Paul Molitor's former estate is perched on a hill in Edina and surrounded by 4 acres.

$1.79M hilltop estate in Edina was home to baseball Hall of Famer Paul Molitor

The stately home sits on 4 secluded acres. Molitor bought the home in 2008 after he had wound down his playing career.

New Habitat for Humanity program helps Twin Cities seniors age in place

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Nettie Thill hopes to age in place at her longtime home in Spring Lake Park, where she enjoys feeding the birds.
Age Well at Home initiative serves those living on fixed incomes.

Pandemic takes toll on overworked home plumbing systems

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Need a plumber? Safety comes first for both homeowner and workers.
Plumbers' workloads are bursting now that more of us are at home more of the time.
Home & Garden
May 29
The new kitchen is light, bright and open.

$895K ranch-style house in Minnetonka went from 1950s fixer-upper to modern beauty

Ranch-style house in Minnetonka gets midcentury modern makeover.
Home & Garden
May 29
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Home listings: What $450,000 buys in the Twin Cities area

Albertville Built in 2003, this five-bedroom, four-bath house has 3,354 square feet and features four bedrooms on one level, two fireplaces, hardwood floors,…
Home & Garden
May 29
Renters want to terminate their lease because of a cockroach problem.

Renter wants to leave home filled with cockroaches

Q: My family and I started renting a townhouse in Burnsville recently. Within a week, we discovered our first cockroach. Trying not to panic, but…
Home & Garden
May 28

How an oriole builds her nest

Artistry completed in two days
Home & Garden
May 28

Blu Dot will swap for furniture

Minneapolis-based furniture designer/maker is accepting offbeat objects and experiences in exchange for its modern pieces.
Home & Garden
May 28

Nests that hang from trees

Mostly orioles, sometimes vireos
Home & Garden
May 26
Downy woodpeckers are frequent backyard feeder visitors.

Tips for birding in your backyard

It has all the drama and intrigue of your favorite Netflix show. It’s an activity that can be done from home and doesn’t involve watching…
Home & Garden
May 26

Suburban sandhill cranes

Adult and colt see eye to eye on foraging
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May 26
Blue jays keep their distance, even at feeders.

Birds are pros at social distancing

Birds have their own reasons for giving each other space.
Home & Garden
May 26
Beautiful but delicate, this dollhouse furniture was probably made in India.

Dollhouse set and Chase doll worth more than play money

Q: I am wondering what you could tell me about this set of ivory miniature furniture. I think my grandmother might have received it from…
Home & Garden
May 26

Fuel Oil Tanks

If you're buying a house in the Twin Cities with pipes sticking up out of the ground in the yard, heads up. You probably have a fuel oil tank somewhere at the property.
Home & Garden
May 23
Designer Betsy Vohs, Studio BV, transformed the small starter home that she bought 12 years ago in Minneapolis.

Designer transforms her Minneapolis starter home into her sanctuary

A dozen years after buying her small first home in Minneapolis, a designer transformed it into a personal oasis.
Home & Garden
May 22
Chaska

Home listings: What $395,000 buys in the Twin Cities area

What you get for the money in Chaska, Minneapolis and Roseville.
Home & Garden
May 22
Hydroponic growing system with PVC pipe.

Twin Cities gardeners are putting produce on the table with hydroponic gardening

Twin Cities gardeners are putting produce on the table with hydroponic gardening.
Home & Garden
May 22
Small upgrades can make a big impact when it comes to home improvement.

Ways to fall in love with your home again

Everyone deserves to love their home. But if you’ve lived in the same spot for several years, or if the space simply feels stale, it…
Home & Garden
May 22
Get your gutters in shape before leaves start falling again.

10 summer tasks to help keep your home checklist on track

It's time to take advantage of the season's long days and good weather.
Home & Garden
May 22
Home plan: Inviting Craftsman design

Home plan: Inviting Craftsman design

PLAN 1064-15Total sq. feet: 2,157Bed/bath: 4 / 2.5Stories: 2Garage bays: 0Foundation: Slab, crawl space, full, daylightIt's the little details that really stand out in
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One of the most popular stops along the 3-mile-drive each spring at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum is the flowering crabapple collection featuring

Minnesota Landscape Arboretum will reopen to walkers today

Reservations are required, and masks are requested.
Coronavirus
May 21
An office designed by Sue Hunter, Home for a Change, who designs both commercial and residential offices.

Still trying to work from the sofa? Here's how to upgrade your home office

Whether you're working in a closet or a basement, you can make your space more comfortable, productive and pleasant.
Home & Garden
May 19
A pair of mourning doves.

Mourning doves are the shy birds behind that lilting coo

Soft-spoken mourning doves may be the most common bird in the country.