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Macalester Grad Develops App To Help Veterans With PTSDMacalester College grad Tyler Skluzacek's "MyBivy" app recently took first place at a coding competition in Washington DC.
Workers Memorial Mural Dedicated At State CapitolA new mural on the State Capitol Mall honors those who are seldom celebrated.
4-H Challenge Seeks To Grow New Crop Of Ag ScientistsOne team is developing GPS ear tags so cattle farmers can track herds from afar. Another thinks drones can protect livestock from predators. Yet another is developing a rechargeable portable warmer to prevent vaccines from freezing when dairy producers inoculate their herds in the winter.
N.D. Driver Arrested After Hitting 2 Mailboxes, Sign And CarWest Fargo police arrested a motorist who allegedly struck two mailboxes, a road sign and another vehicle, causing two minor injuries to the occupants of the other vehicle.
Closing Arguments Expected Tuesday In Terror TrialClosing arguments are expected Tuesday in the three week trial of three young Twin Cities men accused of trying to join ISIS.
Discounts, Freebies Offered To Veterans This Memorial DayWhile we are remembering fallen military members from Minnesota and across the country this Memorial Day, several businesses are also honoring veterans and current military members with discounts and freebies.

Latest Sports Headlines

Twins Sweep Mariners As Mauer, Sano Continue Homer StreaksJoe Mauer and Miguel Sano both homered for a third straight game and the Minnesota Twins polished off a three-game sweep of the Seattle Mariners with a 5-4 victory on Sunday.
Twins Top Mariners, Win Third Game StraightConsidering all the troubles of the first two months, the Minnesota Twins could laugh and crack some smiles after the wacky and unlikely double play to close out their third straight win.
Peterson Shows Up To OTAs Ready To WorkLike the ones that are driven, Peterson is pleased with the past, but sees room for improvement.
Horse Owned By Paul Allen, Vikings Makes Racing DebutThere's a big difference between what it feels like to bet on a horse and what it feels like to own it.
Twins' Big Hitters Not Living Up To ExpectationsThe two Twins in the batting order that could change the season are Brian Dozier and Miguel Sano. If they hit the projections coming into the season, things would be different.
Vikings' Loadholt Ready To Make Up For Lost TimePhil Loadholt is back where he wants to be -- practicing football with his team, the Vikings.

Best Of Minnesota

Best Zoo Exhibits In MinnesotaTake advantage of the out-of-doors this summertime by visiting a zoo.
Best Summer Backpacking Trips Near MinnesotaBackpacking through Minnesota is a relaxing and inexpensive way to vacation. The state has many recreational parks, forests and wildlife preservation sites. With a GPS, backpack gear and good walking shoes or hiking boots, you'll be ready to roll on.
Vote: Where Is The Best Drive-In Restaurant In Minnesota?There's always one place you can grab a bite to eat where time seems to have stopped -- a drive-in restaurant.
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.

WCCO Features

Mike's Mix: Camping CocktailsAs we get closer to summer and the weather gets warmer, more and more people are breaking out the tent and heading to the woods. Mike Augustyniak has three cocktails that are perfect for sitting around the campfire.
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.

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