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Judge Allows Environmentalists To Intervene In Ely Mine LawsuitA federal judge has approved an environmental group's request to intervene in a lawsuit over mineral rights leases for the proposed Twin Metals copper-nickel mine near Ely in northeastern Minnesota.
'Horrible And Painful': Trump On Threats Against Jewish CentersPresident Donald Trump is calling recent threats against Jewish community centers "horrible and painful."
North Dakota Senate Debating Medical Marijuana BillA Senate committee is holding hearing on rules written to oversee the state's voter-approved medical marijuana initiative.
Iowa Groomer Given 2 Years Probation For Kicking DogA man has been given two years of probation for kicking a dog while working as a groomer in Iowa City. Court records show 22-year-old Lucas Van Orden V was sentenced Monday.
Opioid Overdose Epidemic Takes Center Stage In St. PaulOn Tuesday afternoon, a rally will be happening in the Capitol Rotunda, featuring legislators, lawmakers and doctors.
Hy-Vee Opens 6th Twin Cities Store In SavageSavage residents now have another place to buy groceries. On Tuesday, the Iowa-based grocery store chain Hy-Vee opened its sixth Twin Cities location in Savage.

Latest Sports Headlines

Jason Zucker Having Breakout Year For Surging WildOne of the many reasons for the Minnesota Wild's terrific season has been a breakout year for Jason Zucker.
2017 NBA Second Half Preview - Eastern ConferenceWith the NBA season more than half over, Eastern Conference teams prepare for the playoffs or the draft.
U Of M Among Growing Number Of Schools Using Private AirplanesOnce seen as a luxury of the corporate world, private planes are becoming increasingly common at U.S. colleges and universities as schools try to attract athletes, raise money and reward coaches with jet-set vacations.
Female Assistant Thriving For Bethel Men's HoopsIf there's one place Alisha Hvistendahl feels like she belongs, it's as an assistant coach for the Bethel men's basketball team.
Gophers Outlast Michigan In Overtime, 83-78Jordan Murphy had 16 points and 15 rebounds and Eric Curry scored all 12 of his points in the second half to lift Minnesota to its fifth straight victory, 83-78 in overtime over Michigan on Sunday night.
Gophers Beat Penn State In Overtime For Weekend SweepRem Pitlick scored in overtime as the University of Minnesota men's hockey team beat Penn State Saturday night to complete a weekend sweep.

Latest Videos

Dads, Get Our Of Your Comfort Zone In The KitchenTwin Cities Dads Group co-founders Chris Brandenburg and John Francis share their pollo alla primevara recipe (3:59). WCCO Mid-Morning - February 21, 2017
Tips On Swallowing Swords, If You're Into That Kind Of ThingMatt Brickman and Jason DeRusha talk about the unique skill with Brian Sterling, also known as Kazimir the Hungry (3:51). WCCO Mid-Morning - February 21, 2017
Achieve Personal Growth With The Help Of A BoxJill Ann Anderson has created the "Be More Box" and explains her concept with Jason DeRusha, Kim Johnson and Matt Brickman (3:39). WCCO Mid-Morning - February 21, 2017
How WCCO Viewers Will Spend Their Tax ReturnsA survey found more than 40 percent say they'll put the money in savings, and 38 percent will get rid of debt. About 10 percent are planning a vacation, while just 5 percent are planning a splurge (2:08). WCCO Mid-Morning - February 21, 2017

WCCO Features

MNfusion: Jungle Theater's 'Anna In The Tropics' Explores When Life Imitates Art"Anna in the Tropics," written by Nilo Cruz, tells the story of a cigar factory in Tampa run by a Cuban-American family. While all other factories are becoming modernized this particular one is still run by traditions, including the use of a lector.
Guy On A Bike: African-American Cycling PioneersEver since the bicycle craze of the late 19th century, African-Americans have contributed to the great cycling culture of this nation.
MNfusion: 'Mamma Mia,' Here We Go Again For One Last TimeThe pop musical "Mamma Mia," based off of the hits of '70s Swedish pop group ABBA, is traveling the United States for one last time. And the farewell tour is making a stop in Minneapolis.
Mike's Mix: Far North Spirits & 'Orchard & Oak'This week, Mike Augustyniak heads to Far North Spirits in Hallock to learn the distilling process and how to make a delicious cocktail.
MNfusion: Composer, Playwright Say Message Of CTC's 'The Sneetches' Is VitalA story of a population that divides itself based on physical characteristics, "The Sneetches" shares a timely message of what it is that really divides us and, more importantly, what it is that really connects us.
Local Music Tap: 4 Shows To See This WeekendFrom a big band show at a downtown Minneapolis jazz club to a special anniversary at First Avenue, there are some great local shows this weekend. Check them out below!

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MNfusion: Jungle Theater's 'Anna In The Tropics' Explores When Life Imitates Art"Anna in the Tropics," written by Nilo Cruz, tells the story of a cigar factory in Tampa run by a Cuban-American family. While all other factories are becoming modernized this particular one is still run by traditions, including the use of a lector.
Twin Cities Restaurant Patios Opening Amid Heat WaveA number of restaurants in the Twin Cities are taking advantage of the break from winter weather.
Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl's Top 5 Street Kabob RecipesKabobs are big worldwide, and they’re thrifty too. They’re also good! Fire up the grill, it's Dara's Top 5 Kabob Recipes!
DeRusha Eats: Baker’s Field Flour and BreadBeautiful to eat, and gorgeous to look at, this bread is a combination of art and science.

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