Anniversary

LAKE PLACID, NY - FEBRUARY 24: The United States celebrates winning the gold medal during the Olympic hockey game against Finland on February 24, 1980 in Lake Placid, New York. The United States won 4-2. (Photo by Steve Powell/Getty Images)

35 Years Later, ‘Miracle On Ice’ Stands Test Of Time

Here are a few reasons why the 1980 men’s hockey team’s victory is still in fact, a miracle.

02/22/2015

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Jacob Wetterling Resource Center Hits 25 Year Milestone

Jacob Wetterling’s family would be celebrating his 37th birthday on Tuesday. Months after his abduction, a foundation was created to help families of missing or exploited children. Along with Jacob’s birthday, that foundation will celebrate its 25th anniversary on Tuesday.

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Apple Valley Couple Celebrates 70th Anniversary

A couple from Apple Valley is celebrating a milestone every couple hopes they can reach. Paul and Bee Carlson celebrated 70 years of marriage over the weekend.

10/20/2014

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Girl Goes Online To Save Grandparents’ Anniversary Puppy

A 13-year-old girl is asking for help to save the puppy that was a gift from her grandfather to her grandmother on their wedding anniversary. When Jayda Sauter’s grandparents celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary, their gift to each other was something special.

10/13/2014

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64 Years Ago, MN Native Charles Schulz Debuts ‘Peanuts’

Happy Birthday, Charlie Brown, er, “Peanuts” gang! Yes, the iconic comic strip, “Peanuts,” created by Charles Schulz, debuted on this day, 64 years ago.

10/02/2014

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WCCO Radio Celebrates 90 Years On The Air

In October of 2014, WCCO Radio celebrates it’s 90th year on the air. From the old Oak Grove Hotel to the present day studios on 2nd Avenue and 7th Street, WCCO has brought Minnesota and Upper Midwest radio listeners big news stories and major events, laughter and tears, music and sports plus all the information needed to get through their day.

10/02/2014

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5 Years Later, Minnesota Man Still Missing

It’s been five years since a rural Staples man disappeared, and authorities still don’t know what happened to him. Eighty-two-year-old Peter Achermann left his home to run errands on July 24, 2009. He was last seen on Warner Road by the Crow Wing River Bridge between noon and 1 p.m.

07/24/2014

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Witch’s Hat Water Tower In Minneapolis Marks Centennial

For 100 years, the Witch’s Hat Water Tower has provided one of the best views in the Twin Cities. To celebrate its milestone birthday, the Minneapolis tower will open for free tours this weekend for the first time on a weekend since 1928.

07/08/2014

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Mpls. Dairy Queen Celebrates Anniversary With 1949 Prices

When a local ice cream shop celebrated its 65th anniversary on Saturday, it decided to throw a big party for its neighbors. The Dairy Queen on Lowry Avenue in Northeast Minneapolis has been around for 65 years.

06/21/2014

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PODCAST PAGE: The Morning News With Dave Lee 4-15-14

Governor Dayton talks with Dave Lee….to hear that conversation and others from today, Click the link above!

04/15/2014

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20 Years Since Hibbing Plane Crash That Killed 18

It’s been 20 years since one of Minnesota’s deadliest airplane tragedies killed 18 people near Hibbing. On this day in 1993, a commuter plane that departed from Minneapolis crashed.

12/01/2013

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Cold Spring To Mark 1 Year Since Officer’s Death

Residents of Cold Spring will mark the one-year anniversary of the shooting death of local police officer Tom Decker with an evening candlelight vigil. The St. Cloud Times reports that city employees organized the Friday vigil at the request of Decker’s widow, Alicia.

11/29/2013

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24 Years After His Disappearance, Jacob’s Mom Still Hopes

Tuesday marks 24 years since Jacob Wetterling was abducted at gunpoint near his St. Joseph, Minn., home.
And his mother, Patty, said she’s still hopeful her son will be found, as the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children released a photo of what 35-year-old Jacob could look like.

10/22/2013

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Minn. Celebrates 50 Years Since MLK’s ‘Dream’ Speech

On this day in 1963, King called for racial and economic justice on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. On Wednesday, President Obama, along with former presidents Jimmy Carter and Bill Clinton, stood in the same spot.

08/28/2013

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MN Man Recalls ‘I Have A Dream’ Speech 50 Years Later

Almost 50 years ago, hundreds of thousands gathered at the National Mall in Washington, D.C. It was a march to fight for jobs and equal opportunities, featuring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. who gave his groundbreaking “I Have a Dream” speech.

08/22/2013

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David Wellstone On 10-Year Anny. Of Father’s Death

This month marks the 10-year anniversary of the crash that killed Sen. Paul Wellstone, his Wife Sheila, daughter Marcia and campaign aides Will McLaughlin, Tom Lapic and Mary McEvoy.

10/11/2012

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Minnesota Remembers 9/11 On 11th Anniversary

Tuesday marks 11 years since the 9/11 terror attacks on the World Trade Center in New York, the Pentagon in Virginia and the crash of United Airlines flight 93 in Pennsylvania.

09/11/2012

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Phanthavong’s Passing: One Year Later

It was one year ago tonight that a vehicle driven by a former Vikings’ wife hit and killed 38-year-old Anousone Phanthavong.

08/23/2012

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Reconciliation On 150th Anniversary Of U.S.-Dakota War

Minnesota’s flags are flying at half-staff this Friday by order of Gov. Mark Dayton, part of Remembrance and Reconciliation Day marking the U.S.-Dakota War 150 years ago.

08/17/2012

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35W Bridge Collapse Artifacts Stay Out Of Sight

To remember the collapse of a busy Minnesota highway bridge, state historians preserved items they thought would vividly convey the chaotic scene that unfolded back in 2007: a battered Interstate 35W sign, an emergency worker’s shirt, the back door of a school bus that young survivors used to escape.

07/31/2012

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Arts Take Lead For Bridge Collapse Anniversary

The Minnesota arts community is mounting several works to mark the upcoming fifth anniversary of the Minneapolis bridge collapse.

07/16/2012

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1 Year After Tornado, Mpls. Couple Still Picking Up The Pieces

It’s a day not many north Minneapolis residents will forget. Tuesday marks the one-year anniversary of the City’s destructive tornado.

05/21/2012

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Some Questions Linger On Bin Laden Anniversary

Osama Bin Laden was discovered and killed by the Navy Seals one year ago today

05/01/2012

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Couple Married 70 Years Copes With Alzheimer’s

Seventy years of marriage: the headline sells itself. One Minneapolis couple who today celebrated this milestone now share their secret to defeating the odds.

04/04/2012

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Kent Hrbek Remembers Anniversary Of Career Highlight

Former Twins great Kent Hrbek joined Dave Lee this morning to reflect on one of the highlights of his career.

10/24/2011

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