Looking for a charming getaway? Try these 6 Minnesota lake towns

Small towns meet inviting lakes in these vacation enclaves.

Vineeta Sawkar is breaking boundaries with her new gig at WCCO Radio

June 20
The station's morning-drive host is the first woman — and person of color — to hold the prestigious timeslot.
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How the University of Minnesota is helping injured raptors fly again

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A technique called imping uses cadaver feathers to replace broken feathers, allowing the birds to take flight sooner.
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Rossman's ushered in new era of shopping in the Twin Cities

Air-conditioning and "miraculous fluorescent lighting" were among the features touted by the store.
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Minnesota Maker: Jamie Lang's artwork has layers of meaning

The artist uses encaustic painting on handmade adobe tiles to create one-of-a-kind sculptures.
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Multifaceted and quirky, the State Fair's Ag Hort building turns 75

The Minnesota State Fair's iconic octagonal treasure will celebrate a milestone anniversary.
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June 30

The look for summer? Fun in the sun

Beachy fashion from linen to denim and sandals to sneakers.
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How to grow your own majestic sunflower patch

Tips from Minnesota farmers on how to plant and which varieties to choose.
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June 29

Dukkah spice blend is the flavor boost you've been looking for

Make your own or catch it on several Twin Cities area menus.
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June 28

The world was his oyster, but he chose Minnesota

Author Sequoia Nagamatsu came to love Minneapolis, embracing winter's long quiet and summer's vibrant energy.
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June 27

What you need to know about hearing loss

People delay seeking help for hearing loss despite the danger of Alzheimer's and cognitive decline.
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June 27

Why our music critic wears hearing protection at shows — and why you should, too

These options let you hear the music and protect your hearing.
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June 27

Minnesota is a hub for exciting innovations to treat hearing loss

From Mayo to the U, researchers push for ways to detect, treat and aid hearing loss.
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June 24

Vintage and retro treasures add cozy feel to a Minnesota A-frame cabin

Interiors count as much as exteriors when it comes to creating a cabin oasis.
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June 23

Sound baths are the latest relaxation trend for stressed-out Minnesotans

Here's how sound and music work in the brain to change mood.
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June 23

One of Minnesota's highest peaks offers picturesque vistas off the beaten path

Walk in the footsteps of famed novelist Sinclair Lewis.
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June 22

Give your dog its day with these pampering Minnesota experiences

From pool parties to portraits, here's how Minnesotans are treating their pooches.
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June 22

Looking for a delicious low-alcohol cocktail? Try these 3 flavorful summer sippers

Drinks are backing away from the booze with spritz shots, effervescent wine mixtures and more.
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June 22

Minnesota honeyberries are bursting with flavor and possibilities

They're at home anywhere you'd use a blueberry.
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June 21

Minnesota makers from Departments at Dayton's join Nicollet Mall farmers market

Minnesota creators rotate through the Dayton's Project space in downtown Minneapolis.
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June 21

Helping turtles cross the road is one way to save endangered Minnesota species

Turtles are now on the move making nests and laying eggs, increasing their risk of contact with cars.
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June 20

Is excessive perspiration stressing you out? Don't sweat it.

A Mayo Clinic doctor weighs in on causes and treatments for heavy sweating.