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Former Marine From Prior Lake Receives Silver Star

An ex-Marine from Prior Lake is receiving one of the military’s top honors. Officials are presenting a Silver Star medal to Cpl. Ethan Nagel Tuesday at the Navy Operational Support Center in Minneapolis.

12/17/2013

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Beyond Bounds: Bethel’s Safety 1 Of The Nation’s Most Selfless Football Players

I only planned to chat with Bethel senior JD Mehlhorn for 20 minutes or so. Nearly an hour later, I realized something Mehlhorn’s even aware of — brevity is not his strong suit.

09/28/2013

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MN Zoo Honored For Preserving Endangered African Black Rhino

The Minnesota Zoo landed some international honors this week. The Association of Zoos and Aquariums presented the zoo an award for Significant Achievement in International Conversation for the science-based management of rhino conversation and tourism on Namibia’s communal lands program.

09/13/2013

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Vietnam Vet’s Family Presented With Posthumous Purple Heart

A Purple Heart earned more than 45 years ago was finally presented Sunday.

07/28/2013

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Beyond Bounds: No Typo Here — This MIAC Rookie Hit .462

How in the world does a college rookie hit .462 at the plate — nearly 50 points above his closest conference competitor? Not even the man who posted the gaudy Ted Williams-esque figures can quite figure it out.

05/31/2013

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Sen. Franken Presents Overdue Medal To Princeton Vet

It’s been 60 long years but finally, a Princeton, Minn. veteran is getting the Prisoner of War service medal he earned decades ago.

04/21/2013

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Kirilenko Wins Europe League Player Of The Year Award

Andrei Kirilenko won the 2012 FIBA Europe Men’s Play of the Year Award on Tuesday, and it’s the second time he’s netted the honor.

02/12/2013

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Okee Dokee Bros., Minn. Orchestra Up For Grammys

A Minnesota duo is up for a Grammy Award Sunday for best children’s album.

02/09/2013

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Jack Jablonksi Wins ‘Courage In Sports’ Award

It’s been an improbable journey for Jack Jablonski since he was paralyzed during a hockey game on Dec. 30, 2011. On Sunday afternoon, he was honored with the Courage In Sports award.

11/11/2012

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MN Vet Receives Purple Heart After Suffering Brain Injury

A Minnesota veteran who suffered a traumatic brain injury in Iraq now has a Purple Heart. In the past, this type of injury would not have qualified him for that honor but things have changed.

09/27/2012

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Court Nixes $1M Award Against U. Of Minn., Smith

The Minnesota Supreme Court overturned a $1 million award against the University of Minnesota and men’s basketball coach Tubby Smith on Wednesday, ruling that although they treated a prospective assistant coach unfairly, they couldn’t be held financially responsible for backing out of a job offer that Smith lacked the authority to make.

08/08/2012

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DeRusha Receives Marquette’s Young Alumnus Award

WCCO-TV’s Jason DeRusha received an award from his alma mater over the weekend.

04/29/2012

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Diana Ross, Glen Campbell Honored For Grammy Lifetime Achievement Awards

The Allman Brothers, Glen Campbell and Diana Ross were among the recipients named Friday of The Recording Academy’s Lifetime Achievement Awards.

12/21/2011

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‘Just 4 You’ Winner Juggles House Full Of Kids

There are so many parents in the metro who go above and beyond every day so WCCO is rewarding those special people with “Just For You Parents.”

11/02/2011

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Renewable Energy Grants Awarded For Minnesota

Twenty-five Minnesota farmers and rural small businesses are getting almost $300,000 in renewable energy grants.

08/18/2011

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