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Credit: Minnesota Department of Motor Vehicles
Credit: Minnesota Department of Motor Vehicles
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Is This The Most Clever License Plate In Minnesota?

I think we've finally found it. The most clever license plate in the state of Minnesota has been discovered.

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Sergi Alexander/Getty Images for Buoniconti Fund
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Update: Online Fishing License Scam We Fell For, Gets Worse

It was the Friday before the 4th of July weekend and we jumped on the computer to buy our Minnesota fishing license.  We fell for a scam which I blogged about previously.  We called, complained and were promised our money back.  We thought we had avoided the issue, but it gets worse. 

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One Minnesota County Is Requiring A New Way Of Inspecting To Fight Aquatic Invasive Species – Should Others Follow?

The threat of invasive species in the Land of 10,000 Lakes has been around for many years. One county in the state is stepping up efforts to fight the spread of these unwanted aquatic hitchhikers, which raises the question, should others follow suit?

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Sergi Alexander/Getty Images for Buoniconti Fund
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Warning: Don’t Fall For The Same Online Fishing License Scam That We Did

It was the Friday before the 4th of July weekend and we realized we needed to get our Minnesota fishing license before we left for camping.  No problem, right?  My husband jumped on the computer and in a matter of minutes was yelling at the monitor and saying he had been scammed.  Here's what happened and what you should look for to avoid the same scam.

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Have You Seen These Minnesota-Shaped Groves of Trees on Google Maps?

You see a lot of weird and interesting stuff on Google Earth and Google Street View. Things like weird shapes or symbols, or even a passenger jet that appeared to be at the bottom of a Minnesota Lake are among them. While some of those images are creepy or raise questions, this is just cool.

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Scott Olson/Getty Images
Scott Olson/Getty Images
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Top 5 As Healthy As You Can Get, New 2017 Minnesota State Fair Foods

The anticipation of eating several yummy foods at the Minnesota State Fair is a huge draw for me, but I struggle to "eat healthy".  Usually what happens is I walk around and around while everyone I'm with is stopping to get what they want (usually several different kinds of food) and I end of with a bucket of chocolate chip cookies on the way out.  LAME!  This year I've done my research and found the closest I could get to "healthy" foods and this would be my top 5 picks.

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Uriel Sinai/Getty Images
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Do I Need To Register My Stand Up Paddle Board With The DNR?

We were at Sam's Club when we ran into a former neighbor who was looking for a stand up paddle board or SUP.  I told him my daughter had one and he asked if it was registered.  I didn't realize they needed to be registered and thought maybe others didn't either so I did the research and this is what they say.

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Scott Olson, Getty Images
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Local Social Media Reactions to Sunday Liquor Law News

With news that the Minnesota Senate passed the measure to allow Sunday liquor sales by a vote of 38-28, what were people around Duluth/Superior saying?

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Minnesota Senate Votes To Overturn Sunday Liquor Sales Ban

After a lengthy discussion among members of the Minnesota Senate on Monday, the body voted to pass the bill banning Sunday liquor sales. The measure passed by a 38-28 vote, and now moves to Governor Dayton's desk to be signed.

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Kellen Utpadel on Facebook
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Insane Video of Ice Fishermen on Upper Red Lake Appearing to Be Driving on Water

Seasoned ice fishermen are used to seeing standing water on area lakes as snow melts with warmer temperatures. This scene, captured by some ice fishermen on Upper Red Lake in Northwestern Minnesota takes that phenomenon to a whole new level...

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Last Year’s Vikings Winterfest Was In Duluth, This Year Catch It In Prior Lake, MN

Remember when Duluth, MN  was lucky enough to host the 2016 Minnesota Viking's Winterfest?  It was three day of non-stop fun with players, cheerleaders, a football clinic, events for the family and one huge party!  The 2017 Minnesota Viking's Winterfest will be held in Prior Lake, MN and they've included a ice fishing contest you can enter!

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Minnesota Man Asks For Letters In Hospital

A Minnesota Veteran is asking for people to send him letters as he is dying from cancer at the St. Cloud V.A. Hospital.

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