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Sanders To Attend Forum In Mpls. On Racial Disparities; Clinton DeclinedNeighborhoods Organizing for Change says Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is slated to participate Friday in a forum in Minneapolis addressing the state’s great and well-documented racial disparities.
Minnesotan To Meet: Flirt Owner Jessica GerardThe countdown to Valentine's Day is winding down, and this weekend, many are looking for an excuse to put on something nice. Some of you could take a leap of faith and try something fun, new and maybe a little edgy.
Sheriff: Ice Conditions For Eel Pout Festival Prompt Vehicle RestrictionsIce conditions for the Eel Pout Festival have created enough concern to prompt vehicle restrictions, according to the Cass County Sheriff's Office.
Interstate 35 Reopened In Northern Iowa As Driving Conditions ImproveIowa authorities say Interstate 35 has been reopened in both directions between Ames and Clear Lake, a stretch of more than 80 miles.
Fargo Commercial Kitchen Business Damaged By Late-Night FireFire caused an estimated $100,000 in damage to a commercial kitchen in Fargo. Firefighters responded to Square One Kitchens about 10:45 p.m. Monday. Battalion Chief Dane Carley says no one was in the building at the time, and no one was hurt.
Wisconsin Sees Increase Of Identity Theft ComplaintsWisconsin consumer protection officials compiling a list of top complaints in 2015 say identity theft is on the rise.

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4 Things To Know: Obama's Final Budget Proposal, Super Bowl Viewership, Johnny Manziel & MoreFrom President Obama's final budget proposal to the dissipation of New Year's resolutions, here's a look at the top four stories from Feb. 9, 2016.
Good Question: How Long Can Athletes Stay In The Game?At 39 years old, Peyton Manning is now the oldest quarterback to win a Super Bowl. He's been playing 18 years in the NFL, which is 15 years longer than the average NFL player.
Lackluster Effort Hurts Timberwolves In 116-102 Loss To PelicansKarl-Anthony Towns had 19 points and 12 rebounds for the Timberwolves, who were looking for their first three-game winning streak since Nov. 27. They shot 44 percent and trailed by as many as 28 in a lackluster effort.
Wild Continues Search For Answers Back On Home IceIf the Wild are going to pull themselves out of the hockey equivalent of quicksand, General Manager Chuck Fletcher said Saturday the players have to start playing "the right way."
Banham Earns Big Ten Honor After Setting Scoring RecordUniversity of Minnesota senior guard Rachel Banham set a Big Ten single-game record and tied an NCAA record with 60 points in a win at Northwestern Sunday. Banham was named the Big Ten Player of the Week on Monday.
Brett Favre Biography To Be Released In NovemberBrett Favre, selected last weekend for the NFL Hall of Fame, will be the subject of a biography coming out in November.

Best Of Minnesota

Best Places For Dress Shoes In MinnesotaFinish your outfit with flair by selecting the best in footwear.
Best Shows In Minnesota To See On Your Valentines Day DateMake it a night to remember!
Best Valentine's Day Travel Destinations Near MinnesotaTake a romantic drive this Valentine's weekend to a tryst of your choice.
Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl's Top 5 Nacho RecipesWe did guacamole last year. We're doing nachos this year. Here are Dara's Top 5 Nacho recipes perfect for the "big game"!
Best Mommy & Me Classes In MinnesotaEnjoy your baby while you can!
Best Mardi Gras Parties In MinnesotaYou don't have to travel to New Orleans to get into the Mardi Gras spirit.

WCCO Blogs

Tap Talk: Fair State Co-Op, Tin Whiskers Go Head-To-Head In 3rd Brew-OffBefore winter comes to a close, Tin Whiskers is hosting its third seasonal brew-off. On Wednesday, Feb. 17 the St. Paul brewery will face off against Minneapolis' cooperative brewery, Fair State Brewing.
Mike's Mix: Lyn65 Brunch CocktailsEvery week on Saturday, Mike Augustyniak goes in search of a new cocktail idea from a local mixologist. Today, he's heading back to Lyn65 in Richfield to kick off a series of brunch coctails.
Local Music Tap: 4 Shows To See For The Week(end)From a Wine, Women & Song event to masterpieces being performed by the Rochester Symphony, here are the four shows to check out this weekend.
Tommies Blog: St. Thomas Controls Its Destiny In MIAC RaceSt. Thomas is rolling yet again this season. After cruising to an 87-72 win Wednesday night over Gustavus, the Tommies are 18-1 on the regular season and 13-1 in MIAC play with six games to go. They're on the verge of clinching a playoff spot with a four-game lead in the league and should secure the No. 1 seed for the MIAC Playoffs.
Wander Minnesota: Ice Sculptures At The St. Paul Winter CarnivalWinter has been all over the place this year, but one aspect holds steady: the St. Paul Winter Carnival, which runs through this weekend. One of the many fun things to do is to visit Rice Park and see the entries in the Ice Sculpture competition.
'Arabian Nights' At The Walker Art CenterIn the first part of his 6-hour, fantastical portrait of his native Portugal during “bread and water” austerity, director Miguel Gomes admits that the idea behind his fresh-cut trilogy might be the dumbest he’s ever had.

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