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2 Teens Charged In Downtown Mpls. AssaultTwo juveniles have been charged in connection with the beating of a South St. Paul man.
Hot Air Balloon Crash Kills 16 In Austin, TexasA day of fun turned tragic after a hot air balloon crashed, killing all 16 people on board early Saturday morning.
Authorities Searching Lake MinnetonkaFirst responders are on the scene of a reported drowning on Lake Minnetonka Saturday evening.
3-Year-Old Hospitalized After Nearly DrowningA 3-year-old boy is hospitalized after nearly drowning in Morrison County Saturday afternoon.
Man Puts Out Boat Fire With FlyboardA fiery, high-flying scene took place on a Minnesota lake Saturday.
Protesters March Through St. Anthony StreetsProtesters were marching through the streets of St. Anthony Saturday, calling for justice for Philando Castile.

Latest Sports Headlines

Minn. High School Summer Basketball Has A New LookThey come from all over the state for a one day basketball bonanza -- a tournament where you play for your high school team.
Vikings Offensive Line Battle About Finding Right FitNo quarterback in the NFL was pressured more often than Teddy Bridgewater last season – nearly half of his pass attempts. So go figure upgrading the offensive line was the Vikings’ biggest priority this offseason.
Twins Lose 6-5 In Extra InningsDioner Navarro hit a tiebreaking double in the 10th inning to drive in Avisail Garcia and lift the Chicago White Sox to a 6-5 win over the Minnesota Twins on Saturday night.
'I've Proved Plenty': John Sullivan Confident After Return From InjuryWhen it comes to Vikings center John Sullivan, there’s really never been any question about his ability. But heading into this camp, there are questions about his health after he missed all of last season following two back surgeries.
Vikings Taking Cautious Approach With Injuries At CampThe Minnesota Vikings have taken a cautious start to the season with running back Adrian Peterson, because of a hamstring pull he suffered prior to training camp while working out.
Twins Win 2-1 On Walk-Off WalkPinch-hitter Joe Mauer drew a bases-loaded walk with one out in the bottom of the 12th inning to give the Minnesota Twins a 2-1 win over the Chicago White Sox on Friday night.

Best Of Minnesota

Top Hidden Destinations To Visit In MinnesotaFive hidden gems off the beaten path offer scenic beauty, cultural relevance or historical significance.
Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl's Top 5 Melon RecipesIt is the height of melon season! you can just slice and eat them, of course. But you know what’s fancier? These, Dara's Top 5 Melon Recipes!
Best End Of Summer Family Activities In MinnesotaIt's a bittersweet feeling to say goodbye to summer. Here are a few ways to do it right.
Best R&B Concerts Coming To MinnesotaR&B lives. See five powerful displays of soulful blues in Minnesota this season.
5 Ways To Prep For School Before The First DayStart the school year off on the right foot by helping your kids prep for school before the first day.
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.

WCCO Features

Mike's Mix: The University Club's Piña ColadaThis week, Mike stopped by The University Club to learn about one of the most popular and frequently name-checked cocktails of all time.
Local Music Tap: 4 Shows To See This Week(end)From a couple awesome album releases to a benefit concert for Philando Castile, here are the four shows to see for this weekend!
MNfusion: 'Paint Your Wagon' Paints Story Of Love, Hope, CommunityThe curtains are rising on St. Paul's Ordway Center for the Performing Arts 2016 – 2017 theater season. And the first show to grace the stage is Lerner & Loewe's classic musical, "Paint Your Wagon."
Wander Minnesota: Last Of The Summer FestivalsThis is just the tip of the iceberg for festivals and events in Minnesota in August.
MNfusion: Blackeye Roasting Co. Opens S. Minneapolis LocationWhen it comes to craft beverages, Minnesota's market is burgeoning. Now, consumers can enjoy any number of locally handcrafted drinks straight from the tap – including coffee.
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.

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