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Supreme Court Upholds Conviction In Mendota Heights Officer's DeathThe Minnesota Supreme Court has affirmed the conviction of a man who killed a Mendota Heights police officer.
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.
After 5 Years In Business, Tot Boss Makes First State Fair AppearanceTator tots have long been a part of our diet here in Minnesota, but tot boss is taking them to a new level.
Brownsdale Man Charged With Murder In State Park ShootingAuthorities have charged a Brownsdale man with murder in a fatal shooting at a state park Tuesday night.
Green Beret Killed In Afghanistan Was From WisconsinThe Green Beret who was killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan this week grew up in the Milwaukee area.
I-94 To Close Overnight Twice In St. Paul Next WeekLate night and early morning drivers on Interstate 94 next week will notice closures and detours in St. Paul.

Latest Sports Headlines

Berrios Struggles, Tigers Beat Twins 8-5 To Complete SweepJose Berrios (2-4) finished five innings, but he gave up six runs on six hits and five walks in his ninth major league start.
Gophers Basketball Releases 2016-17 ScheduleThe University of Minnesota men's basketball team announced its 2016-17 regular season schedule on Thursday, a slate that includes 21 home games.
Lynx Re-Sign G Anna CruzThe Minnesota Lynx announced Thursday they have re-signed guard Anna Cruz.
Vikings: All U.S. Bank Stadium Games Sold OutAll Vikings home games for U.S. Bank Stadium’s inaugural season have sold out.
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.
Twins Fall To Tigers 9-4 For 6th Straight LossBrian Dozier hit his career-high 30th homer for Minnesota, as the Detroit Tigers beat the Twins 9-4 on Wednesday night.

Best Of Minnesota

WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Ice Cream In MinnesotaSure, there are Dairy Queens all over the world, but none like this in Starbuck. It's been owned and operated by the same family - the Andersons - for 60 years.
WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best 19th Hole In MinnesotaAfter a day on the golf course, there's nothing better than a fantastic "19th hole" waiting at the end of your game, a place to unwind after your round.
Surly Celebrates 10th Anniversary With New BeerAll month long, Surly Brewing has been celebrating a milestone 10th anniversary with parties around the Midwest.
WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Gyro In MinnesotaIf you're hankering for a little Greek food, the quintessential meal on the go is the gyro. But only one spot is making the Best of Minnesota. You voted and sent Natalie Nyhus to Gyropolis in Bloomington.
Surly Brewer's Table Named Among 10 Best 2016 RestaurantsSurly Brewer's Table, one of the hottest new foodie temples in the Twin Cities, has earned national plaudits.
WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Sports Bar In MinnesotaBunny's Bar & Grill has been a staple in St. Louis Park for the better part of a century. You voted it the best sports bar in Minnesota.

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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