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Wis. State Patrol: Man With 6 DWIs Flees Deputies On FootThe Wisconsin State Patrol says a 50-year-old man fled deputies after being pulled over for what will likely become his seventh drunk-driving conviction.
State Patrol: Coon Rapids Truck Driver Dies In Dakota Co. CrashA Coon Rapids man is dead after a semi-truck accident early Saturday morning in Dakota County.
Inmate, 69, Dies In Custody At Wisconsin JailMonroe County authorities are investigating the death of a 69-year-old jail inmate.
Itasca County Man Pleads Guilty In Infant Son's DeathA northern Minnesota man has pleaded guilty in the death of his infant son but maintains his innocence.
4 Things To Do Today From Saturday, July 30, 2016Here are four not-to-be-missed events that Natalie Nyhus and Mike Augustyniak covered on WCCO 4 News Saturday Morning!
WCCO Saturday Morning: Links & Recap (July 30, 2016)Some of the best hand-made art is created here in Minnesota. All summer long you'll find festivals in communities across the state.

Latest Sports Headlines

Twins Win 2-1 On Walk-Off WalkPinch-hitter Joe Mauer drew a bases-loaded walk with one out in the bottom of the 12th inning to give the Minnesota Twins a 2-1 win over the Chicago White Sox on Friday night.
Vikings Focus On Competition, Attitude As Camp Kicks OffWe went into training camp with all eyes on the offensive line. It was the biggest area of emphasis for the Vikings this offseason.
Bridgewater Knows He Needs To Be More AssertiveThe Minnesota Vikings checked into Mankato on Thursday, and one player deep in the spotlight is quarterback Teddy Bridgewater.
Could Minneapolis Be An Olympic Host City?A week from this Friday on August 5 the world will be watching the opening ceremony of the Rio Olympics 2016. One individual that will likely pay close attention is president and CEO of Meet Minneapolis, Melvin Tennant.
Playoff Loss, Hype Motivate Vikings At CampThe start of training camp has triggered many a dreadful feeling among NFL players, even amid the excitement of a new season.
Vikings Backup QB Taylor Heinicke Sidelined With Foot InjuryMinnesota Vikings third-string quarterback Taylor Heinicke is on the active/non-football injury list to start training camp.

Best Of Minnesota

Top Hidden Destinations To Visit In MinnesotaFive hidden gems off the beaten path offer scenic beauty, cultural relevance or historical significance.
Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl's Top 5 Melon RecipesIt is the height of melon season! you can just slice and eat them, of course. But you know what’s fancier? These, Dara's Top 5 Melon Recipes!
Best End Of Summer Family Activities In MinnesotaIt's a bittersweet feeling to say goodbye to summer. Here are a few ways to do it right.
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.

WCCO Features

Mike's Mix: The University Club's Piña ColadaThis week, Mike stopped by The University Bird to learn about one of the most popular and frequently name-checked cocktails of all time.
Local Music Tap: 4 Shows To See This Week(end)From a couple awesome album releases to a benefit concert for Philando Castile, here are the four shows to see for this weekend!
MNfusion: 'Paint Your Wagon' Paints Story Of Love, Hope, CommunityThe curtains are rising on St. Paul's Ordway Center for the Performing Arts 2016 – 2017 theater season. And the first show to grace the stage is Lerner & Loewe's classic musical, "Paint Your Wagon."
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.

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