Category Archives: Outdoor Recreation

4th of July Fireworks in the Twin Cities

4th of July Fireworks in the Twin Cities Both Minneapolis and Saint Paul are staging a fireworks display this coming July 4th, and with so many places to view the festivities, it can be tricky to find a good vantage … Continue reading

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Cutting the Grass: How Short is Too Short?

How Short Should You Cut Your Grass? It’s rarely a mystery when a lawn is getting too long and needs to be trimmed. However, what height should you cut your grass to keep it green and healthy? This article was … Continue reading

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Car Tips For Minnesota Winters

Car Tips For Minnesota Winters This is a collection of excerpts from an article featured in the Chicago Tribune on January 17th, 2016. It was written by Robert Duffer and can  be read in its entirety here.  While written originally … Continue reading

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One-Day Road Trips Around Minnesota

This article originally appeared on the CBS Minnesota website and was written by Linda Cameron. It can be viewed in its entirety here. In Minnesota, the famous Highway 61 stretches from the city of Wyoming to New Orleans. But driving to New Orleans can feel like a trip in a … Continue reading

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7 of Minnesota’s Best Waterparks

This article originally appeared on Only In Your State on May 24, 2016. It was written by Jo Magliocco and can be read in its original context here. These 7 Epic Waterparks in Minnesota Will Take Your Summer To A … Continue reading

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Minnesota’s Northern Lights

Every so often, Minnesota’s night sky is painted green by the Aurora Borealis, better known as the”northern lights”. While the lights are usually associated with places much farther north than Minnesota, Auroras can be spotted year-round from areas with dark skies. The lights … Continue reading

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Frozen Lake Fun

Fun doesn’t stop on Minnesota’s lakes when it gets too cold for swimming. When a solid layer of ice has formed over the water, Minnesotans find other ways to enjoy life in the “Land of 10,000  Lakes”. Ice Fishing Fishing … Continue reading

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5 Most Scenic Walking Trails In Minnesota « CBS Minnesota

In Minnesota, escape from urban hustle and bustle is just minutes away. With so many parks and hiking and biking trails, it’s easy to retreat momentarily to the great outdoors. There’s nothing like a good hike through these parks and … Continue reading

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Halloween has a Capital City, and it’s in Minnesota

In the Northwest suburbs of the Twin Cities, you may be surprised to find a slice of Halloween history. In fact, the city of Anoka is officially the “Halloween Capital of the World.” While our modern version of the Halloween holiday … Continue reading

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The Twin Cities from a New Perspective

Whether you’ve lived in the Twin Cities your entire life, or if you’ve never set foot in the “land of 10,000 lakes”, photographer Chad Halvorson’s unique image compilation is sure to change your perception of Minneapolis and St. Paul. The … Continue reading

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