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Lane’s Taxidermy & Guide Service In Comstock, Wis.

The news team’s Going To The Lake guide was Jeff Lane, whose business is Lane’s Taxidermy and Guide Service in Comstock, Wisconsin.

08/14/2015

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Pet Guests Of The Week: Lollipop & Jersey

We like to end each week with a pet in need of a good home. This week, Jena Wasche of the Minneapolis Animal Care and Control brought Lollipop and Jersey.

08/14/2015

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Floyd’s Bar Grills Up Volksfest Foods For WCCO

This year marks the centennial celebration for the city of Victoria and this weekend is your chance to celebrate. Beginning Friday the city is hosting Volksfest, a celebration of all things Victoria.

08/14/2015

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CHS Field Hosts The Summer Beer Dabbler

The Summer Beer Dabbler takes the field at the St. Paul Saints’ new home, CHS Field, in Lowertown this weekend. From 5 to 9 p.m. on Saturday sample over 100 craft brews, craft spirits and more.

08/14/2015

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Family Of 8 Slain In Houston, Tx. Seek Help For Burial Costs

There’s now a call for help from the family of the eight people shot and killed in Texas. They’re asking for funds to fly the bodies to Minnesota.

08/14/2015

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The Volksfest In Victoria

This weekend, the Victoria Business Association is teaming up with the city of Victoria to host the annual Volksfest celebration.

08/13/2015

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Goin’ To The Lake Recap: Cumberland, Wis. (Day 1)

WCCO-TV’s Frank Vascellaro Amelia Santaniello and WCCO Radio’s Chad Hartman are Goin’ to the Lake this week! They are headed east and will be live in Cumberland, Wis.

08/13/2015

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Highland Park Hosts The Really Big Game

A big game is being played in St. Paul Thursday evening. So big, in fact, that it’s called The Really Big Game! The Really Big Game is presented by the Highland Friendship Club and the Highland Area Baseball Association.

08/13/2015

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Explore Historic Downtown Stillwater With A Staycation

All week long WCCO This Morning has been making “staycation” stops. On Thursday, Ali Lucia decided to visit the streets of Stillwater.

08/13/2015

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Twin Cities Participates In United Way Action Day

The fifth annual Greater Twin Cities United Way Action Day will be held across the metro on August 13. The lunchtime event will be held simultaneously in downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul.

08/13/2015

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WCCO Viewers’ Choice For Best Outdoor Water Park In Minnesota

The Minnesota sun has been showing off this summer, and it is time to get wet and wild! Instead of driving hours to the lake, cool off at Cascade Bay in Eagan — voted the Best Outdoor Water Park in Minnesota.

08/12/2015

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University Of Minnesota Investigates AD’s Expense Reports

The University of Minnesota is investigating Norwood Teague’s expense reports after the former athletic director abruptly resigned last week following claims of sexual harassment.

08/12/2015

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2015 Internet Cat Video Festival At CHS Field

Cat fans will be scurrying to CHS Field in St. Paul tonight for the 2015 Internet Cat Video Festival!

08/12/2015

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New Recipes For An Old Favorite: Sweet Corn

For many Minnesotans, it’s one of the best treats to have in the summer – sweet corn! And this year Minnesota farmers are expecting a bumper crop. While a classic corn on the cob always tastes good, Kirsten Shabaz of Valley Natural Foods shared some new recipes to help put a twist on a classic.

08/12/2015

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Real Estate Roundup From August 12, 2015

On the market to find a house, or just like looking at local real estate? Check out our picks for Real Estate Roundup from August 12, 2015.

08/12/2015

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Father-Son Racing Duo Living Out Their Dream At Elko Speedway

The closest NASCAR Sprint Cup Series track is more than 400 miles away, the Chicagoland Speedway, but there’s plenty of racing excitement to be had at one small Minnesota town.

08/12/2015

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Malayan Tapir Calf Makes First Public Appearance At Minnesota Zoo

A baby animal is scheduled to make his public debut at the Minnesota Zoo Wednesday. The endangered Malayan tapir calf was born at the end of July. The zoo said he sort of resembles a furry watermelon with legs.

08/12/2015

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‘Pirates Of Penzance’ Takes Over The Ordway

On Tuesday, Aug. 4 the curtain rose on the 2015-2016 season at St. Paul’s Ordway Theater. The first act: Gilbert and Sullivan’s comic opera “The Pirates of Penzance.”

08/11/2015

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‘Survivor’ Hosts Casting Call At Mall Of America

Think you can be the next person to win Survivor? Well, you have a chance to get on the island.

08/11/2015

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Celebrities Rally Behind Minnesota’s Camp Cambria

Some Minnesota hockey players traded their sticks for golf clubs Monday to tee off against juvenile arthritis. Zach Parise, TJ Oshie and Mark Parrish, along with other athletes, took part in the annual Cambria Classic at Hazeltine National Golf Club.

08/11/2015

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What Should You Do If A Boss Or Co-Worker Makes Unwanted Sexual Advances?

New allegations of sexual harassment are surfacing against the now resigned University of Minnesota Athletic Director Norwood Teague.

08/10/2015

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Mpls. Police Seek Help Finding Driver Following Attacks On Cyclists

Police are still looking for the public’s help to find a driver they say is hurling chunks of cement at bicyclists in south Minneapolis.

08/10/2015

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Who’s Hiring? Jobs Of The Day (Aug. 10-14)

Click here to see all of the Job of the Day postings for the week of Aug. 10 to Aug. 14.

08/10/2015

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Answers Tough To Find After Cyclist Hit By Chunk Of Concrete

A cyclist in Minneapolis never saw what hit him, but a witness said it was a vicious attack. Mackenzie Jensen has a fractured jaw after someone threw a chunk of concrete at his face from a passing vehicle.

08/09/2015