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Loring Park's 'Bearcat Bar' Closes After Recent RebrandingA Loring Park establishment is calling it quits just two months after rebranding themselves.
February's Warmth Poses Threat To BatsThe above-average temperatures are set to return, and it's confusing some of our local wildlife.
Somali Group Ka Joog Defend Rejection Of Federal GrantThe leaders of a Minnesota nonprofit that works to improve the lives of young Somalis knew the stakes were high when they rejected $500,000 in federal funding earlier this month.
Roseville Police Need Help Identifying Serial RobberRoseville police are asking for the public's help to identify and locate a man suspected of a dozen robberies throughout the metro.
Ellison Loses DNC Chair Race To PerezFormer Labor Secretary Tom Perez has defeated Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison to win the chairmanship of the Democratic National Committee Saturday afternoon.
4 Things To Do From Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017Celebrate 'Star Wars' in St. Paul, go kiss a fish in Walker, get techie in Bloomington & find spring at the Home & Garden Show!

Latest Sports Headlines

Gophers Make It 7 In A Row With 81-71 Win Over Penn StateNate Mason had 16 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists, and Jordan Murphy added 16 points and 16 rebounds for the Minnesota Gophers in an 81-71 win over Penn State on Saturday.
Hastings Coach Jake Moore To Retire After Almost 50 YearsJake Moore started doing it as the freshman coach 46 years ago at Hastings. This season is his last, and oh the memories.
Towns, Wiggins Lead Timberwolves Over Mavericks 97-84Karl-Anthony Towns had 26 points and 18 rebounds and Andrew Wiggins scored 27 points to help the Timberwolves beat the Mavericks 97-84.
Olympian, NHL Vet Among Warroad's Supporters At State TournamentThe Minnesota State High School League Girls' Hockey Tournament is taking place this weekend at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.
Keidel: Why Not A Mayweather-McGregor Fight?A Mayweather-McGregor boxing match may offend purists' sensibilities. But it's entertainment, so let's just enjoy it.
Audubon Society: U.S. Bank Stadium Is Deadliest Building In Metro For BirdsThe Audubon Society of Minneapolis says U.S. Bank Stadium kills more birds than any other building in the metro.

Latest Videos

Mike's Mix: Esker GroveMike Augustyniak heads to the Walker Art Center's Esker Grover to try their take on the absinthe substitute called pastis (3:31). WCCO Saturday Morning – February 25, 2017
'Tech Fest' Aims To Inspire STEM FuturesAn event this Saturday hopes to inspire kids and pursue their passions for science, technology, engineering and math, Mike Augustyniak and Natalie Nyhus report (3:30). WCCO Saturday Morning – February 25, 2017
Town Hall Held Without Rep. Erik PaulsenConstituents of Congressional District 3 packed a town hall meeting – despite the fact that their representative was a no-show, reports Natalie Nyhus (1:12). WCCO Saturday Morning – February 25, 2017
FBI Investigates Trump Associates' Russia TiesThe FBI is now investigating whether President Trump's associates coordinated with Russian officials during the 2016 presidential campaign, reports Craig Boswell (2:03). WCCO Saturday Morning – February 25, 2017

WCCO Features

Mike's Mix: Contemporary Pastis Cocktail @ Esker GroveEach week, Mike Augustyniak finds a new cocktail from a local mixologist. This week, he heads inside the Walker Arts Center to check out a cocktail from the Esker Grove.
Tommies Blog: St. Thomas Basketball Top Seed For MIAC PlayoffsAfter starting 1-2 in MIAC play, St. Thomas finished 15-5 and is the No. 1 seed for the playoffs. The Tommies host St. John's Thursday night.
Tap Talk: Craftapped Celebrates Community, Culture Around BeerEnter Crafttapped: a new rewards program founded in Minneapolis, whose founders said it's for, "if you like beer and you like being around people, or even if you hate people but like craft beer."
Tap Talk: Lift Bridge Raises Money For Military By Building Largest 'Beer-Amid'Be a part of history while helping Minnesota's military families! Stillwater's Lift Bridge Brewing Company is attempting to build Minnesota's largest "beer-amid" this weekend.
MNfusion: Tullibee Chef Crowned Prince Of Pigs At Cochon555Where's the beef? Well, it made way for the pork. On Sunday afternoon in downtown Minneapolis, Twin Cities foodies celebrated the pig in all of its glory at Cochon555.
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.

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl's Top 5 Healing SoupsA lot of people are sick right now. How can we eat good food when we're sick? If we make good healing soups like these, Dara's top 5!
Tap Talk: Craftapped Celebrates Community, Culture Around BeerEnter Crafttapped: a new rewards program founded in Minneapolis, whose founders said it's for, "if you like beer and you like being around people, or even if you hate people but like craft beer."
Tap Talk: Lift Bridge Raises Money For Military By Building Largest 'Beer-Amid'Be a part of history while helping Minnesota's military families! Stillwater's Lift Bridge Brewing Company is attempting to build Minnesota's largest "beer-amid" this weekend.
Angie's BOOMCHICKAPOP Introduces 5 New FlavorsPopcorn lovers, rejoice! Beloved Minnesota company Angie's BOOMCHICKAPOP is releasing five new flavors!

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