Comparing Insurance Companies

Comparing Insurance Companies
Even though you haven’t seen a billboard with their name on it, or a commercial on TV advertising them, doesn’t necessarily mean they aren’t the best fit for you.  The folks at The Canopy Group Representing Auto Owners explains that those unknown companies might be what you want.

Parade of Homes

Parade of Homes
It’s that time of year when we really get to dream big. This fall’s Parade of Homes tour features 286 new homes…and you can take a look around now through October 3rd. Most homes are free to tour, but for 5 dollars, you can see the multi million-dollar Woodbury Dream home that Twin Cities Live Reporter Kelli Hanson stopped by and toured...

Re-energize Your Workouts

Re-energize Your Workouts
Wellness Coach JC Lippold has ways to re-energize your workout routine just in time for the fall season. You don't have to get to the gym to get your workout in. Honor the active time in yard work or in reconnecting with friends and family over a walk rather than at a coffee shop. • Fall 5Ks, Outside Workouts, Fall Colors Hiking. Take...

Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest
Oktoberfest season is upon us. The first Oktoberfest was more than 200 years ago – so why is it held in September? Back in 1810, on October 12th Prince Ludwig of Bavaria hosted a wedding celebration and invited the common people of Munich.  The festivities lasted for several days and it was so popular they wanted to do it again.  October...

#LIVIN Music Festival

#LIVIN Music Festival
Paul Thomas, or PT as he’s known to fans on 102.9 The Wolf, is a big advocate for mental health.  PT lost his father to suicide in 2013 but he keeps the memory of his father alive through his foundation called, “LIVIN”.  The Livin Foundation encourages people to talk about depression and suicide instead of hiding from it.  With...

9/17 Movie Trip

9/17 Movie Trip
Paul McGuire Grimes, creator of Paul’s Trip to the Movies, gives us his take on The Eyes of Tammy Faye and season two of The Morning Show on AppleTV+. THE EYES OF TAMMY FAYE (in theaters) Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker were larger than life personalities who spread their ministry to millions of people every day. The new film The Eyes of...

Sun Country Surprise

Sun Country Surprise
The Jordan Family from St. Paul is just hours away from boarding a plane and flying to New York City.  They are headed to the Big Apple to celebrate their son, Noah, at this year’s Buddy Walk.  The Buddy Walk raises awareness, celebrates loved ones with down syndrome, and supports the mission of National Down Syndrome Society.  Their son...

Pet Carbon Monoxide Safety Day

Pet Carbon Monoxide Safety Day
We’ve heard about the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning but did you know your pets are susceptible too? Sharon Cooksley from Kidde explains the signs and says it’s a great time to make sure your home is protected for all the members of your family. Signs of Poisoning in Pets: Deafness Coughing Seizures Disturbance in...

Fall Inspiration from Bachmans

Fall Inspiration from Bachmans
The crisp air and changing colors of the leaves of autumn represent change.  Our moods change, our clothes change, and even the décor in our homes change.  Kelli is at Bachman’s for help bringing in the new season. Now through October 10th, take a self-guided tour at Bachmans on Lyndale for their Autumn Gathering – Ideas and...

Gaslighting

Gaslighting
Back in 1938, a play called Gas Light opened in London and a film version was released in 1944. It was the story of an abusive marriage where the husband made the wife think she was going crazy. One of the ways he did that was by telling her that the gas lights in their apartment were not getting dimmer when, in fact, they were.  The term...

Sing Me a Story

Sing Me a Story
Music can change a person.  A song can help you get through a tough time and it can bring you joy.  A song did both of those things for the Schoeneck Family from Wisconsin after their daughter Kenedi received a cancer diagnosis.  Reporter Kelli Hanson shows us how the organization called Sing Me A Story did that. Click here for more of...

Financial Wellness

Financial Wellness
According to various reports, 78% of adults live paycheck to paycheck, 3 in 5 people don’t keep a budget and 4 in 7 say they can’t manage their finances.  The team at SPIRE Credit Union can help with that.  SPIRE President Dan Stoltz shares some advice. W – Wellness E – Educate L – Long Term L – Life Happens For...