Kid Connection: Virtual Support Groups

Kid Connection: Virtual Support Groups
We’ve introduced you to several school aged kids in Minnesota looking for their adoptive families.  Once a child is placed in a home, that’s where the support from specialists and other adoptive families kick in.  Kari Fletcher, a Parent Support Specialist from The North American Council on Adoptable Children, show us how their continuing...

Joint Pain

Joint Pain
It’s important to get outside and take a walk, go on a bike ride, go jogging or anything to get a little exercise and enjoy the warmer weather.  It’s also important to take it easy on your joints and take care of them.  Dr. Thomas Haroldson from Entira Family Clinics explains the different kinds of joint pain you may experience and what...

Windy City Live

Windy City Live
If you lived in Chicago, instead of watching Twin Cities Live, the afternoon show you’d likely choose is Windy City Live.  We’ve chatted with hosts Ryan Chiaverini and Val Warner before and we wondered how they were holding up during this crisis.  Steve shot them a text and set up a skype interview – which didn’t go quite as smoothly...

5/22 Movie Trip

5/22 Movie Trip
The Drive-In movie theater is a staple of Americana and at their peak, nearly 80 existed in Minnesota.  Now only six remain.  Three of them are opening this weekend.  Paul McGuire Grimes of Paul’s Trip to the Movies fills us in on what you can watch on the big screen and where. Elko Speedway Drive In (in Elko) opens May 23rd - playing...

Outdoor Spaces with Bachman’s

Outdoor Spaces with Bachman’s
This is the weekend many Minnesotan’s use for planting and outdoor projects.  It’s the weekend that marks the start of summer.  If your goal is to create a beautiful and functional outdoor room, there is no reason to be overwhelmed.  Elizabeth chatted with Karen Bachman from Bachman’s for her pro tips.

Crafts for Morning, Noon, & Night

Crafts for Morning, Noon, & Night
St. Paul Pioneer Press lifestyle columnist Donna Erickson has fun activities you can do at home any time of the day with your kids.  The materials needed are from the recycling bin, your garden, pantry and frig.  The ideas, recipes and strategies are for busy parents and also for grandparents. When kids come by, some of these things can be...

Board and Brush

Board and Brush
If you have a graduating senior and want to recognize them in a special way, Steve has you covered.  He spoke to the owners of Board and Brush.  They have 5 metro locations and all of them offer in-person DIY workshops and take home projects too. Click here and get a half price deal for a premade project or workshop.  Make sure you get...

Virtual Races

Virtual Races
The spring and summer 5K’s, 10K’s, and even marathons have been cancelled this year but that doesn’t mean you can’t race!  Reporter Kelli Hanson found out about the virtual races that are taking place. Find a Virtual Race here! Virtual Run Minne-Series Gone for a Run Virtual Races  Anderson Races Related: Moms on...

Backyard Games Presented by Weed Man

Backyard Games Presented by Weed Man
We are finally able to enjoy that backyard and spend the whole day outside if you want.  Kelli Hanson has come up with some DIY backyard games. She has one more to show us that, she says took a bit more time but was possibly the most fun! Weed Man Lawn Care takes care of weeds, insects, and more.  They’ll make your yard a place you’ll...