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Tom Anderson’s parents raised five children in their Saint Paul-area home, where his mother, 86, still lives. It isn’t unreasonable to think that Mrs. Anderson had some sleepless nights, worrying about a child here or there.

Filled with long days on the lake along with sunshine and memories that will last a lifetime, a summer spent in Minnesota is a summer spent right.

Summer is a time for adventure. From enjoying Minnesota’s abundance of lakes to taking in the scenery on a long hike, adventure is everywhere. But sometimes the best adventures happen without leaving home; sometimes the best adventures are the ones we read.

In the kitchen. In the car. In a local shop or an office. These and other locations, both private and public, are the places where the MPR audience has been listening for 50 years.

In late-’80s Chicago, a nun named Maureen Gallagher had an epiphany while vacuuming. Days before, she had gone to her prayer group, full of other Catholic women. Two sisters voiced frustration: The diocese had rejected their request for more funding to support their successful prison ministry.

Photographing birds helps Annie Huidekoper slow down. “Rarely do I use a tripod, so I must calm myself,” she says. At any moment, the great blue heron stepping across the shore of Como Lake could glide away.

Every lawn is different, but for a spring revival, Pat Murphy of Murphy’s Lawn
Maintenance and Landscaping offers three general tips.

When It Comes to winning awards in photography, this isn’t Bob Israel’s first rodeo.

FOOD & RESTAURANTS

Best Patio Dining
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Lord Fletcher's Old Lake Lodge
Maynards

Best Restaurant   
Coalition
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“There aren’t a lot of people I know that will stand outside when it’s 18 degrees below, waiting for the sun to rise on Lake Superior,” says photographer Jackie Scherer about herself.

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Saturday, July 11
[Home & Garden]
You’re invited to one of Minnesota’s most anticipated summer gardening events – the 2020 Hennepin County Master Gardener Learning Garden Tour.