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Goin’ To The (Frozen) Lake: Wahkon On Mille Lacs (Day 2)

Frank Vascellaro and Chris Shaffer are braving the frigid weather and getting out to Minnesota’s lovely, ice-covered lakes every Thursday and Friday until the middle of February. On Jan. 17, the duo headed out to the Mille Lacs town of Wahkon, which is about 90 miles north of the Twin Cities. Frank and Chris say Wahkon reminds them a little of Dorset, which they visited last spring, because of its tiny population and growing reputation for food. There are four restaurants all on about a one-block stretch!

01/17/2014

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WCCO Viewers’ Choice For Best Bike Trail: Cuyuna Lakes

What’s Minnesota’s best bike trail? WCCO viewers voted and the Cuyuna Lakes Mountain Bike and State Trail, located near Brainerd, came out on top. “When you’re on the mountain bike trails and you come around a corner on one of those trails and there’s this mine lake down below — crystal clear blue that looks like the Caribbean — I mean it’s so spectacular,” Jenny Smith said.

07/25/2013

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Husband, Wife Killed After Motorcycle Crashes Into Truck

For the second time in less than a week, a husband and wife have been killed in a motorcycle accident in Minnesota. Authorities said the recent crash happened in Crow Wing County Road near Crosby.

07/09/2013

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27-Year-Old Man Missing Near Crosby

The Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in finding a 27-year-old man who has been missing from his residence near Crosby since last week.

06/26/2013

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Authorities Search For Missing Crosby Man

The Crow Wing County Sheriff’s office is asking for the public’s help in finding a 27-year-old Crosby man. Twenty-seven-year-old Jesse Larson has been missing since last Thursday night, when he left his parents’ home in his vehicle with two dogs. The vehicle and one of the dogs were located on his parents’ property on Prushek Road in Crosby.

06/24/2013

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Bill Aims To Back State Off On Chili Cook-Offs

Crosslake citizens say unnecessary health regulations have hurt their annual chili cook-off, and a state lawmaker has the fix.

03/11/2013

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Finding Minnesota: Cuyuna Lakes Yeti

For all they’ve tried, searchers haven’t found Sasquatch in the Pacific Northwest or the Abominable Snowman in the Himalayas. But if you believe the stories being told in central Minnesota, another mysterious creature is on the prowl in the Crosby-Ironton area.

02/26/2013

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Finding Minnesota: Nordic Inn

When you book a hotel room, you expect comfortable surroundings that help you relax. But one innkeeper in north-central Minnesota keeps things a little more on edge.

01/01/2013

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Best Places To See Autumn Leaves In Minnesota

Want to break away from the metro area on a sunny fall day? Here are some northern spots you can get to on a tank of gas, enjoying the changing leaves along the way.

10/06/2012

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Weekend Motorcycle Crash Claims Grand Rapids Man’s Life

A 67-year-old Grand Rapids, Minn., man died Wednesday after succumbing to injuries suffered in a weekend motorcycle crash, authorities said.

08/29/2012

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Finding Minnesota: Mountain Biking In Cuyuna

Minnesota isn’t naturally blessed with a lot of peaks and valleys, but bikers in the Cuyuna Lakes region are now enjoying rugged slopes that weren’t even there a hundred years ago.

06/03/2012

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Police Ask For Help In Search For Slain N.D. Researcher

Authorities are asking for the public’s help in finding a body connected to a North Dakota New Year’s Eve murder.

04/23/2012

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Finding Minnesota: Nordic Inn

When you book a hotel room, you expect comfortable surroundings that help you relax. But one innkeeper in north-central Minnesota keeps things a little more on edge.

02/26/2012

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Police: 1 Dead, Teen Arrested In Shooting Investigation

Crosby police arrested a teenage boy after gunshots were heard Thursday night and a 57-year-old man was found dead, police said.

09/16/2011

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Finding Minnesota: Midwest Scuba Diving

Think about all the great places to go scuba diving. There’s the Great Barrier Reef in Australia, or the Caribbean with its bright colorful fish. Or how about swimming with northern pikes in the Brainerd Lakes region?

06/19/2011

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