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Mother Of MN Man Who Died Snorkeling In Puerto Rico Talks

The family of a Minnesota man, who drowned in a snorkeling accident off the coast of Puerto Rico, is now looking for answers.

12/23/2013

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Friends, Family Gather To Remember Slain Couple

A couple hundred people gathered at the VFW post in Iron River to celebrate the lives of a couple who were slain. Jim Crain says he hopes the community remembers his grandparents, Jim and Eunice Crain, for the loving people they were, instead of how they died.

12/16/2013

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10 Holiday Do’s and Don’ts

Holiday time is upon us yet again, and before the stress weighs you down, it’s a good idea to have a plan in place to help ensure that you’ll make it through the season with a smile.

12/02/2013

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Trevino Sentenced To More Than 27 Years

The St. Paul man who killed his wife and attempted to hide the evidence by dumping her body in the Mississippi River has been sentenced to more than 27 years in prison.

11/25/2013

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Family Mourning Death Of Slain Orono Doctor

The family of a prominent Orono doctor killed last week has issued a statement saying they are grieving his loss as they prepare to say goodbye. Dr. Stephen Larson was shot in his home Friday night.

11/20/2013

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Wis. Family Reunites With Cat Lost 5 Years Ago

A southern Wisconsin family who had lost hope of ever seeing their cat after he ran off five years ago has been reunited with the gray tabby. A Racine woman turned Sammie into the local Wisconsin Humane Society after being concerned the declawed kitty that’d been hanging around her home for months would not survive the cold weather.

11/07/2013

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Autopsy Confirms Remains Found Are Mandy Matula

The brother of a 24-year-old Minnesota woman who went missing last spring says his family felt some relief when they heard that human remains were discovered Saturday.

10/27/2013

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Make-A-Wish: Tommy’s Family Battles Cancer, Travels To Italy

Once a month on the WCCO Saturday morning show, we’re going to try to bring you the story of a different Make-A-Wish child. This time we’re introducing you to Tommy Costello, a 15-year-old whose cancer diagnosis was just the start of a harrowing year for his family.

10/26/2013

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Refurbished Home Is A Thank You For MN Soldier & His Family

The former resident at 136 Shadywood Lane in Delano, Minn., was a victim of the nation’s housing collapse. Now, this once bank-owned property is a proud symbol of recovery, as it was the the first Minnesota home donated to Operation Homefront’s Homes for Veterans program.

10/17/2013

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Fundraiser Set For Army Recruiter Who Was Hit, Dragged By Jeep

The Army recruiter who was hit by a Jeep and carried underneath the vehicle for nearly a mile remains hospitalized, and his coworker hopes a fundraiser will help offset the financial challenges his family is facing.

10/16/2013

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Family Of Man Injured In Hit-And-Run Looking For Answers

The family of a Twin Cities man, who was critically injured in a hit-and-run, is asking for the public’s help. Wade Souster was found lying on the median of Phalen Boulevard, near Atlantic St. in St. Paul, early Thursday morning.

10/07/2013

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Franklin’s Family Attorney: Uptown Shooting Case Not Over

The attorney for the family of Terrance Franklin, who was shot and killed by police in Uptown, says the case is not over, despite a grand jury decision.

09/26/2013

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Only In Minnesota: Wild’s Parise Expecting Twins

Minnesota is expecting another set of twins. These will be a baby boy and girl for Wild star Zach Parise. He and his wife, Alisha, are expecting in January. Parise confirmed the news Thursday, the first day of training camp for the team.

09/12/2013

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5K For Dani J Lifts Family, Raises Money For Domestic Abuse Project

Saturday’s 5K was a run that carried a much deeper meaning than exercise. The “5K for Dani J” race was for Danielle Jelinek, who was found dead near her boyfriend Aaron Schnagl’s home in May. Schnagl’s in jail on drug charges. The event had her name all over it — from the fast tunes to the footwork.

08/17/2013

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Twins C Mauer Out This Weekend To Be With Family

The Minnesota Twins will be without All-Star catcher Joe Mauer until Tuesday.

07/26/2013

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Family Of Bride Killed In Crash: ‘We Are Absolutely Devastated’

The family of a woman who was killed in a crash while honeymooning with her new husband said they are “absolutely devastated and heartbroken.”

07/25/2013

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Minn. Woman Killed By Falling Tree Is Identified

The woman killed by a falling tree in Eden Prairie Saturday evening has been identified. According to her 18-year-old daughter Lindsay, 56-year-old Nina Mackay had a passion for her two children, love for her dogs and a strong affinity for Post-It Notes. “You look up on the counter and you just see like this, this, this…they’re everywhere,” Lindsay said. “Every time I woke up, there’d be a note next to my bed.”

07/06/2013

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MN Musician Tours S. Korea Seeking Musical & Familial Connection

A St. Paul woman is traveling to the other side of the world, to share her passion for music, and find answers about her past. Mayda Miller is going on tour in South Korea and hopes to make a special connection while she’s there.

07/04/2013

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Stephen Colbert’s Tribute To Mother

Stephen Colbert paid tribute to his mother in a way that will make anyone choke up.

06/20/2013

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Minn. Soldiers Return Home To Loved Ones, Babies

The worrying is over for dozens of Minnesota families. Their loved ones with the Minnesota National Guard returned home Tuesday after spending nearly a year in Afghanistan. As they were saving lives overseas, new lives were beginning in some of their own homes.

06/18/2013

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Beyond Bounds: Brock Wood KO’d Cancer, Now Kayaking The Mississippi

There are two reasons (one rational, one irrational) why Brock Wood is going to have no problem kayaking the 2,400 miles down the Mississippi this summer.

06/12/2013

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Backyard Olympics: How To Have Your Own Field Day

Give your kids a summer day filled with friends, fitness and fun! Organizing a Backyard Olympics can be as simple or complex as you want to make it, so don’t be afraid to dive in and indulge your kids with a field day of their own!

06/03/2013

Kids talk Father's Day

What Fatherhood Means Through The Eyes Of Five Year Olds

How did your daddy get the job of “Father?” Is it a hard job, or a fun one? Find out what fatherhood looks like through a child’s eyes.

06/03/2013

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Mpls. To Pay $3M In Police Misconduct Case

The city of Minneapolis has agreed to pay more than $3 million to settle a lawsuit filed by the family of a man who died after struggling with police at the Minneapolis YMCA.

05/24/2013

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Court Documents Reveal Details In Kira Trevino’s Death

Less than 24 hours after the body of a missing St. Paul woman was pulled out of the Mississippi River, court documents revealed chilling details in the death of Kira Trevino. Her body was discovered Wednesday along the Mississippi River in St. Paul by a worker near Shepard Road and Roberts Street.

05/10/2013

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