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Lake Minnetonka

As with many names in Minnesota, including the name Minnesota, Lake Minnetonka comes from the native Dakota Indian language and means big waters.  It is one of the largest lakes in the state with over 125 miles of shoreline. Back … Continue reading

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Hockey in Minnesota

Here in MN we follow and play all kinds of sports, we are real sports/outdoors people, but hockey in Minnesota has a life of it’s own.  To many we are known as the hockey state.  We are 1 of only … Continue reading

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A Visit To Uptown

Looking for the in spot to live or hang out in?  Uptown is it!  The Uptown area of Minneapolis has always been trendy but has also gone up and down in popularity over the years.  Now it is back at … Continue reading

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Caution – Thin Ice!

So far we are lucky in that we have had a very mild November and just a few light dustings of snow but starting last night the temperatures have dropped and it sounds like they are going to stay quite … Continue reading

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Wow! Already Labor Day Weekend!

The summer has almost ended just when it seemed to really get started!  At this point we have all long forgotten the pain of a lousy cold and wet spring that came to an abrupt end with a scorching hot … Continue reading

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Want to strike up a conversation? Mention the weather!

Here we are in August in Minnesota not knowing what to do with ourselves in this extreme heat and humidity.  Hard to believe that just 6 short months ago it was -20, a dew point around 10 and we had … Continue reading

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It’s Aquatennial Time!

This is the 72nd year for the Minneapolis Aquatennial!  What is the purpose of this celebration you may ask – well, it is to celebrate all the water in Minneapolis – lakes, streams and rivers.  The event is always held … Continue reading

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