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By now everything seems to be pumpkin themed, flavored, or spiced. Everywhere you go for a drink, coffee, or groceries there is bound to be something pumpkin or pumpkin-flavored. What better way...

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As the weather changes and the leaves begin to fall from trees, yard clean up begins. For some Minnesotans, this involves bagging their yard waste and putting it out on the curb...
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Parsnips: Celebrate Autumn With This Delicious Root

Autumn arrived quickly this year - the summer temps plummeted almost overnight, and, before I knew it, I was sneezing through my fall allergies. If you were lucky enough to get a...

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With a few weekends of summer-like weather under our belt, the time is now to start thinking about fun day trips. Hiking is an obvious choice, but what about making the trek...
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The Power of Music: A Discussion with “Cambodian Rock Band” Music Director Mandric Tan

Music is an important piece of theater - it sets the tone, adds emotional cues and impact to create a marriage of image and sound that sticks in the mind of the...

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While I’m glad we’re no longer buried under ten feet of snow, this summer has been, in a word, beastly hot. We’ve been hit with heat wave after heat wave with temps...

A Safe and Healthy Day at the Lake

We don't have a lot to worry about in the waters here in Minnesota: No sharks, no piranhas, no eels, or other things in the water looking to take a bite out...
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Summer is Watermelon Season: Here’s What You Should Know

Mark Twain called watermelon, "Chief of this world's luxuries ... When one has tasted it, he knows what Angels eat." I agree with Mr. Twain - but only when it's eaten in...