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Man Allegedly Bitten By N.D. Zoo Bear Faces ChargesAuthorities have issued an arrest warrant for a man they say sneaked into the Minot zoo and was bitten by a bear.
High Court Sides With Landowner In Wetland Development CaseThe Supreme Court is making it easier for landowners to bring a court challenge when federal regulators try to restrict property development due to concerns about water pollution.
2 Killed In SUV-Motorcycle Crash In Western Wis.Two people have been killed in a crash involving a motorcycle and an SUV in western Wisconsin.
Trial For Maine Man Accused Of Murder, Fleeing Pushed BackThe trial of a Portland man charged with killing a man and fleeing to Minnesota has been pushed back. Abdirahman Haji-Hassan was scheduled to appear in court for jury selection on Monday, but court officials say the case was continued.
Wrestling Coach Informed 'U' Of Drug Allegations, Agent ClaimsThe agent for the longtime University of Minnesota wrestling coach disputes allegations from a team member that the coach covered up the wrestlers' plans to sell and use an anti-anxiety drug.
Medtronic Reports Strong Financial Results In Previous QuarterMedtronic reported better-than-expected financial results in the most recent quarter, as sales for its pacemakers, stents and other medical products rose.

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Wrestling Coach Informed 'U' Of Drug Allegations, Agent ClaimsThe agent for the longtime University of Minnesota wrestling coach disputes allegations from a team member that the coach covered up the wrestlers' plans to sell and use an anti-anxiety drug.
Amid High Expectations, Lynx Off To Hot StartStarting the season 5-0 has done nothing to dampen the already lofty expectations on the Lynx this year.
Twins Place Santana On DL; Recall BuxtonThe Twins have placed outfielder Danny Santana on the 15-day disabled list after he strained his left hamstring in a loss against the Oakland Athletics Monday.
Twins' Win Streak Ends With Loss To AthleticsErwin Santana gave up a leadoff home run to Coco Crisp but then settled in and pitched effectively. The offense never did get it going and that spelled the end of a four-game winning streak.
After 5-Year Drought, Gopher Baseball Earns NCAA Tournament BidFor the first time in five years, the Gopher baseball team is headed to the NCAA Tournament.
Twins Sweep Mariners As Mauer, Sano Continue Homer StreaksJoe Mauer and Miguel Sano both homered for a third straight game and the Minnesota Twins polished off a three-game sweep of the Seattle Mariners with a 5-4 victory on Sunday.

Best Of Minnesota

Best Places In America To Celebrate The 4th Of JulyThe Fourth of July holiday is a time when families get out and celebrate the birth of our nation. For this holiday, many communities across the country host festivals that feature live entertainment, food, vendors, activities and fireworks.
Best Zoo Exhibits In MinnesotaTake advantage of the out-of-doors this summertime by visiting a zoo.
Best Summer Backpacking Trips Near MinnesotaBackpacking through Minnesota is a relaxing and inexpensive way to vacation. The state has many recreational parks, forests and wildlife preservation sites. With a GPS, backpack gear and good walking shoes or hiking boots, you'll be ready to roll on.
Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl's Top 5 Savory Rhubarb RecipesIt's Rhubarb season. They're stacked like cord-wood at the Farmers Market. It's good in more than just pie however! Dara gives you 5 savory ways to use it!
Best Movie Theater Deals In MinnesotaIt's not as expensive as you think to catch a flick in Minnesota. Check out the deals at these local theaters.
Best Places To Go Dancing In MinnesotaLift your mood with happy feet at these five great dance venues.

WCCO Features

Wander Minnesota: The Summer Festival KickoffWhile there are festivals year-round across the state, summer is really prime time. The following is just a sample of what's going on in June.
Mike's Mix: Camping CocktailsAs we get closer to summer and the weather gets warmer, more and more people are breaking out the tent and heading to the woods. Mike Augustyniak has three cocktails that are perfect for sitting around the campfire.
Local Music Tap: 4 Shows To See This Week(end)From an outside reggae party Thursday night to a major independent hip hop festival at the state fairgrounds on Sunday, here are the four shows and events to see this weekend!
MNfusion: Local Designer Creates Gift For Florence + The MachineShake it out before grabbing at seat the Xcel Energy Center for Florence + The Machine. The British indie rockers will come through the Twin Cities are on June 2.
Wander Minnesota: MNSH's History Hound ProgramIf you're the parent of an elementary-aged child and you're looking for some fun, inventive ways to keep them and their brains running, look no further than the Minnesota Historical Society’s History Hound program.
Bite Of Minnesota: Mint Simple SyrupBeginning of the season offerings are usually limited to things like rhubarb, radishes, green onions and a salad mix or two. You can also expect preserved goods, fermented foods, meat, cheese, and plenty of sweets. I was particularly excited to find fresh mint, more specially spearmint so I could restock my supply of mint syrup.

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