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We Rode the Rails to a Grand Canyon Adventure
Being so close, relatively, during our recent Las Vegas vacation, we checked out the Grand Canyon and traveled a short way along historic Route 66. I couldn't get enough.
To make the trip more interesting for the kids, we road the Grand Canyon Railway from Williams, Ariz...
We Survived a Day in Death Valley
Taking advantage of unseasonally low highs in the 90s during our recent Las Vegas vacation, my family and I trekked to Death Valley, which boasts the hottest weather and lowest elevation in the United States.
With a forecast high of 90, and after a safety discussion with the 5-year-old ("We …
Pet of the Week: Phoebe
Each week I’ll share a little bit about a pet that is available for adoption and waiting to find a good home. If you’re thinking of adding a pet to your home, pet adoption can be a very rewarding way to do so. This week, we are featuring two pets for a home with lots …
Hoover Dam is a Damn Big Dam
Recently, my family and I were on vacation in Las Vegas. We've seen quite a few of the decadent sights Sin City has to offer, so decided to visit some of the region's more wholesome venues. We also took advantage of unseasonally low temperatures in the 90s to explore outdoors...
Minnesota State Fair Releases List of New Foods for 2016
The Minnesota State Fair is still a couple of months away, but that doesn’t mean people are not already talking about it and planning trips. In addition to having announced a great lineup of bands in the grandstand, the Minnesota State Fair now has people buzzing with talk of all of the new foods th…
Heritage Days Mayor’s Reception Pictures
Faribault Heritage Days is one of the highlights of summer, and the annual local festival runs June 15-19 with a plethora of offerings to keep the whole family entertained. The event opened Wednesday with Teen Night at the carnival, and the first clue in the infamous KDHL Medallion Hunt being releas…

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