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Driver Charged In Crash That Killed 2 FirefightersA Michigan man was charged Monday in connection with the crash that killed two of his fellow firefighters on Saturday.
Police: 50 Stolen Items Recovered From U-Haul In St. PaulThe St. Paul Police Department says about 50 stolen items were recovered from a U-Haul last week.
Sheriff: Teen Stuck On Rock Face Rescued In Taylors FallsA 15-year-old boy needed rescuing after he found himself stranded on a rock face in Taylors Falls over the weekend, according to the Chisago County Sheriff's Office.
Comic Legend, Wis. Native Gene Wilder Dies At 83Gene Wilder, the star of such comedy classics as "Young Frankenstein" and "Blazing Saddles," has died. He was 83.
Building Significantly Damaged By Fire In Downtown HibbingHibbing fire officials say an investigation is underway after a building was significantly damaged by fire in the city's downtown area early Monday morning.
Sheriff: Montrose Man Dies After Being Dragged By Truck; 2 ArrestedOfficials in Wright County say two people were arrested Sunday after an 18-year-old man was found unconscious in the street and later died.

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Gophers Women's Basketball Gets 2 Powerhouses To Start Big Ten PlayThe Minnesota women's basketball team has a tough start to Big Ten play with a trip to Ohio State and a home game against Maryland.
This Week In Golf: Patrick Reed Takes The Barclays To Open FedExCup PlayoffsIn a leaderboard with a lot of talent in the Top 10, it was Patrick Reed who emerged with the victory in the Tour's first FedExCup playoff event of the 2015-2016 season. Reed shot 66-68 in the first two rounds and then hung on over the weekend at Bethpage Black in Farmingdale, New York, to earn $1.53 million for the win. Defending champion and No. 1-ranked Jason Day finished in fourth place, two strokes behind Reed, while Jordan Spieth finished in a tie for 10th place.
Vikings OL Alex Boone Rips Colin Kaepernick Over National Anthem ProtestMinnesota Vikings offensive lineman Alex Boone is not happy about Colin Kaepernick's protest of the national anthem.
Never Give Up In Fantasy Baseball, Even If It Seems Hopeless With Five Weeks LeftDepending on your fantasy baseball league's structure, there's either one week to go before the head-to-head playoffs begin or five weeks to go to the end of the Rotisserie season. Regardless, you should never give up on your fantasy team, no matter what place it occupies in the league standings. Since other owners will give up, you can use that to your advantage in order to finish as high as possible. Your roster just may end up surprising you in the end.
Whalen, Fowles Lead Lynx Over Storm 92-80Lindsay Whalen scored a season-high 24 points, Sylvia Fowles added 11 points and 11 rebounds, and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Seattle Storm 92-80 on Sunday night.
Vikings Fans Take In First Football Game At U.S. Bank StadiumThe field wasn’t the only focus for Vikings fans Sunday. U.S. Bank Stadium itself got lots of attention.

Best Of Minnesota

Top Spots Near Minnesota To Say Goodbye To SummerThese are the best places to say goodbye to the magnificence of summertime.
Best Toddler Clothing Stores In MinnesotaOutfit your kids at one of these five chic-shopping sites in Minnesota.
Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl's Top 5 Roast Corn RecipesOf course one of the all-time favorite State Fair foods is the roast corn – but what can you do after the State Fair, to get those good roast corn flavors at home? Dara has her Top 5 right here!
Best Oldies Music Bars In MinnesotaTake a trip back in time with these Oldies music bars.
Forget Canning: Pickle Your Summer Fruits & VegetablesDon't waste that Summer produce; pickle your fruits and vegetables this year.
Ask A Minnesota Expert: Preparing For Fall FashionFall fashion this year is fluid and multifaceted, according to Amy Rosenthal, CEO and co-founder of the boutique Amalli Talli. Layered flowing contours, whimsical prints, and vintage jewelry show a mid-60s/early 70s flair. The dot-com 90s make a 50s-style statement in leather biker and jean jackets and pearl chokers. Platform shoes, velvet, and suede and flannel are in. And so are skinny jeans. Career gals still pocket a smart phone in a pant suit, but more are converting to the skirt suit. Bold and bright accessories warm the cool look of a fall wardrobe.

WCCO Features

Wander Minnesota: State Fair, The Miracle of BirthOne of the Minnesota State Fair’s newer attractions is the CHS Miracle of Birth Center.
5 Must-Try New State Fair Foods In 2016For many, the fair is a one-time affair, during which, tackling all 32 foods could bit a bit daunting. So, for those who are looking to maximize their trip, and their wallets, we've taste-tested the new foods and compiled our list of must-try items.
Tommies Blog: St. Thomas Football Hungry After 2015 Title RunThe St. Thomas football team reported for its fall camp on Aug. 13, and there's already a sense of urgency for the Tommies.
Tap Talk: Corn, Cookies Among Inspiration For State Fair BeerFor the 2016 Great Minnesota Get Together, corn, cookies and even funnel cake served as inspiration for brewers. So, wash down your favorite fair food on a stick with some these new craft beers!
Tap Talk: LTD Brewing Co. Hosts Release Party For Triple IPAIPA lovers, head to Hopkins this weekend! For the third year in a row, Hopkins' LTD Brewing Company is releasing their popular beer Sleepwalker.
Mike's Mix: Smack Shack's HurricaneEach week, Mike Augustyniak finds a new cocktail from a local mixologist. This week, he tries a twist on the "quintessential drink of New Orleans."

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