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MDA Launches 'Protect Minnesota Pollinators' Campaign

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture is launching a new campaign to protect bees and other pollinating insects. It’s aptly named “Protect Minnesota Pollinators.” The campaign is designed to help the public understand why these insects are important. Leaders made the announcement at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds on day one of the fair...

  • ESL, the date code and model are printed on a label on the back of the detector’s cover. 141,000 Smoke Alarms Recalled, Fail to Alert People of Fire

    The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is recalling 141,000 smoke alarms nationwide because they fail to alert people when there is a fire.The recall includes 33 models of the 400 and 500 series Edwards (ESL)-branded and Interlogix smoke detectors...

  • Rendering of the planned Island Residences at Carlson Center. New Unique Apartments to be Built in Minnetonka

    A new apartment development will be coming to Minnetonka. The design will be a 174-unit building on a vacant wooded island in the shadow of the Carlson Center Corporate campus. A Dallas-based company and its Iowa partner are developing the project and will also add a bridge for vehicles to the island...

  • Home Improvement Project Nearly Turns Tragic for Minneapolis Man

    Outdoor house repairs nearly took a deadly turn for a Minneapolis homeowner Wednesday. Firefighters say Jeff Zajac was trying to fix the foundation of his home on Shoreview Avenue near Lake Nokomis when the trench caved in on top of him. He was buried up to his neck in dirt and clay...

  • 2014's Best and Worst Cities for Pet Lovers

    With International Homeless Animals Day just around the corner and pet ownership in the U.S. at an all-time high, WalletHub conducted an analysis of 2014’s Best & Worst Cities for Pet Lovers...

  • Sisu Boutique Raising Money for Coco's Heart Dog Rescue

    Sisu boutique in Woodbury is donating 10 percent of all denim sales to Coco's Heart Dog Rescue when items are purchased from Aug. 1-16. Coco's Heart is also hosting a 5K Doggie Day with a silent auction on August 16, all proceeds go directly to the care and rescue of the dogs...

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