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Warm Up Breathes Life Into Minnesotans, Outdoor Dining

With Friday’s great weather, Minnesotans headed to the nearest outdoor eating spot.

04/26/2013

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2 Injured In Shooting Outside Downtown Mpls. Bar

At least two people were injured in a shooting outside of a downtown Minneapolis bar.

03/03/2013

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Rochester Reacts To Mayo Clinic Expansion News

A little more than 100,000 people live in Rochester – but how is the city reacting to the news of a possible influx of 30,000 new Mayo Clinic employees?

01/30/2013

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St. Cloud Police More Than Ready For Twin Cities Party Buses

St. Cloud police aren’t interested in any parties “taking over” their city this Friday and Saturday night.

01/23/2013

A Duluth firefighter helps Matt Livingston the maintenance manager for the Electric Fetus Building across a torrent of water rushing down Superior Street in Duluth early Tuesday evening.  A 16-inch water main burst downtown flooding Superior Street from First Avenue West to First Avenue East. Livingston was checking on the status of the building that was being flooded by the water. (Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)

Water Main Break Closes Streets, Causes Flooding

Parts of downtown Duluth looked more like a river instead of city streets overnight.

01/02/2013

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - OCTOBER 25: Fans look on during the game between the Minnesota Vikings and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on October 25, 2012 at Mall of America Field at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Vikings Fans Pack Metrodome, Celebrate Victory

Inside the Metrodome Sunday afternoon, the atmosphere was electric. There was, after all, a lot on the line for both the Vikings and the Packers. In fitting fashion, the intense game came down to the final seconds.

12/30/2012

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Westminster Presbyterian Expanding, Creating Affordable Housing

A downtown Minneapolis church is growing and the expansion will include affordable housing.

09/27/2012

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Railgating: Building Up The Game Day Experience In Mpls.

A Vikings tradition that dates back to the days of Met Stadium is about to get a makeover.

09/19/2012

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Power Restored To Downtown Minneapolis After Outage

Xcel Energy has restored power to customers in downtown Minneapolis, after nearly one-third of them lost power for about an hour and a half Tuesday morning.

07/24/2012

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Mpls. Begins Crackdown On Sunday Night 18-Plus Clubs

Minneapolis police are cracking down on violent crimes on the worst crime day of the week: Sunday.

07/22/2012

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1 Injured In Downtown Mpls Garage Shooting

Police have arrested a suspect in connection with an early Saturday morning shooting near a downtown Minneapolis parking ramp.

07/07/2012

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Buses To Replace Downtown Mpls. Light-Rail This Weekend

The downtown portion of the Hiawatha light-rail line will be shut down starting at 6:30 p.m. Friday, according to Metro Transit.

06/19/2012

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Curiocity: Prairie Kitchen & Bar Goes Beyond Hotel Fare

When it comes to the phrase “hotel restaurant,” thoughts of chain food, greasy diners and generic menus can often be the norm. But when the downtown Minneapolis Hyatt was deciding how to use $25 million for renovations, they had another idea in mind.

06/14/2012

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St. Paul Cuts Ribbon On Downtown Revival

Under the noontime sun, St. Paul city and business leaders snipped the ribbon on a growing revival. The city is in the midst of a building boom and the latest example is the Lofts at Farmer’s Market.

06/06/2012

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Man Gets 26 Years For Downtown Hotel Homicide

A 33-year-old Dayton man was sentenced to 26 years in prison Monday in connection with a February murder at a downtown hotel.

06/04/2012

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Downtown Minneapolis Lunds Set To Open In June

The missing piece of the downtown Minneapolis puzzle — a major grocery store — will soon be in place. Lunds will open its doors at 1201 Hennepin Ave. on June 14.

05/31/2012

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A Look Inside A Peregrine Falcon Nest In Downtown St. Paul

Last week, WCCO-TV showed you an eagle chick removed from the nest and then accepted back by his parents when he was returned. On Wednesday, we got to take pictures of three peregrine falcon chicks in their nest box, in downtown St. Paul.

05/09/2012

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OccupyMN Movement To Resume In Downtown Mpls

Hundreds of protestors could be in downtown Minneapolis Saturday with Occupy Minnesota movement expected to resume.

04/06/2012

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Downtown Businesses Get Ready For Baseball Season

The Minnesota Twins home opener is Monday, but it’s not just the Twins and their fans who are getting ready. All those businesses downtown are too.

04/06/2012

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War Of Kevins At Wolves-Celtics Game; Wolves Lose 100-79

As much as Kevin Garnett wants everyone to believe he’s put the Minnesota Timberwolves in his rearview mirror, he’s still been watching — and listening.

03/30/2012

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Huge Crowds Expected In Downtown St. Paul Saturday

This Saturday, it’s going to get busy in St. Paul. An estimated 100,000 people are expected be downtown for a number of events Saturday.

03/14/2012

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Massive Fire At Downtown Mpls. Apartments

An apartment complex just south of downtown Minneapolis is a total loss after a fire that reached at least three alarms overnight.

03/09/2012

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Gas Odor Detected At Downtown Mpls. Target

Minneapolis fire crews are investigating a possible gas leak at the downtown Target on Ninth and Nicollet.

02/29/2012

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Dayton Backs New $50M Stadium For … Saints

Gov. Mark Dayton unveiled a $775-million package of construction projects Tuesday, calling it a jobs bill that will create almost 22,000 new jobs.

01/17/2012

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Police Kill Bear Near Downtown St. Paul

Police have shot and killed a bear that wandered into a neighborhood near downtown St. Paul.

12/18/2011

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