This year marks the 35th annual National Night Out, held on Tuesday, August 7 across thousands of communities from all fifty states, including Rochester, Olmsted County and SE Minnesota.
There are many things about summertime that give you a burst of energy, after all with the long Minnesota winter, you have to take advantage of every bit of summertime. The grilling, lake time, bonfires, fireworks, camping, traveling and family fun are just a few of the benefits of summertime.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year full of holiday cheer and Christmas miracles; it all seems so magical, that’s what the cheesy holiday movies portray, right? But are you prepared for the unwanted visitors and mishaps? The holidays are one of the most likely times for a home break-in. Don’t let the unwanted happen to you, instead enjoy each moment worry-free by following a few security tips.
If you are like me, you’ve already started your holiday shopping or at least created a list of what to buy. (Cue the holiday music) If you haven’t, that’s ok, like others you may be the last-minute shoppers. Either way, if you are shopping online this holiday season you will be receiving plenty of deliveries at your front door.
Are you always home for those deliveries or able to get to the door? No worries, here’s one thing you’ll want on your Christmas list, the Skybell Video Doorbell!
You may be thinking, “What’s that and why is it on my list?”
Halloween is right around the corner and for kids this is an exciting time full of treats, ghoulish games, cute costumes, glowing Jack O’ Lanterns and spookiness! For parents, all the fun and excitement can come with many safety concerns for your loved ones whether it be while you or your kids are out and about or at your home. Be sure to talk to your kids about safety and prepare your home or business from the true goblins hiding behind all the ghostly fun!
October 8-14 is National Fire Prevention Week. Celebrated to bring awareness to the public about the importance of fire prevention and how you and your family can take steps to stay safe.
In a fire, seconds count. Seconds can mean the difference between residents of our community escaping safely from a fire or having their lives end in tragedy.
This year’s theme is “Every Second Counts: ‘Plan 2 Ways Out!” This reinforces why everyone needs to have an escape plan.
You strive to be a good neighbor, taking care of your homes appearance, you avoid disturbances to the neighborhood and say hi to the lady next door.
Did you know there is a day for you? National Good Neighbor Day is September 28. Proclaimed by President Jimmy Carter in 1978, it’s served as a day of gratitude and community building.
Amanda is lost. She lost sight of her mom when she saw a toy in the window that she wanted, and now she’s alone, scared, and 4 years old. What should she do?
This year marks the 34th annual National Night Out sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch and local law enforcement.
Who doesn't enjoy family vacations? Vacationing doesn't always have to be time consuming. No need to take extra time off of work or even leave the comfort of your own home. Here are a few ideas to save you money and time but still enjoy quality family time!
Find a local campground and pitch a tent for the weekend. Most campgrounds include outdoor activities providing ample entertainment for the duration of your stay including beaches, fishing docks, hiking trails, nature programs, etc... If you aren't that adventurous or have limited time available, pitching a tent in the backyard or living room will suffice! Microwave s'mores still taste delicious!
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