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Wis. Town Works To End Bullying By Fining ParentsMany kids face bullying and sometimes it can be very hard to stop. Now, a Wisconsin town has a new idea: fine the bully's parents.
Pedestrian Killed In Hit-And-Run In Blaine; 1 ArrestedA man is dead and a suspect is in custody after a hit-and-run incident in Blaine Thursday evening.
Good Question: What’s The Story Behind Cinco De Mayo?To thousands of Americans, Cinco de Mayo means tacos, guacamole and margaritas. They may think they are celebrating Mexico's independence. But Cinco de Mayo was actually created because of another historical event.
WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Tacos In MinnesotaYour votes took us to a Minneapolis restaurant that will soon be seen on a national stage.
WCCO Investigation: New Mold Concerns At Jordan Elementary SchoolA WCCO Investigation found new concerns about an old mold problem inside a Minnesota elementary school.
Police: 7-Year-Old Found Safe After Reported Missing In St. PaulA 7-year-old is safe after she was reported missing in St. Paul Thursday afternoon.

Latest Sports Headlines

Prep Blog: This Weekend's Top Prep Match-UpsThe sun is expected to be out for most of the weekend, so the hectic spring sports schedule will continue with several big events and top match-ups on Friday and Saturday.
How I'd Bet $100 On The Kentucky DerbyHandicappers will call Nyquist - the favorite in this Saturday’s Kentucky Derby - a bad bet because he will offer little value at odds that could go as low as 2-1.
Astros Crush Twins 16-4 In Hughes' 3rd Straight LossJason Castro homered and drove in four runs, and Jose Altuve and Carlos Correa both homered and knocked in three as the Houston Astros won consecutive games for the first time this season with a 16-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday night.
Century College Among Teams Facing Unusual Ban From World SeriesMinnesota's college baseball teams under the MNSCU umbrella can't go to World Series games in North Carolina if they advance.
Adrian Peterson Donates $100K To Hometown Flood ReliefAdrian Peterson is donating $100,000 toward relief efforts after flooding ravaged his hometown of Palestine, Texas.
5 Successful Vikings Draft Picks At Wide ReceiverIt's no secret that the Vikings haven't had a true No. 1 receiver for several years. Will Laquon Treadwell become that guy? Who knows, but here are five draft picks that did work out at wide receiver.

Best Of Minnesota

Best Mother's Day Spa Deals In MinnesotaPamper mom on the cheap!
Best Open Mic Comedy Shows In MinnesotaPerform, kick back and laugh, or both at these fantastic local Open Mic shows.
Best Books To Give Mom For Mother's DayFrom memoir, to fiction, to poetry, to essays, these books are sure to please new and veteran mothers alike.
Best Places To Buy Golf Clothes In MinnesotaGolf apparel can be as expensive as the sport itself. You might not be Jack Nicklaus, Phil Mickelson, Michelle Wie or Tiger woods in the world of pro golf fashion. But these Minnesota sporting goods and sportswear stores have golf clothes that fit your budget and look good.
Classic Southern Recipes For Your Next PartyLooking for a dash of southern flavor? Try these recipes from Mary Alice Monroe, author of "A Lowcountry Wedding."
Best Ways To Celebrate National Star Wars Day In MinnesotaNational Star Wars Day is Wednesday May 4, 2016. Here are five ways you can join the force in Minnesota.

WCCO Features

Prep Blog: This Weekend's Top Prep Match-UpsThe sun is expected to be out for most of the weekend, so the hectic spring sports schedule will continue with several big events and top match-ups on Friday and Saturday.
Tap Talk: Pints & Pups Returns At Boom IslandDog owners and lovers alike know that dogs are man's best friend. And what better way to spend a Saturday afternoon than enjoying a beer with your bestie! On Saturday, May 14 head on down to Boom Island Brewing Company with your four-legged friend to enjoy Pints & Pups.
Bite Of Minnesota: Sprouted Mung BeansEver since I got back from Arizona, I've been on a project kick. First, it was the preserved lemons, then grapefruit marmalade, candied grapefruit peels, grapefruit cleaning spray, lemon salt, and really, anything citrus related.
Wander Minnesota: The Kickoff Of Festival SeasonAs we move toward the prime festival months of summer, spring ushers in many festivals, including lots of outdoor activities.
Tap Talk: Town Hall Brewery Takes Part In Lupus Food, Wine & Brew ClassicFor the first time, Town Hall Brewery will take part in the Lupus Foundation of Minnesota's annual fundraising event – the Lupus Classic.
Twins Blog: Alex Meyer's First Big League StartWe're big fans of the Major League Debut here the the WCCO.com Twins Blog. That moment has come and gone for pitcher Alex Meyer.

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