honor the women who made families possible.
Jacob Olavson

Jacob Olavson, Coon Rapids boy whose bucket list inspired many, dies at 7

It's Jacob who taught Kari and Kirk Olavson, and many others, to look for what they call "sparks of joy."
Deleting Facebook is harder than you might think, technically and emotionally.

For some people, Facebook is a hard habit to break: 'It took weeks'

Logging off the ubiquitous social media network may be harder than you think.
Housekeeper Jennifer Kraskey dusted at the Minneapolis home of U cancer researcher and Ph.D. student Emily Pomeroy, who used the time to catch up on e

Busy millennials confess: We hired a house cleaner and it's worth it

Millennials are hiring house cleaners to help achieve a better work/life balance.
Hope Shores Bible Camp

Parents on the art of summer scheduling: 'The stress I feel keeps me up at night'

For many parents, planning their kids' summer break is a mind-boggling affair.
Newly crowned "The Bachelorette" Becca Kufrin appeared on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show."

On 'Ellen,' Minnesota's 'Bachelorette' reveals her celebrity crush

Prior Lake's Becca Kufrin appears on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" for her first sit-down interview since "The Bachelor."
Dried elderberries are used in the syrup.

To fight flu, more Minnesotans on the hunt for elusive elderberry syrup

During this brutal flu season, a growing number of people are turning to elderberry syrup as a natural remedy. But does it really work?
Becca Kufrin on "The Bachelor."

A Minnesotan has never won 'The Bachelor' — but that could change tonight

Will fan-favorite Becca Kufrin bring home the Neil Lane diamond engagement ring?
Patrick Peifer lifehack for cutting his dog's toe nails went viral with this Twitter photo by daughter Kendal.

Eagan dog owner's clever nail-trimming hack for pup goes viral

Like most dogs, Oliver is not a fan of having his nails trimmed, so his owner devised a viral-worthy plan.
Hi-Lo Diner wants you to vote in its Girl Scout cookie competition

Hi-Lo Diner wants you to vote in its Girl Scout cookie competition

The contest submissions are as sweet as the cookies.
Sting loves when children read to him.

Lonely Minnesota therapy dog goes viral after nobody showed up to read to him

A Facebook post showed the dog waiting for someone, anyone to come read to him at a White Bear Lake library.
Stitch in time changes lives
Michelle Ooley and her Mobile Menders do more than fix clothing for free — they help boost self-worth for people in nee

St. Paul woman's 'Mobile Menders' repairs clothes and community

The volunteer group heads to homeless shelters, and senior and low-income housing complexes with sewing machines several times a month.
The cake in question that went viral on Nadia Cakes' Facebook account.

This bakery's cake goes viral after people mistake it for female body part

The winner of Food Network's "Cupcake Wars" called it a geode cake.
Carly Zucker is hosting a new KFAN show, "Overtime."

Carly Zucker's new KFAN show is station's first female-led program in a decade

Zucker's "Overtime" will explore the personal lives of pro athletes.
John Gantert was Dayton's longtime special events director, in charge of coordinating painters, artists and prop designers to bring the department sto

John Gantert, the 'wizard' behind Dayton's 8th floor auditorium shows, has died

At top, Herbanae Scott with her 3-month-old son, Odell. She said he liked sleeping in “the cozy and confined space.”

Twin Cities agency gives teen moms boxes for newborns – just like in Finland

A new Twin Cities nonprofit is providing teen moms with starter kits to parenthood, including a cardboard box for their babies to sleep in.
Allison and Robert Scepaniak II took a dog sled ride around East Bearskin Lake at the edge of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area in northern Minnesota.

More Minnesota couples saying 'I do' to winter weddings

Getting married in the offseason means a beautiful wintry backdrop for photos, and some cost savings, too.
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell gave 99-year-old Vikings fan Millie Wall two tickets to Super Bowl LII.

Fans push 'Millie to Philly' for 99-year-old-Vikings fan; she settles for Super Bowl

Ninety-nine-year-old Millie Wall, now considered the best Vikings' good luck charm of all time, is going to the Super Bowl.
Screen grab from the Facebook event titled: "Dress up like a bird and run into the glass at U.S. Bank Stadium."

Facebook event calls for people to dress up like birds, slam into U.S. Bank Stadium

A Facebook event calls for people to dress up like birds and run into the glass at U.S. Bank Stadium.
The Vikings surprised Millie Wall by sending her some tickets to her first playoff game for her upcoming 100th birthday.

Vikings surprise 99-year-old with tickets to her first playoff game: 'I've been a fan forever'

Will one of the Vikings' oldest fans help them bring home the victory on Sunday?
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Gretchen Carlson in the Twin Cities to 'inspire women to know that their voice matters'

The former Fox News host is urging underprivileged women to speak out in the fight against sexual harassment and domestic violence.
Minnesota-style — according to Red's Savoy — is a thin-crust, square-cut pizza with loads of cheese and toppings and a signature spicy "passive ag

Twitter war erupts over whether there's a Minnesota-style pizza

"If your slice is shaped like a triangle, it's not Minnesota-style pizza," said Red Savoy's president Reed Daniels.
KARE 11 reporter Lindsey Seavert, with basket in hand, met with Jon and Jenny Tichich of Apple Valley in the antepartum unit at University of Minnesot

KARE 11's Seavert delivers baskets of hope to Twin Cities moms on bed rest

The local TV reporter is helping high-risk mothers have a more comfortable long-term hospital stay.
Screen shot from video posted to Ryan Flores' Facebook page of "Santa" throwing cash down on Mall of America shoppers.

'Santa' drops $1,000 on shoppers from fourth floor, gets kicked out of Mall of America

The charitable stunt stunned shoppers, and angered mall security.
A screen shot from Chelsea Handler's appearance on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show."

Chelsea Handler makes feminist fashion statement on 'Ellen' wearing Minn. T-shirt

The comedian appeared on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" touting female empowerment while wearing a shirt from My Sister.
Grain Belt sign Minneapolis, Minnesota. ] CARLOS GONZALEZ, January 15, 2015, Minneapolis, Minn., Recent movement on the old-

Minneapolis' iconic Grain Belt sign to light up again — and you can buy bulb

The Grain Belt Beer sign has been dark for years, but is ready to shine again.
Mikayla Holmgren competes in the evening gown competition during Miss Minnesota USA.

First woman with Down Syndrome competes, inspires at Miss Minnesota USA pageant

Mikayla Holmgren widens the door for pageant inclusiveness, wins pageant awards for her spirit, courage and enthusiasm.
Gretchen Carlson, the former Fox News anchor who sued network boss Roger Ailes for sexual harassment, at the home of her lawyer in Montclair, N.J., in

'It's an epidemic': Gretchen Carlson takes on sexual harassment crisis

The Anoka native says America is at a tipping point for dismantling the culture of sexual harassment.
Chris Hawkey struggled to come up with an answer during a game between the DJs on the radio during the early morning show at the KFan radio studio on

KFAN's Chris Hawkey opens up about depression

Radio star Chris Hawkey on his lifelong struggles with depression: "I'm a broken individual just like so many other people out there."
Debi Berger with her grandson, Jayson.

Moorhead woman writes own obituary: 'Forgive someone who doesn't deserve it'

She filled her own obituary with advice, and the Fargo-Moorhead community honored her by hanging their holiday lights early.
Melissa Ellis fed baby Kai Sanborn as she put him back to sleep during her overnight doula shift on Wednesday, October 25, 2017, in Maple Grove, Minn.

Postpartum doulas are in high demand with millennial moms

They will plan meals, change diapers, walk dogs, run errands, tidy the house and care for babies at night so that new parents can sleep.
After getting overwhelmed and wanting to get off the plane, Andy Diaz, 13, found a comfortable seat in the first row with his mother, Linda Diaz.

MSP's 'flight to nowhere' helps people get comfortable with flying

Airport wants to take the fear out of flying for people with special needs.
The most oddly-named towns in the U.S.

Map shows weirdest town names by state — see which in Minnesota made the list

Little Canadians reject list of America's most unusual town names.
While the tour was looking at the Italian Edible Streetscape container outside Carbone's Pizza, Roy Carlson came along with his 18 year-old pigtail ma

Pet monkey who was 'kind of a celebrity' around St. Paul has died

Mikee, 'the last legal pet monkey in Minnesota,' dies at 19.
How to carve a pumpkin like a pro

How to carve a pumpkin like a pro

A master carver dishes on her tips and tricks, and even shows us how to make a Prince pumpkin.
Former Vikings player Esera Tuaolo is competing on "The Voice."

Former Vikings player reveals he can sing, stuns judges on 'The Voice'

On Monday night, 300-pound retired defensive tackle Esera Tuaolo traded knocking over football opponents for stunning the judges during the season premiere of NBC's "The Voice."
Taylor Sieve

Maple Grove graduate makes the finals of Fox's 'So You Think You Can Dance'

Taylor Sieve, 19, wowed the judges on Monday night, cementing her spot in the final four.
The snake, named "Rocky," escaped its tank and made its way outside after the door of the owner's house was left open.

5-foot boa constrictor on the loose in Princeton, Minn.

Due to cooler temperatures outside, the snake may not be doing well.
Buying school supplies can be fun and infuriating.

Back-to-school shopping: nostalgic or nightmare?

How one mom's effort to simplify her daughter's back-to-school shopping turned into a lesson for both.
Ed Mosiman hangs out at the State Fair campground.

Minnesotan born at 1954 State Fair, now dying of cancer, goes 'one last time'

With a birth certificate to prove it, Ed Mosiman is something of a State Fair legend.
If he's honking, he's probably not from here.

Minnesota driver's dilemma: To honk or not to honk?

When you're Minnesota Nice, honking comes with internal conflict.
David and Elizabeth Weinlick were married at the Mall of America in 1998 after David's friends chose Elizabeth from among women who entered a contest

Aug. 16, 2017: 19 years after MOA marriage, wife and terminally ill husband will renew vows

A couple who got married at Mall of America after knowing each other for just five minutes are saying 'I do' again, this time amid a terminal cancer diagnosis.
In a Facebook video, Al Roker is seen wearing a Vikings shirt promoting his Minnesota State Fair appearance.

Al Roker of NBC's 'Today Show' to broadcast live from Minnesota State Fair

The TV personality is promoting his Minnesota appearance in a Facebook video wearing Vikings purple.
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Eugene 'Gene' Kruckeberg, maker of Hope Butter, dies at 78

The head butter maker for one of the last independently owned creameries in the state died July 25.
Eva Igo in the "World of Dance" finals. Photo by Justin Lubin/NBC

Minnesota girl competes for $1M tonight on NBC's 'World of Dance' finale

Eva Igo, 14, is one of three dancers still standing in the TV competition — and will learn her fate tonight.
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Minnesota musicians unite in the fight to destigmatize mental illness

A key event that makes the local support scene unique is HazelFest, a sober music festival taking place Saturday at Hazelden.
Justine Damond was fatally shot by a Minneapolis police officer.

Video shows Justine Damond rescuing family of ducklings in Mpls. weeks before death

The Guardian released video showing Justine Damond saving ducklings from a storm drain just weeks before her shooting death by a Minneapolis police officer.
Ken Brown. Provided by family.

Father granted wish to see son graduate early from the U dies from ALS

Ken Brown wasn't expected to live until May so the U held a special ceremony in March.
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From Paul Bunyan to a 65-foot fish, where to find state's giant roadside statues

We've rounded up the top 10 statues most likely to entice travelers off the Minnesota highway. Some are big, some are weird, but all are worth a stop.
Kelsey Poshusta caught a giant muskie on Lake Mille Lacs.

Minnesota woman's first muskie nearly breaks state record

The 23-year-old woman from southern Minnesota caught a possible record-breaking fish that was too big to properly document.
The Children's Museum in St. Paul has received a $30 million makeover.

New Children's Museum unleashes the power of play

When the Minnesota Children's Museum in St. Paul set out to renovate and expand, Barbara Hahn, the museum's vice president of learning innovation, wondered: "How do we create new exhibits to unleash the power of play?"
A company called Slide the City brings massive slides to different towns around the country, included this past one. The next will be in Chisholm, Min

Giant 1,000-foot slip and slide opening in northern Minnesota this summer

The Iron Range town of Chisholm, Minn., is planning to be the epicenter of summer fun for one big day in August, thanks to a 1,000-foot waterslide.
John Francis created "Father's Eve" as an annual tradition and way for dads to connect.

'Father's Eve' created in St. Paul garage is now a nationwide dad's night out

A casual get-together in 2012 has exploded into dozens of events around the country for dads to bond together.
A 3-week old kitten was being bottle fed by Laura Uecker of Angel of Hope so that it may be adopted at 8-10 weeks.]During the Pet Party at Sabes Jewis

Minneapolis City Hall will become 'Kitty Hall' to bring awareness to cat adoption

Get ready for to vote for the cutest, furriest mayor ever.
10 surprises at revamped MN Children's Museum, including a 4-story slide

10 surprises at revamped MN Children's Museum, including a 4-story slide

Officially open today, the museum's $30 million makeover gives kids a place to break the rules and explore their wild ideas.