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Amphicars of Lake Minnetonka

Photographs by Ackerman + Gruber

Come take a cruise in the greatest bathtub toy in the world. (Life jacket: mandatory.) Read more

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Mobile Detection Station

Photo by Caitlin Abrams

If you’ve got a better theory on what that mobile detection station was doing next to the river, let’s hear it. Read more

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On August 1, the new law will make it illegal to hold and use your cell phone while driving in Minnesota. Read more

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Emerald Ash Borer

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The invasive Emerald Ash Borer could soon wipe out all of Minnesota's ash trees. Read more

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Original photograph by Jim Brandenburg

Ready for a Minnesota that's hot, wet, and smells like cilantro? Here's what the future holds for our wild places–and your backyard. Read more

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"We Ride" by Adam Turman

"We Ride" by Adam Turman

Who said you have to stop in one place to enjoy art? Read more

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Otter Tail County

Illustrations by Brian Ajhar

Taking stock of a 40-year-old fish tale. Read more

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Instant Summer Just Add You

Photography by Caitlin Abrams

Open your Google calendar: It’s bucket list season! Here’s your action plan for Minnesota’s months without mittens (all three of them). Read more

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Mayor Jacob Frey and Governor Tim Walz

Photographs by Lucas Botz for Axios

Where does a city start when trying to solve climate change, the education gap, and racial equity? Making sure everyone has a place to live. Read more

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Full spectrum CBD oil, Stigma Hemp

Photo by Caitlin Abrams

Suddenly, CBD oil is in our spas, food co-ops, and convenience stores. What's the deal behind alt-med's new favorite (alleged) cure-all? Read more

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Spinning Wylde’s

Photographs by Caitlin Abrams

Plan to snack late at night along the Mekong this summer (actually, on University Avenue). Read more

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Kayaking on Lake Bde Maka Ska

Photograph by Caitlin Abrams

Find out where to rent kayaks, canoes, pedal boats and stand-up paddleboards, and head out on the water. Read more

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Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community Wacipi

Photograph by Caitlin Abrams

What’s it like to bang a sacred drum with $8,000 on the line—and a Native nation watching? Read more

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From bars to boutiques, support these LGBTQ+ businesses, artists, and organizations beyond Pride month. Read more

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How do you get to the top of the water ski pyramid that cruises the Minneapolis riverfront? For Cha Cha Plessner, you start by stepping on your sister’s head. Read more

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Spoiler alert: You could watch a movie outside almost every night of summer with this guide. Read more

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Grand Old Day

Photograph by Caitlin Abrams

From Rock the Garden to the Minnesota Garlic Festival, we've got your summer agenda set beyond the State Fair. #MNfestivallife Read more

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Metropolitan Mosquito Control District

Photograph by Steel Brooks

Meet the scientists who give their own flesh and blood to keep us safe from vampires. (OK, mosquitoes.) Read more

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Klecko

Photo by Caitlin Abrams

After the feds shuttered his bread business, a St. Paul baker wrote a poetry collection: Hitman-Baker-Casketmaker: Aftermath of an American's Clash with ICE. Read more

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Stone Arch Bridge

Photograph by Caitlin Abrams

Enjoy free live music (and harmonica lessons!) at the Stone Arch Bridge Festival for Father's Day weekend. Read more

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