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Gearing Up For The Great Minnesota Get-TogetherOne great thing about the fair is that its constantly reinventing itself. New things this year include a day dedicated to Prince a Great Yoga Get Together.
Cottage Grove Man Gets 8 Years For Party AssaultA Cottage Grove man was sentenced Wednesday to more than 8 years in prison after he crashed a party last October wearing a ski mask, flashed a knife and punched the man his ex-girlfriend was seeing.
Lawmaker Wants Taxes Axed For Minnesota Olympic Medal WinnersRepublican Rep. Pat Garofalo said Wednesday he'd introduce a bill next year to exempt Rio's medal winners from state taxes.
Arson Suspected In Waite Park Apartment Fire, Suspect SoughtAuthorities are looking for a suspect after a fire at a Waite Park apartment complex Monday appears to have been intentionally set.
Trump Creates New Wisconsin Women CoalitionDonald Trump's new Wisconsin women coalition includes some of the most powerful politicians in the state, and two who were caught up in a highly publicized investigation into Gov. Scott Walker's county office.
Bicyclist Injured After Colliding With Jeep In Mpls.A bicyclist is in critical condition after colliding with a car in Minneapolis early Wednesday morning. According to the Minneapolis Police Department, around 1 a.m. a Jeep and cyclist collided on 2nd Street North, just north of Lowry Avenue.

Latest Sports Headlines

Nick Faldo On The Barclays: Bethpage Black 'A Beautiful Golf Course'Nick Faldo, CBS Sports analyst and six-time major winner, previews The Barclays, as the FedExCup playoffs tee off at Bethpage Black.
Lawmaker Wants Taxes Axed For Minnesota Olympic Medal WinnersRepublican Rep. Pat Garofalo said Wednesday he'd introduce a bill next year to exempt Rio's medal winners from state taxes.
Timberwolves' Towns To Be Face Of NBA 2K17 Mobile AppMinnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns has been tabbed to be the face of 2K's mobile companion application to NBA 2K17 video game.
On The Rise: Brett Stegmaier, Road Warrior Stays On TourFrom mini-tours to the Web.com Tour to the PGA Tour, Brett Stegmaier has logged many miles chasing his pro golf dreams.
Gibson's Wild Pitches Help Tigers Beat Twins 8-3Cameron Maybin drove in three runs, including a go-ahead two-run single in the sixth inning, to spark the Detroit Tigers over the Minnesota Twins 8-3 on Tuesday night.
Zimmer Mum On Bridgewater, Peterson Playing SundayThe intrigue at practice Tuesday was quarterback Teddy Bridgewater's ability to throw and Mike Zimmer's ability to talk about it.

Best Of Minnesota

Best Spicy Food Restaurants In MinnesotaFive Minnesota establishments offer fare spicy enough for the most seasoned palate.
Ask A Minnesota Expert: Preparing For Fall FashionFall fashion this year is fluid and multifaceted, according to Amy Rosenthal, CEO and co-founder of the boutique Amalli Talli. Layered flowing contours, whimsical prints, and vintage jewelry show a mid-60s/early 70s flair. The dot-com 90s make a 50s-style statement in leather biker and jean jackets and pearl chokers. Platform shoes, velvet, and suede and flannel are in. And so are skinny jeans. Career gals still pocket a smart phone in a pant suit, but more are converting to the skirt suit. Bold and bright accessories warm the cool look of a fall wardrobe.
Best Fall Festivals Coming To MinnesotaSay goodbye to summer and celebrate the autumn season at these local festivals.
Best Minnesota Mountain Biking SpotsLocal adventurers who like the feel of their wheels spinning over rugged terrain are in luck. We’ve scoped out some of the top spots for mountain biking statewide so you don’t have to.
Best Places To Buy An Aquarium In MinnesotaYour fishy friends deserve the very best home. Find the finest aquariums at these local stores.
Best Folk Music Venues In MinnesotaCoffee houses and outdoor concerts were once staple folk music venues. Now you can listen to folk music anywhere, even in a pub.

WCCO Features

Tap Talk: LTD Brewing Co. Hosts Release Party For Triple IPAIPA lovers, head to Hopkins this weekend! For the third year in a row, Hopkins' LTD Brewing Company is releasing their popular beer Sleepwalker.
Mike's Mix: Smack Shack's HurricaneEach week, Mike Augustyniak finds a new cocktail from a local mixologist. This week, he tries a twist on the "quintessential drink of New Orleans."
'Lo And Behold': Werner Herzog Vs. The InternetThe legendary Bavarian filmmaker Werner Herzog grew up without electricity, running water or a telephone in the aftermath of WWII. He made his first movies with a camera he stole from a school. Now 73, the director of dozens of features and documentaries, such as "Grizzly Man" and "Aguirre, the Wrath of God", has focused his lens on the most important development in recent human history: the internet.
Tap Talk: Lakes & Legends Turns State Fair Corn Into BeerLakes and Legends Brewing Company is creating a Sweet Corn Summer Ale special for the Great Minnesota Get Together.
Ellison To Discuss Policing Doc With Filmmaker, BLM ActivistMinnesota Rep. Keith Ellison will be part of a discussion Thursday on policing in America following the screening of a documentary focusing on the Ferguson shooting and police militarization.
Wander Minnesota: I Scream, You Scream, We All ScreamSummer's actually been pretty pleasant this year, with limited numbers of scary heat waves and a goodly amount of beautiful weekends. Regardless of whether it's hot, hotter, or hottest, ice cream is always welcome. Luckily, the Twin Cities have tons of options for that sweet treat. Here are a few to get you started.

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