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A growing list of programs and restaurants offering food to families in Minnesota

With all Minnesota students out of school March 18-27, and many closed even longer, families who rely on school breakfast and lunch will stretch to make sure their children are fed. Fortunately, Minnesota restaurants and organizations are swiftly adapting to the situation, offering free…

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40 Ways to Holiday, Day 12: December 4

In 2017, there are exactly 40 days from Thanksgiving Day to New Years Day. And with the elimination of the eighth floor display at Macy’s in downtown Minneapolis and Holiday Lights in the Park in Saint Paul, along with the disappointing change from tradition…

You Betcha: Brush up on your Minnesota slang

As you’ll see in the movies Fargo and Drop Dead Gorgeous, Minnesotans are known for elongating the letters a and o in speech (boooat, baaag). But if you want to sound more like a native, use these terms: 94, 35W, 62 = Highways/interstates (don’t say ‘I-494’ or…