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Col. Hts. Home Invasion Suspect ChargedA man accused of breaking into several homes and sexually assaulting a young girl in the Columbia Heights and St. Anthony area has been charged with criminal sexual conduct and burglary.
Police: Downtown Chaska Schools Locked Down After Bank RobberyChaska police say the city's downtown area schools have been placed on precautionary lockdown after a bank robbery.
Foss Lake Fire 95 Percent ContainedA fire in northeastern Minnesota that has been burning for over a week is now 95 percent contained, according to the Minnesota Incident Command System.
Temporary Greenway Coming To North Mpls.The city of Minneapolis will put in a temporary greenway in a north Minneapolis neighborhood to test how a permanent greenway would work in the area.
Teen Killers Will No Longer Get Life Without Parole In IowaA divided Iowa Supreme Court on Friday banned judges from imposing life prison sentences without the possibility of parole on juveniles convicted of first-degree murder.
After Clinching GOP Nomination, Trump Shifts Campaign Focus To Clinton Presidential candidate Donald Trump, armed at last with a majority of the Republican Party's delegates, is celebrating by shifting his attention toward the general election while his likely Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton, remains locked in a divisive primary contest.

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Minnesota Wild Players Help Raise Money For Wildfire VictimsWhile the Minnesota Wild watch and wonder about their future with a new head coach, some players committed themselves to a worthy cause.
Paul Allen, Vikings Partner To Buy Race HorseA large contingent of Vikings personnel is expected at Canterbury Park Friday night to support some of their own.
Parise Rehabbing Back Injury Without SurgeryMinnesota Wild left wing Zach Parise has been rehabilitating his back injury without surgery, putting him on track to be at full strength by September.
Dayton: Lawmakers Punished H.S. League Over Transgender PolicyGov. Mark Dayton says Minnesota lawmakers punished the State High School League because of Republican opposition to the league's transgender athlete policy.
Twins Pitching Coach Neil Allen Arrested For DWITwins pitching coach Neil Allen has been suspended with pay after being arrested for DWI early Thursday morning.
Gophers Pitching Coach Todd Oakes Dies At 55Todd Oakes, the Gopher baseball team's pitching coach, died Thursday morning after a four-year battle with Leukemia.

Best Of Minnesota

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.
Best Untraditional Donut Shops In MinnesotaDo not miss these donuts!
Ask An Expert: Upcoming Summer Fashion Trends In MinnesotaStylist and fashion consultant Carly Gatzlaff, owner of Ă La Mode Wardrobe Consulting, offers tips on upcoming summer fashion trends and ideas for looking your summer best.
Best Spring 2016 Races In MinnesotaBeing one of the fittest states in the nation, Minnesota has no shortage of races to participate in. Get your feet moving and blood pumping with our sampling of some of the most interesting races of the spring.

WCCO Features

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.
Tap Talk: Tin Whiskers' 1st Anniversary Brew-Off Heads Back To St. PaulTin Whiskers is celebrating one year of brew-offs! In May 2015, Tin Whiskers decided to create a challenge that would incorporate several Minnesota breweries, unique flavors and customer choice.
Walker Art Center Inviting Families Out For Music, MoviesThe Walker Art Center is inviting families on the first Saturday of every month this summer to hear local music, do art and watch films – all for free.

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