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Homeowners can conserve water during droughts and dry weather periods

Drought and dry conditions in summer highlight the importance of conserving water.Weather can be unpredictable. Carefully developed plans for days spent in the great outdoors can be derailed by unexpected rainstorms, while sudden bursts of sunshine c… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

How to remove mildew from your home’s siding and exterior structures

Homeowners want their residences to look inviting inside and out. Part of keeping an attractive property involves addressing issues that can compromise not only the appearance of a home, but even its integrity. People who live in regions with high hu… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Home office must-haves include good lighting, quiet, and electrical outlets

Home office capabilities became a big priority in 2020. Designing such spaces can be fun and easy.Remote work has been around for many years, though it certainly picked up steam in 2020. In an effort to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus COV… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Some homeowners facing hardship due to COVID-19 can get help

31 financial institutions will provide mortgage-relief options

Minnesota families have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. On July 2, Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison, Governor Tim Walz, and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan announced a commitment by 31 Minnesota financial institutions to provide mo… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

The United States Hockey Hall of Fame Museum

Photo by Cindy Kujala.The United States Hockey Hall of Fame Museum in Eveleth recently installed new signage both inside and outside of the museum. This new banner (right) honors notable women ice hockey players and U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame inductees… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Create a fire safety plan to include pets

Fire safety plans should include all members of the household, which includes companion animals.Fire safety measures are essential yet often overlooked. In addition to outlining the proper action to take should a fire break out, a fire safety evacuat… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

A buyer’s guide to finding the right air conditioning system

An air conditioning unit that adequately cools a home without consuming a lot of costly electricity should be every homeowner’s goal.Few experiences provide as much relief as walking into a cool room on a hot summer day. Air conditioning systems make… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Practice fireworks safety this summer

The risk for serious injury is significant anytime fireworks are handled. Always use care when handling fireworks.The arrival of warm weather provides more opportunities to gather and celebrate. From national holidays to impromptu backyard barbecues,… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Minnesota guides provide tips for making insurance claims

One role of the Minnesota Department of Commerce is to help Minnesotans understand how to make business and residential insurance claims. The department has published new guides to assist businesses, property owners, homeowners and renters to better … Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Check your credit to protect your financial health

Minnesota Department of Commerce Commissioner Steve Kelley is recommending that consumers take advantage of the opportunity to check their credit rating during these trying financial times. The three major credit reporting agencies, Equifax, Experian… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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