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Local Favorite Tom Lehman Leads 3M Championship

Local favorite Tom Lehman shot an 8-under 64 on Friday to take a three-stroke lead in the Champions Tour’s windy 3M Championship.

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Mille Lacs Band Of Ojibwe Agrees To Halt Netting Due To Walleye Crisis

With the Minnesota state fish in crisis, a Native American tribe Friday said it would not net walleye on Lake Mille Lacs next year.

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Palmer Contacts U.S. Fish & Wildlife, Zimbabwe Seeks His Extradition

For years Walter Palmer trophy hunted around the world, with few people outside his circles taking notice. But on July 1, when he shot a male lion outside a Zimbabwe National Park, he became the center of heated protest around the world.

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23-Year-Old Charged With Murder In Mpls. Shooting

A 23-year-old Minneapolis man has been charged with second-degree murder after Monday morning dispute on the city’s north side led to fatal gunfire.

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Charges: Woman, 71, Bilked From Estate Sales

A woman from Hopkins is accused of stealing money from her property estate clients. The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office says she’s illegally collected nearly $150,000.

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Lacrosse + Golf = FlingGolf

Minnesota golfers are taking a swing at new type of golf game. Three courses around the state now offer FlingGolf. It can be played alongside the traditional game, but there are some big differences.

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Man, 76, Drowns After Pontoon Overturns

A 76-year-old Clara City, Minnesota, man drowned Friday after his pontoon boat flipped over on a small lake in Kandiyohi County.

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Goin’ To The Lake Recap: Red Wing (Day 2)

WCCO’s Goin’ to the Lake series of roadtrips headed into bluff country this week, with Frank Vascellaro, Natalie Nyhus and Dave Lee broadcasting as the town celebrates its yearly festival: River City Days.

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White Bear Lake Man Found Guilty Of Having Sex With Trafficked Minor

A Ramsey County jury found Michael Mark Jordan, 43, guilty on two counts of engaging in prostitution with a minor Friday afternoon. Each conviction carries a maximum sentence of five years in prison and a $10,000 fine.

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Brooklyn Park Reaches $2.85M Settlement With Man Shot By Officer

The City of Brooklyn Park has reached a settlement with a man shot last year by a city police officer. The city agreed to pay 23-year-old Shoua Yang $2.85 million. According to the lawsuit, Yang and some friends went to a Valentine’s Day Party when a fight broke out.

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More Road Closures To Affect Weekend Traffic

In case you weren’t already keeping track of enough detours around the Twin Cities, get ready to add another potential headache to the pile. Starting Friday at 10 p.m., eastbound traffic on Interstate 394 shifts into two HOV lanes so crews can do pavement work between Highway 100 in Golden Valley and Interstate 94 in Minneapolis.

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Dayton Names Panel To Study Future Of MNsure, MinnesotaCare

Gov. Mark Dayton has made 11 picks to a health care task force that will study MNsure and MinnesotaCare and make recommendations for their future direction.

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Palmer Cancels Champions Tour Appearance To Rest Up

Executive Tournament Director Hollis Cavner said Palmer called him Thursday and said he needed extra rest because he was tired and not feeling well after spending a few weeks in England. Cavner said Palmer’s absence is nothing serious.

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Itasca County Sheriff’s Office Search For Missing 15-Year-Old

Itasca County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s helping in locating a missing 15-year-old girl.

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Rep For Hunter Who Killed Lion Contacts U.S. Fish & Wildlife

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says that they have established contact with a representative the Minnesota dentist who killed a well-known lion. Bloomington dentist Walter Palmer ignited a storm of controversy by killing the prized lion Cecil in Africa earlier this month.

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Betty White Blasts Hunter Who Killed Cecil The Lion

Betty White, a passionate animal activist, has harsh words for the Minnesota dentist who killed Cecil the lion while on a hunting trip in Zimbabwe this month.

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Man Arrested For Interfering With Firefighters In Granite Falls

Charles Adam Howell, 27, was arrested for disorderly conduct and interfering with firefighters. He’s also being charged for property damage, after a witness saw him puncture a nearby vehicle’s tire, according to police.

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Warrant Issued In Fatal Duluth Stabbing

An arrest warrant has been issued in the stabbing death of a Duluth woman. Police said Friday a 63-year-old man currently incarcerated in Douglas County, Wisconsin is responsible for the death of 52-year-old Lisa Jean Isham.

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Motorcycle Road Guard Law To Go Into Effect On Aug. 4

A new law that will help make Minnesota roads a little safer is soon going into effect. On Aug. 4, certified motorcycle “road guards” will be able to stop and control traffic for group-rides of 20 motorcyclists or more.

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Accomplish With Kylie: Make-A-Wish’s Meet & Greeters

Any child who has had chemotherapy gets to make a wish with Make-A-Wish Minnesota. There are so many ways to get involved and help make these wishes a reality, and one includes a commitment of only a few hours.

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2 Killed In Broadside Crash In Blue Earth Co.

A broadside crash in Blue Earth County left two people dead Thursday afternoon. According to Minnesota State Patrol, just before 1 p.m. 18-year-old Christopher J. Schneider, of Lake Crystal, was driving eastbound on Blue Earth County Road 9.

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4 Things To Know: Prince’s New Track, Bro Crash & More

These are the four stories you need to know about for Friday, July 31. They include a potential special session over the low walleye levels in one Minnesota lake, as well as a funky new jam from Prince’s corner.

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Gov. Heads To Mille Lacs Over Looming Walleye Fishing Ban

Gov. Mark Dayton will travel to Lake Mille Lacs Friday for a town hall meeting on the walleye crisis. The lack of walleye is so drastic, the Department of Natural Resources may ban walleye fishing altogether.

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Study: Stress At Work Can Lead To Physical Sickness

You can now blame taking a mental health day on your workplace. A new study shows stress at your job can make you physically sick.

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Officials Lift Quarantine On Minnesota Poultry Farms

Farms across Minnesota are getting some good news in the fight against bird flu. State animal health leaders said the quarantine on Minnesota poultry farms is now lifted.

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Goin’ To The Lake: Red Wing

This week, WCCO-TV’s Frank Vascellaro and Natalie Nyhus and NewsRadio 830 WCCO’s Dave Lee headed out to visit the Red Wing area.

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Protests At Bloomington Dentist’s Office

Hundreds of protesters showed up Wednesday at the Bloomington office of a Minnesota dentist who killed a beloved lion named Cecil.

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Goin’ To The Lake: Lake Mille Lacs

This week, WCCO-TV’s Mike Max and Chris Shaffer and NewsRadio 830 WCCO headed out to visit the Garrison area and Lake Mille Lacs.

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Stadium Construction Progress: 1 Year Left

The U.S. Bank Stadium in downtown Minneapolis has one year remaining on construction, and is roughly 65 percent finished. See pictures of the progress here!

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July 12 Severe Weather

Severe storms rumbled across Minnesota Sunday night, with wind knocking down trees and even reports of funnel clouds and tornado touchdowns in northwestern Minnesota.

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Goin’ To The Lake: McGregor

This week, WCCO-TV’s Liz Collin and Chris Shaffer and NewsRadio 830 WCCO’s Dave Lee headed out to visit the McGregor area and Big Sandy Lake.

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