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2011

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Amy Senser Granted Early Release From Prison

State officials say Amy Senser, who’s serving time for a fatal hit and run, will be released nearly six months early from prison. The Department of Corrections says Senser applied for a transfer to a jail or halfway house for work release, and it was approved. Senser is the wife of former Minnesota Vikings player Joe Senser. She was convicted of criminal vehicular homicide in the 2011 death of 38-year-old Anousone Phanthavong.

03/07/2014

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Governor’s Pheasant Opener To Be Held In Madelia

Plans are moving forward for the 2013 Minnesota Governor’s Pheasant Hunting Opener in the south-central city of Madelia. The governor’s opener and its public events will be held Friday, Oct. 11, and Saturday, Oct. 12.

07/20/2013

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2nd Guilty Plea In Minneapolis Home Invasion, Murder

A second man has pleaded guilty to the 2011 home invasion and fatal shooting in Minneapolis, announced the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office.

11/07/2012

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Metro Transit 2011 Ridership Tops 80M

For only the second time in 30 years, Metro Transit ridership has hit nearly 81 million in 2011.

01/17/2012

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Twins Born At HCMC In Different Years

A mother welcomed two bundles of joy overnight in Minneapolis — one in 2011 and the other in 2012.

01/01/2012

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Minnesota’s Top 2011 Headlines

A budget battle in St. Paul led to the longest state shutdown in U.S. history, and the weather also grabbed headlines for months during the 2011.

12/31/2011

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Curiocity: Reviewing The Best Of 2011

Well, it’s that time of year again — time to look back on the year that was and reflect on what we’ve learned, the new places we’ve enjoyed and the events that made up 2011.

12/29/2011

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The Good Life For Less: A Look Back At 2011

The economy seemed to be top of mind this year — jobs, budgets and stock market swings. This blog is all about taking those things into consideration and finding ways for you to continue doing the things that make life more enjoyable — living the good life without costing you more money.

12/28/2011

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2011: A Wild Year For Minn., U.S. Weather

For many, 2011 will be remembered as a year of wild weather. Storms were historic, deadly and costly.

12/28/2011

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State Shutdown, Mpls. Tornado Among Top Stories

State politics and Mother Nature dominated Minnesota’s headlines this year.

12/26/2011

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Despite Dip In Prices, 2011 Is Record Year For Gasoline

A new survey found the typical household will have spent more than $4,100 dollars on gas this year — that’s a record. But with gas prices hovering around $3.15 a gallon, we still think we’re saving money.

12/21/2011

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2011 In Review: WCCO’s Most-Watched Videos

These are WCCO.COM’s most-watched videos of 2011.

12/21/2011

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Jib Jab Remembers 2011

12/21/2011

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Curiocity: Picking The Top 5 New Fair Foods

It’s been three days since I completed a smorgasbord of the Minnesota State Fair’s new foods and I think I’ve finally digested.

08/28/2011

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2011 Emmy Nominations For WCCO-TV

MORNING NEWSCAST: “WCCO 4 News This Morning” WCCO-TV Michael Caputa, News Director Matt Kummer, Executive Producer EVENING NEWSCAST: “WCCO 10pm News” WCCO-TV Michael Caputa, News Director WEEKEND NEWSCAST: “The Day the Dome Went Down” WCCO-TV […]

08/21/2011

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