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Jodi Huisentruit’s Disappearance Still A Mystery 20 Years On

Next month will mark 20 years since an Iowa TV anchor went missing. Jodi Huisentruit’s disappearance has remained a mystery ever since, but a group of retired police officers and journalists have organized to keep her story alive.

05/27/2015

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Kandiyohi County Hit Hard From Bird Flu Crisis

So far, 97 farms have been affected by the bird flu since the outbreak began in March. Kandiyohi County is ground zero with 37 of those farms. The state announced three new cases of the bird flu today, six new ones were reported yesterday.

05/27/2015

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City Inspectors Knew Of Dangerous St. Paul Pool Where 2 Young Brothers Nearly Drowned

A WCCO investigation found the city of St. Paul has known about the dangers at an abandoned swimming pool for three years. Two brothers nearly drowned when one jumped a fence outside their apartment building on Memorial Day.

05/27/2015

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Minneapolis Police Declare Downtown ‘Safe’

The message from police in Minneapolis is clear — downtown is safe. Officers from Minneapolis joined forces Wednesday with the Hennepin County Sheriff’s office and Metro Transit police to continue their “SafeZone” collaboration.

05/27/2015

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Dayton And Lawmakers Refocus Budget Fight On Education

Wednesday evening, Minnesota’s top lawmakers started a new round of private talks about holding a special session of the Minnesota legislature.

05/27/2015

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H3N2 Dog Influenza Confirmed In Minnesota

When Tim Dewey first learned about the dog influenza outbreak hitting the greater Chicago area, he began keeping a tighter leash on his rescue dog, Grover. But the more he read about it, the more assured he became. Up to that point there had been no confirmed cases of the H3N2 strain affecting dogs in Minnesota.

05/27/2015

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Sisqo In The Suburbs: Singer Now Lives In Maple Grove

Minnesota is home to plenty of famous faces, but one is getting a lot of buzz lately. Sisqo, who ruled the late 90’s with his hit “Thong Song,” now lives in Maple Grove.

05/27/2015

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Jumping Off Cliffs To Inspire, The Great Ecstasy Of ‘Sunshine Superman’

Nearly a decade ago, first-time filmmaker Marah Strauch thought she was going to make a documentary about her uncle, a man who filmed himself and others jumping off cliffs and skyscrapers for fun.

05/27/2015

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4 Things To Know From May 27, 2015

Wednesday’s talkers include the location of the special session, Facebook statuses and personality, NASA space station and the Minnesota Twins.

05/27/2015

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Special Session Date On Hold As Dayton, Daudt Meet Again

A one-day special session will be held next month so lawmakers can wrap up unfinished business. What they’ll actually be voting on has yet to be determined.

05/27/2015

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New Grant Program Shines Light On Exceptional Mpls. Educators

So many teachers support kids in their classroom in ways that go unnoticed every day. Now, a new program is not only shining a spotlight on the good work teachers are doing, but giving them the funds to keep doing it.

05/27/2015

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Good Question: Why Do We Have Statutes Of Limitations?

Reality TV star Josh Duggar has apologized for what he called “wrongdoing” in response to reports he molested five girls starting in 2002. Authorities have reportedly said he can’t be prosecuted because the statute of limitations has run out.

05/26/2015

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‘Revenge Porn’ Conviction Overturned By Minn. Court Of Appeals

The conviction of a man who admitted posting sexually-explicit ads online was overturned. The Minnesota Court of Appeals found the criminal defamation statute used to find him guilty is unconstitutional.

05/26/2015

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A Look Inside $24M Lake Minnetonka Estate

It is one of the most alluring homes on Lake Minnetonka. The historic 32,000 square foot Pillsbury Estate on Brackett’s Point sits on 13 acres.

05/26/2015

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Sister Of Man Killed By Memorial Day Homicide Victim: ‘He Got What Was Coming To Him’

Larry Davis Sr. was shot to death on 3rd Street in north Minneapolis on Memorial Day. Fourteen people witnessed the crime, the youngest of whom was 11. Two other men were also shot. Police won’t say how it happened, but they say all the victims knew each other.

05/26/2015

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Sandhill Cranes Make Huge Minnesota Comeback

Just as our national symbol, the bald eagle, has become a common sight across all parts of Minnesota, there is yet another comeback worth celebrating. The 23,000-acre Carlos Avery Wildlife Management Area is nature’s oasis; a sort of wild sanctuary for all kinds of critters, offering all of them a perfect habitat in which to roam.

05/26/2015

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‘U’ Students Shaken By Apartment Shooting

Some University of Minnesota students are shaken after a gunman fired several shots at someone inside their apartment building. The shooting happened early Monday morning at The Marshall apartments near Dinkyown. One person was injured.

05/26/2015

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Twins Ticket Sales Booming As Team Wins Ballgames

As the Minnesota Twins continue to win, demand for game tickets is growing. And that means those cheap seats you’d hope to score this season may cost a bit more.

05/26/2015

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Driver’s License Arrests Are ‘Epidemic,’ Police Chief Says

One in six drivers stopped by police on Minneapolis streets do not have a driver’s license.

05/26/2015

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Health Department Not Inspecting Closed Pools

A WCCO investigation has uncovered a gap in state pool inspections that the St. Paul fire marshal says may have contributed to a tragedy involving two young brothers.

05/26/2015

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Gunman, 1 Other, Killed In North Dakota Wal-Mart Shooting

Two people, including the gunman, died and another person was injured in a shooting early Tuesday at a Wal-Mart Supercenter store in Grand Forks, North Dakota, police said.

05/26/2015

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Shoreview Business Celebrates 100 Years With Small Business Revolution

Deluxe Corporation in Shoreview is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year by creating a small business revolution. The company has been traveling across the country to highlight great small businesses and their owners, including seven businesses based here in Minnesota.

05/26/2015

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4 Things To Know For May 26, 2015

Here’s a look at the 4 things you need to know for today as we head back to work and school after the Memorial Day Weekend.

05/26/2015

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2 Como Park Students Battle Adversity, Head To College

May is a time to celebrate accomplishments, especially in the classroom. Two students at Como Park Senior High School battled adversity to beat the odds and now are excited about the next step: college.

05/26/2015

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Minnesotan To Meet: Vantage School’s Chris Pears

When he first moved to Minnesota, he only knew one thing about the state: it’s where Prince was from. But it’s the way Chris Pears is revolutionizing education in Minnetonka is what makes him this week’s Minnesotan to Meet.

05/26/2015

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St. Paddy’s Day Northern Lights

A severe geomagnetic storm ignited an epic outbreak of the aurora borealis across northern latitudes world-wide over the last two nights.

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Protesters Shut Down 35W In Minneapolis

A crowd protesting the grand jury’s decision in the Michael Brown case have shut down northbound Interstate 35W in Minneapolis Thursday afternoon.

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Goin’ To The Lake: Park Rapids

We’re sharing the love this summer and getting more of the WCCO gang on the road! That’s right, instead of Goin’ to the Lake for just a couple weeks this summer, we’re expanding. Big time! […]

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Goin’ To The Lake 2014: Ely

Instead of Goin’ to the Lake for just a couple weeks this summer, we’re expanding. WCCO-TV and WCCO Radio will be hitting the lake every Thursday and Friday from Memorial Day until the beginning of the State Fair! Here are some of our favorite moments from the Ely area!

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Goin’ To The Lake 2014: Battle Lake

Instead of Goin’ to the Lake for just a couple weeks this summer, we’re expanding. WCCO-TV and WCCO Radio will be hitting the lake every Thursday and Friday from Memorial Day until the beginning of the State Fair! Here are some of our favorite moments from the Battle Lake area!

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Goin’ To The Lake 2014: New Richmond, Wis.

Instead of Goin’ to the Lake for just a couple weeks this summer, we’re expanding. WCCO-TV and WCCO Radio will be hitting the lake every Thursday and Friday from Memorial Day until the beginning of the State Fair! Here are some of our favorite moments from the New Richmond area!

Goin’ To The Lake 2014: Brainerd Lakes Area

Instead of Goin’ to the Lake for just a couple weeks this summer, we’re expanding. WCCO-TV and WCCO Radio will be hitting the lake every Thursday and Friday from Memorial Day until the beginning of the State Fair! Here are some of our favorite moments from the Brainerd-Baxter area!

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