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People have spent more time at home in 2020 than they likely have in years past. This has provided homeowners with plenty of time to ponder potential upgrades to their homes. After taking inventory of their lifestyles, surroundings and furnishings, people have embarked on construction projects or...
In recent years, the trend of upcycling, or transforming unneeded or unwanted materials into new items or products, has become more popular. Unlike recycling, which is taking consumer materials like plastic, paper, metal, and glass and breaking them down so base materials can be remade into new,...
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu   Many families across Minnesota and nationally are finding themselves without a job or a reduction in pay or hours.  This sudden loss of income is devastating for both families and communities.  Many community partners are looking for ways...
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu   Thanks to a gift from Compeer Financial, Minnesota 4-H has a special Helping Hands Award opportunity available.   New data forecast a coming hunger crisis in Minnesota unlike anything seen since the Great Depression. Before the onset of...
Cicada Killer
  Cicada killer on top of a cicada   With news of “murder hornets” in the U.S., Minnesotans have been wary of large wasp-like insects flying around. Murder hornets have not been found in Minnesota, but there are some native insects that may seem similar, such as the elm sawfly and the cicada...
The year 2020 is one few people will soon forget. Life changed dramatically and perhaps forever in 2020, when the outbreak of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 forced billions of people across the globe to make sacrifices in an effort to prevent the spread of the potentially deadly virus. The...
If you are like us, one of the reasons for going to the Great Minnesota Get-Together and other county fairs is for the FOOD. If you are out and about and see a State Fair Food Vendor open for business, post it here.   https://www.facebook.com/groups/245420266734458/about   **Disclaimer** with the...
Identifying one's family history and lineage can be an exciting and rewarding endeavor. Many people are compelled to trace their ancestry and ultimately gain much from having done so. Interest in genealogy has grown in recent years. The popular and free family tree application FamilySearch Family...
Each year on July 4, Americans celebrate the birth of their nation and independence from Great Britain. This day marks the anniversary of the presentation and acceptance of the Declaration of Independence, signed 242 years ago on July 4, 1776. The Declaration of Independence began as a letter to...
Outdoor celebrations dominate social schedules each summer. Several of these celebrations coordinate with national holidays or days of national pride and are accompanied by barbecues, parades, picnics, and often fireworks. Fireworks can add character and excitement to group events. When done well,...

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