Winter unleashed its full force on us early this year, and doesn't appear to be going anywhere. More snow and ice is on the way this winter, and with it, slippery roads and sidewalks. Salt can be an effective way for managing snow and ice, but too much of it – which may be less than you think – can cause irreversible damage to nearby lakes and streams.
Niche's Best Public High Schools ranks 14,431 high schools based on dozens of key statistics and 4.6 million opinions from 280,000 students and parents. A high ranking indicates that the school is an exceptional academic institution with a diverse set of high-achieving students who rate their experience very highly. Congratulations also to Lakeshore's other three area public high schools, all of which made the ranking's top ten for Minnesota: Wayzata (fifth), Orono (seventh), and Mound-Westonka (tenth).
A mix of warm and cold weather across Minnesota has created inconsistent ice on lakes, rivers and ponds. The Department of Natural Resources is warning parents to keep an eye on their children this Thanksgiving as they visit friends and family who live near bodies of water.
As parents scour the stores for the “it” toys once again this year, they may not realize that the perfect gift could be something their children won’t fully appreciate for several years to come — an account with Minnesota College Savings Plan.