Easter

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Debut Of New Pipe Organ At Cathedral Delayed

The first sounding of the Cathedrals restored and enhanced 1963 Skinner gallery organ anticipated to be heard at the Easter Vigil, set for 8 p.m. Saturday, has been postponed.

03/29/2013

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Easter Ham Questions Answered By Kowalski’s Meat Expert

If you celebrate Easter, there’s a good chance there’s a ham involved. And though they say variety is the spice of life, some of us wonder why there are so many choices when it comes to ham.

03/28/2013

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Good Question: How Is The Date Of Easter Determined?

Easter is the celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ, but it falls on a different date every year.

03/27/2013

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Democrats Tout Budget Plans During Legislative Break

Spring break starts today for Minnesota’s House and Senate. The state Legislature typically takes the week off leading up to Easter Sunday.

03/25/2013

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Easter Brunch Recommendations

So you missed your chance to get in to the St. Paul Grill. Why not try for 2014. In the meantime, Dara has some great ideas for a perfect Easter Brunch!

03/24/2013

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Whip Up Some Easy, Sweet Spring Treats

Once St. Patrick’s Day ends, the focus will turn to Easter. And now is the time to plan out those holiday treats, and Lund’s in Uptown can teach you how to make sweet treats on the cheap.

03/16/2013

Black Friday Controversy

Door Buster Hours Bring Controversy

Shoppers might be excited about Black Friday deals, but there are plenty of protesters, too.

11/22/2012

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Burglars Break Into Church, Steal $3K In Equipment

Just days before Easter, a church in Columbia Heights was the target of a burglary, according to a criminal complaint filed in Anoka County.

04/10/2012

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Weather Blog: Windy Easter

It could be worse. It could be a snowy Easter. Or a bitter cold one. Instead the greatest weather factor will be the wind.

04/06/2012

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MN Woman Makes Earth-Friendly Easter Eggs

A Twin Cities woman has a new take on the annual Easter egg hunt. She still uses the colorful eggs, but she doesn’t want them to be found years later in a landfill.

03/31/2012

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Best Family Friendly Easter Brunches In Twin Cities

Easter Brunch is a big deal in Minnesota and many of us have kids “hopped” up on sugar — so we compiled a list of some places we like to call the Best of the Family Brunch.

03/23/2012

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Wander Minnesota: Loaves & Fishes

Spring may not have made a commitment to Minnesota just yet, but regardless of the weather, it’s that time of year again: Lent.

02/29/2012

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Jewish Community Creates New Tradition On Easter Sunday

Christians around the world are celebrating the Easter holiday, but the holy day is also creating a new tradition for some in the Jewish community.

04/24/2011

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Good Question: ‘Reply All’ To Easter Questions

On this Good Friday, a lot of us are thinking about getting ready for Easter Sunday. Jason DeRusha hits “Reply All” to Easter questions.

04/22/2011

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Thanks To Donations, Mpls Center For Homeless Stays Open

A North Minneapolis organization was able to serve its community Easter dinner today, thanks to WCCO-TV viewers.

04/22/2011

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Weather Blog: Easter Weekend

Friday was a damp, dreary day. For the past nine consecutive days we’ve had a high of 50 or cooler. That’s enough!

04/22/2011

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An Atheist Easter Message From Ricky Gervais

A few months ago, we talked about Ricky Gervais’ column detailing why he’s an atheist. He’s back with another funny, interesting missive, this time inspired by the upcoming Easter holiday. Take a look.

04/15/2011

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Good Question: Why Is Easter So Late This Year?

Easter is still two weeks away this year, falling on April 24. Last year Easter was April 4. Some years it’s March. The varying dates have even some avid churchgoers confused.

04/15/2011

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Mpls Center For Homeless Now Needs A Helping Hand, Too

Fed up with violence in her neighborhood, Jariland Spence turned her former sewing shop into a center for people in need. Now, however, she’s hoping her non-profit, which relies on donations, can get a second chance, too, and just in time for Easter weekend.

04/14/2011

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Target’s Key Revenue Figure Sinks In March

Target Corp. said Thursday a key revenue figure fell 5.5 percent in March because of a later Easter, but the drop was smaller than analysts expected.

04/07/2011

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Wander Minnesota: Loaves & Fishes

Spring may not have made a commitment to Minnesota just yet, but regardless of the weather, it’s that time of year again: Lent.

03/02/2011

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