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I’m Pretty Sure My Parents Would Laugh at Me If I Wanted Them to Pay For My Vacation

I would never dream of asking my parents to pay for a vacation for me.  I look at it like if I can't afford it, I probably shouldn't be going.  However, there are parents who are willing to foot the bill.

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Make Dream Getaway #4 Your Super-Vacation

Last week Becky Korman of Rice won Dream Getaway #3. Before that, Kevin Reil of Sauk Rapids captured dream Getaway #1, and Dick Christiansen of St. Cloud won Dream Getaway #2 -- and all are planning the vacation of their dreams. Today we start your journey towards Dream Getaway #4. Where do you want to go?

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Will Dream Getaway #3 Be YOUR Super-Vacation?

Last week Dick Christiansen of St. Cloud won Dream Getaway #2. Before that, Kevin Reil of Sauk Rapids got the news that he & his wife were on their way to their personal dream vacation. Today we start your journey towards Dream Getaway #3. Where do you want to go?

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Where Will You Go When You Win Dream Getaway #2

Kevin Reil of Sauk Rapids has already locked up Dream Getaway #1, and is working with Bursch Travel to plan his vacation of a lifetime. Now it's your turn to win a Dream Getaway of your own -- and travel to that place that's always been on your bucket list. Where do you want to go?

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Will Dream Getaway #2 Be YOUR Super-Vacation?

Last week Kevin Reil of Sauk Rapids got the news that he & his wife needed to do some thinking -- to decide where they wanted to go on their personal dream vacation. Kevin was the winner of Dream Getaway #1. Today we start your journey towards Dream Getaway #2. Where do you want to go?

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Nat Geo Names Grand Marais Among Top U.S. Adventure Towns

National Geographic has built what they call the ultimate state-by-state guide to the Top-100 adventure towns in America -- and included on the list is Grand Marais, Minnesota; on the north shore of Lake Superior in the state's arrowhead region.

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Minnehaha Steamboat Reminds Me of Boat Rides Around Lake Minnetonka [VIDEO]

I remember taking these cool boat rides around Lake Minnetonka when I was a kid. The boats were huge, luxurious and for a kid, almost Titanic-like.  This story brought back a few of those memories.

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Lake Maria State Park In Monticello Makes List of Fun Places In Minnesota

This is a pretty cool list and I'm pretty excited that it includes a state park near my home in Monticello.

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What’s Your Dream Getaway?

Here at 98.1 'Minnesota's New Country' we've decided to get into the business of making dreams come true -- your dreams in fact!  What would be your dream getaway if money was no object? Hawaii? Italy? Disneyland with the family? Here's how your dream comes true.

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Northeast Blizzard Causing Delays At MSP: Check Your Flight Here

The massive snowstorm that's hitting the Northeast is causing delays & cancellations across the country, including at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. Nearly 5000 flights nationwide have already been cancelled for today. Check your flight here.

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Low Gas Prices Means Road Trip Time! [VOTE] Where I Go Next

Do you know how much I paid today for a gallon of gas? $1.86 at the Super America next to Lake George! I love to drive, and love to travel...so it's road trip time, y'all :D

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Stories from the Weekend: JW’s West Coast Holiday Trip [PHOTOS]

Starting early on Christmas Eve morning, I ventured out west for a Holiday to remember at the end of the year...

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