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Father Of 5 Stabbed, Killed In St. Croix River Fishing Dispute

Authorities are investigating after a western Wisconsin man was stabbed to death after a fishing dispute near the St. Croix River Tuesday night. The Polk County Sheriff’s Office said the incident happened at about 9:45 p.m. Tuesday.

04/15/2015

Dinner Roll

Woman’s Club Of Minneapolis Hosts Fundraiser For MPS

The Woman’s Club of Minneapolis is hosting a fundraiser for the Minneapolis Public Schools. Knead the Dough will take place on Sunday, April 19.

04/15/2015

Taxes

Things To Know About Filing For An Extension On Taxes

It’s Tax Day! April 15 has finally come, which means taxes are due. But if you still need to file, or need to get an extension, the IRS has some tips to help you.

04/15/2015

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Program Teaches Troubled Teens To Build Boats

A program that encourages troubled teens to find the best in themselves has an opportunity to reach even more people. The non-profit Urban Boatbuilders offers apprenticeships to 16- to 19-years-olds for six months.

04/14/2015

Charlie Rademacher

Family Grateful 16-Year-Old Is Alive After Violent Car Crash

A 16-year-old from Norwood Young America is fighting for his life Tuesday night, but he’s not alone.

Charlie Rademacher got into a bad car crash Easter Sunday morning along County Road 51, just north of Highway 212.

04/14/2015

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Friends Organize Benefit For Mom Who Had Stroke After Giving Birth

What was supposed to be one of the happiest times in a mother’s life turned into a struggle for survival. On February 23, Leia Arntson-Bacig gave birth to her daughter Ripley. Eight days later, Leia suffered a stroke and had severe bleeding in her brain. She was put in a medically-induced coma.

04/14/2015

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‘Detroit ’67’ To Open At Penumbra Theatre

A show about music, Motown and Michigan is coming to the Penumbra Theatre. “Detroit ’67” tells the story of two siblings working to make ends meet after their parents die in Detroit during the heart of Motown and the civil rights movement.

04/14/2015

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Midwest Home Magazine Hosts Design Week

Spring is the season of renewal. And what better way to renew than to add in some new design to your home!

04/14/2015

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Hanover Brothers’ Rare Disease Doesn’t Keep Spirits Down

It’s hockey night at the Walesch household in Hanover, and as usual the MVPs are 9-year-old Brett Walesch and his brother, 7-year-old Luke.

04/13/2015

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Kylie’s Kids: Meet Anton

Anton is a charming 5-year-old spending about six months in Minnesota to receive a bone marrow transplant at Masonic Children’s Hospital. He was born with a rare skin tissue disorder, epidermolysis bullosa. His whole family traveled from Texas to Minnesota to be with him during the treatment.

04/13/2015

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Who’s Hiring? Jobs Of The Day (April 13 – April 17)

Click here to see all of the Job of the Day postings for the week of April 13 – April 17.

04/13/2015

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Community Reacts After Boy’s Death Investigated As Homicide

Barway Collins has become a household name in the Twin Cities these past few weeks. Billboards bear his name, a reward was posted for tips on the case. Dozens and dozens of people who never knew Barway spent their days combing through brush and alongside the Mississippi River.

04/12/2015

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Finding Minnesota: Couple Wins A Café

Two years ago, a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity opened up in southern Minnesota: a chance to win a free restaurant through an essay contest.

04/12/2015

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Hoarding Project Family Fundraiser

On WCCO Sunday Morning for April 12, 2015, Esme Murphy sat down to talk about hoarding with psychologist Janet Yeats. She is a co-founder of the Hoarding Project, which seeks to help raise awareness about hoarding.

04/12/2015

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Ka Joog, ‘Enriching Life Of Young Somali-American Youth’

Mohamed Farah, the executive director of Ka Joog, spoke with WCCO-TV’s Esme Murphy on Sunday about the recent massacre in Kenya, in which some of Farah’s relatives were injured.

04/12/2015

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Study: Shorter People Have Higher Rates Of Heart Attacks

A recently study stated that people who are shorter in stature are at a higher risk for heart attacks. Dr. Michael Miedema from the Minneapolis Heart Institute at Abbot Northwestern joined WCCO Sunday Morning to discuss the study and its findings.

04/12/2015

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WCCO Saturday Morning Links & Recap (April 11)

Natalie Nyhus and Mike Augustyniak got to hang out with the University of Minnesota Women’s golf team to talk about the sport that is really anybody’s game. Speaking of golf, The Masters Tournament is back — and you can catch it on WCCO.

04/11/2015

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Community Raising Funds To Bury Murdered Woman In Kenya

Minnesota Kenyans are coming together in tragedy to send one of their own home. Police say Esther Muchina-Dobie’s husband shot her in the head before killing himself. Their bodies were found in their Savage home a week and a half ago.

04/10/2015

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Procedure Pioneered In Minn. Helps Texas Boy With Rare Skin Disorder

Anton Delgado has epidermolysis bullosa. It makes his skin so delicate, it easily blisters or even comes off.
He recently had a bone marrow transplant at the University of Minnesota Children’s Hospital to try to improve his health.

04/10/2015

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Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival Kicks Off

Minneapolis is indeed a cultural hub this weekend, with literary writers from all over the country already in town for the AWP Conference, and now film-makers from all over the world kicking off the 33rd annual Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival.

04/10/2015

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Meet Our Pet Guest Of The Week: Titan

Every week, WCCO 4 News At Noon features a special pet guest looking for a permanent home. This week, Minneapolis Animal Care and Control (MACC) brought along Titan, a very affectionate and friendly German Shepherd.

04/10/2015

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Woman Urges Workplace Sexual Harassment Victims To Speak Up

A Twin Cities woman says a man she sat next to at work sexually harassed her for months. Kathy is now suing Det-Tronics, a manufacturing company based in Bloomington. She says her bosses didn’t do enough to get the man to stop.

04/09/2015

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Spring Beauty Tips To Keep Your Look Fresh

Spring is here — we know because the April showers are in full force this Thursday — and you want to make sure you are looking your best.

04/09/2015

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The Kitchen Pantry Scientist Stops By WCCO Mid-Morning

Teaching your kids about science can be easy and fun if you use items found around the house. WCCO Mid-Morning should know, they tried it out!

04/09/2015