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Record-Setting Pumpkin Wows At Stillwater Harvest Fest

What’s cooler than padding a river while in a monster-sized pumpkin? Virtually nothing, obviously. From delicious chili and apple pie, to hanging out with giant pumpkins and seeing the massive veggies be used as boats — it’s all possible at the Stillwater Harvest Fest.

10/12/2013

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WCCO Viewers’ Choice For MN’s Best Place To See Fall Colors: Taylor’s Falls

In the land of 10,000 hues come autumn, WCCO viewers sent Matt Brickman to Taylors Falls, Minn., to get a taste of the state’s very best. Once in Taylors Falls, there’s also a vantage point that you won’t find just anywhere in Minnesota.

10/03/2013

Baby Deer.

DPS: Don’t Swerve For Deer On Roads

Now that fall is here, it’s a dangerous time on the road for deer crashes.

10/01/2013

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Wander Minnesota: Fall Getaways

The DNR is reporting that fall colors have begun to pop, mostly up north as of this writing. The gorgeous fall foliage season is all too short. Now is the time to plan a little getaway to enjoy them before winter sets in. Here are a few suggestions for lodgings that are open past the summer tourist season.

09/30/2013

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Man Falls From U of M Frat Balcony

An 18-year-old man is in the hospital after falling from a second floor balcony on the University of Minnesota’s Frat Row. The Minneapolis Fire Department was called to Phi Kappa Psi around 12:45 a.m. Saturday morning. Authorities say the man didn’t appear to have any broken bones and was alert when he was taken to the hospital. It is not known why he fell, or if drugs or alcohol were involved.

09/21/2013

Bob For Apples

The New Honeycrisp? Stillwater Apple Farm Offering New Flavor

Minnesota loves creating new takes on fall’s favorite fruit, and Aamodt’s Apple Farm has the freshest addition. Sweet RiverBelle is available for a limited time at the Stillwater, Minn., farm, as Aamodt’s is the only place offering the sweet-tasting apple.

09/20/2013

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Make Your Garden Pop In Autumn

There are great plants for fall color as you need seasonality in your garden. The saviors are shrubs and perennials that can provide that pop. Euonymus, or the burning bush, will become a complete ball of red — you can’t miss them.

09/14/2013

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Woman Who Died After Falling From ‘U’ Dorm Window ID’d

A 19-year-old woman who fell out of a sixth floor window at the University of Minnesota has died, according to authorities.

09/08/2013

Fall Centerpiece

8 Easy DIY Projects to Ready Your Home for Fall

Weatherproofing your home or updating your decor can be a fun and easy do-it-yourself project before fall sets in. Here are a few options to inspire you to get creative.

08/12/2013

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Police: Toddler Falls From 2nd Floor Of Mpls. Duplex

An 18-month-old toddler is in the hospital after falling from the 2nd story of a Minneapolis duplex Sunday evening, according to Minneapolis police.

06/02/2013

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Man Falls Into Sinkhole In Bloomington

Police say a man had to be rescued after falling into a sinkhole in Bloomington, Minn.

05/12/2013

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UW-Eau Claire Student, Minn. Native Missing After Fall Into River

A University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire student is still missing after falling into the Chippewa River from the university’s footbridge, according to police.

04/21/2013

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Mpls. Snow Emergency Unlikely

By Minneapolis city law, the winter season is considered Nov. 1 through April 1, meaning the city can’t declare a snow emergency, even if several inches fall on Thursday.

04/10/2013

What's left of the historic swinging bridge at Jay Cooke state park in Duluth. (credit: Holly Wagner/CBS)

Historic Jay Cooke Bridge To Be Rebuilt For Fall

Last year’s spring melting and subsequent floods wiped out a historic swing bridge at Jay Cooke State Park.

04/06/2013

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Jay Cooke’s Swinging Bridge Due Back By Fall

A replacement for the historic swinging bridge at Jay Cooke State Park should be in place just in time for the fall color season.

04/06/2013

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