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Mpls. Principal Speaks Out After Gunfire Interrupts Open HouseA north Minneapolis elementary school principal took to social media to vent after gunshots invaded her school's open house Thursday.
Sec. Of Interior Canoes In Twin Cities For Nat’l Park AnniversaryU.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewel took a paddle with local officials and some kids from Outdoor Afro.
Victim Of Zachary Anderson's Teenage Crimes Speaks OutZachary Todd Anderson, 25, is now charged with the kidnapping, sexual assault and killing of 5-year-old Alanya Ertl.
How To Find The State Fair’s Hidden New FoodsThere are 32 new foods at the State Fair this year, but there are also several other new foods that aren't featured on the official list.
Minnesota State Fair Awash In Purple For PrinceReady to party like it's 1999 at the Minnesota State Fair? The State Fair is honoring Minnesota's own Prince by hosting Unite in Purple Day!
MNA: Allina Nurses Plan To Strike Beginning Labor DayA spokesperson for the Minnesota Nurses Association confirmed that nurses will Allina plan to strike. The spokesperson said nurses with Allina Health plan to commence an open-ended strike beginning at 7 a.m. on Labor Day, Sept. 5.

Latest Sports Headlines

London Has Unfinished Business At East RidgeMaybe Dominik London is successful because he likes it at Woodbury's East Ridge High School, where the toughest part of the game is on the practice field.
'Vikings Voyage' Lets Fans Face The Pros At U.S. Bank StadiumVikings Voyage is another unique aspect of U.S. Bank Stadium where fans can test their skills through virtual reality and other methods.
U.S. Bank Stadium Still Working Out Kinks For 1st Vikings GameThe Minnesota Vikings' new $1.1 billion stadium has been test-driven by soccer players, a country music superstar and an iconic heavy metal band.
Keidel: Tim Tebow Wants To Play Baseball... Why Do We Care So Much?Tim Tebow, a failed NFL player and aspiring MLB player, is fascinating for the strong opinions and feelings he sparks in sports fans.
Twins Select Contract Of RHP Alex WimmersThe Minnesota Twins have called up a former first-round pitcher from Triple-A Rochester.
City Will Close Multiple Roads For 1st Vikings Game At New StadiumVikings fans looking forward to their first game at U.S. Bank Stadium on Sunday may have some trouble getting there.

Best Of Minnesota

Best Toddler Clothing Stores In MinnesotaOutfit your kids at one of these five chic-shopping sites in Minnesota.
Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl's Top 5 Roast Corn RecipesOf course one of the all-time favorite State Fair foods is the roast corn – but what can you do after the State Fair, to get those good roast corn flavors at home? Dara has her Top 5 right here!
Best Oldies Music Bars In MinnesotaTake a trip back in time with these Oldies music bars.
Forget Canning: Pickle Your Summer Fruits & VegetablesDon't waste that Summer produce; pickle your fruits and vegetables this year.
Ask A Minnesota Expert: Preparing For Fall FashionFall fashion this year is fluid and multifaceted, according to Amy Rosenthal, CEO and co-founder of the boutique Amalli Talli. Layered flowing contours, whimsical prints, and vintage jewelry show a mid-60s/early 70s flair. The dot-com 90s make a 50s-style statement in leather biker and jean jackets and pearl chokers. Platform shoes, velvet, and suede and flannel are in. And so are skinny jeans. Career gals still pocket a smart phone in a pant suit, but more are converting to the skirt suit. Bold and bright accessories warm the cool look of a fall wardrobe.
Best Fall Festivals Coming To MinnesotaSay goodbye to summer and celebrate the autumn season at these local festivals.

WCCO Features

5 Must-Try New State Fair Foods In 2016For many, the fair is a one-time affair, during which, tackling all 32 foods could bit a bit daunting. So, for those who are looking to maximize their trip, and their wallets, we've taste-tested the new foods and compiled our list of must-try items.
Tommies Blog: St. Thomas Football Hungry After 2015 Title RunThe St. Thomas football team reported for its fall camp on Aug. 13, and there's already a sense of urgency for the Tommies.
Tap Talk: Corn, Cookies Among Inspiration For State Fair BeerFor the 2016 Great Minnesota Get Together, corn, cookies and even funnel cake served as inspiration for brewers. So, wash down your favorite fair food on a stick with some these new craft beers!
Tap Talk: LTD Brewing Co. Hosts Release Party For Triple IPAIPA lovers, head to Hopkins this weekend! For the third year in a row, Hopkins' LTD Brewing Company is releasing their popular beer Sleepwalker.
Mike's Mix: Smack Shack's HurricaneEach week, Mike Augustyniak finds a new cocktail from a local mixologist. This week, he tries a twist on the "quintessential drink of New Orleans."
'Lo And Behold': Werner Herzog Vs. The InternetThe legendary Bavarian filmmaker Werner Herzog grew up without electricity, running water or a telephone in the aftermath of WWII. He made his first movies with a camera he stole from a school. Now 73, the director of dozens of features and documentaries, such as "Grizzly Man" and "Aguirre, the Wrath of God", has focused his lens on the most important development in recent human history: the internet.

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