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Southbound I-35W To Close In North Metro This WeekendMnDOT says a 5-mile stretch of southbound Interstate 35W will close in the north metro this weekend for a resurfacing project.
Judge Considering Allowing Cameras In Prince Estate ProceedingsMedia organizations are asking a Minnesota judge to guarantee public access to all proceedings surrounding Prince's estate.
Mpls. Gang Member Gets 70 More Months For Ordering Violence Against WitnessesA convicted north Minneapolis gang member learned he will serve 70 more months in prison for attempting to retaliate violently against federal witnesses, the U.S. Attorney's Office announced Thursday.
Minneapolis Native To Protest Hillary With DNC 'Fart-In'A Minneapolis native plans to make a real stink when Hillary Clinton takes the stage at the Democratic National Convention Thursday night.
Harrison Ford To Take Teen Flying In WisconsinHollywood actor and avid pilot Harrison Ford is set to take an Illinois teenager flying in Wisconsin.
Man Injured In Becker County RolloverA man was hospitalized following a rollover accident in Becker County Tuesday evening. According to the Becker County Sheriff's Office, around 9:45 p.m. deputies received a call of a one-vehicle rollover on County Highway 39 at the Shell Lake River.

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Vikings Sign Head Coach Mike Zimmer To Contract ExtensionThe Minnesota Vikings have signed head coach Mike Zimmer to a contract extension.
4 Things To Know: DNC, Powerball, Vikings Training Camp & MoreFrom Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia to the Minnesota Vikings training camp in Mankato, here is a look at the top four stories from July 28, 2016.
Freeman, Braves Beat Twins 9-7 For 2-Game SweepFreddie Freeman homered, doubled and tied a career high with five RBIs as the Atlanta Braves held off the Minnesota Twins 9-7 Wednesday night for a two-game sweep.
Gopher Baseball Camp Teaches Success With Game Based On FailureThe Gopher Baseball Camp teaches kids success about the game based on its foundation of failure.
Kevin Williams Signs 1-Day Contract To Retire With VikingsKevin Williams is signing a one-day contract and will retire from the NFL as a member of the Vikings.
Dottie Pepper On PGA Championship: 'A Very Intimidating Layout'Dottie Pepper, CBS Sports on-course reporter, surveys the landscape at Baltusrol for the PGA Championship, the last major of the year.

Best Of Minnesota

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.
Best Outdoor Swimming Spots In MinnesotaDon't let summer pass you by. Get in the water at these local swimming holes, rivers, lakes and ponds.
Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl's Top 5 Grilled Potato RecipesPotatoes and the grill are perfect together. Smokiness, crispiness and everything that makes a potato delicious. Here are Dara's Top 5 Grilled Potato Recipes!

WCCO Features

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.
'Microbe And Gasoline' Not As Fantastic As You'd ThinkFilmmaker Michel Gondry, known for his hyper-inventive visual style in movies like "The Science of Sleep" and "Mood Indigo", is back with a new work on boyhood and friendship, but his latest looks quite a bit different than the produced-to-the-hilt movies for which he is known – and, at least for me, appreciated. The difference is so great it’s as if the director has challenged himself to take his imagination out of the poetry-and-props clouds and place it into an environment that’s earthier, a realm in which the hints of realism could grow.
Tap Talk: Aquatennial Mess Hall Showcases 4 Craft BreweriesThe four "Best Days Of Summer" are upon us in Minneapolis – the Aquatennial has returned. Celebrated since 1939, the summer event is now in its 77th year.

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