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Woman Charged With DWI After Driving Into Blaine SwampA Lino Lakes woman faces criminal charges after driving into a swamp last month, according to the Anoka County Attorney's office.
Eden Prairie PD Seek Owner Of 'Green Stuff' Found Under Traffic ConeHave you left any marijuana under a traffic cone in Eden Prairie recently? If so, police would love to have you drop in to check out their lost and found bin.
Trump's Team Says He Backs Dakota Access Oil PipelinePresident-elect Donald Trump supports completion of the disputed Dakota Access oil pipeline in the Midwest, a policy that a spokesman says is not related to Trump's investments in a partnership building the $3.8 billion pipeline.
Mills Drops Plans To Seek Recount In 8th DistrictRepublican congressional candidate Stewart Mills said he is backing off plans to request a recount in the eighth district.
2 Hospitalized After Head-On Crash In RosevilleTwo people have been hospitalized after a head-on crash in Roseville. According to the Roseville Police Department, just before 1 p.m. officers responded to a call of a bad crash at Roselawn Avenue and Fairview Avenue.
Trump Announces Defense Secretary Pick During 'Thank You' TourTrump's first stop on this "Thank you" tour to salute his supporters was in Ohio and, ever the showman, he made the surprise announcement that he will be offering the post of defense secretary to retired Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis.

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Keidel: Why The Cowboys' Win Streak ContinuesThe Dallas Cowboys are the NFL's best team, thanks to a mature Prescott, a bulldozing Elliott and a stout offensive line.
Vikings-Cowboys Was Most-Watched TNF Game EverAll year long, fans and analysts alike have decried the NFL for its failing ratings and inferior product. Judging by Thursday night's numbers, however, the NFL may not be in as much trouble as people think.
1st Minnesota Twins Employee Tom Mee Passes Away At 88The man who many regard as the first employee of the Minnesota Twins has died.
Coaching Solid In Zimmer's Absence, But Vikings Earn Another LossMike Priefer's first time running the show came in unwelcomed circumstances, with head coach Mike Zimmer at home recovering from emergency eye surgery.
Thielen's Fumble Was Difference Maker In Vikings' Loss To CowboysOn a night when the powerful Cowboys running game had a hard time getting going against a determined Vikings defense, Kyle Wilber's big play made all the difference.
Twins Name James Rowson Hitting CoachThe team announced Friday that James Rowson has joined the coaching staff. The 40-year-old spent the last three seasons as the minor league hitting coordinator for the New York Yankees.

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Jack Jablonski Comes Home For Foundation's FundraiserIt's been almost five years since a Minnesota high school hockey player's paralyzing injury. Jack Jablonski returned to his home state to raise money for others in the same position, Kate Raddatz reports (1:50). WCCO 4 News -- Nov. 19, 2016
$1.4 Billion Budget Surplus Expected Over Next 2 Years; Audio ExcerptMinnesota lawmakers will have a $1.4 billion budget surplus to spread around next year, state officials announced Friday. According to the budget forecast, Minnesota is expected to close out this budget cycle in June with a $678-million-surplus.
Thielen’s Fumble Was Difference Maker In Vikings’ Loss To Cowboys; Audio ExcerptKyle Wilber stripped Vikings punt returner Adam Thielen and recovered the ball at the Minnesota 8-yard line in the fourth quarter, setting up a touchdown in a 17-15 victory over the Vikings for the Cowboys’ 11th straight win.
Trump To Nominate Retired Gen. James Mattis To Lead Pentagon; Audio ExcerptPresident-elect Donald Trump said Thursday he will nominate retired Gen. James Mattis to be his defense secretary, making the announcement at a post-election victory rally in Cincinnati. Mattis, 66, is a Marine Corps general who retired in 2013 after serving as the commander of the U.S. Central Command.

WCCO Features

MNfusion: 'The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time' Gives New Definition To 'Different'
Tap Talk: Boom Island Releases Kriek – Limited Sour CherryThe holidays are coming early at Boom Island Brewing Company! On Friday afternoon, the Minneapolis brewery will release its latest beer in the Spontaneous Series – the Kriek.
Tommies Blog: St. Thomas Dominates Coe, Oshkosh Awaits In QuarterfinalsThe St. Thomas football team, ranked No. 3 in the country, appears to be peaking at the right time.
Nearly 40-Year-Old Story Shows How Much & Little Hennepin Ave. Has ChangedA newly resurfaced clip from WCCO's archives has sparked a conversation about Hennepin Avenue in downtown Minneapolis and what really needs revitalization.
Tap Talk: St. Joseph's Bad Habit Brewing CompanyEverybody has a quirk or trait that causes annoyance not just to others but to ourselves as well. Beer could be one such bad habit. For many, it would be drinking it. But for others, like Aaron Rieland, maybe it's brewing it.
Wander Minnesota: Holiday Happenings (Nov. 28 - Dec. 4)The month of December is an exceptionally busy one for this festival-fond state. So this installment of Wander Minnesota will include events through Sunday, Dec. 4. Events are listed chronologically.

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Vote: Where Is Minnesota's Best Lasagna?Garfield is far from alone in worshiping the Italian casserole dish.
MNfusion: 'The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time' Gives New Definition To 'Different'
Tap Talk: Boom Island Releases Kriek – Limited Sour CherryThe holidays are coming early at Boom Island Brewing Company! On Friday afternoon, the Minneapolis brewery will release its latest beer in the Spontaneous Series – the Kriek.
Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl's Top 5 Slice And Bake CookiesYou can call them refrigerator cookies or icebox cookies, but one thing you'll definitely call them? Simple! Here are Dara's Top 5 Slice & Bake Cookies, just in time for the holidays.

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