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Wisconsin Senate Passes Bill To Help Fund Cheese PlantThe Wisconsin state Senate has passed a bill extending tax incentives to help a cheese distributor.
New Faces Putting Life Into Sunday Liquor Sales DebateFresh faces at the Legislature and an extra push from a powerful politician have Minnesota's ban on Sunday liquor sales in the crosshairs again.
Court: Man's Rights Not Violated When Ordered To Give Fingerprint To Unlock PhoneThe Minnesota Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday that a judge's ruling requiring a man to provide a fingerprint to unlock a cellphone was constitutional.
Report: Abortion Rate Drops To Lowest Level Since LegalizationEven as the election outcome intensifies America's abortion debate, a comprehensive new survey finds the annual number of abortions in the U.S has dropped to well under 1 million, the lowest level since 1974.
Lakeville Police: Propane Truck Rolls Into Retaining Pond; Driver RescuedLakeville police say the driver of a propane truck is safe after the vehicle rolled into a retaining pond early Tuesday afternoon.
Company Building DAPL Aims To Block Environmental StudyThe company building the Dakota Access oil pipeline wants a federal judge to block the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from launching a full environmental study of the $3.8 billion pipeline's disputed crossing of a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota.

Latest Sports Headlines

Ryder Cup Director To Take Over Minnesota PGAJeff Hintz, who was the director of the 2016 Ryder Cup at Hazeltine National Golf Club, is the new head for Minnesota golf and its foundation.
4 Reasons Minnesota Wild Are On FireThe Minnesota Wild are on fire. They're one of the hottest teams in the NHL, and there is no sign that a losing streak is coming any time soon.
Timberwolves Owner Glen Taylor Contributing To Target Center RenovationsTimberwolves owner Glen Taylor is contributing $9 to $12 million for additional renovations to Target Center.
Gophers' Vinni Lettieri Named Big Ten Second StarVinni Lettieri was named the Big Ten Second Star of the Week after netting a hat trick Saturday in a win over Michigan.
Keidel: Aaron Rodgers Has No PeersRodgers' performance in Dallas showed again that he's the best pure passer in NFL history. It's really not even close.
Gophers Tommy Novak Suffers Season-Ending InjuryGophers sophomore Tommy Novak will miss the rest of the season with a lower body injury suffered against Michigan on Saturday.

Latest Videos

Giant Florida Alligator Draws Big CrowdsThe gator was captured on video at the Circle-B Bar Reserve, between Tampa and Orlando. Experts say the huge reptile could weigh more than 800 pounds (1:21). WCCO 4 News At Noon – Jan. 17, 2017
WCCO A.M. On At Noon: Trump’s InaugurationChad Hartman discusses the boycott of the president-elect’s inauguration (1:43). WCCO 4 News At Noon – Jan. 17, 2017
Noon Weather ReportGet ready for some warm January weather, Molly Rosenblatt reports (3:25). WCCO 4 News At Noon – Jan. 17, 2017
Longtime U Basketball Coach Pens Book On Leadership, BusinessPam Borton spoke with Ali Lucia and Kim Johnson about her book and what she learned on team building while coaching at the University of Minnesota for more than a decade (4:43). WCCO 4 News At Noon – Jan. 17, 2017

WCCO Features

Guy On A Bike: Fat Biking In A BlizzardChristopher Tassava of Northfield is a determined cyclist and a passionate advocate for the sport. Not only does the dedicated father commute to his job at Carleton College, but he eagerly takes on new cycling challenges reserved for only the most elite endurance cyclists.
Tap Talk: Roundhouse Brewery Embraces Brainerd's PastMore than a century ago, the Northern Pacific Railway literally built the city of Brainerd. Now, a recently opened brewery is doing its part to honor the city’s past – and serve some great brews at the same time.
Mike's Mix: 'That Carrot Drink' From Can Can WonderlandMike heads to a very unique space in St. Paul that combines art, mini-golf, music, food, drinks and more art! There, he finds the mystery behind a drink appropriately called That Carrot Drink.
Wander Minnesota: Twin Cities Women's Choir Celebrates 20 YearsMinnesota is home to a rich music and arts scene. In early February, one of those stellar arts groups celebrates its 20th anniversary: the Twin Cities Women’s Choir.
Bite Of Minnesota: Instant Pot Corn RisottoThe Instant Pot is electric, sits on the counter and has several programmable settings to cook all in one pot. So far, I've made a few batches of steel cut oats, cooked chickpeas, curried broccoli soup, kalua pork and a super amazing corn risotto.
Tap Talk: North Moorhead's Junkyard Brewing CompanyAaron passed his dream of owning a brewery onto his brother as well, and in 2012 they began the process of building the company.

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Best Stores In Minnesota For Second-Hand Baby GearNew and expectant Minnesota parents in need of high quality but not budget busting baby gear should definitely check out these fantastic resale shops.
Loring Park's Third Bird To Give Way To Bearcat BarThe restaurant announced Monday that The Third Bird's space will transform Thursday into Bearcat Bar.
MNfusion: 'The Great Northern' Celebrates Winter With Outdoor DiningFrom a bar in the middle of Lake Nokomis to an outdoor happy hour in St. Paul's Lowertown, the Great Northern is celebrating the season of winter by hosting a variety of outdoor dining experiences.
Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl's Top 5 Do-Ahead Meals To FreezeAnother listener request from Dara. It's her favorite do-ahead meals to freeze, just in time for your weekend cooking!

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