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WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Picnic Spot In MinnesotaMemorial Day Weekend is the unofficial kickoff to summer, a time to pack up a meal and head outside for a picnic.
Good Question: Is Memorial Day Weekend Weather Always Bad?It is hard to trust the weather in Minnesota when planning holiday weekends. Rain and clouds all seem to be lingering right around the corner. In fact, some rain is expected in five of the next six days.
Thieves Cashing In On Public Storage’s Lack Of SecurityA company that promises reliable storage of belongings has been broken into more than a dozen times in recent months.
Teen's Eagle Scout Project Collecting Bandages Inspired By Personal BattleHe's gathering and donating what he hopes will be thousands of bandages to Children's Hospital.
Police: Woman Dies After Being Shot Inside Minivan In Mpls.Police have arrested several suspects after a woman was fatally shot Thursday night in Minneapolis. The shooting happened inside of a minivan near the intersection of Penn and 21st Avenues North just after 6 p.m.
Arrest Caught On Video At St. Paul High School Sparks ControversyBlack Lives Matter activists and at least one school board member are upset about the use of force on the teen.

Latest Sports Headlines

Paul Allen, Vikings Partner To Buy Race HorseA large contingent of Vikings personnel is expected at Canterbury Park Friday night to support some of their own.
Parise Rehabbing Back Injury Without SurgeryMinnesota Wild left wing Zach Parise has been rehabilitating his back injury without surgery, putting him on track to be at full strength by September.
Dayton: Lawmakers Punished H.S. League Over Transgender PolicyGov. Mark Dayton says Minnesota lawmakers punished the State High School League because of Republican opposition to the league's transgender athlete policy.
Twins Pitching Coach Neil Allen Arrested For DWITwins pitching coach Neil Allen has been suspended with pay after being arrested for DWI early Thursday morning.
Gophers Pitching Coach Todd Oakes Dies At 55Todd Oakes, the Gopher baseball team's pitching coach, died Thursday morning after a four-year battle with Leukemia.
Police Investigate Gophers Wrestlers Amid Drug AllegationsThe University of Minnesota police department is investigating allegations that several Golden Gophers wrestlers have been involved in selling and using drugs.

Best Of Minnesota

Best Places To Go Dancing In MinnesotaLift your mood with happy feet at these five great dance venues.
Best Untraditional Donut Shops In MinnesotaDo not miss these donuts!
Ask An Expert: Upcoming Summer Fashion Trends In MinnesotaStylist and fashion consultant Carly Gatzlaff, owner of Ă La Mode Wardrobe Consulting, offers tips on upcoming summer fashion trends and ideas for looking your summer best.
Best Spring 2016 Races In MinnesotaBeing one of the fittest states in the nation, Minnesota has no shortage of races to participate in. Get your feet moving and blood pumping with our sampling of some of the most interesting races of the spring.
Most Instagram Worthy Locations in MinnesotaNatural wonders sweeping across the horizon, incredible historic sites, colorful urban landscapes... the sights of Minnesota make for some pretty great pictures.
Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl's Top 5 Spring Onion RecipesIt's definitely Spring Onion season. Here's what you can do with them thanks to Dara's Top 5!

WCCO Features

Local Music Tap: 4 Shows To See This Week(end)From an outside reggae party Thursday night to a major independent hip hop festival at the state fairgrounds on Sunday, here are the four shows and events to see this weekend!
MNfusion: Local Designer Creates Gift For Florence + The MachineShake it out before grabbing at seat the Xcel Energy Center for Florence + The Machine. The British indie rockers will come through the Twin Cities are on June 2.
Wander Minnesota: MNSH's History Hound ProgramIf you're the parent of an elementary-aged child and you're looking for some fun, inventive ways to keep them and their brains running, look no further than the Minnesota Historical Society’s History Hound program.
Bite Of Minnesota: Mint Simple SyrupBeginning of the season offerings are usually limited to things like rhubarb, radishes, green onions and a salad mix or two. You can also expect preserved goods, fermented foods, meat, cheese, and plenty of sweets. I was particularly excited to find fresh mint, more specially spearmint so I could restock my supply of mint syrup.
Tap Talk: Tin Whiskers' 1st Anniversary Brew-Off Heads Back To St. PaulTin Whiskers is celebrating one year of brew-offs! In May 2015, Tin Whiskers decided to create a challenge that would incorporate several Minnesota breweries, unique flavors and customer choice.
Walker Art Center Inviting Families Out For Music, MoviesThe Walker Art Center is inviting families on the first Saturday of every month this summer to hear local music, do art and watch films – all for free.

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