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What's Open, Closed On Presidents' Day?Monday is Presidents' Day. Established in 1885 to celebrate President George Washington's birthday, it used to be held on Feb. 22 each year.
Minn. House Set To Vote On Sunday Liquor Sales MondayMonday could be the day Minnesota lawmakers move to officially end the ban on Sunday liquor sales.
Survey: Actors Are Biggest Draw For Movie GoersWhen it comes to picking out which movie to watch, how big of a draw is winning an Oscar? Apparently, not as big as some other factors.
4 Things To Know: 1-Month Mark For POTUS, Most Congested City & MoreFrom the one month mark for President Donald Trump to fallout over "Day Without Immigrants", here are the four things to know for Monday, Feb. 20.
Finding Minnesota: Middlemoon CreekwalkJennifer Shea Hedberg and her husband, Tom, are the artists behind a South Minneapolis tradition known as the Middlemoon Creekwalk.
Man Kills Mother In Wisconsin, Leads Police On 3-County ChaseWhat started as a homicide investigation in Hudson, Wis., turned into a high speed chase with police dodging gunfire.

Latest Sports Headlines

U Of M Among Growing Number Of Schools Using Private AirplanesOnce seen as a luxury of the corporate world, private planes are becoming increasingly common at U.S. colleges and universities as schools try to attract athletes, raise money and reward coaches with jet-set vacations.
Female Assistant Thriving For Bethel Men's HoopsIf there's one place Alisha Hvistendahl feels like she belongs, it's as an assistant coach for the Bethel men's basketball team.
Gophers Outlast Michigan In Overtime, 83-78Jordan Murphy had 16 points and 15 rebounds and Eric Curry scored all 12 of his points in the second half to lift Minnesota to its fifth straight victory, 83-78 in overtime over Michigan on Sunday night.
Gophers Beat Penn State In Overtime For Weekend SweepRem Pitlick scored in overtime as the University of Minnesota men's hockey team beat Penn State Saturday night to complete a weekend sweep.
Dozier: 'I Thought That I Wasn't Coming Back'Brian Dozier participated in Minnesota's first full-squad workout on Sunday. Yup, he was a little surprised, too.
Eli Tomac Wins AMA Supercross Race At U.S. Bank StadiumEli Tomac won the AMA Supercross race Saturday night at U.S. Bank Stadium for his third 450SX Class victory of the season.

Latest Videos

Interview: Wedding Registry Tips & TrendsThere's a wedding event coming up at Galleria in Edina for brides-to-be that will help them with registry tips and trends. (3:34) WCCO Mid-Morning – Feb. 20, 2017
Keeping Your Pet’s Mouth HealthyJoining us is Karin Burseth from Chuck & Don's with some tips and products to keep your pet's mouth healthy. (3:14) WCCO Mid-Morning – Feb. 20, 2017
Viewers Weigh In On What Gets Them To A MovieWhen it comes to picking out a movie - how big of a draw is winning an Oscar? Apparently, not as big as some other factors. Viewers weigh in. (1:10) WCCO Mid-Morning – Feb. 20, 2017
Go Beast ModeAs spring approaches, fitness expert Ali Holman offers a fresh look at working out. Holman shares tips for how to get your workout back to "Spartan Days," Jason DeRusha and Matt Brickman report (3:58). WCCO Mid-Morning – Feb. 20, 2017

WCCO Features

Guy On A Bike: African-American Cycling PioneersEver since the bicycle craze of the late 19th century, African-Americans have contributed to the great cycling culture of this nation.
MNfusion: 'Mamma Mia,' Here We Go Again For One Last TimeThe pop musical "Mamma Mia," based off of the hits of '70s Swedish pop group ABBA, is traveling the United States for one last time. And the farewell tour is making a stop in Minneapolis.
Mike's Mix: Far North Spirits & 'Orchard & Oak'This week, Mike Augustyniak heads to Far North Spirits in Hallock to learn the distilling process and how to make a delicious cocktail.
MNfusion: Composer, Playwright Say Message Of CTC's 'The Sneetches' Is VitalA story of a population that divides itself based on physical characteristics, "The Sneetches" shares a timely message of what it is that really divides us and, more importantly, what it is that really connects us.
Local Music Tap: 4 Shows To See This WeekendFrom a big band show at a downtown Minneapolis jazz club to a special anniversary at First Avenue, there are some great local shows this weekend. Check them out below!
Prep Blog: This Weekend's Top High School Match-UpsYou've got to love February if you're a Minnesota high school sports fan. Conference seasons are in the stretch run, and the race for league titles is on.

Eat.See.Play

Twin Cities Restaurant Patios Opening Amid Heat WaveA number of restaurants in the Twin Cities are taking advantage of the break from winter weather.
Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl's Top 5 Street Kabob RecipesKabobs are big worldwide, and they’re thrifty too. They’re also good! Fire up the grill, it's Dara's Top 5 Kabob Recipes!
DeRusha Eats: Baker’s Field Flour and BreadBeautiful to eat, and gorgeous to look at, this bread is a combination of art and science.
WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Wood-Fired Pizza In MinnesotaOne of the newest trends in pizza also happens to be one of the oldest ways of cooking: a blazing wood fire in a brick oven.

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