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Officers Identified In Columbia Heights Police-Involved ShootingThe names of the officers involved in a Columbia Heights shooting that killed a 45-year-old Montrose man have been released.
Journey, Doobie Brothers Stop At Xcel Energy Center In 2016Journey and the Doobie Brothers are coming to the Xcel Energy Center Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016! Tickets go on sale December 5.
Hormel Announces 2-For-1 Stock Split Amid Strong 4th Qtr. EarningsHormel is announcing a two-for-one split a day after the company reported a strong fourth quarter and outlook. The company is projecting higher sales from organic meats producer Applegate, which it bought earlier this year.
Clinton Sets Minnesota Visit For Mid-December Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is planning a mid-December campaign stop in Minnesota. The former secretary of state's campaign announced Wednesday that Clinton will hold a "grassroots organizing" event on Dec. 15 in Minneapolis, with further details to come.
Afton Alps Opens For Season FridayLooking for something to do other than shopping this Friday? Head to Afton Alps! Afton Alps will open the slopes Friday at 10 a.m.
Minnesota Serves Up Snow For ThanksgivingIn addition to turkey, stuffing and pumpkin pie, Minnesotans may be enjoying some snow this Thanksgiving. While northern and southern Minnesota have already seen measurable snow fall this season, Thursday's storm will be the first measurable snow for the Twin Cities area.

Latest Sports Headlines

Dallas Cowboys Still Headline ThanksgivingThe Carolina Panthers may be undefeated, but all eyes will be watching the Dallas Cowboys this Thanksgiving.
Anoka High To Be Recognized For Producing Linebacker Steve NelsonThe NFL is honoring Anoka High School for its contributions to the history of the Super Bowl.
For Gophers, Winning Axe From Wisconsin Would Mean Bowl EligibilityWhat will it take to beat Wisconsin? The Gophers have been trying to figure that out for the last decade, or more. The Badgers come to TCF Bank Stadium Saturday carrying the axe. The Gophers want it, and another trip to a bowl.
Timberwolves Invite 100 Military Members To Practice The Minnesota Timberwolves are hosting 100 members of the military as a way of saying thank you for their service.
Ejected Wis. Fan Sends Police 20 Dozen Coconut DoughnutsUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison Police say a California man sent them 20 dozen coconut doughnuts as payback after officers threw him out of a Badger football game Saturday.
FanDuel Weekly Roundup: Who To Play, Who To Pass For NFL Week 12It's crunch time in the NFL as the contenders are starting to separate themselves from the pretenders. Bye weeks are a thing of the past, so you'll have endless options on who to play and who to pass on in your upcoming FanDuel matchups.

Best Of Minnesota

Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl's Top 5 Leftover Turkey RecipesFear not, you are not the first human to confront the leftovers of a 20 pound turkey. Here are Dara's Top 5 Turkey Leftover Recipes!
Best Bars With Infused Vodka In MinnesotaAdd a little flavor to your boring vodka drinks.
Best Banana Bread In MinnesotaGet your fix for banana bread at one of these five fine shops.
WATCH: Wining And Tailgating With The Saturday SommelierWine and cheese tailgate pairings from Laura Maniec, master sommelier at Corkbuzz in NYC.
Cooking With WCCO: Creamed Spinach SouffléThis Thanksgiving, Open Arms of Minnesota will deliver hundreds of meals to people with terminal illnesses. Not only do they deliver turkey, they also do creative side dishes prepared in their Minneapolis kitchens. Executive Chef Steven Howard demonstrates his spinach soufflé in the Cambria Kitchen, Cooking with WCCO.
Minnesotan To Meet: Kathy Kuhl's Candles To Remember Your Beloved PetsFor pet owners, pets really are a part of the family. That’s why after losing her dog Maggie, Kathy Kuhl wanted to do something to memorialize her pet that had been a part of her family for more than a decade.

WCCO Blogs

Movie Blog: Top 10 MST3K Episodes EverIn the increasingly distant future — more than a quarter-century ago this Thanksgiving, A.D. — the greatest Thanksgiving gift of all time was unleashed on the world. On Thanksgiving Day 1988, Twin Cities station KTMA aired the first episodes of what would eventually turn into arguably the biggest, most culturally significant cult TV show of all time.
'Art Addict' & The Passions Of Peggy GuggenheimDespite the monetary connotations of her name, Peggy Guggenheim amassed one of the greatest collections of modern art in the world, and she did so without throwing tons of money around.
Tap Talk: Brewery Trying To Win Over Macro-Brew Drinkers With '2-Pint Conversion'Are you a craft beer drinker who is annoyed with your friends who refuse to drink local craft beer? Or are you a big brand beer drinker, but want to branch out?
Tap Talk: Tin Whiskers Releases Wheatstone, Flip Switch IPA In CansOut with the bottles and in the cans. Out with the bottles and in the cans. After two years of brewing in St. Paul, Tin Whiskers Brewing Co. is introducing their beer in cans.
Mike's Mix: Make-Ahead Homemade Egg NogEvery Saturday, Mike Augustyniak helps kick off the weekend by checking out some of the best cocktail recipes from bars in the Twin Cities. This week, he gets us in the holiday spirit with a Make-Ahead homemade egg nog with former La Belle Vie bartender Adam Gorski who has an upcoming event at Hola Arepa.
Style Is Substance In 'The Assassin'“The Assassin” is not a typical period piece kung fu movie. While on the surface it might look like Zhang Yimou’s “Hero” or “House of Flying Daggers,” the tone and substance of director Hou Hsiao-Hsien’s work is far different. Instead of fantastical wire-fu fight scenes and kaleidoscopic melodrama, the focus here is highly tuned to visual composition, landscape and lyrical story-telling.
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