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Harvest Festival Season In Minnesota

By Amy Rea

The State Fair is over, schools are back in session, which means it’s time for harvest and community fall festivals. This is a busy time of year for these community gatherings, usually filled with food, music, and fun. 307 more words

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Take The Ramsey Hill House Tour

If you’ve ever strolled or driven around the Summit Avenue area of St. Paul, you’ve no doubt admired the stately, elegant, historic homes in that area, such as the Chauncey Griggs house (above). 229 more words

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What's New At The 2017 Minnesota State Fair

By Amy Rea

One of the great rites of summer in Minnesota is the Minnesota State Fair, which runs from Aug. 24—Sept. 4, 2017. Each year, the Fair attracts considerable attention for its… 324 more words

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Wander Minnesota: Can You Learn to Draw?

By Amy Rea

I had the misfortune of once taking a drawing class, with the greatest of optimism, from an instructor who turned out not to feel as optimistically about my abilities as I did. 482 more words

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Wander Minnesota: Regatta Tours in Duluth

By Amy Rea

If you’ve visited Duluth before, you may already be familiar with Vista Fleet, a company offering harbor and Lake Superior cruises. For the remainder of the summer season (through August), they’re offering a Wednesday night event that promises all kinds of fun (and good food, to boot). 268 more words

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Wander Minnesota: Visiting New Prague

If you’re looking for an easy, quick weekend day trip from the Cities, consider taking a drive to New Prague.

This cozy, charming town is rooted in its Czech heritage (even if “Prague” here is pronounced “Praygue”), and it’s a thriving community with a robust independent retail scene. 491 more words

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Wander Minnesota: Sakatah Lake State Park

By Amy Rea

If you head south from the Cities, about an hour from the metro is Sakatah Lake State Park. It’s right outside of Waterville and about 14 miles from Faribault, making it an easy day trip with plenty of outdoor recreational opportunities. 267 more words

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