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Minnesota’s Top-Paying Jobs in 2024, 50 Don’t Require A Degree
When considering a career change, numerous factors come into play. For some, the desire to follow a passion is important, while others prioritize achieving a better work-life balance. Regardless of your motive, the salary offered is undoubtedly a crucial piece that will influence your decision to accept or decline a new job opportunity.
The Deadliest Creature in the World Returns to Minnesota Soon
This abnormally warm weather in February has felt great! But that could eventually spell bad news for us Minnesotans because the world's deadliest creature ALSO loves warm weather... If this warm weather keeps up we may be dealing with this deadly creature sooner rather than later. I don't know about...
LOOK: Your New Vinyl Highlights for Week of 2/23
After taking a week off to play some trivia, I am back with your new vinyl release highlights. It was hard to narrow it down as there were a lot of good picks on this week's list. Also, if you have not heard the 2024 Record Store Day list came out last week, so use the link here to head on over and check out the exclusives for this year and start making your plans for April 20th.
One of the Most Polluted Rivers in the US Runs Through Minnesota
With so many people and too many of us not considering the negative impact our actions take on our environment we sadly have ended up with many polluted waters. This isn't just in the US, it's all around the world. But in the US, specifically, I found the most polluted...
Billy Joel and Sting Kick Off Joint Tour: Set Lists and Video
Billy Joel and Sting kicked off their co-headlining tour on Saturday at Tampa, Florida's Raymond James Stadium, delivering dozens of hits and joining each other onstage for a pair of duets. You can see both set lists and video from the show below. Sting opened the night with a 16-song...
Parents Attach Camera to 1-Year-Old for Giggle-Filled POV of First Disneyland Trip
A one-year-old's first visit to Disneyland has been captured in one of the most unique videos you'll see thanks to her own crafty camera work. Brooke and Rhett Scheurn wanted to create a special video to commemorate their daughter's first trip to Disneyland. The couple told Good Morning America they fitted Cloves with a magnetized camera that hung around her neck as the family walked around the park.
2 Minnesota Restaurants Among the Top 25 In US For Mocktails
Yelp recently highlighted two Minnesota restaurants in their top 25 list of the best places for mocktails in the entire country. They looked at restaurants and bars, specifically focusing on those with a good number of reviews mentioning "mocktail" or similar terms. The rankings took into account factors like the total number of reviews and the ratings given to mocktails. Learn more about the two Minnesota spots that stood out below.
35 Albums That Took Over a Decade to Come Out
Waiting is the hardest part. Tom Petty famously sang those words in 1981, but during his career the Florida-born musician rarely left his fans waiting very long for new material. The same can’t be said for some of rock’s other stars, many of whom went more than 10 years between albums.
SCSU Rebounds With 3-0 Win In Saturday Area Sports Recap
-- In a game that would be closer than the final score appears, St. Cloud State beat Western Michigan 3-0 to earn a weekend split with the Broncos and take the season series. In a defensive battle, there would be no scoring until Veeti Miettinen goal early in the third period. The Broncos pulled their goalie with about 3 minutes left in the game to try to tie things up. SCSU would take advantage of the empty net twice with goals by Kyler Kupka and Joe Molenaar to secure the victory.
Chicken Chain with Unique Sides Wants To Open 10 New Minnesota Locations
Your taste buds are in for a treat as a popular chicken chain is gearing up to launch ten new restaurants in Minnesota. This place has been perfecting its flavorful chicken for over 50 years and is known for its unique side dishes. The original restaurant opened back in 1971...
Individual Gymnastics Finals & Other H.S. Sports Results Sat., Feb 24
The St. Clou Area was well represented at the state gymnastics meet with athletes from St. Cloud, Sartell, Becker, and Melrose taking part. The individual and all-around took place on Saturday and below is how gymnasts from the area did led by Laruren Woelfel's first place in the Class 1-A Balance Beam.
Exposed: Minnesota’s 10 Small Towns You’ll Want to Avoid
Uh oh, hopefully you're not from one of the small towns on this list. There are different metrics that were used to determine this list but these are the 10 worst small towns in Minnesota. So you'll probably want to avoid them if possible. The Metrics Used to Rank the...
The Real Meaning Behind Different Colored Porch Lights in Minnesota
Every once in a while you'll come across a porch light in Minnesota that's not your classic white or yellow. Sometimes there are blue ones, I've seen red lights, and I've also noticed a green one here and there. What different colored porch lights have you noticed? And what do...
Minnesota and Wisconsin Families Named Two of the Richest Families in the US
It's crazy to imagine how your life would change if you had a few million dollars. But now imagine if your family had a net worth of over $60 billion. With a B. That's how much the richest family in Minnesota is worth. A list from Forbes reveals the 2024...
Three Minnesota Restaurants Among The Most Romantic in the US
Three Minnesota restaurants have been named among the most romantic in the entire country, thanks to OpenTable's analysis of over 12 million diner reviews and various other metrics. These incredible eateries have secured spots in the coveted Top 100 Romantic Restaurants in the US list, charming diners with their delightful...
Popular Smoker Sold at Minnesota / Wisconsin Stores Could Shock You When Using
The Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued a recall for a popular name brand smoker that has the potential to give its users an electrical shock. The digital electric smoker made by Char-Broil has sold in Minnesota and Wisconsin stores like Target, Menards, and Lowe’s and is now being recalled after at least 79 reports of consumers who got a minor electrical shock from touching the smokers while in use, including one report of someone developing a finger blister after the shock, ouch!
The Best Spot for a Romantic Weekend Away in Minnesota
It doesn't matter how long you've been with your partner, you still need to be romantic every once in a while. Ignite that spark again! Lucky for you, I have the best spot for a romantic weekend getaway in Minnesota. Plan a babysitter or drop the kids off at grandma...
10 Rude Things People Do In Minnesota Restaurants
I've never worked in the restaurant business, and I don't think I could handle it. Dealing with demanding and rude customers requires a lot of patience which I don't have. We asked our audience what annoys them about eating out and got several comments from diners, servers, and bartenders. Check out some of the most popular annoyances below and chat with us on our app to let us know what bothers you when you’re eating out.
From Iowa to Minnesota, Now Wisconsin: The Blackout Plate Trend Takes Over the Midwest
The latest trend for license plates in the Midwest is "Blackout" plates, Iowa was the first, followed by Minnesota and now Wisconsin looks to offer its residents the trendy plate. The new bill was introduced by Senator Dan Knodl of Germantown and if passed will give Wisconsin residents the option...
These Minnesota Counties Are The Most Expensive To Live In
In Minnesota, the cost of living isn't exactly cheap, but it is far from the most expensive state to live in across the United States. The Land of 10,000 Lakes comes in at #26 most expensive state to live in according to data compiled by the website WiseVoter when looking at 2023 information. While the overall cost of living ranks a little lower on a national scale, the "average living wage" a single person with no kids would need to earn to support themself is the 18th-highest in the country, coming in at $17.74 per hour.
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