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MN Trumpeter Swan Population Now Largest In Upper MidwestMinnesota’s trumpeter swan population continues to grow, according to a new survey by the Department of Natural Resources’ Nongame Wildlife Program. The population is now estimated to be about 17,000 swans.
Waconia Student Honored For Saving Choking Classmate With 'Bear Hug'A Waconia High School student is being praised for saving the life of one of his classmates. Cody Ehrriech noticed a classmate choking during the school's lunch hour in October.
Klobuchar-Sponsored Bill Combating Prescription Drug Abuse Moves ForwardThe Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act includes provisions to expand prevention and educational efforts , as well as strengthen the programs that track prescription drugs.
Missing Minnesota Woman's Body Found In Sheyenne RiverAuthorities have identified a body recovered from the Sheyenne River as a 36 year-old Halstad, Minnesota, woman who disappeared last fall.
Twin Cities Terror Suspect Changes Plea To GuiltyA Twin Cities man charged with leading a conspiracy to send several men to join ISIS changed his plea Thursday. Abdirizak Warsame, 20, is now pleading guilty to providing material support to the ISIS, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. He was originally arrested in December in Eagan.
Police: Woman Tailgates St. Cloud Officer Leading To Chase, ArrestA 27-year-old woman was arrested Thursday morning after tailgating a police officer before leading authorities on a chase, according to the St. Cloud Police Department.

Latest Sports Headlines

Wild Host Washington, Desperate To Get Out Of Losing SkidThe Minnesota Wild welcomes the Washington Capitals to Xcel Energy Center Thursday night, but right now they'd like to welcome a win. The future of head coach Mike Yeo is teetering, the team is in a downward spiral.
MN Olympians Auctions Medals For Grandkids' College FundsThe father-son collection, currently up for online bidding, will be sold later this month.
2016 NBA All-Star Weekend PreviewLooking to fill a football-size void in your sports life? Well, lucky for you, the NBA's All-Star weekend festivities get underway in Toronto this coming weekend.
Wild Hosting Post NHL Stadium Series Skate At TCF Bank StadiumEver wonder what it might be like to skate on the same ice as some of the top players in the NHL? Minnesota Wild fans can get that chance just days after they host the Chicago Blackhawks in the NHL's Stadium Series at TCF Bank Stadium.
Peter Kostis On Pebble Beach: ‘No Better Place In The World For Golf’Veteran CBS Sports on-course reporter Peter Kostis assesses the field at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am.
Towns, Timberwolves Stage Big Comeback To Beat Raptors 117-112Karl-Anthony Towns had 35 points and 11 rebounds, and the Minnesota Timberwolves came back from 18 points down to stun the Toronto Raptors 117-112 on Wednesday night.

Best Of Minnesota

Best Valentine's Day Bars For Singles In MinnesotaJust because you're single doesn't mean you have to stay in this Valentine's Day.
Best Valentine's Day Dinners In MinnesotaEnjoy a most romantic evening with a reservation at one of these local restaurants.
Best Places For Dress Shoes In MinnesotaFinish your outfit with flair by selecting the best in footwear.
Best Shows In Minnesota To See On Your Valentines Day DateMake it a night to remember!
Best Valentine's Day Travel Destinations Near MinnesotaTake a romantic drive this Valentine's weekend to a tryst of your choice.
Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl's Top 5 Nacho RecipesWe did guacamole last year. We're doing nachos this year. Here are Dara's Top 5 Nacho recipes perfect for the "big game"!

WCCO Blogs

Guy On A Bike: Bikes As Tools For LearningBetsy Stretch is a self-proclaimed bike geek, and proud of it. So, when the MN Department of Education began implementing engineering science standards for middle school students, she used bicycles as a teaching tool in her classes at Marcy Open.
MNfusion: Director Sarah Rasmussen Talks First Show At Jungle TheaterRasmussen first fell in love with theater on a trip to Minneapolis' Guthrie Theater as a teenager. It was there that she saw her first play by William Shakespeare. It's appropriate then that Rasmussen begins her inaugural season with a love letter in the form of a Shakespearean romantic comedy – "Two Gentlemen of Verona."
Tap Talk: MN-Based Founding Fathers Brewing Co. Aims For National MarketFounding Fathers Brewing Company is a Long Lake-based company that's increasingly finding a foothold in the national market – with a patriot twist. That "twist" is actually a pretty big deal: The company donates half of its profits to help military families.
Bite Of Minnesota: One-Pot Sticky WingsIt's hard to believe that the Super Bowl has already come and gone. I'm not much of a football fan but I do enjoy the rituals of Super Bowl Sunday such as menu planning, a lazy Sunday, and an excuse to eat copious amounts of queso dip -- yes, the Velveeta + Rotel kind.
Tap Talk: Fair State Co-Op, Tin Whiskers Go Head-To-Head In 3rd Brew-OffBefore winter comes to a close, Tin Whiskers is hosting its third seasonal brew-off. On Wednesday, Feb. 17 the St. Paul brewery will face off against Minneapolis' cooperative brewery, Fair State Brewing.
Mike's Mix: Lyn65 Brunch CocktailsEvery week on Saturday, Mike Augustyniak goes in search of a new cocktail idea from a local mixologist. Today, he's heading back to Lyn65 in Richfield to kick off a series of brunch coctails.

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