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Minnesota Homeowner Finds Bear Cooling Off In Kiddie Pool The warm weather this past week has a lot of us seeking lakes and pools. It turns out, a bear in northern Minnesota had the same idea.
Home Prices, Sales In Twin Cities Set RecordsHome prices and home sales in the Twin Cities have set new records. A new report from the University of St. Thomas found the median sale price hit $242,000 last month.
Minnesota Delegation In The Middle Of Convention DivideIn Minnesota, the majority of the delegates are for Bernie Sanders, and they are angry about the leaked emails.
Elk River Man Missing In Central MinnesotaAuthorities in central Minnesota are asking the public’s help in finding a missing 51-year-old man.
U.S. Bank Stadium Celebrated With Scratch-Off Lottery GameThe Minnesota lottery is celebrating the upcoming Vikings season at U.S. Bank Stadium with the launch of a new scratch-off game.
Sheriff: Shoplifter Drags North Branch Officer In Shopko Parking LotA 43-year-old Sandstone woman was arrested Saturday for dragging a North Branch officer who had confronted her over shoplifting at Shopko

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2016 PGA Championship PreviewThe PGA Championship, the PGA Tour's final major, tees off this week at Baltusrol Golf Club. CBS Sports' broadcast team previews the action.
U.S. Bank Stadium Celebrated With Scratch-Off Lottery GameThe Minnesota lottery is celebrating the upcoming Vikings season at U.S. Bank Stadium with the launch of a new scratch-off game.
Leaderboard: Stuck Between Two MajorsWith the PGA Championship only two weeks after the Open Championship, golfers have had to reexamine their approach to scheduling.
U.S. Bank Stadium Unveils Art CollectionU.S. Bank Stadium is a lot more colorful place after the installation of some amazing works of art.
WNBA President On Rescinding Fines: 'We Needed To Move Forward'WNBA President Lisa Borders says she hopes that rescinding the fines the league imposed over black warmup shirts worn in solidarity for shooting victims will lead to a fresh start on social activism for the players and their union.
The Secret Behind The Saints’ Recent SuccessIf you haven't been paying attention to the St. Paul Saints, it's probably time to start.

Best Of Minnesota

Best Flea Markets In MinnesotaFlea markets are a popular activity throughout Minnesota. Some are scheduled weekly,and some occur once a year. Here are the five most noteworthy markets in Minnesota.
5 Traditions To Start Your Back To School RoutineWhat memories do you use to help document your child's progression through school? Here are five different traditions you can begin this year.
Best Outdoor Swimming Spots In MinnesotaDon't let summer pass you by. Get in the water at these local swimming holes, rivers, lakes and ponds.
Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl's Top 5 Grilled Potato RecipesPotatoes and the grill are perfect together. Smokiness, crispiness and everything that makes a potato delicious. Here are Dara's Top 5 Grilled Potato Recipes!
Best Old School Arcades In MinnesotaBars and arcades throughout Minnesota feature video games of all types from all eras. Here are five best places where you can still find those great vintage electronic games.
Best Hangout Spots After Bar Close In MinnesotaDon't let closing time close out your night.

WCCO Features

MNfusion: Blackeye Roasting Co. Opens S. Minneapolis Location
Tap Talk: Freehouse, A Brewpub In Mpls' North LoopWhat started as two servers dreaming up a breakfast restaurant concept has now blossomed into a successful restaurant company: Blue Plate Restaurant Company.
Mike's Mix: Fine Spirits ClassicEach week, Mike Augustyniak finds a new cocktail from a local mixologist. This week, Mike checks out a couple of cocktails from the Fine Spirits Classic.
'Microbe And Gasoline' Not As Fantastic As You'd ThinkFilmmaker Michel Gondry, known for his hyper-inventive visual style in movies like "The Science of Sleep" and "Mood Indigo", is back with a new work on boyhood and friendship, but his latest looks quite a bit different than the produced-to-the-hilt movies for which he is known – and, at least for me, appreciated. The difference is so great it’s as if the director has challenged himself to take his imagination out of the poetry-and-props clouds and place it into an environment that’s earthier, a realm in which the hints of realism could grow.
Tap Talk: Aquatennial Mess Hall Showcases 4 Craft BreweriesThe four "Best Days Of Summer" are upon us in Minneapolis – the Aquatennial has returned. Celebrated since 1939, the summer event is now in its 77th year.
Wander Minnesota: Where To Beat The HeatIt sounds like we're in for a few days of intense heat and humidity. While there are people who really enjoy this weather there are plenty who don't.

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