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Good Questions: Rainy Day EditionParts of Minnesota saw more than four inches of rain this week. So, we're answering some of your rainy day Good Questions.
Closures To Affect Drivers On I-94, I-35WA few major interstates are closing this weekend in the north and east metro. In. St. Paul, Interstate 94 will be closing between Highway 280 and Snelling Avenue to demolish the Prior Avenue bridge deck, which will be rebuilt this summer.
Blue Herons Making A Big Comeback On Lake PeltierAt one time, Anoka County’s Lake Peltier was home to the second largest blue heron nesting spot in the Twin Cities.
Eagle Rescued By State Trooper Released Back Into WildAn eagle rescued by a Minnesota state trooper last month was released back into the wild on Monday.
Chanhassen, Mpls. Plan Permanent Prince MemorialsAs people around the world celebrate music icon Prince, his neighbors are figuring out how to honor him at home. The fence outside Paisley Park in Chanhassen has become a temporary memorial for the legendary Minnesotan.
DNR: Previously Unreservable Campsites To Be Made AvailableHaven’t booked your campsite for Memorial Day weekend yet? Don’t worry, hundreds of previously unreservable sites at Minnesota state parks will become reservable next week.

Latest Sports Headlines

Twins Fall To Tigers 9-2 In Fulmer's MLB DebutMichael Fulmer allowed two earned runs in five innings to win his major league debut and the Detroit Tigers beat the Minnesota Twins 9-2 Friday night.
Twins Coach Gene Glynn Stays Close To His Roots In WasecaIn Minnesota, Gene Glynn is so much more than a coach for the Twins -- he was the first-ever Mr. Basketball in the state, out of Waseca in 1975.
Vikings Pick Clemson CB Mackensie Alexander In 2nd RoundThe Minnesota Vikings have drafted Clemson defensive back Mackensie Alexander with the 54th overall pick in the second round on Friday.
Legendary Coach Mike Grant Strives To Help Single ParentsIconic Eden Prairie High School football coach Mike Grant has achieved about all you can achieve in his field. He has earned more state titles than other in the state, and he was also honored as National Coach of the Year.
New Vikings WR Treadwell 'In The Right Place'The Minnesota Vikings introduced their first round draft pick, wide receiver Laquon Treadwell, at a press conference on Monday.
160 New Target Field Workers At The ReadyAfter having to bus in workers from Milwaukee and Chicago because of an employee shortage, Target Field announced that there are now 160 new workers ready to start this weekend.

Best Of Minnesota

Vote: Where Is The Best Taco In Minnesota?Natalie Nyhus asked you where to find the best tacos in Minnesota. We've narrowed it down to three picks.
Ask A Minnesota Expert: Tips For Building A Cat TunnelCreate new spaces and places. Your cat will love you for it.
5 Mother's Day Themed Gift Basket IdeasShow your mom how much you care with a personalized gift basket this Mother's Day. Here are five sample baskets to spark your creativity.
Best Crème Brûlée In MinnesotaYou do not have to be French to enjoy this rich custard dessert topped with a sweet caramelized crust.
5 Classes Moms Will Love To Take With KidsWhat better way to celebrate mom at Mother’s Day, or throughout the year, than to take a class and share time together doing what you both enjoy.
Great Gifts For Mom Under $30This Mother’s Day give mom a gift she deserves, one that is contemporary, useful, and just what she wants, plus you can have it for under $30. The day is, after all, ideally about spending the time together.

WCCO Features

Jordana's Blog: Compliment Away!"Don't waste a compliment on yourself." A guest on my show, Stephen Blair Venable, said this on the air Thursday night.
Mixed Blood To Host 40th Anniversary Gala At Paisley ParkA little under a month after the shocking death of Minnesota's Prince, a local theatre will celebrate its 40th anniversary at the place he called home.
Wild Blog: 4 Takeaways From Chuck Fletcher's Year-End Press ConferenceEven though the Wild made the playoffs for the fourth year in a row, this year will go down as probably the most frustrating season in franchise history.
Prep Blog: This Weekend's Top Spring Match-UpsThe sun should be back out just in time for a big weekend on the spring high school sports landscape.
MNfusion: 'Leap Of Faith' Actor Matt Tatone Talks Following Your HeartIt's a cliché. It's trite. It manifests itself in several other over-used phrases such as "things always happen for a reason," and "trust your gut." But, behind every trite cliché is a little bit of truth.
Jordana's Blog: Sparkle On, Gram!My Grammy is still alive, thank G-d. She's 96. Gram has the best jewelry. She's had two generous husbands, held a job most of her life, has traveled all over the world and taught me the meaning of an "important" piece. (A high-value piece of jewelry in weight and quality.)

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