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Braving The Cold For A Cause: Polar Bear Plunge Events

There’s nothing like an icy, cold plunge into a freezing Minnesota lake to get the heart pumping.


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Minnesota Fundraiser For Romney Postponed

Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney won’t be visiting Minnesota for a fundraiser next week after all.


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Community Spotlight: Park Center Cheerleaders Go Pink

Our Community Spotlight Award this week goes to the cheerleaders at Park Center High School. They’re getting ready for a big fundraiser on Wednesday.



Dayton To Help Fundraise Against Gay Marriage Ban

Gov. Mark Dayton is attending the first public fundraiser held by groups that want to defeat a gay marriage amendment to the Minnesota Constitution.


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Maplewood Police Hold Fundraiser For Fallen Officer Memorial

The Maplewood Police Department held a fundraiser Saturday to help build a memorial to fallen police officer.


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Elk River’s Unique ‘Ice Break 2011′ Fundraiser Shut Down

These days, organizations will do just about anything to keep their budgets from hitting thin ice. The Elk River Chamber of Commerce came up with a fundraiser that involved putting a car out on a frozen lake. Now, however, they have to think of another unique way to raise money.


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Elk River’s Unique Fundraiser: Put Car On Melting Ice

Many people are stopping by Lake Orono in Elk River and they’re wondering: What’s that thing sitting on the ice? Turns out the Elk River Chamber of Commerce put a car out on the frozen lake, to raise funds.


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Doctor: Minn. Player’s Heart Now ‘Fully Recovered’

A 17-year-old Perham High School basketball player continues to recover after collapsing during a game in January.


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Timberwolves Hold Annual Fundraiser Tues. Night

The Minnesota Timberwolves are holding their 16th annual “Taste of the Timberwolves” fundraising event at Target Center on Tuesday night.


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Fundraiser Held For Mpls. Girl Shot In The Neck

A community is coming together to help a young girl who was the victim of a terrible crime.


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Brain Injury Survivor Robbed At Own Fundraiser

Police want to know who stole hundreds of dollars from the survivor of a brain injury. A benefit had just finished in her honor when the crime happened Saturday night.


A Different Way for People to Taste Minnesota

With the Taste of Minnesota now in the rear view mirror for 2010, another restaurant organization, Twin Cities Originals, is getting ready for their own fundraising event.  John Ryan of McCoy’s Public House (Saint Louis […]




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