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Late Winter Storm Closes Highways In W. Minn.

Heavy snow and strong winds are creating hazardous travel conditions in west central Minnesota.

03/18/2013

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Goin’ To The (Frozen) Lake: Frank & Chris Visit Detroit Lakes – Part 2

Every Thursday and Friday til the end of February, we’re going to your favorite frozen lakes. On Friday, WCCO-TV’s Frank Vascellaro and Chris Shaffer continued their fun in Detroit Lakes, which is celebrating Polar Fest this weekend.

02/08/2013

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Goin’ To The (Frozen) Lake: Frank & Chris Visit Detroit Lakes

Every Thursday and Friday til the end of February, we’re going to your favorite frozen lakes.

02/07/2013

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MnDOT: Near White-Out Conditions In W. Central MN

Wind gusts and blowing snow in west central Minnesota has the Minnesota Department of Transportation urging drivers to slow down and use their headlights.

01/19/2013

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Miss Minnesota Prepares For Pageant In Vegas

Miss Minnesota Siri Freeh is a junior and nursing major at the University of Minnesota.

12/28/2012

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Prep Blog: Week 7, Previewing ‘The Big 4’

It’s yet another big week in high school football across the state. It’s Week 7, which means the regular season is winding down and we’re getting ever so close to the playoffs.

10/11/2012

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WE Fest Celebrates 30th Anniversary In Minn.

WE Fest, one of the nation’s biggest country music festivals, celebrates its 30th anniversary this week near Detroit Lakes.

08/02/2012

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Ducks Deliver Mail To Nursing Home In Detroit Lakes

People living in a western Minnesota nursing home have an unusual system for getting their mail. The mailman often brings some helpers who waddle along behind him.

06/23/2012

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Goin’ To The Lake: Frank & Chris Visit Detroit Lakes

All this week we’re going to some of your favorite lake places, and Frank and Chris made their way to Detroit Lakes on Tuesday.

06/19/2012

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WCCO Is ‘Goin’ To The Lake!’ Where’s Your Favorite Spot?

Frank Vascellaro and Chris Shaffer are going on the road to visit the best hot spots in cabin country. We want to know your favorite spot, so chime in!

06/11/2012

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6 Injured In Minn. High School ‘Mock Crash’

Six people — including a State Trooper — were injured in a Detroit Lakes High School ‘mock crash,’ according to police.

05/04/2012

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Ex-NFL Player To Make Minn. Political Announcement

Former North Dakota State and Buffalo Bills player Phil Hansen plans to make a political announcement Thursday in Minnesota.

03/14/2012

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Truck Partially Submerged In Ice, Passenger Follows

A man who was in a rented pickup truck fell through the ice of Big Cormorant Lake near Detroit Lakes after the truck became partially submerged.

01/17/2012

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Sheriff: Man Reaching For Cell Shoots Self In Leg

A man who was apparently trying to reach for his cell phone accidentally shot himself in the leg Wednesday afternoon.

12/08/2011

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Man, Woman Die In Apparent Overdose

A 41-year-old man and a 25-year-old woman, both of Ogema, Minn., were found dead at a home near Detroit Lakes in what police are calling an apparent overdose.

11/20/2011

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