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After Another Fatal Fall, Red Wing Officials Considering Safety Measures

After three deadly falls in four years, the city of Red Wing is considering more safety measures along a scenic trail.

04/29/2015

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Season’s Lack Of Snow Shouldn’t Hurt Farmers

More than 60 percent of Minnesota has less than two inches of snow cover. That’s causing climatologists to keep a close watch.

02/12/2015

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Optimal Summer Conditions Created Vivid Fall Colors

It’s been one of the more colorful falls many of us can remember. The trees got their colors early, and many are still showing vivid oranges and yellows that we haven’t seen in years. Some parts of the state are just hitting their peak now.

10/22/2014

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October Sees The Tenth Top 10 Weather Day In Minnesota

This Top-10 Weather day wasn’t just based on sunshine and 70 degrees. “It was kind of spur of the moment. We looked at the weather cast and knew we wanted to do something,” Ed Greene said.

10/16/2014

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Grand Avenue Hosts Grand Harvest

The scents and sounds of fall are all around, so to celebrate St. Paul’s Grand Avenue is hosting Grand Harvest. The Grand Harvest is a celebration of the season and small businesses on one of St. Paul’s most charming streets.

10/11/2014

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Tips For Finding Peak Fall Colors

Fall colors are in full swing, but to get the most out of your leaf peeping you have to know where to go and when.

10/08/2014

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Bachman’s Transforms Mpls. Home With Fall Trends

If you’re looking to fall into the autumn season, we have the place for you. Four times a year, designers transform an historic home in Minneapolis by repainting, refurnishing, and redecorating the entire house with trends for the season.

10/04/2014

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Fall Cold Can’t Deter Minnesotans From Outdoor Fun

The chill in the air is serious, but it wasn’t cold enough to stop some people from heading outdoors for fun. A week ago Friday, the temperatures reminded us of summer. Short pants and tank tops were in order, and outside is where everyone spent their morning, afternoon and evening. It was a Top-10 Weather Day.

10/03/2014

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Apple Pie Recipes

We wanted to give you all kinds of good ideas for filling your house and your life with those good apple pie smells and flavors. Here are Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Apple Pie recipes!

10/03/2014

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Set Up A Haunted Maze In Your Own Backyard

Your own backyard is the perfect setting for a creepy haunted maze that will give your friends a delightful fright.

10/03/2014

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How To Make DIY Halloween Masks

Use everyday materials to design your own Halloween masks in just a few hours.

10/03/2014

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WCCO’s Viewers’ Choice For Best Fall View In Minnesota

Whatever you like in a landscape, we are lucky enough to have thousands of spectacular views in Minnesota. And if it’s falls colors you’re looking for, there’s one spot you keep ranking the very best. For the second year in a row, your votes sent us to Taylors Falls for the best view in Minnesota.

10/02/2014

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DPS To Motorists: It’s Deer Breeding Season, So Watch Out

The Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) says it’s deer breeding season, so motorists need to be extra cautious. Seventeen of Minnesota’s 18 deer-vehicle crash fatalities from 2011 through 2013 were motorcyclists, the DPS said. There were 7,010 deer-vehicle crashes reported during that time span.

10/01/2014

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Minnesotans Soak Up This Top 10 Weather Day

Minnesotans have a mantra this time of year: Enjoy the weather before it snows! Since many trees are still green, it doesn’t quite look or feel like fall yet. You won’t find many complaining about the tank-top weather in Stillwater, especially since they planned their day around it.

09/26/2014

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Celebrate Fall At A Minnesota Apple Farm

Our thoughts on farming are often limited to the cornfields of Minnesota. But, on a farm in Webster, Minn. Ross Nelson grows a different kind of crop. “We grow a specialty crop,” Ross Nelson, owner of Nelson’s Apple Farm, said. On 15 acres, he produces 25 varieties of apples.

09/20/2014

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New Ulm’s Oktoberfest Named One Of The Best In The Nation

It’s one of the best times of the year for beer lovers. As we say goodbye to summer, breweries and restaurants start rolling out the kegs for Oktoberfests.

09/19/2014

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Sever’s Now Serving Up Fall Pumpkins & Apples

It’s been hard lately not to notice the bite of fall in the air most mornings and evenings, which means that it’s time to start thinking about fall festivities. One place that’s open for business and ready to supply all your autumnal demands is Sever’s in Shakopee.

09/16/2014

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Minnesotans Enjoy Final Days Of Summer

Sunday, Minnesotans celebrated the season as summer turned the corner into fall. A light breeze and plenty of sunshine made the St. Paul Classic that much more enjoyable for thousands of riders. Music provided a toe-tapping soundtrack to the 30 mile tour around the capitol city.

09/07/2014

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20-Month-Old Chaska Boy Recovering From 3-Story Fall

Two seconds is all it took for one Twin Cities family to have the scare of their life. Three weeks ago, 20-month-old Nathan Stoll fell three stories from his apartment window to the cement sidewalk below. He’s still recovering, and his parents are sharing his story with the hope of keeping other children safe.

09/06/2014

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Stillwater Ranked Top Town For Fall Colors

Pretty soon Minnesota will be abundant with fall colors. And now, one Minnesota town has just been named one of the best places in the country to see them. Travel and Leisure Magazine ranked Stillwater, Minn. as the number three best town to see fall colors.

09/06/2014

Fans cheer during the game between the Seattle Seahawks and the Green Bay Packers at CenturyLink Field on September 4, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. The Seahawks defeated the Packers 36-16. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Keidel: Nothing More American Than Autumn And Football

Football reduces us to our most private and primate impulses. We survive winter through the vicarious thrill we get from our favorite football teams.

09/05/2014

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5 Things For Non-Football Fans To Look Forward To During Football Season

There’s just one more week until kickoff for the regular NFL season. While many people eagerly await the beginning of the football, filling out fantasy brackets and betting on new players, there is a subset of Americans who don’t particularly enjoy the sport. So for those that aren’t avid fans of the pigskin, here are five things to look forward to during football season.

08/28/2014

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Minnesota Man Rescued After Fall In Wyoming

Rangers rescued a 60-year-old Minnesota man who apparently had fallen while attempting to summit a 13,770-foot peak in Grand Teton National Park in northwest Wyoming. The National Park Service says Steve Markusen, of Minneapolis, was rescued Friday morning.

08/09/2014

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CBS Announces Multi-Phase Rollout For Its Fall Premiere Schedule

Following its addition of “Thursday Night Football,” CBS is shaking things up this upcoming fall with a multi-phase rollout.

06/26/2014

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Fundraiser Held For ‘Miracle Baby’ Who Fell 11 Stories

The community plans to rally around a Minneapolis toddler whose survival has been nothing short of a “miracle.”

06/12/2014

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