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Best Chicken Wings In Minnesota

Chicken wings soar to new flavorful highs in Minnesota.

07/29/2015

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MnDOT: WB I-394 To Reopen Friday In Downtown Mpls.

The mainlines of westbound Interstate 394 will reopen Friday between downtown Minneapolis and Golden Valley — helping to ease traffic from Minneapolis’ Aquatennial events and the Minnesota Twins’ series against the New York Yankees. The Minnesota Department of Transportation says the westbound mainline and HOV/Reversible lanes will open at 5 a.m. between on I-394 between I-94 and Highway 100.

07/23/2015

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Police: Driver Fled Traffic Stop Before Crashing Into Pole

A 19-year-old Minneapolis woman was seriously hurt late Monday morning after driving into a pole in Golden Valley, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Authorities responded to the crash at about 11:17 a.m. at the intersection of Highway 55 and Winnetka Avenue.

07/06/2015

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Lane Closures On I-394 In Mpls. & Golden Valley Begin Friday

The Minnesota Department of Transportation says motorists will likely encounter slow moving traffic when lane closures begin on a stretch of Interstate 394 Friday.

07/06/2015

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3 Adults, 3 Dogs Survive Golden Valley House Fire

An alert neighbor helped three adults and three dogs escape a house fire in Golden Valley early Saturday morning. Crews were called to a home on the 5300 block of Culver Road just before 3:30 a.m. after a neighbor noticed black smoke pouring from the two-door garage next door.

06/13/2015

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Better Business Bureau Hosting Seminar To Warn Of Scams Targeting Seniors

The Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota warns seniors against the following scams, those especially that target seniors. There are four things seniors should watch out for.

06/03/2015

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Northbound Hwy 100 To Close Between Hwy 62, I-394

Construction on the Canadian Pacific Railway Bridge in St. Louis Park is closing northbound Highway 100 between Golden Valley and Edina this weekend. The Minnesota Department of Transportation says northbound Hwy 100 will be closed from 9 p.m. on June 5 until 5 a.m. on June 8.

06/02/2015

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Intoxicated Male Falls From Hot Tub, Leg Impaled In Fence Post

Authorities say a man suffered non-life threatening injuries late Saturday night after falling from a hot tub on the upper level of a home in Golden Valley and landing on a fence post. The Golden Valley Police Department received a call about the incident at about 11:39 p.m. at 830 Sumter Avenue South.

05/31/2015

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Brookview Introduces Bike-Friendly Golfing

The Twin Cities is known as one of the most bike-friendly areas in the country. Cycling enthusiasts now have one more spot where they have the chance to ride around on two wheels — a golf course.

05/23/2015

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Sharp-Tongued Democratic Rep. Winkler To Resign, Move Abroad

A Minnesota Democratic legislator who fought to raise the minimum wage and is known for speeches that mocked Republican rivals as well as politicians in his own party said Thursday he will give up his seat in the state House as his family moves abroad.

05/21/2015

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Thousands Attend Animal Humane Society’s ‘Walk For Animals’

Today’s weather gave a lot of Minnesotans a great reason to get outside and help a good cause. Dogs, cats and even a few reptiles took their owners on a two-and-a half mile walk in Golden Valley.

05/02/2015

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Best Gift Shops For Mother’s Day In Minnesota

Five Minnesota gift stores that can make finding a gift for Mom a delightful and energizing experience.

04/28/2015

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Excellent Educator: Carol Callen From Golden Valley SEA

Carol Callen is a teacher at Golden Valley’s School of Engineering and Art. Her compassion for kids inside, and outside school, hours is what makes her this week’s Excellent Educator.

04/17/2015

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Thieves Take Van Of Dog-Spaying Nonprofit

A Twin Cities non-profit dedicated to spaying and neutering pit bulls and Rottweilers hopes you can help.

The trailer used for the “Get Your Fix” program was stolen over the weekend and, with it, $4,000 to $6,000 worth of supplies.

03/31/2015

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Breck Goalie Savoring His Shot At State Tournament

The Boys State High School Hockey Tournament starts in Class A with quarterfinals and continues Thursday with Class AA quarterfinals. Sometimes the great story lines aren’t the ones of the players who have been starters since they put on skates, but the ones who had to work every day to finally be good enough. Breck goaltender Stephen Headrick is a prime example of that.

03/03/2015

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Little O’s, Yellow Box: A Look Back At 74 Years Of Cheerios At General Mills

General Mills launched the cheerios brand back in 1941 as Cheeri Oats. The name was changed a few years later to what it is today, Cheerios. Seventy four years later, it is still the bestselling brand of ready-to-eat cereal on American breakfast tables.

02/23/2015

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Guest Pass: 3rd Lair Skate Park

This year hasn’t been the greatest for winter sports. Without much snow, it’s been tough for snowmobilers, let along skiers and snowboarders. But, there’s one action sport that’s doing well in this mild winter.

02/05/2015

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With Bitter Cold’s Return Comes Frozen Water Pipes

A sudden cold snap hitting Minnesota is all it takes to get the phones ringing at local plumbers. That’s because they’re the experts when it comes to thawing — and repairing — frozen water and drain pipes.

12/30/2014

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Firefighter Injured Battling Golden Valley House Fire

A Golden Valley firefighter is recovering from minor injuries after responding to a fire that destroyed a home. The flames ignited around 4:30 a.m. Sunday on Parkview Terrace in Golden Valley. Crews remained on scene for several hours putting out the flames and preventing flare-ups.

12/14/2014

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Minn. Company Touts Tool To Protect Stolen Credit Cards

With all the security breaches in the past year, many shoppers are concerned about using their credit or debit cards. But carrying large amounts of cash has its own risks. A survey by Bankrate.com in November found more than a third of American shoppers planned to use debit cards for Black Friday purchases. Many of those cards are tied to checking and credit accounts, and hold a wealth of personal information if hackers and thieves get their hands on them.

12/03/2014

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Highway 100 Closing For The Weekend In SW Metro

Transportation officials say Highway 100 will be closed in the southwest metro this weekend as crews demolish a railway bridge over the roadway.

11/20/2014

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General Mills Plans To Cut About 700 To 800 Jobs

General Mills plans to cut 700 to 800 jobs, the second time it’s trimmed its work force in a month, as the food company wrestles with a shift by U.S. consumers away from boxed or frozen meals. The Minneapolis company expects about $135 million to $160 million in restructuring charges.

10/01/2014

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The Best Places To Watch Each Pro Football Team In Minnesota

Find a bar where you can cheer for your favorite NFL team with fan mates.

09/09/2014

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Help Fight Hunger With Second Harvest Heartland

Thursday is Hunger Action Day around the country, meaning you’ll see plenty of people wearing orange in an effort to fight hunger. Orange is the national color to raise awareness about fighting hunger.

09/04/2014

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Jack Jablonski To Do Treadmill Walkathon

Jack Jablonski is asking for support in his “Walk to Victory Over Paralysis.” He’s taking part in a treadmill walkathon Saturday at Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute in Golden Valley, where he made his incredible recovery after he was paralyzed in a high school hockey game on Dec. 30, 2011.

07/19/2014

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