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Man Dies After Accident On Crow Wing Co. Lake

A 21-year-old Eagan man has died after an accident involving a personal watercraft in north central Minnesota Wednesday afternoon, according to the Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office. The accident happened at about 4:35 p.m. on Rush Lake. Witnesses pulled the man out of the water, brought him to shore and attempted resuscitation.

08/27/2015

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Police: 3 Stabbed Outside Eagan Bar

Eagan police are searching for a suspect after three people were stabbed at Casper’s Cherokee restaurant just after 10:30 p.m. Friday night. Witnesses told officers four men were arguing inside the restaurant, and it ended when one of the men stabbed the other three outside before he fled on foot.

08/22/2015

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Vikings To Buy Eagan Site For Possible HQ, Training Facility

The Minnesota Vikings, already bound for a glitzy new stadium, could have another move in store. The football team’s ownership announced Friday the signing of a purchase agreement for an Eagan property that could become its headquarters and training facility.

08/21/2015

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10 Minnesota High Schools Make Newsweek’s Top 500

Newsweek Magazine has released its top 500 high schools in the country for 2015, and 10 from Minnesota made the list. Of those 10, one was able to crack the top 100. Newsweek bases its school rankings on a range of data on those that prepare their students the best for college.

08/19/2015

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WCCO Saturday Morning Links (Aug. 15)

The Twin Cities is jam packed with fun this weekend, and we got the skinny on all the events! This weekend you will find more than just horse racing at Canterbury Park. They are hosting the Motorsports Show and Swap Meet.

08/15/2015

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WCCO Viewers’ Choice For Best Outdoor Water Park In Minnesota

The Minnesota sun has been showing off this summer, and it is time to get wet and wild! Instead of driving hours to the lake, cool off at Cascade Bay in Eagan — voted the Best Outdoor Water Park in Minnesota.

08/12/2015

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2 Men Charged With Credit Card Fraud In Ramsey County

Two men believed by police to have used fraudulent credit cards in at least eight metro area cities have been charged with identity theft and fraud.

08/07/2015

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Blue Cross Blue Shield To Cut 450 IT Jobs Over 4 Years

Minnesota’s largest health insurer announced it plans to eliminate hundreds of jobs Wednesday. MPR reported Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota is planning to eliminate 450 jobs.

08/05/2015

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Minn. Truck Driver Killed In Md. Crash

Maryland State Police say two men are dead and a woman is seriously injured after a wrong-way collision on eastbound Interstate 70 near Hancock.

08/04/2015

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Four Kids From Eagan Family To Compete In Junior Olympic Games

The AAU Junior Olympic Games start this weekend in Norfolk, Virginia. A dozen athletes from the Eagan area will be competing just in track alone, including one family a four — meet the Windels.

07/30/2015

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Eagan Boy Uses Make-A-Wish For Food Truck Charity

When Make a Wish said they’d grant him a dream, Lucas wanted to serve those who’ve served him, in a food truck.

07/20/2015

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Charges: Woman Blew A .25 After Gas Station Crash With Kids In Car

Police say a 47-year-old woman had a blood alcohol concentration of three times the legal limit after she was arrested this spring following a crash where two young boys were in her car.

07/16/2015

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Charges: Dad Passed Out On Meth While Child, 4, Wanders Hotel

Two young children have been placed in foster care after police say an Elgin man was found earlier this week passed out in a hotel room while one of his kids wandered the lobby alone.

07/01/2015

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Wednesday Ends Long Wait For Medical Marijuana Patients

Patients and their parents will head into Minnesota’s first medical marijuana clinic in Minneapolis at midnight Tuesday, eager to get a potentially promising new medicine as soon as July 1 hits.

06/30/2015

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Charges: East Coast Couple Used Cloned Credit Cards In Eagan

A 20-year-old Maryland man and 24-year-old New York woman are accused of attempting to use stolen credit cards at a store in Eagan late last week, according to charges filed Tuesday in Dakota County Court.

06/30/2015

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Minnesota River Bridge Facelift Means Headache For Drivers

Drivers in the south metro are spending twice as long in traffic because of bridge work near Mall of America. For the first time in almost 30 years, the Highway 77 bridge over the Minnesota River is getting a facelift.

06/22/2015

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Highway 77 Closes Between Eagan And Bloomington

As you head out the door this weekend, there are some road closures you should be aware of. Snelling Avenue is closed between I-94 and University Avenue through late June.

06/20/2015

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Eagan Family’s Car Vandalized, Spray Painted With Racial Slurs

An Eagan family found their car vandalized yesterday morning, and covered with racial slurs. Police say someone smashed out a window in Steve Wright’s car; spray-painted racial slurs on the hood, trunk and windows; and then doused the car with gasoline.

06/01/2015

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Highway 77 To Close In Eagan Next Week

Motorists who are intending to drive south on Highway 77/Cedar Avenue will have to use a detour starting Friday, June 5. The stretch of highway from Old Shakopee Road to Highway 13 in Eagan and Bloomington will be closed to traffic starting at 8 p.m. that day.

05/28/2015

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Semi-Trailer Destroyed By Fire Next To Eagan Business

A semi-trailer is total loss after catching fire in Eagan Thursday morning. Fire crews got the call just after 7 a.m. of a pallet fire at Anderson Trucking on Loan Oak Road. On arrival, they found the semi-trailer fully engulfed in flames.

05/21/2015

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Police: Skateboarder Hit By Car Outside Eagan High School

A person on a skateboard was hit by a car in Eagan early Thursday morning. According to Eagan police, the victim was struck just outside of Eagan High School shortly before 7 a.m.

05/21/2015

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Fire Destroys Eagan Home

No one is hurt after a big house fire in the south metro. Police say the fire broke out on the 1500 block of Skyline Trail in Eagan sometime after 8 p.m. Smoke could be seen as far as six miles away. A man and two kids in the home smelled smoke and got out safely.

04/23/2015

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‘Simon Says Give’ Celebrates 3rd Birthday With A Fashion Show

“Simon Says Give” likes to celebrate birthdays. They host kids who otherwise wouldn’t get a chance to party!

04/22/2015

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Minnesota Under Red Flag Warning For Fire Risk

The entire state of Minnesota is under a red flag warning Wednesday. The fire danger is extreme because of warm, windy and dry weather. Gov. Mark Dayton is authorizing the Minnesota National Guard to help fight wildfires.

04/15/2015

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Driver’s Cigarette Butt Lights Car, Grass On Fire

A driver trying to toss a cigarette butt out her open window ended up burning her car down to wreckage and starting a grass fire that burned through two acres of land.

04/15/2015

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