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Mystery Solved: Hydrologists Know Where The Devil's Kettle GoesScientists believe they’ve solved the mystery of the Devil’s Kettle waterfall in northern Minnesota, where an offshoot of the Brule River plunges into a cavernous hole near Grand Marais and seemingly vanishes.
Vikings Not Exercising 2017 Contract Option On Adrian PetersonThe Minnesota Vikings announced on Tuesday that they are not exercising the 2017 option on Adrian Peterson's contract.
St. Cloud Man Jailed After Allegedly Threatening Hatchet AttackA 51-year-old St. Cloud man was jailed Monday after he allegedly threatened to kill someone in a parking lot with a hatchet.
Budget Forecast Released, Minnesota Has $1.65B SurplusGOP lawmakers who control the Legislature have signaled they'll press the Democratic governor for a hefty tax relief package.
Kellyanne Conway Kneels On Oval Office Couch, Furor EruptsThe photo was taken while President Donald Trump met with leaders of historically black colleges and universities.
Judge To Hear Arguments From Tribes Seeking To Halt Final Work On DAPLA federal judge will hear arguments Tuesday about whether to stop the final bit of construction on the disputed Dakota Access pipeline, perhaps just days before it could start moving oil.

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Vikings Not Exercising 2017 Contract Option On Adrian PetersonThe Minnesota Vikings announced on Tuesday that they are not exercising the 2017 option on Adrian Peterson's contract.
30 Players: Gary Sanchez Out For An Encore With YankeesThe Bombers rebuild continues and they look to have already found one young star.
Minnesota Timberwolves Take Down Sacramento Kings With 102 – 88 WinWith Minnesota's slow start to the season a distant memory, Andrew Wiggins firmly believes the Timberwolves are ready to make an anticipated push back into playoff contention.
Granlund's OT Goal Gives Wild Win Over Kings, 5-4Mikael Granlund beat two defenders to find open ice and wrap the winning shot around goalie Jonathan Quick just 12 seconds into overtime, giving the Minnesota Wild a 5-4 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Monday night.
Wild's Parise, Pominville Diagnosed With MumpsZach Parise and Jason Pominville will be placed in isolation for five days, the team said. Other members of the Wild organization with symptoms are being tested.
Wild Trade F Teemu Pulkkinen To ArizonaThe Arizona Coyotes have acquired forward Teemu Pulkkinen from the Minnesota Wild for future considerations.

Latest Videos

Second Harvest Heartland To Host 12th Annual Vintner BallSecond Harvest Heartland is hosting its 12th annual Vintner Ball this weekend. Joining us now is Heather Olson from Second Harvest Heartland and Joe Moore, Specialty Cheese Director at Kowalski's. (3:31) WCCO Mid-Morning – Feb. 28, 2017
Secondhand Hounds Needs Help To Save 2 Puppies’ LivesThe rescue organization Secondhand Hounds is working to save the lives of two Miniature Australian Shepherd puppies, and they could use your help. WCCO Mid-Morning – Feb. 28, 2017
Online Tax Scams: The Latest Scams & Protecting YourselfJoining us is Information security expert Evan Francen with FRSecure is here to tell us about the latest online tax scams and what you can do to protect yourself. (2:48) WCCO Mid-Morning – Feb. 28, 2017
Mid-Morning Headlines From Feb. 28, 2017They include: docks at Big Island Park, pipeline hearing, Lakeville racist graffiti, U of M “Royals” and more on the Oscars flap. (4:05) WCCO Mid-Morning – Feb. 28, 2017

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Wander Minnesota: Celebrating MarchGranted, March is lighter in festival offerings than other months. It’s a tough time of year—it might be 60 degrees outside, and it might be -30. Nevertheless, the month of March has a much-beloved annual holiday celebrating a famous saint. Oh, and there’s St. Patrick’s Day, too.
Mike's Mix: Contemporary Pastis Cocktail @ Esker GroveEach week, Mike Augustyniak finds a new cocktail from a local mixologist. This week, he heads inside the Walker Arts Center to check out a cocktail from the Esker Grove.
Tommies Blog: St. Thomas Basketball Top Seed For MIAC PlayoffsAfter starting 1-2 in MIAC play, St. Thomas finished 15-5 and is the No. 1 seed for the playoffs. The Tommies host St. John's Thursday night.
Tap Talk: Craftapped Celebrates Community, Culture Around BeerEnter Crafttapped: a new rewards program founded in Minneapolis, whose founders said it's for, "if you like beer and you like being around people, or even if you hate people but like craft beer."
Tap Talk: Lift Bridge Raises Money For Military By Building Largest 'Beer-Amid'Be a part of history while helping Minnesota's military families! Stillwater's Lift Bridge Brewing Company is attempting to build Minnesota's largest "beer-amid" this weekend.
MNfusion: Tullibee Chef Crowned Prince Of Pigs At Cochon555Where's the beef? Well, it made way for the pork. On Sunday afternoon in downtown Minneapolis, Twin Cities foodies celebrated the pig in all of its glory at Cochon555.

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Tap Talk: Town Hall Brews Up 12 Beers For Barrel-Aged WeekDeep into the descent of a Midwest winter, there are few things that can thaw a Minnesotan. But every February, one event does its best to warm bodies from the inside out – Minneapolis' Town Hall Brewery's barrel-aged week.
St. Paul Ballet To Perform Trio Of Works At Cowles CenterThe Twin Cities are merging this weekend as the St. Paul Ballet comes to Minneapolis to preform three separate pieces at the Cowles Center for Dance & the Performing Arts.
Best Corned Beef And Cabbage In MinnesotaCorned beef becomes more of a dining staple as St. Patrick's Day approaches. Foodies who must have corned beef or corned beef hash can try out these local restaurants and gastropubs and compare plates and servings. At times, one might choose to settle for just a corned beef Reuben or sandwich.
Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl's Top 5 Healing SoupsA lot of people are sick right now. How can we eat good food when we're sick? If we make good healing soups like these, Dara's top 5!

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