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Man, 23, Charged With Murder In St. Paul ShootingA man has been charged with murder in connection with the fatal shooting that took place in a St. Paul home Wednesday night.
Goin' To The Lake: Glenwood (Day 2)The WCCO summer roadtrip around Minnesota and western Wisconsin made a stop this week in a town that's celebrating its 150th year.
Bus Offers Hydration Therapy Via IVDrinking water was not the only way golfers stayed hydrated Thursday at the Riverwood National Golf Course in Otsego.
Could Minneapolis Be An Olympic Host City?A week from this Friday on August 5 the world will be watching the opening ceremony of the Rio Olympics 2016. One individual that will likely pay close attention is president and CEO of Meet Minneapolis, Melvin Tennant.
Federal Judge: Some Wis. Election Laws UnconstitutionalA federal judge in Wisconsin has declared multiple Republican-authored election laws unconstitutional in a sweeping ruling.
Downtown Spring Grove Evacuated Over ThreatDowntown Spring Grove was evacuated Friday afternoon as authorities worked to investigate an apparent threat.

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Bridgewater Knows He Needs To Be More AssertiveThe Minnesota Vikings checked into Mankato on Thursday, and one player deep in the spotlight is quarterback Teddy Bridgewater.
Could Minneapolis Be An Olympic Host City?A week from this Friday on August 5 the world will be watching the opening ceremony of the Rio Olympics 2016. One individual that will likely pay close attention is president and CEO of Meet Minneapolis, Melvin Tennant.
Playoff Loss, Hype Motivate Vikings At CampThe start of training camp has triggered many a dreadful feeling among NFL players, even amid the excitement of a new season.
Vikings Backup QB Taylor Heinicke Sidelined With Foot InjuryMinnesota Vikings third-string quarterback Taylor Heinicke is on the active/non-football injury list to start training camp.
4 Things To Know: Clinton Accepts Nomination, Grass Laid At U.S. Bank & MoreFrom the end of the Democratic National Convention to the beginning of events at U.S. Bank Stadium, here is a look at the top four stories from July 29, 2016.
Twins Trade Nunez To Giants For Minor League Pitcher MejiaThe San Francisco Giants acquired All-Star infielder Eduardo Nunez from the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night in exchange for a minor league pitcher.

Best Of Minnesota

Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl's Top 5 Melon RecipesIt is the height of melon season! you can just slice and eat them, of course. But you know what’s fancier? These, Dara's Top 5 Melon Recipes!
Best End Of Summer Family Activities In MinnesotaIt's a bittersweet feeling to say goodbye to summer. Here are a few ways to do it right.
Best R&B Concerts Coming To MinnesotaR&B lives. See five powerful displays of soulful blues in Minnesota this season.
5 Ways To Prep For School Before The First DayStart the school year off on the right foot by helping your kids prep for school before the first day.
Best Flea Markets In MinnesotaFlea markets are a popular activity throughout Minnesota. Some are scheduled weekly,and some occur once a year. Here are the five most noteworthy markets in Minnesota.
5 Traditions To Start Your Back To School RoutineWhat memories do you use to help document your child's progression through school? Here are five different traditions you can begin this year.

WCCO Features

Local Music Tap: 4 Shows To See This Week(end)From a couple awesome album releases to a benefit concert for Philando Castile, here are the four shows to see for this weekend!
MNfusion: 'Paint Your Wagon' Paints Story Of Love, Hope, CommunityThe curtains are rising on St. Paul's Ordway Center for the Performing Arts 2016 – 2017 theater season. And the first show to grace the stage is Lerner & Loewe's classic musical, "Paint Your Wagon."
Wander Minnesota: Last Of The Summer FestivalsThis is just the tip of the iceberg for festivals and events in Minnesota in August.
MNfusion: Blackeye Roasting Co. Opens S. Minneapolis LocationWhen it comes to craft beverages, Minnesota's market is burgeoning. Now, consumers can enjoy any number of locally handcrafted drinks straight from the tap – including coffee.
Tap Talk: Freehouse, A Brewpub In Mpls' North LoopWhat started as two servers dreaming up a breakfast restaurant concept has now blossomed into a successful restaurant company: Blue Plate Restaurant Company.
Mike's Mix: Fine Spirits ClassicEach week, Mike Augustyniak finds a new cocktail from a local mixologist. This week, Mike checks out a couple of cocktails from the Fine Spirits Classic.

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