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WCCO Viewers’ Choice For Best Oktoberfest In Minnesota

In the town of New Ulm, Minn., you might notice a slight German influence. OK, a lot of German influence! If you want to know New Ulm’s Oktoberfest and why it’s the best, just look for the guy in lederhosen. His name is George Glotzbach, and he’s as German as they come. Ask him anything you want, but be ready for more than a short story.

09/25/2014

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Finding Minnesota: Restaurant Holds Tight To German Heritage

Oktoberfest celebrations have already started — even though it’s still September — and one popular spot is still going strong, in spite of critics who said they’d never make it.

09/21/2014

GQ Demographics

Good Question: How Diverse Is Minnesota?

In the land of lutefisk and Uff-da, it appears there are fewer Sven and Oles. According to new data released by the U.S. Census, the faces of Minnesota are changing.

09/19/2013

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For The 1st Time A Century, Beer Might Flow At Minn. Capitol

There are few other places in the historic Minnesota State Capitol where beer drinking should be more welcome: The basement cafeteria, styled as a German Rathskeller. Now, for the first time in almost 100 years, alcohol may be available on certain occasions.

05/22/2013

Como Park

Como Park To Re-Dedicate Schiller Sculpture

St. Paul’s Como Park holds a re-dedication ceremony Saturday for its restored sculpture of the German philosopher and poet Johann Christoph Friedrich Schiller.

05/11/2013

Facebook

Researchers Find Facebook Triggers Feelings Of Envy

Ever feel a little twinge of jealousy when you look at a friend’s vacation photos on Facebook? Turns out, you’re not alone.

01/23/2013

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Caribou Sold For $340M To German Holding Company

Caribou Coffee is being taken private by a German holding company in a deal valued at about $340 million.

12/17/2012

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Best Of Minnesota: Oktoberfest

WCCO viewers picked Gasthof’s in northeast Minneapolis as the best place to celebrate Oktoberfest.

10/06/2012

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Best Places To Celebrate Oktoberfest 2012 In Minnesota

If traveling to Germany to celebrate Oktoberfest is not feasible, why not check out one of these celebrations held right here in Minnesota?

10/04/2012

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