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Mound Westonka AD Put On Admin. Leave In ‘Harlem Shake’ Fiasco

Emotions ran high Monday night at Mound Westonka High School where parents, students and community members gathered to listen to the superintendent after six hockey players were suspended for participating in a ‘Harlem Shake’ video film during lunch time with school permission.

02/25/2013

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MN Represented In 9 Categories Of James Beard Awards

They are called the “Oscars of the food world.” The James Beard Foundation recently announced Minnesota is represented in nine categories.

02/20/2013

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Snow, Winds Make For Hazardous Driving in West Central Minn.

Light snow and gusty northwest winds have created dangerous driving conditions throughout west central Minnesota.

02/18/2013

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Snow & Freezing Temps: The Perfect Mix For Ice Dams

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Recently, the weather has provided the perfect storm for ice dams on your roof: snow and freezing temps. You’ve likely noticed a puddle that forms right on the outside edge of your […]

02/17/2013

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Documentary Exposes NHL’s Culture Of Violence

NHL enforcers have been bringing crowds to their feet for decades. But as the new documentary “The Last Gladiators” shows, there’s more strategy behind these fights than meets the eye.

02/16/2013

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10 Years After Hit-And-Run, Maple Grove Man Wants Answers

It’s been 10 years of no answers. And as the anniversary of his wife’s death approaches, Jim Nelson is asking the public to help.

02/15/2013

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Mpls. Company Is The ‘Valentine Capitol Of The World’

Kids are now giving out less traditional stuff for Valentine’s Day — the new stuff is light on hearts and heavy on stickers, magnets and games. And even better, a Minnesota company is at the heart of the trend.

02/14/2013

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Planning A Wedding? Bridal Trends, Tips For 2013

The modern bride is faced with choices we wouldn’t have dreamed about even a decade ago — 3D invitations, big fake cakes, wedding dresses with pockets and more.

02/11/2013

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Teenager Raises Thousands For Fellow Heart Patients

Ten thousand dollars is a generous donation to the medical field no matter who it comes from. The doctors at the Mayo Clinic say it meant a little more, however, when they found out the donor was a 14-year-old boy about to go through open heart surgery.

02/08/2013

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Super Bowl Facts: 1 Chicken Wing = Running A Football Field 12 Times

One billion chicken wings. About 6,000 tons of nachos. And 11.2 pounds of potato chips. That’s what Americans eat come Super Bowl Sunday.

01/30/2013

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DNR IDs Former Employee Behind Illegal Data Breach

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources identified John A. Hunt as the former employee who viewed the data of 5,000 Minnesotans while off-the-clock, and without any job-related purpose.

01/25/2013

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Plumbers: Weekend Warm-Up Will Bring ‘The Most Damage’

High winds, low temps and a weekend warm-up spell the perfect recipe for bursting pipes.

01/24/2013

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Arctic Cold Settles In Across Minnesota

Some schools in Minnesota plan to close or open late as the coldest air of the winter settles in.

01/21/2013

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Mayor Rybak Backs Obama’s Gun Control Efforts

Parents who lost children in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre listened to President Barack Obama’s proposals Wednesday as he asked Congress for a new, stronger assault weapons ban.

01/16/2013

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As Temps Drop, Take Care Of Your Pipes

Within the week, we could see days where the high temp is below zero. The extreme cold snap is not only uncomfortable for us, but it can also do a number on our homes.

01/14/2013

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Doctor: Flu Spreads When Sick People Go To Work

Doctors say that since you’re contagious either seven days after the onset of your symptoms or 24 hours after your fever breaks – you should keep away from work to prevent spreading the virus.

01/11/2013

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Health Officials: Midwestern Women Binge Drinking More

Government health experts want to highlight what they call an under-recognized problem for women: binge drinking.

01/09/2013

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Local Businesses Celebrate The Return Of NHL Hockey

For the last 113 days, the lack of NHL hockey has hit downtown St. Paul businesses hard.

01/06/2013

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Bus Tour Brings Affordable Housing Message To Mpls.

A historical bus tour is rolling through the Twin Cities Saturday.

01/05/2013

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Cold Spring Reacts To Developments In Cop-Killing Case

Many townspeople in Cold Spring, Minn., said Friday that they think the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office owes 34-year-old Ryan Larson – the initial suspect in last year’s fatal officer shooting — a big apology.

01/05/2013

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Happy New Year: 2013 Kicks Off With Lower Gas Prices

Consider it a gift that’s coming in a little late: the lowest gas prices we’ve seen in nearly two years.

01/02/2013

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Facebook Post Leads Father To Gift Of Hearing

A man from Alexandria got a very unusual Christmas present Friday, and it all started with a Facebook post.

12/28/2012

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Spinal Stenosis: A Look At Its Cause And Prevalence

Anybody who’s suffered back pain (or from spinal stenosis) knows how debilitating it can be.

12/27/2012

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Tips For Avoiding Counterfeit Vikings Tickets

It happens only once in the regular season, the rival Green Bay Packers come to the Metrodome for a showdown against the Vikings.

12/26/2012

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Season Of Hope: Surprising Lexi Dietz & Her Family

Eight-year-old Lexi Dietz stole our hearts when we told her story a couple months ago.

12/24/2012

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