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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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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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St. Paul’s Winter Carnival

Saint Paul, and Minnesota in general, is known for its harsh winters: but that doesn’t mean that the residents of the Twin Cities are resigned to a glum season of joyless cold! Each year St. Paul residents celebrate the Winter … Continue reading

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Winter Tip for Warming Up Your Car

As the weather starts to drop this weekend, Sarah wants to know: How long should you let your car warm up in the winter? Mechanics say anywhere from 5 to 10 minutes is ideal. Letting your car idle for 15 … Continue reading

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Saving Energy This Winter: 5 Tips

Retain heat this winter with these 5 fast tips Saving energy –and especially, saving money—is a priority for most homeowners during the winter months. Every time the furnace starts humming, we get an audible reminder that a little more of … Continue reading

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Spring in Minnesota

Whether you are new to Minnesota or not I’m sure this March you are wondering what has happened to spring?  Last year March was also a strange spring with record or near record high temperatures on many days. March 2013 … Continue reading

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Minnesota Winter Cabin Fever

The kids will be out of school soon for their winter break that lasts 1-2 weeks. Sure, they like to go out and play in the snow and cold but they can only do that for so long before they … Continue reading

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