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Sister Of Minn. Sen. Jeff Hayden Killed In AtlantaAtlanta police say a woman was fatally shot in the parking lot of a local bar when two groups of men began firing at each other.
Minn. Family Uses Bean Bag Toss To Raise Awareness Of Domestic ViolenceA Twin Cities family is sharing their story with the hope of raising awareness of domestic violence.
'Enough Minneapolis' Features Families Affected By Gun ViolenceA Minneapolis artist is teaming up with families that have lost loved ones to gun violence.
150K Vikings Fans Tour U.S. Bank StadiumMore than 150,000 people have tickets to see inside U.S. Bank Stadium this weekend.
1 Dead, 1 Hospitalized After Rochester House FireA woman is dead and a man is in the hospital after a house fire in southern Minnesota.
Woman Critically Injured In Semi Crash On Highway 56 DiesA mother who was seriously injured in a crash on Highway 56 Monday morning has died.

Latest Sports Headlines

Twins Suzuki Leaves Game, Gets Stitches After Taking Foul Off MaskMinnesota Twins catcher Kurt Suzuki left Saturday night's game against the Boston Red Sox in the second inning after getting hit in the mask with a foul ball.
WNBA Drops Fines For Teams That Wore Black Warmup ShirtsThe WNBA is withdrawing its fines for teams and players that showed support of citizens and police involved in recent shootings by wearing black warmup shirts before games.
150K Vikings Fans Tour U.S. Bank StadiumMore than 150,000 people have tickets to see inside U.S. Bank Stadium this weekend.
Lynx Extend Win Streak To 6 With Victory Over StormMaya Moore scored 21 points, Sylvia Fowles had 20 points and 12 rebounds and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Seattle Storm 79-72 on Friday night for their sixth straight victory.
Twins Beat Red Sox 2-1Kyle Gibson put an end to a two-game hitting outburst by the Red Sox, allowing just a pair of hits in the first inning and none over the next seven as the Minnesota Twins edged Boston 2-1 Friday night.
Football Insiders Remember Denny GreenTo those that knew Denny Green well – and those who coached against him -- he was held in high regard.

Best Of Minnesota

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.
Vote: Where Is The Best State Park In Minnesota?If you're looking for somewhere to get outdoors and enjoy Minnesota's natural beauty, our state parks can't be beat.
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!
Best Old School Arcades In MinnesotaBars and arcades throughout Minnesota feature video games of all types from all eras. Here are five best places where you can still find those great vintage electronic games.
Best Hangout Spots After Bar Close In MinnesotaDon't let closing time close out your night.
Best Omelets In MinnesotaNext to soup, the omelet (or omelette) is runner-up as a perfect food. Made from eggs, seasoning and a dash of milk, this easy dish often includes meat, vegetables and cheese stirred into the mixture. Served with hash browns, corned beef or meat hash and a few sides, the omelet is a wonderful all-in-one meal.

WCCO Features

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.
Wander Minnesota: Where To Beat The HeatIt sounds like we're in for a few days of intense heat and humidity. While there are people who really enjoy this weather there are plenty who don't.
Bite Of Minnesota: Cauliflower Crust PizzaNo time to make dinner? Feeding a crowd? Late night hunger? Pizza to the rescue!
Tap Talk: Big Axe Brewing CompanyWhile it's hard to go more than a few blocks in Minneapolis or St. Paul without finding a new neighborhood taproom, several Minnesota towns remain untouched by this trend. And some, are just beginning to grow their community.

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