‘Fantastic, inexpensive’ cross-country skiing, sledding and other winter sports in Minneapolis

November 24th, 2015 at 3:41 pm
Some say Colorado or Vermont is America’s Winter Playground, but they must not have heard about Minneapolis. At the Wirth Winter Recreation Area, there is something for everyone. “Explore 700 acres of urban forest and try winter activities including cross-country skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, off-road cycling,” snow tubing, sledding and ice
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Seven Things you didn’t know you could carry on an airplane

October 26th, 2015 at 7:24 pm
You’d be surprised at what you can take on an airplane! The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) website is a wealth of useful information, from travel tips to frequently asked questions. Follow their blog for the “TSA Week in Review” as well as all things TSA related. No kidding! You can
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Burnsville to host annual Halloween Fest

October 20th, 2015 at 2:52 pm
Get into the spirit with the Halloween Fest in Burnsville, Friday, Oct. 23, 2015, 6-8 p.m. Come in costume to this family-friendly event, intended to be fun without being too frightening. Check out the illuminated treat trail around Nicollet Commons Park, music, roaming magician and the popular fire dancers, who
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A-maze-ing corn mazes near Minneapolis-St. Paul

October 19th, 2015 at 4:48 pm
Apples and pumpkins are everywhere, signaling that summer is gone and fall has arrived. For many, a tradition of fall is wandering through corn mazes. Most Americans are lucky if they can find just one near them; Twin Cities residents and visitors have more than a half dozen from 10
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Get to Know Burnsville, Minnesota

October 13th, 2015 at 7:22 pm
Just minutes south of Minneapolis and St. Paul on the south bank of the Minnesota River is Burnsville. Although it’s the 10th largest city in Minnesota, it wasn’t always that way. Because the region (now known as Burnsville) was rich in waterfowl and game animals, around 1750 the Mdewakanton Dakota
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