Places to donate your “other” stuff in the Twin Cities

We Americans can be real gluttons when it comes to stuff. Or maybe we just get overwhelmed by it? Whatever the reason, many of us have too much and it can be a real...

Latest Prince book gets a queen’s touch

(The Artist Formerly Known as) Prince (Prince Rogers Nelson) (Love Symbol) meant a lot of things to a lot of different people. Many people, for example, consider him to be an icon of which few...

Mosque blast in Bloomington: $10K Reward

Worshipers inside the Dar Al Farooq Islamic Center in Bloomington were participating in their morning prayer servicet 5:05am Saturday morning, about an hour before the sun would rise and a new day would begin,...

Why you should have a library card

Flipping through the TV channels the other day, I got a hit of my 90’s childhood nostalgia when I landed on a rerun of “Arthur” on PBS. After the standard and frustrating contemplation of...

Weekly Events: 8/7-8/13

A few local haps for the week: Art - 8/10 Secret Lives of Introverts Book Signing Un-Party, Bad Weather Brewing Co, STP 6:30pm-9pm Music - 8/9 Silverwood Onstage - Katy Vernon @ Silverwood Park St. Anthony 6:30pm-8pm 8/10 Taking...

New Wildlife Management Area in Dakota County

Located four miles east of Farmington, off of highway 50, is Minnesota's newest Wildlife Management Area (WMA), Hampton Woods. This new area encompasses 191 acres of oak woodlands smack dab in the middle of...

Recipe of the Week: Spanish Cauliflower “Rice”

Looking for something to go along with your taco other than a bunch of starchy rice? Spanish Cauliflower Rice                                         yield: 4 servings Ingredients: 1ea head cauliflower, cut into 6/7 large pieces ½ red onion, small dice 1ea tomato, concasse 1ea...

You’re fake news! Maybe.

And the irony of reading about fake news on a news site is not lost on us. The platform has been abused by both users and creators. Clickbait headlines like WikiLeaks CONFIRMS Hillary Sold Weapons To...

Restoration and remodeling company offering franchises

You're sick of your job, your boss, your coworkers. It happens. But when it keeps happening maybe you start to wonder what it would be like to open your own business. What kind of business...

MN DNR to help fight forest fires in BC

Minnesota and Canada share much more than a border. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will be sending firefighters to help battle flames in British Columbia; sending ten firefighters who will join firefighters from...