Leisure & Lifestyle

Thu
26
Apr

Old - and new - plant pests are back

With an early spring comes an early introduction to old enemies. This year, before the tulips were up, suspicious-looking fuzzy yellow spots dotted lawns.

And the early warming may bring June beetles in May -- followed by a much more destructive pest, Japanese beetles.

Thu
26
Apr

Reserving picnic shelters and pavilions for the summer season

Ramsey County Parks and Recreation has started taking reservations for picnic shelters and pavilions for the upcoming summer season. Parks and Rec has built three new shelters at Keller Regional Park and one new shelter at Keller Round Lake.

Wed
25
Apr

A memorial of Titanic proportions

On April 14, 2012, the Titanic and the passengers on her maiden voyage returned to life.

Mon
23
Apr

Three generations step back to the Victorian era at Mackinac Island

"Let's go biking," my granddaughter Belle said as we checked into the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island in northern Michigan.

Mon
23
Apr

Three generations step back to the Victorian era at Mackinac Island

"Let's go biking," my granddaughter Belle said as we checked into the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island in northern Michigan.

Sun
22
Apr

Smart tips for managing your debt

Debt is not always a bad thing. Taking out a loan can make it possible to buy a home, purchase a new car or send your child to college.

Thu
19
Apr

Smart safety tips for spending time outdoors

With warmer weather arriving, the call to head outdoors can't be far behind. Boating, camping and RV recreation, fishing, canoeing and numerous other outdoor sports enjoy a popular resurgence each summer.

Thu
29
Mar

Staying healthy during international travel

Booking airline tickets and packing your bags shouldn't be the only preparation you make before a trip out of the country. You should also schedule a visit with your family physician to discuss possible health hazards and find out about any immunizations you may need.

Fri
23
Mar

Savor the flavor of Riding Mountain National Park

Though they are wild and dangerous, the snorting bison milling around our car in Riding Mountain National Park seemed friendly enough as we spent about 45 minutes taking photos of mothers with calves, a big bull rolling on his back with feet in the air and another with an earring of weeds danglin

Fri
23
Mar

Savor the flavor of Riding Mountain National Park

Though they are wild and dangerous, the snorting bison milling around our car in Riding Mountain National Park seemed friendly enough as we spent about 45 minutes taking photos of mothers with calves, a big bull rolling on his back with feet in the air and another with an earring of weeds danglin

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