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Introducing Local Treasures

Introducing Local Treasures By Julie Buchwald Haley One of my favorite parts about my job with The Entertainment Guide is the opportunity to travel and get to know our readership area, which spans from New…

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Local Treasures-Farmington

A’BriTin Catering

A’BriTin Catering with Dawn Brittain, Owner Mac and Cheese. Hitch and Sip Trailer, a fully licensed trailer brought right to your door or pool. Downtown…

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Find your fun in Farmington

Find your fun in Farmington By Lauren Siebenaler, Communications Specialist, City of Farmington The City of Farmington is a growing community with nearly 24,000 residents.…

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Spider Monkey Bake Shoppe

Spider Monkey Bake Shoppe with Jaime Zuis, Owner Probably my Cinnamon Rolls. They are what got me started and I enjoy the process of making…

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The EG App

Keep The Entertainment Guide in Your Pocket! The Entertainment Guide is excited to announce the launch of our new App! It’s a streamlined version of the calendar of local events that you can easily search…

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Local Art & Music

Some Good News Northfield

Some Good News Northfield is a production of wunderkind Kosmo Esplan, who took the idea from John Krasinski’s new web series Some Good News. Krasinski…

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Pop Culture at Home

Pop Culture Entertainment at Home During the COVID-19 stay-at-home order, we are all looking for ways to keep our minds active and engaged. The Entertainment…

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Virtual Museum Tours

Enjoy world famous art …from your couch! Many art galleries around the world are offering virtual tours of some of their exhibits so that visitors…

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Historic Happenings with Susan Hvistendahl

With Fall comes Football!

With Fall Comes Football! Originally Published in the October 2007 Entertainment Guide The upset victory of tiny Appalachian State over mighty Michigan in football this…

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“Robbery & Murder!” in Northfield, Sept. 7, 1876

“Robbery & Murder!” in Northfield, Sept. 7, 1876 Originally Published in the September 2011 Entertainment Guide “Robbery & Murder!” screamed the headline of the Rice…

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Bruce Smith: Minnesota’s Only Heisman Trophy Winner

Bruce Smith: Minnesota’s Only Heisman Trophy Winner Originally Published in the November 2013 Entertainment Guide If you are living in Faribault, you probably have heard…

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Entertainment Picks

Suzzanne: Collecting Classics

Collecting Classics By Suzzanne Fox Executive Director, Ruth’s House, Faribault I love classic Americana, from music to muscle cars to vintage collectibles. If it’s old…

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Julie: TV, Storytelling and Fiber Art

TV, Storytelling and Fiber Art By Julie Buchwald Haley It’s hard for me to stay connected to a single form of entertainment for too long,…

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Rob: 12 Movies to Stream

12 Movies to Stream By Rob Schanilec The Big Chill (1983): I graduated HS in 1981. This became our post-HS theme movie – we saw…

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Book Reviews

Wintering: The Power of Rest and Retreat in Difficult Times by Katherine May

Wintering: The Power of Rest and Retreat in Difficult Times by Katherine May Review by Ellie Ray Katherine May’s Wintering: The Power of Rest and…

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World of Wonders by Aimee Nezhukumatathil

World of Wonders by Aimee Nezhukumatathil Review by Myrna Mibus Filled with short, beautifully written essays about the natural world and accompanied by gorgeous illustrations,…

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The Great Train Robbery by Michael Crichton

The Great Train Robbery by Michael Crichton Review by Jamie Stanley If you are a fan of the heist novel as I am, The Great…

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Real Estate, Home & Garden Features

Fall Home Preparations for Winter

Fall Home Preparations for Winter By Sonja Ziemann   As you enjoy the beauty of the fall leaves, and as the last of the warmer days turns to crisp cooler…

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7 Tips for Selling Your Home

7 Tips for Selling Your Home By Tim Freeland, Realtor So you’re about to take the plunge into the real estate market, specifically the local sellers’ market. Home preparation is…

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A Very Interesting Real Estate Market

A Very Interesting Real Estate Market By Bob Cross, Realtor Today’s real estate market is very interesting. It’s being affected by high unemployment due to COVID-19, political unrest, historically low…

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Title Company Services

Understanding Title Company Services Helps Home Buyers Choose Wisely By Teri Menard There are three critical service providers that prospective home buyers must be prepared to hire, as they make…

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Hope Springs Eternal in Your Gardens

Hope Springs Eternal in Your Gardens By Leif Knecht In these uncertain times when most of us are staying very close to home getting active in our gardens can be…

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Sustainable (Organic) vs. Traditional (Chemical) Lawn Care

Sustainable (Organic) vs. Traditional (Chemical) Lawn Care By Ryan Clarey We all know green is good, but do we really know why it is better? Synthetic (chemical) fertilizers are made…

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Body/Mind Features

Exercise Really is the Best Medicine

Exercise Really Is the Best Medicine I am frequently asked how I stay motivated and dedicated to my health and fitness goals. The reality is,…

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How to Heal Your Body and Remove Inflammation & Pain

How to Heal Your Body and Remove Inflammation & Pain By Julia McLean In order to maintain or restore the body, we need to have certain…

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Beat Stress with Mindful Breathing

Beat Stress with Mindful Breathing By Kris Layman   Yoga . . . when you think of the word “yoga” what comes to mind? Is it…

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Local Real Estate

The local real estate sector is still open for business. If you’re considering buying or selling your home in the near future, there are many…

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Local Business Directory

Below is a list of contact information for local businesses. We started with those businesses who’ve advertised with us and will continue to add more…

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Northfield Restaurants

The wonderful Northfield Area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism has created a beautiful webpage for sharing the takeout options available at Northfield area restaurants!

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Food & Beverage Guide

How about a visual menu of local food and beverage options? These fine establishments are still open for business. Support the local economy and these…

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