Arts & Culture

Cheryl Niebeling has a standing appointment on her calendar, and it’s been there for about six years. The Chanhassen resident regularly attends meetings of Thinking College, a nonprofit program that aims to educate parents about steps for their children to prepare for, and apply to, college.

Pamela Klinger-Horn is a literary connoisseur. “I love to read,” she says, a statement the Chanhassen resident backs up by the impressive number of books she reads every month (in June she was already on book number 84 for the year).

Baseball may be America’s official pastime, but in recent years, there’s another sport that’s gaining ground.

Even though summer is winding down, your garden still needs attention. Here are some important tips for August gardening to keep it looking its best into fall and winter.

To promote a second, late-summer flower show, cut back, shear or remove flower spikes from the following early blooming perennials: catmint, geraniums, salvia and delphiniums.

The Bridezilla stories have become clichés at this point—a stressed out bride yelling at her mother and her best friends, hysterical because the flowers are all wrong or the seating chart is messed up or …

Just when high schoolers and college students think the unbridled freedom of summer and all it offers is before them, a parent reminds/commands, “You need a summer job.”

An engineer, an entrepreneur and a couple of account managers walk into a bar …

Long before the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum took shape, an immigrant from Switzerland, Theodore Bost, arrived. Bost purchased the land from a railroad engineer in 1855.

Dave St. Peter is still having a ball.

Sitting high above the left-field corner of Target Field, St. Peter is reminiscing about his long tenure with the Minnesota Twins—from an intern in 1990 to the president and chief executive officer today.

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