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Body Of Lake Of The Woods Boater Found, 2 Still MissingAuthorities recovered the body of a missing boater from a northern Minnesota lake early Friday evening. The Lake of the Woods County Sheriff's Office says deputies found the body of 22-year-old Justin Haugtvedt in about fourteen feet of water near the southwest area of Oak Island.
60 Firefighters Battle St. Paul Recycling Plant FireSt. Paul firefighters spent hours battling flames at a recycling plant early Saturday morning. Crews were called to the 500 block of Channel Road at about 11:30 p.m. Friday for a two-alarm fire at Northern Metal Recycling.
WCCO Saturday Morning Links & Recap (Oct. 10)Haunted basements, fall colors, swap meets and the Minnesota Wild are just four of the things Natalie Nyhus and Mike Augustyniak covered on WCCO Saturday morning. Here are more details about these, and several other, great events going on this weekend in Minnesota. People started moving out of urban centers for a quieter and slower pace of life about 65 years ago. The Minnesota History Center's new exhibit, "Suburbia," takes a look at what many historians consider one of the most important events in U.S. history. Suburbia opens Saturday at 10 a.m. Tickets are $11 for adults and $6 for kids.
Good Questions: The Moon, Flags & Pepper SneezesNine-year-old Lexi from Forest Lake asks: Why can you see the moon during the day? "My first reaction is, 'Why not?'" University of Minnesota astrophysicist Terry Jones said. "It's lit up by the sun and when it's up in the sky, you can see it whether it's day or night."
Woman Says Minnesota Church Ruined Family's GravestoneA Minnesota woman says a church's mistake has ruined a family gravestone.
Forepaugh’s Restaurant: Upscale Dining For The AfterlifeEvery Friday in October, WCCO Radio's Edgar Linares takes us on spooky adventures in the Twin Cities. This Friday’s haunted spot, St. Paul’s Forepaugh’s Restaurant.
Farmington Golfer Earns A Spot In The MastersFarmington native Sammy Schmitz, 35, is ranked 3,724 in the World Amateur Golf Ranking. This week, he played top-notch golf to win the U.S. Mid-Amateur and earn his spot in the renowned Masters competition, alongside the greatest names in golf.
After Devastating Storm, Watertown Orchard Remains ResilientMinnesota apple orchards are reaping the benefits of a bumper crop this season, yet one grower in Watertown won't see the full harvest.
U Of M Exploring Medical Center MergerThe University of Minnesota is exploring options to improve its medical center.
Dust Off Your Old Bike For 'Bikes 4 Kidz'A local group is asking people to clean out their garages and basements for bikes. Free Bikes 4 Kidz started its collection drive Friday. The group takes in new or used bikes, tunes them up and then give them to kids in need in early December.
Man Pleads Guilty In Christopher Rossing's Disappearance, DeathAn admission of guilt in the disappearance and death of a Wright County man will send Robert Nuttall to prison for 20 years. Nuttall pleaded guilty Friday to felony unintentional murder of Rossing, who disappeared in August of 2014 near Howard Lake.
Section Of I-94 In St. Paul Closing For The WeekendA section of Interstate 94 in St. Paul will be closed this weekend for construction starting at 10 p.m. Friday night, according to MnDOT.