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A salt shortage across the upper Midwest has the operations director of Washington County Public Works hoping our frigid weather is over. During a regular winter, Doug Johnson’s department budgets for 10,000 tons of salt, with an additional 2,000 tons on reserve. He’s now down to 1,400 tons, but he’s optimistic it will last.
For many people, this time of year means Lent. And Lent brings the height of the Fish and Chips season! Expect your favorite fish joint to be busy on a Friday. So we decided to look at it a different way. Here are Dara’s Top 5 Fish and Chips (Fancy Beer Edition)!
Authorities said they are investigating a death in St. Paul early Tuesday morning after a dispute in the Dayton’s Bluff area. Police were called to the 700 block of East 3rd Street after a reported dispute in the area.
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Several hundred people, some carrying the Tibetan flag, marched in downtown Minneapolis Monday morning to mark the 55th anniversary of National Uprising Day in Tibet. On this day in 1959, thousands of Tibetans spontaneously gathered to protect His Holiness, the Dalai Lama, and to protest against Chinese Occupation.
Police are investigating after a man was found dead Saturday night in south Minneapolis. According to authorities, officers responded to a report of multiple shots fired on the 2700 block of Longfellow Avenue South, shortly after 10 p.m. Saturday.
Minnesota lawmakers have a difficult job ahead. They must decide what to do about the Minnesota Sex Offender Program, now that a federal judge has ruled that it is broken and in need of repair.
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The brutal murder of 22-year-old Dru Sjodin is one of the most notorious crimes in Minnesota history. Alfonso Rodriguez was convicted of raping and murdering Sjodin after she left work on Nov. 22, 2003.
Medical officials fear the rise of heroin abuse in Minnesota is connected to an increase in hepatitis C. Some suspect dirty needles may be to blame.
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Michael, an offender who molested a 10-year-old girl in 1998, served time in prison before being let out on probation in 2004. Then after five years of treatment on the outside, he violated parole and lied about it. He was then civilly committed.
WCCO’s Susie Jones begins a series of reports on the Minnesota Sex Offender Program, taking us “Inside the Razor Wire.” We begin with an exclusive tour of the Moose Lake facility.
This bitter winter is affecting all parts of life — even death. State officials said Minnesota cemeteries are struggling with cold and snow, and that has made performing proper burials more difficult.
Be Pink Project Glam is a glamorous way to support breast cancer awareness, education and outreach. Check out images of the Oct. 24 event.
Dave Lee’s 7th annual Gutter Bowl took place at Brunswick Zone in Brooklyn Park. The tournament benefits the Minnesota Military Family Tribute.
Eleanor Mondale Poling, daughter of former Vice President Walter Mondale and a former WCCO Radio show host and WCCO-TV reporter, died Sept. 17 at age 51.