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  • Minnesota Relaxation: The Glacial Waters Spa at Grand View Lodge
    Minnesota Relaxation: The Glacial Waters Spa at Grand View Lodge
    Nestled in a harmonizing atmosphere of pines and tranquil forest, the Glacial Waters Spa at Minnesota's Grand View Lodge, embraces the restorative nature of water.Whether you are traveling solo, as a couple or with friends, the Glacial Waters...
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    OSHA contractor training January 17, 2015 in Kansas City
    In the wake of recent fines accessed against a chimney contractor in Missouri, the Midwest Chimney Safety Council announced today that they will host an OSHA class January 17, 2015 in Independence, in conjunction with an annual education meeting....
  • Halloween is the top candy holiday
    Halloween is the top candy holiday
    In a survey done earlier this year by the National Confectioners Association, this Halloween candy sales are expected to reach $2.5 billion in the United States. They also found that the Midwest States will handout the most candy, the Southern...
  • Beware mom and dad, the Enterovirus D68 is sweeping the Midwest
    Beware mom and dad, the Enterovirus D68 is sweeping the Midwest
    School is finally in full swing, just in time for kids to be subject to a rare respiratory illness, Enterovirus D68. Now medical health professionals around the Midwest are concentrating to see if the children entering the various emergency rooms...
  • Hermann Wurst Haus: The wurst in the Midwest
    Hermann Wurst Haus: The wurst in the Midwest
    The German settled town of Hermann, Missouri is known in the Midwest for its wineries. There are a variety of restaurants to choose from, which of course means you can find German food. Hermann Wurst Haus is a locally owned and operated deli...
  • Shockers lead killer Midwest bracket
    NCAA tournament preview: Midwest is bracket of death
    The NCAA tournament bracket raised many eyebrows during Selection Sunday on March 16. It surprised no one that the unbeaten Wichita State Shockers led the Midwest bracket, in spite of the debate over their worthiness as an NCAA tournament favorite...
  • Helping your pooch through Midwestern winters
    Helping your pooch through Midwestern winters
    Are you afraid that after being cooped up at home with little source of exercise that your pooch will have a pooch by spring? With the Midwest having crazy cold temps (today’s high could potentially reach a whopping 12 degrees!), it is not...
  • Check out these books about the ghostly happenings of the Midwest
    Check out these books about the ghostly happenings of the Midwest
    The Midwest, a place known for it's humble communities, farms, and recently for it's rigid cold weather, is believe it or not a hot bed for paranormal activity. So it's not just the cold that is giving us the chills, it could be...
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    Protecting pets in extreme cold
    As the extreme weather in the Midwest continues, with wind chills dipping as much as 40 degrees below zero, pet owners are rightfully concerned about the safety of their pets. According to a Jan. 5, 2013 article by KSDK News Channel 5'sAllison...
  • More snow and deep freeze headed for Midwest
    Dangerous winter storm with record cold temps to hit Midwest this weekend
    A major new winter storm is heading for the Midwest this weekend, which is expected to dump as much as 12 additional inches of snow in Central Indiana, starting sometime between late Saturday night and early Sunday, according to the National...
  • Nebraska
    'Nebraska' Movie Review
    Writer-director Alexander Payne (The Descendants, Sideways) returns to his Midwestern roots for his latest dark comedy, ‘Nebraska.’ Payne grew up in Omaha. This is his first feature film that he’s directed without a writing...
  • St. Louis Arch
    The St. Louis Arch is Magnificent
    The first thing most people think about St. Louis…the Cardinals…then the Arch. The Gateway to the West, the Arch is St. Louis. The arch is an iconic landmark that was completed in 1965 and since its inauguration countless people have...
  • Midwest tornado spotted: Chicago, Midwest still under tornado threat
    Midwest tornado spotted: Chicago, Midwest still under tornado threat
    AMidwest tornadowarning is now in effect after a "large and extremely dangerous" tornado touched down in Chicago's suburbs. The outcome of the clash of two fronts over northeastern Illinois caused the National Weather Service (NWS)...
  • Bill Winke and the Beast
    Bill Winke: The man behind Midwest Whitetail
    Bill Winke, who resides in southern Iowa, is the founder of Midwest Whitetail. He has built a career on producing quality articles, photographs, and videos across different formats in the outdoor multimedia world. He has a knack for putting trophy...
  • Chicago Skyline
    The essential Chicago road trip playlist
    If you live in the Midwest or surrounding area you have more than likely taken, or at least thought about taking, a road trip to Chicago. The reasons to hop in the car and head to the windy city are many. You might be heading to a Cubs game, a...