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Good Question: Why Do We Laugh?By now, you've likely seen the video of Texas mom, Candace Payne, laughing while wearing a Chewbacca mask, and laughed with her.
Crash Victim's Sister Scolds Lawmakers For Infrastructure InactionA Minnesota woman who lost her sister in a car crash, says state lawmakers are putting politics before people's lives.
How We Sabotage Our SleepNot getting enough sleep is an obvious reason for feeling tired, but there are other things we do daily to sabotage the sleep we do get.
1 Man Injured, 3 Horses Dead In Rogers Barn FireA man was severely burned and three horses died in a barn fire in Rogers Monday, according to the Rogers fire chief.
Why Are So Many Minneapolis Restaurants Failing?Even though the highly acclaimed Il Foro seemed to have a winning combination between the owners, cuisine and chef, they closed their doors for good Sunday.
Blaine Police Chief Applauds Students For Safe Nerf WarsStudents at Blaine High School have been keeping their game safe with strict rules and regulation for the last several weeks.

Latest Sports Headlines

Hometown Player Brent Kallman Sees Minnesota United Growth FirsthandOver the last few years, the popularity of pro soccer in Minnesota has grown exponentially, and one player on the team had a front row seat for it all.
Maya Moore Named Western Conference Player Of The WeekThe Minnesota Lynx are off to a 3-0 start, and Maya Moore was named the Western Conference Player of the Week on Monday.
This Week In Golf: Sergio García Wins AT&T Byron Nelson In PlayoffSergio García, possibly the best golfer without a major, takes the AT&T Byron Nelson for his first PGA Tour win since 2012.
Why Pitching Is The Hardest Thing To Rely On In Fantasy BaseballMost fantasy baseball owners plan their draft around picking pitchers that threw well last year. But as we all learn, sometimes things don't go as planned. Pitchers can get hurt; their performance can drop off for a number of reasons, sometimes without rational explanation. The hardest part for the fantasy owner is accepting that the present season is different than past seasons, and it's sometimes better to just admit you drafted wrong instead of stubbornly sticking with bad pitchers all season—and losing the league.
Gophers Earn No. 1 Seed In Big Ten Baseball TournamentMinnesota will take its 23rd regular-season Big Ten baseball title and the top seed into the conference tournament this week.
Keidel: Watching Football Is So Much Better NowEvery generation thinks their football players and teams were the greatest. But no one would trade today's football TV-watching experience.

Best Of Minnesota

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!
5 Ways To Give Back To Our Military Heroes On Memorial DaySpend some time giving back to our military heroes this Memorial Day. Here are five great ways to honor a vet today.
Best Friend-Date Locations In MinnesotaCelebrate friendship and fun! Minnesota is full of great things to do and fun activities for groups or just some locals looking to try something different. Try some of these hidden gem suggestions for a great afternoon or evening with your friend.
Make These 5 Cocktails With Just 4 Ingredients EachWant to spice up your home cocktail menu? Make these tasty drinks with just four ingredients each from Shane Carley, author of "The Home Bartender."

WCCO Features

Jordana's Blog: SplurgingWhen was the last time you bought or accepted an expensive, lavish gift? Too long, huh? I know we often aren't in a position to spend lots of money on a non-necessity but it sure is fun when we do.
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.
Tap Talk: Eastlake Brewery At Midtown Global MarketThis week, Tap Talk is featuring Eastlake Craft Brewing. Check out the interview with owner and headbrewer Ryan Pitman.
Mike's Mix: Bluestem Bar’s Sage White FlipFrench Meadow opened in Minneapolis 30 years ago as an all-organic bakery with locally-sourced ingredients. Since then they have expanded into bakeries and cafes in multiple Twin Cities locations.
Tap Talk: Summit Releases 2nd Beer For 30th AnniversarySummit has released its second brew – the Keller Pils. A more sessionable summer ale, the Keller Pils features flavors of a classic German pilsner.
Family Faces Zombie Apocalypse In 'What We Become'"What We Become" is a Danish zombie flick in which no zombies are seen for most of the tense, 80-minute movie. Instead, filmmaker Bo Mikkelsen focuses on how a small family fares during the first few days of the viral outbreak and the collapse of civil society.

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