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December 2011


The Minnesota History Center: A Multi-Generational Experience

December 23, 2011

The Minnesota History Center: A Multi-Generational Experience

By Ellie M. Bayrd

Memories make the Minnesota History Center come alive, so bring the extended family and personalize your historical experience. Read more »

Posted on Friday, December 23, 2011 | Permalink | Comments (2)


Iron Range Weekend Adventure

December 22, 2011

Iron Range Weekend Adventure

By Joel Schettler

The Iron Range comes alive in winter, offering a winter wonderland of outdoor adventure. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, December 22, 2011 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Minnesota Mix: Local Music for Long Road Trips

December 21, 2011

Minnesota Mix: Local Music for Long Road Trips

By Chrissy Sarinske

We are fortunate to have so many talented local bands in Minnesota. Support the local music scene with this eclectic CD mix. Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, December 21, 2011 | Permalink | Comments (1)


Don’t Drink and Drive, Let Miller Lite Give a Ride

December 20, 2011

Don’t Drink and Drive, Let Miller Lite Give a Ride

By Kelly Fitzgerald

This New Year's Eve, as you're traveling to and from the Twin Cities, you can get a free, safe ride. Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, December 20, 2011 | Permalink | Comments (1)


Mayo Clinic Healthy Living at Mall of America

December 19, 2011

Mayo Clinic Healthy Living at Mall of America

By Amanda Fretheim Gates

Take a break from shopping and make a healthy connection at the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living facility at Mall of America. Read more »

Posted on Monday, December 19, 2011 | Permalink | Comments (1)


Planning Ahead: Deals on the Slopes Up North

December 16, 2011

Planning Ahead: Deals on the Slopes Up North

By Ellie M. Bayrd

Be an early bird and take advantages of specials on downhill skiing and lodging up north this winter. Read more »

Posted on Friday, December 16, 2011 | Permalink | Comments (0)


The Friendly Skies

December 15, 2011

The Friendly Skies

By Joel Schettler

Enjoy some of the many concessions at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport this holiday season as you wait to board your flight. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, December 15, 2011 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Girls Weekend Away: Minocqua Style!

December 14, 2011

Girls Weekend Away: Minocqua Style!

By Chrissy Sarinske

A girls' getaway in the Northwoods of Wisconsin is the perfect way to reconnect, relax, and recharge. Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, December 14, 2011 | Permalink | Comments (1)


Hot-tubbing in Minnesota Winters

December 13, 2011

Hot-tubbing in Minnesota Winters

By Kelly Fitzgerald

This is the best time of year to hit the outdoor hot tub in Minnesota. Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, December 13, 2011 | Permalink | Comments (1)


Traveling with Fido? Look No Further than Now Boarding.

December 12, 2011

Traveling with Fido? Look No Further than Now Boarding.

By Amanda Fretheim Gates

Traveling with your pet just got easier. Now Boarding offers daycare, overnight boarding, grooming and more! Read more »

Posted on Monday, December 12, 2011 | Permalink | Comments (4)


Holiday Outlook: Theater, Concerts, Dance, and More

December 9, 2011

Holiday Outlook: Theater, Concerts, Dance, and More

By Ellie M. Bayrd

Start feeling festive by attending a holiday show or visiting a historic home in the Twin Cities. Read more »

Posted on Friday, December 9, 2011 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Weekend in Two Harbors

December 8, 2011

Weekend in Two Harbors

By Joel Schettler

Enjoy a winter weekend up north in Two Harbors. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, December 8, 2011 | Permalink | Comments (0)


All Aboard the Christmas Train!

December 7, 2011

All Aboard the Christmas Train!

By Chrissy Sarinske

Start a new holiday tradition with the Night Trains exhibit at the Twin City Model Railroad Museum. Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, December 7, 2011 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Holiday Shopping: The General Store of Minnetonka

December 6, 2011

Holiday Shopping: The General Store of Minnetonka

By Ellie M. Bayrd

For the holiday shopping season, there's General Store of Minnetonka for gifts and stocking stuffers. Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, December 6, 2011 | Permalink | Comments (0)


New Mall of America Homing Device

December 5, 2011

New Mall of America Homing Device

By Kelly Fitzgerald

Introducing Mall of America’s new Google Maps indoor mobile map, a way to easily navigate 4.3 miles of storefront. Read more »

Posted on Monday, December 5, 2011 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Owatonna: A Weekend of Holiday Events

December 2, 2011

Owatonna: A Weekend of Holiday Events

By Ellie M. Bayrd

Owatonna celebrates the holiday season with historic home tours, visits from Santa, sleigh rides and more. Read more »

Posted on Friday, December 2, 2011 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Boots On, Face Off

December 1, 2011

Boots On, Face Off

By Joel Schettler

A Nebraska native tries to make sense of Minnesota hockey mania, including the U.S. Pond Hockey Championships. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, December 1, 2011 | Permalink | Comments (1)


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