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DeRusha Eats: Peace Coffee

It is the accidental coffee company. Peace Coffee in Minneapolis started as a pilot project of a nonprofit, and has grown into one of the most successful coffee roasters in the upper Midwest.

07/16/2015

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Starbucks: Prices For Some Drinks To Go Up By 5 To 20 Cents

Starbucks is raising prices again starting Tuesday, with the increases ranging from 5 to 20 cents for most affected drinks, the company said.

07/07/2015

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Twin Cities Donut Crawlers Brave Rain, Crowds In St. Paul

aturday’s Twin Cities Donut Crawl was met with a lot of people— and a lot of rain. It was hard to tell donuts were being served in the sea of umbrellas at St. Paul’s Mears Park.

06/13/2015

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Study: The Optimal Time For Coffee Is 9 A.M.

Coffee is a part of many people’s morning routine. But a new study states you should wait at least an hour to get your first cup.

06/01/2015

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Mike’s Mix: Caffeinating For A Cause With Rainbow Brew

Every week, Mike Augustyniak picks up a new cocktail recipe from a local mixologist. In a change of pace this week, he spoke to Cory Weissman and David Birchard about “Rainbow Brew,” the coffee with a cause.

05/09/2015

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Caribou Coffee Stays Up All Night To Showcase New Drink

It’s called “Crafted Press” and it’s the newest drink to invade Caribou Coffee this spring. The Minnesota company’s new Crafted Press drink takes 12 hours to make.

05/04/2015

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Don’t Like The Crash From Caffeine? Try These Drinks

We all love coffee for that instant stimulation. But with the coffee buzz, comes the crash. Minnesota health coach Annalicia Lynn, founder of founder of yogaandpilatesonline.com, shows us three ways to increase our energy without the caffeine comedown.

04/29/2015

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Report: Dunkin’ Donuts Headed To Twin Cities

After years of teasing, it sounds like Dunkin’ Donuts is coming to the west metro. The Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal reports the donut and coffee chain is officially entering the Twin Cities market.

04/09/2015

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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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Six Food Favorites Affected By Climate Change

The effects of climate change are far-reaching, affecting not only weather, but more critical parts of human life such as food.

03/05/2015

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Guest Pass: Eden Prairie’s Historic Home Turned Coffee House

If the aroma of freshly roasted coffee doesn’t draw you in, the beauty of the Smith Douglas More House might do the trick. “Sheldon Smith built the house in 1877. Then his daughter married Sheldon Douglas, who moved in here after him, and then Earl More bought it from them,” Alex Schuster said.

03/05/2015

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Podcast Page: 2-17-15 The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee

A Timberwolves Ticket Tuesday on The Morning News. Find out what is new at the Twins stadium when you head to Spring Training next month by clicking the link above.

02/17/2015

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Foods To Boost Your Mood

We all could use a pick-me-up and some good mood boosting once in a while. This week Dara breaks out her Top 5 Foods to Boost Your Mood! So turn that frown upside down and enjoy!

12/02/2014

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South Dakota Residents Protest Starbucks Sign

Rapid City residents are protesting a large Starbucks sign affixed to a historic downtown hotel, saying the sign makes a mockery of the building’s historical significance.

11/23/2014

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Uptown Coffee Festival Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Here’s a perk-me-up. The Uptown Coffee Festival is celebrating its 25th year this weekend. Quite a bit has changed in the world of coffee since the festival began, according to Kitchen Window owner Doug Huemoeller.

11/21/2014

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Charges Dropped Against Man Who Allegedly Ejaculated In Co-Worker’s Coffee

Ramsey County courts found that there was not enough evidence to charge a Blaine man accused of ejaculating on his co-worker’s desk and in her coffee with a felony. The Ramsey County Attorney’s Office said there was not enough evidence to provide probable cause that the man’s alleged actions constituted felony criminal sexual conduct.

11/18/2014

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Baristas Brew Up Their Best For National Coffee Competition

Baristas from Minnesota, Iowa and all the way down to Texas are in town for the weekend-long “Big Central Coffee Competition” at Uppercut Gym in northeast Minneapolis.

11/08/2014

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Big Central Coffee Competition In Minneapolis This Weekend

Who needs deer hunting when you can get your hands on a cup of joe? That’s exactly what baristas from Minnesota all the down to Texas are banking on this weekend as the Big Central Coffee Competition makes its way to Minneapolis.

11/07/2014

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Coffee Drinking Habits Could Be Genetic

If it takes you several cups of coffee to get going in the morning, it could be genetic. A Harvard researcher polled 120,00 people on their coffee drinking habits, then scanned their DNA.

10/09/2014

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Mpls., St. Paul Ranks No. 9 For ‘Coffee Snobs’

Whether you like your coffee black or prefer a decaf soy latte with an extra shot, extra hot, no whip and room for cream, it seems our tastes for a cup o’Joe are enough to classify us as “coffee snobs.”

10/01/2014

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Mike’s Mix: The LP

Every week, Mike Augustyniak picks a new cocktail recipe from a local mixologist. This week he’s tackling the LP from Five Watt Coffee.

09/26/2014

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Mike’s Mix: Big Easy

Mike’s Mix has moved to Saturday! Now, every Saturday Mike Augustyniak picks a new cocktail recipe from a local mixologist. This week he’s tackling The Kingfield from Five Watt Coffee.

09/19/2014

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Mike’s Mix: The Kingfield

Mike’s Mix has moved to Saturday! Now, every Saturday Mike Augustyniak picks a new cocktail recipe from a local mixologist. This week he’s tackling The Kingfield from Five Watt Coffee.

09/12/2014

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Charges: Minn. Man Ejaculated In Co-Worker’s Coffee

A 34-year-old Blaine, Minn., man is accused of ejaculating on his co-worker’s desk and in her coffee, charges filed in Ramsey County say. John R. Lind faces two counts of criminal sexual conduct: one for an incident in February and one for an incident late last month.

09/03/2014

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Travel On A Budget This Labor Day Weekend

Here are some helpful tips to keep costs down while enjoying a safe and enjoyable trip over the Labor Day weekend.

08/20/2014

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