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Boy’s Lemonade Stand Pulls In Plenty For Local Charity

A lemonade stand in one Twin Cities suburb brought in hundreds of dollars. And the boy who runs it plans to give all the money away. Six-year-old Parker Borden set up his booth and thermos of lemonade at his parent’s garage sale.

08/22/2015

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Best Weekend Activities For Seniors In Minnesota

Seize the opportunity to do something different. Check out these five diverse, but interesting diversions.

08/21/2015

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Training Never Ends For Firefighters

Rain would be very much appreciated in the western United States where dozens of wildfires are burning. And several crews from Minnesota have been deployed to help. A crew out of Grand Rapids just left for Montana. They are the eighth Minnesota group deployed to help battle the fires.

08/19/2015

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From Fighting In Iraq To Fighting Cancer, Soldier Faces New Enemy At Home

Soldiers risk their lives serving our country overseas. Now, one Minnesota soldier is taking on a new enemy here at home.

08/03/2015

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Perry Successfully Defends 3M Championship Title

Kenny Perry breezed to his second straight victory in the Champions Tour’s 3M Championship, shooting a 4-under 68 on Sunday for a four-stroke victory over Bernhard Langer, Scott Dunlap and Kevin Sutherland.

08/02/2015

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Perry Shoots 61 To Take Lead In 3M Championship

houghts of a 59 crept into Kenny Perry’s mind early in his record-tying round Saturday in the Champions Tour’s 3M Championship.

08/01/2015

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Palmer Cancels Champions Tour Appearance To Rest Up

Executive Tournament Director Hollis Cavner said Palmer called him Thursday and said he needed extra rest because he was tired and not feeling well after spending a few weeks in England. Cavner said Palmer’s absence is nothing serious.

07/31/2015

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Soccer Players At High Risk For Concussions

The Schwan’s USA Cup has been going on for three decades, drawing teams from around the world to Minnesota. But organizers are taking some different precautions this year. They have three team doctors in place to look closely for concussions.

07/16/2015

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Minneapolis Police Seek Help To Find Missing 16-Year-Old Girl

The Minneapolis Police Department, in conjunction with authorities in Blaine, is asking for the public’s help to find a 16-year-old girl who hasn’t been seen for more than a week. Police say Elena Alison Geiger ran away in Blaine on July 6 and her whereabouts are not known.

07/15/2015

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World War II Navy Veteran Gets Thrilling Ride In T-6 Airplane

It’s a dilemma many of us have faced before when we ponder gifts to older parents: What to buy them? But for the family of a 90-year-old World War II vet, an item up for a church charity auction was just the ticket.

07/13/2015

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Minnesota United Players Make A Multilingual Team

Tiago Calvano speaks Portuguese, Spanish, English, German, French and Italian. Daniel Mendes speaks Portuguese, Spanish, English and Swedish. That’s seven languages all together, and it’s paying off on the field.

07/11/2015

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Record Number Of Teams Registered For 2015 Schwan’s USA Cup

A record number of teams have registered for this year’s Schwan’s USA Cup at the National Sports Center in Blaine. Officials say a total of 1,153 teams will play in the tournament, which opens Friday and runs through July 18.

07/09/2015

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Young Minnesota Athletes Find Role Models In Women’s World Cup

Support for the U.S. Women’s Soccer team has grown as the team has moved ahead in the tournament. Some of their most loyal fans are young girls.

07/03/2015

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Man Guilty Of Killing Attorney Now Charged In Bank Robbery

A Minneapolis man who pleaded guilty to fatally shooting his ex-boyfriend and business partner at an Arden Hills gas station last summer is now charged with armed bank robbery. Lyle “Ty” Hoffman was sentenced earlier this year to more than 25 years in state prison for the Aug. 11 death of 48-year-old Kelly Phillips, an attorney for medical device maker Boston Scientific.

06/19/2015

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Police: Man Killed In Blaine Stabbing, Woman In Custody

A 29-year-old man is dead and a 30-year-old woman is in custody after a stabbing at an apartment in Blaine Monday night, according to police. The Blaine Police Department responded at about 8:59 p.m. to a report of a stabbing at an apartment on the 8600 block of Davenport Street NE.

06/02/2015

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Prep Blog: Section Baseball Playoffs In Full Swing

We have a state tournament field set in boys tennis for both teams and individuals in Class A and AA. The next tournament to be figured it will be in baseball, where section playoffs are well underway and state teams will be decided across Minnesota by next weekend if the weather allows.

05/29/2015

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Ramsey Man Kills Himself 2 Days Before Child Sex Abuse Trial

A 46-year-old Ramsey man accused of sexually abusing several children in the north Twin Cities metro committed suicide Saturday, according to authorities. His trial was scheduled to begin Monday.

04/28/2015

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Minnesota United Head Coach, Owner Talk Soccer Ahead Of Season Opener

WCCO’s David McCoy spoke to the team’s owner and head coach ahead of Saturday’s game to talk about the recent buzz around soccer in Minnesota.

04/25/2015

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St. Francis Man Charged After Burglary, High-Speed Police Chase

A Saint Francis man was formerly charged Friday for taking police on a high-speed chase after an alleged burglary – injuring several people in the process. Randy Thomas Vaught, 34, was charged by the Anoka County Attorney’s office with second-degree burglary and fleeing a police officer.

04/17/2015

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Charges Expected In Andover Police Chase

Charges are expected Thursday after a police pursuit ended in Andover with multiple crashes Wednesday. Randy Thomas Vaught, 34, is suspected of breaking into a home in Blaine Wednesday afternoon.

04/16/2015

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Friends Organize Benefit For Mom Who Had Stroke After Giving Birth

What was supposed to be one of the happiest times in a mother’s life turned into a struggle for survival. On February 23, Leia Arntson-Bacig gave birth to her daughter Ripley. Eight days later, Leia suffered a stroke and had severe bleeding in her brain. She was put in a medically-induced coma.

04/14/2015

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Blaine Bank Teller Helps Uncover Multi-State Theft Ring

An alert bank teller in Blaine is getting credit for tipping police to a suspected identity theft ring.

04/02/2015

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Man Pleads Guilty To Ejaculating Into Co-Worker’s Coffee

A 34-year-old Blaine man has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge accusing him of ejaculating on a co-worker’s desk and in her coffee.

04/02/2015

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Blaine Dog Who Survived Being Hit By Train Dies After Surgery

Chase, the dog from Blaine who survived being hit by a train this past weekend, passed away after surgery Tuesday evening.

03/31/2015

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Police Cleverly Corral Horse Near Metro Highway

Police in the north metro had to think outside the box Wednesday morning when they found themselves trying to wrangle up a horse that got loose.

03/18/2015

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