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Vendors Bemoan Farmers Market’s Move Off Of Nicollet

Next month, the first steps in redesigning Nicollet Mall in downtown Minneapolis will begin.

The construction project will last two years and will force the popular summer farmers market to find a new home on Hennepin Avenue.

04/08/2015

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Local Entrepreneurs, Artists Showcasing Minnesota-Made Products At HAMMS Event

This weekend at Schmidt Artist Lofts in St. Paul, nearly 50 entrepreneurs, small business owners and artisans will show off some of the highest quality “Minnesota Made” products at the Help a Minnesota Maker Succeed event.

04/08/2015

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Greg Jennings Golf Classic Comes To The Twin Cities

Greg Jennings and his wife are moving their ever-popular Celebrity Golf Classic to the Twin Cities in June. The event will be held on June 22 at Rush Creek Golf Club and Starkey Hearing Technologies has signed on as the presenting sponsor.

04/08/2015

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Report: Target Among Top Companies With CPSC-Flagged Products

Target is one of the top offenders when it comes to selling dangerous products, according to a recent report obtained by Bloomberg. The report by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission found Dollar Tree to have the most violations.

04/08/2015

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Coon Rapids Girl, 9, Getting Nat’l Attention For Tasty Pie Recipe

A Minnesota girl’s unique pie recipe had judges salivating at a community pie contest this summer. Now the Coon Rapids girl is getting national attention for her Chocolate Coconut Chantilly Pie and she’s only 9 years old.

04/08/2015

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Dayton Faces Obstacles In Push For Construction Finance Plan

As Minnesota lawmakers return to St. Paul, Gov. Mark Dayton is delivering them a list public works construction projects that would require state borrowing.

04/07/2015

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23 Pairs Of Empty Boots: A Reminder Of Military Suicides

If you visit the Minnesota Capitol this week, you will see a poignant reminder of the devastating problem of military suicides.

Local veterans have places 23 pairs of boots on the Capitol steps to symbolize the number of active duty troops and veterans who take their lives each day.

04/06/2015

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5,200-Mile Canoe Journey To Arctic Reaches Twin Cities

Four young men from St. Cloud — along with two of their friends — are taking a spring break trip that’s hard to fathom. Theirs is a nine-month journey that will wind through 10 states and five Canadian provinces.

04/06/2015

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Andersen To Add 300 Jobs In $45M Expansion

America’s largest window and door maker is getting even bigger. Andersen Windows announced Monday a major expansion in Minnesota. The company just opened its newest manufacturing facility in Bayport.

04/06/2015

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Kylie’s Kids: Meet Ireland

Ireland is a spunky 7 year old from St. Louis Park. She loves to sing and dance, which is great because she wants to be a world-famous rock star when she grows up. Ireland has been in and out of the hospital since she was born because of a congenital heart defect.

04/06/2015

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Who’s Hiring? Jobs Of The Day (April 6 – April 10)

Click here to see all of the Job of the Day postings for the week of April 6 – April 10.

04/06/2015

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Finding Minnesota: TC Media Now

Want to see a long-haired Mark Rosen anchoring a 1976 sportscast? How about a fresh-faced Mike Binkley covering the 1987 World Series? Thanks to one man’s fascination with vintage television, hundreds of classic Twin Cities TV moments are available to watch online.

04/05/2015

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Help Alan Page’s Education Foundation

To support and learn more about Alan Page’s foundation, which seeks to help young people of color pursue post-secondary education, click her

04/05/2015

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Maiden MN: Providing Relief For Ukraine

Maidan Minnesota is a public advocacy organization that promotes freedom, democracy and civil society in Ukraine.

04/05/2015

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150 Years Later, A Look Back On The Civil War

The Minnesota Civil War Commemoration Task Force is taking a look back on the Civil War during this prominent anniversary.

04/05/2015

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MN Cup, A Resource For Aspiring Entrepreneurs

MN Cup supports entrepreneurs throughout Minnesota with programs, events and an annual competition.

04/05/2015

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Kramarczuk’s Has It All Covered For A Traditonal European Easter

Kramarczuk’s has been a northeast Minneapolis staple for over 60 years, and they know how to do Easter right!

04/04/2015

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WCCO Saturday Morning Links & Recap (April 4)

For many, this weekend is filled with religious significance, with Passover beginning Friday evening and Easter being celebrated by Christians everywhere on Sunday.

04/04/2015

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2 Charged In Separate Infant Deaths In Dakota County

Two people were charged in Dakota County Friday in separate cases involving the deaths of infants. The Dakota County Attorney’s office charged 46-year-old Paul Richard Sandell and 63-year-old Janet Marie Kartheiser with one count each of second-degree manslaughter.

04/03/2015

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Meet This Week’s Pet Guest: Roxy

WCCO 4 News likes to end each week meeting a pet in need of a great home. Carrie Libera from the Animal Humane Society dropped in with Roxy.

04/03/2015

FitBit Rash

Lumoid Allowing Customers To ‘Try Before You Buy’

Have you ever spent hundreds of dollars on the latest smartphone or gadget only to later regret it? New technology seems to constantly be coming out and making our devices old or obsolete.

04/03/2015

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Accomplish With Kylie: Open Arms Of Minnesota

With the help of 2,200 volunteers, Open Arms of Minnesota makes and delivers free meals to people fighting life-threatening illnesses in the Twin Cities. You can’t go wrong with any volunteer assignment.

04/03/2015

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2 Otsego Families Lose Everything In Wind-Fueled Fire

Two families are sorting through soot after fire burned their homes to the ground. Wednesday’s powerful winds and record heat fueled a fire through an Otsego development. Smoke filled the area as the fast-moving fire jumped from house to house.

04/02/2015