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St. Paul
April 25
Dr. Mark Thomas and his partner’s two-story home was an early work of Cass Gilbert, the architectural genius who designed the Minnesota State Capito

St. Paul homeowner spent decades proving his house was an early Cass Gilbert design

Famed architect went on to design the Minnesota Capitol and the famed Woolworth Building in New York City.
Home & Garden
April 25
Minneapolis mansion by Mary Tyler Moore house architect lists for $1.2 million

Minneapolis mansion by Mary Tyler Moore house architect lists for $1.2 million

Once in disrepair, the home was updated by its current owners from top to bottom.
Home & Garden
April 23
Lindsey Uselding and Kirsten Meehan on April 19, 2022 at a Twin Cities home where filming is taking place for the new HGTV series “Renovation 911.�

New HGTV series stars Minnesota home-restoring sisters

The show follows two sisters who run a Twin Cities-based cleanup and repair firm.
Home & Garden
April 23
Well before it was allowed in Edina, Leonard and Rhoda Bernstein, left to right, were No Mow May enthusiasts. Even getting citations from the city for

'No Mow May' campaign to help pollinators adds inches to Twin Cities lawns

Cities from Edina to Vadnais Heights are joining the campaign to protect pollinators by postponing the start of the mowing season.
Home & Garden
April 22
Minneapolis

Home listings: What $154,900 to $159,900 buys you in the Twin Cities area

What you get for the money in Minneapolis, St. Paul and South St. Paul.
Home & Garden
April 22
Creative wall stickers serve as an alternative to wallpaper in this children’s bedroom.

Make your child's room more fun, festive with these 10 tips

How to play with color and get creative with decor.
Home & Garden
April 22
Tour a tailored townhome, reliable rambler, timeless Tudor and more

Tour a tailored townhome, reliable rambler, timeless Tudor and more

Homeowners will roll out the welcome mat to show their renovations and new construction projects during the Minneapolis & St. Paul Home Tour.
Home & Garden
April 19
A male tree swallow fights off an interloper.

Birds pair off and get down to breeding business

Egg laying is closer to clockwork for many species.
Home & Garden
April 18
The St. Paul house has 1,776 square feet, three bedrooms and one bathroom. It was built in 1908 and moved to its current location in 1971.

Remodeled St. Paul farmhouse 'may be the best house under $300K'

The owner gave the house in the "midtown Frogtown area" modern touches while maintaining its farmhouse history.
Home & Garden
April 16
Kathleen Pomerleau released one of monarch butterflies she helped incubate from an egg.  What started as a lakeshore restoration project 20 years ago

Maple Grove couple's lakeshore restoration project nurtures monarch butterflies

Star Tribune Beautiful Garden winner shelters butterflies and serves as an educational tool.
Home & Garden
April 15
Blue jays are among the bird species infected with avian flu. As of the end of March, other species, nationwide, included American crow, bald eagle, r

Raptor Center recommends taking down bird feeders because of bird flu

Guidance on backyard bird feeders from the Raptor Center has evolved; DNR stays pat so far.
Home & Garden
April 15
Rogers

Home listings: What $515,000 buys you in the Twin Cities area

What you get for the money in Rogers, St. Paul and Woodbury.
Home & Garden
April 15
Minnesota expert offers tips for how to 'live green' at home

Minnesota expert offers tips for how to 'live green' at home

With Earth Day on the horizon, the founder of Smart Healthy Green Living talks "approachable sustainability" and more.
Home & Garden
April 12
A pair of bald eagles sit on a nest.

Raptors are taking major hit from bird flu

The virus is wiping out entire families of bald eagles and great horned owls.
Local
April 9
Kaycee and Mark Kramer outside their new home, an old Art Deco two-room schoolhouse in Norcross that’s been abandoned since the 1970s.

An old Art Deco schoolhouse will be Minnesota couple's new dream home

Kaycee Kramer always wanted a unique home. Why not a 1938 schoolhouse that's been out of use for nearly half a century?
Home & Garden
April 8
Restored 1947 St. Paul rambler with 'midcentury flavor' lists for $625,000

Restored 1947 St. Paul rambler with 'midcentury flavor' lists for $625,000

The St. Anthony Park house was slated to be demolished until a neighbor stepped in and rehabbed it.
Home & Garden
April 8
The branches of flowering quince add color and beauty to the indoors.

How Minnesota gardeners can bring a bit of spring indoors

Forsythia, quince and other spring-flowering shrubs make for great bouquets and arrangements.
Home & Garden
April 8
Shakopee

Home listings: What $450,000 buys you in the Twin Cities area

What you get for the money in Shakopee, St. Paul and Willernie.
Variety
April 8
An elderly man rode a bicycle inside deserted John Knox Village, a retirement community in Pompano Beach, Fla.

Age in place villages a growing movement

While the movement continues to gain steam, questions have been raised over whether the concept is sustainable.
Home & Garden
April 8
Eden Prairie home blooms with DIY floral mosaics, pendants

Eden Prairie home blooms with DIY floral mosaics, pendants

A family put a joyful stamp on a home purchased as a foreclosure more than a decade ago.