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Fourth Of July Holiday Weekend Travel Update; Minnesota Drivers Urged To Use Caution In Work Zones

As the 4th of July holiday weekend approaches, officials with the Minnesota Department of Transportation remind travelers that there are a large number of road construction projects throughout the state.  Even though the majority of these work zones will be shut down for  the weekend, the orange cones and barricades will still be in place;  drivers are urged to use caution.

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How Do They Determine The Date For Easter Sunday From Year To Year?

Because the actual date of Easter Sunday changes from year to year, many people are confused as to how it's determined.  In no way is the date randomly selected and knowing how it's determined allows us to pinpoint the date for any year in the future.

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When Are Taxes Due If April 15 Falls On A Weekend Or A Holiday?

Even before we're of age to need to pay taxes in this country, the deadline date is seared into our conscious:  April 15 is the date that those long, short, or EZ forms are due.  No exceptions.

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EGG-Stravaganza Gets Under Way Saturday April 4th At The Lake Superior

Everyone has traditions they do around Easter. It's another holiday that is celebrated by religions and by families. There are traditions connected with each, and that's what makes it special. One of the biggest traditions that is celebrated by families and by kids especially is the Easter Egg-Straviganza at the Lake Superior Zoo.

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What Would You Do In This Situation, Wait Till You Hear This Bizarre Story From Lea

My friend Lea was on her way home and she spotted a huge wad of money in the middle of the road. What would you do? Lea pulled the car over the money and picked it up. Then something ran through her head, what if this was bad money and someone is looking for it.

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Everything You Wanted to Know About Sweetheart Valentine Candy

They're pretty much a staple when Valentines Day rolls around, at least at our house.  Did you ever wonder how long the company has been around, how they get the words on those tiny hearts, or where they sayings come from?

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Adopt A Cockroach In Honor Of Your Worthless Ex For Valentines Day

Most of us have had a relationship go bad, and we get over it. Some people however, harbor a grudge or have feelings of revenge. If you're the latter, I've got a great gift for your ex! How about a cockroach or a scorpion? The perfect gift for the scorned on Valentines Day.

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Where Can I Recycle My Christmas Tree In Superior? City Offers Free Event January 10

Some of you may have started to take down your Christmas decorations.  If you had a real tree for the holiday, you may be wondering how to get rid of it.

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Sean Morey’s New Year Wish [Video]

Once apon a time I asked Sean Morey to write me a blog, not sure if I used force or not, but he did it. I think it still rings true now, so I am re-posting it.  So, here is Sean Morey.

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Is the Last Minute Holiday Shopper a Thing of the Past?

About the only time I was a last minute holiday shopper was when I was a kid. It's hard to buy a gift for like a dollar thirty nine cents, right? I usually wound up with a candle, or a  statue or box of candy which I sampled on the way home.

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Enjoy This Christmas Song from Bob & Doug McKenzie, One Of My Favorites [VIDEO]

I don't know if you've ever heard the 12 Days of Christmas from Bob & Doug McKenzie, but it is one of my favorite versions of the 12 Days.   It's a pretty hilarious take on the classic, ending with "A Beer In A Tree."

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Was Christmas Always Celebrated In America? The Pilgrims Didn’t Recognize The Christmas Holiday

There's a lot of talk about the war on Christmas these days - with many who aim to be more politically-correct trying to whisk the reason for the season under the rug.  While you could look at this modern-day battle in America as a recent development, it isn't.  In fact - the war against Christmas has been waged since the colonial days of our country.

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