Here you will find information about living in the Twin Cities. I'll post news and updates that affect residents in Eden Prairie, Bloomington, Chanhassen, Chaska and Minnetonka.
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For one day only museums across the country will join with The Smithsonian and offer free admission to visitors. On September 30th Mill City Museum, Minneapolis Institute of Arts and the Minnesota History Center will open their doors for free admission. Enjoy the day!.
We are all very familiar with the Parade of Homes in the Fall & Spring. But October 3rd & 5th are designated Parade of Schools days at the Osseo School District. It provides the community an opportunity to see the improvements to the facilities and observe staff and students engaged in learning...
It's back! And it's contagious. So how do you know you have it? Do you find yourself painting slogans in red or blue on your body. Or how about buying Homer Hankies and wave them wildly. If you get into the Metrodome you will find yourself screaming and cheering until your voice is scratchy ...
Yesterday the Minnesota Attorney General's Office announced indictments against IPM Realty and owners Joe Cole and Jim Abbott.The Investment Properties of Minnesota program offered the opportunity to own real estate by loaning money to IPM Realty through their Private Loan Program (PLP). The PLP...
Recently a female homeseller in Minneapolis was approached by a man stating he was a realtor and wanted to preview her home for a buyer. The homeowner let the man into her home and was then raped. If your home is for sale, please do not allow anyone in without an appointment made through your B...
Saturday night a sudden, deadly tornado struck in Rogers taking the life of a ten year old girl named Jaymi Wendt. It happened so quickly that the sirens weren't sounded. Although there was a tornado watch, it caught many be suprise. Perhaps if more people knew about the NOAA weather radios (N...
Here's a helpful resource for looking at pictures posted on Craigslist. You can go into a category and all of the pictures will display in date sequence. If you see something you like you can click on it for the description. It looks like a work in progress because it says 18 + sections are no...
Maple Grove is negotiating the donation of land exclusively to be given for the construction of a new Hennepin County Library. The 4.75 acres is located between the government center and the community center on the west side of Main Street. The new facility would be about 45,000 square feet and...
I guess I'll just have to settle for being number two here in Minnesota. We average 78.8 years. It must be all the shivering we do in the winter that keeps us trim, lowers our risk of heart disease and cholesterol counts. It's hard work living that long in this climate. Think about it - how h...
Getting a recommendation from a trusted friend or work colleague is a great way to find a good agent, whether you are a buyer or a seller. Most of my business comes from referrals from past clients. People tend to have friends with similar temperaments so chances are we will also work well toget...