Gordy Leach

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Thousands Of Muscle Cars Revving For Weekend Show

Thousands of American muscle cars will be on display at the state fairgrounds this weekend.

07/20/2012

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Furniture Bank Charity Celebrates 25 Anniversary

A Minnesota charity that has grown into the largest furniture bank in North America is celebrating its 25th anniversary.

07/17/2012

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Bikini Parade To Go Forward — Despite City’s Objections

As part of the Paddle Fish Days parade, approximately 450 women in bikinis might be walking down Main Street in the small town of Madison Lake.

07/16/2012

A Soldier’s Best Friend

Ninety airmen from the Minnesota National Guard are coming home this weekend. They’re members of the 133rd Air lift wing. The first 29 landed this afternoon from Southwest Asia, where they’re supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

07/13/2012

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Chanhassen Military Family Honored On Independence Day

Our military members are often remembered during Fourth of July parades, and so it was in Chanhassen Wednesday afternoon.

07/04/2012

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Minnesotans Shelling Out Big Bucks For Wis. Fireworks

Watching big fireworks displays on the Fourth of July is a big tradition for most families, but lots of people also want to light the fuses on their own pyrotechnic displays.

07/02/2012

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Mosquito Control Working To Calm The Season’s Spike

With all the rain we had last week, you’d expect a spike in mosquitos. But the mosquito control folks are doing their best to keep them in check.

06/26/2012

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Hand-Controlled Jeep: A MN Man’s Ultimate Power Wheelchair

A Gaylord area man is gaining some notoriety for driving an off-road-rigged Jeep using only hand controls.

05/16/2012

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A Look Inside A Peregrine Falcon Nest In Downtown St. Paul

Last week, WCCO-TV showed you an eagle chick removed from the nest and then accepted back by his parents when he was returned. On Wednesday, we got to take pictures of three peregrine falcon chicks in their nest box, in downtown St. Paul.

05/09/2012

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Robots Have Hoop Dreams At High School Competition

There is another big basketball tournament this weekend, and the players are all robots.

03/29/2012

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Minn. Girl Scouts Sell Cookies To Help Soldiers

A group of very young Girl Scouts have been selling their boxes at car dealership in St. Cloud. But this troop also asked customers if they would pay for an extra box to be sent to troops serving overseas.

02/20/2012

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Make Sure To Protect Your Perennials

With such a mild winter, you wouldn’t think we’d have to worry about protecting outdoor plants, but our lack of snow could be causing them harm.

02/14/2012

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New, Rare Orchid Brought To St. Paul Winter Carnival

The St. Paul Winter Carnival had its annual orchid show over the weekend. A grower from Plymouth brought a rare new flower, with a name to match.

01/30/2012

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MSP’s New ‘Pre-Check’ Means Less Time In Security Lines

Everyone knows how long it takes to get through security at the airport. Now, however, it can take considerably less time for some people.

01/24/2012

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Fawns Shot In Forest Lake; Neighbors Upset With DNR

It is a case that has neighbors really upset with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources: two deer fawns killed by police in Forest Lake.

01/17/2012

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‘One Of The Best Things I’ve Ever Tried’: Athletes Talk Ice Cross

Latvia’s Armonz Treepons, Switzerland’s Claudio Calory and Finland’s Meeka Yoka Moinin spoke with WCCO-TV’s Gordy Leach Friday at the Red Bull Crashed Ice World Championship about why they love ice cross.

01/13/2012

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Girl With Cerebral Palsy Gets New Wheelchair From Good Samaritan

Yesterday we told you about 7-year-old Moira Stomberg from Minneapolis. Someone stole her wheelchair from her family’s north Minneapolis driveway over the weekend. Now she’ll be getting a brand new wheelchair because of a WCCO-TV viewer.

01/11/2012

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Land O’ Lakes Dog Show Comes To The RiverCentre

If you like dogs, you might want to head to the RiverCentre in St. Paul, where more than 2,500 dogs will compete for show honors this weekend.

01/06/2012

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Cat Survives 3 Month Stint On Busy Twin Cities Freeway

You would think a cat couldn’t survive for three months while surrounded by freeway traffic. Well think again, and one Twin Cities cat did. His name is “Adam.”

12/30/2011

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Warm Weather Prompts Thin Ice Warnings In Metro

There’s been plenty of ice rescues this winter, along with stories about ATVs and fish houses going through the ice. But, that’s not keeping some people off of those not-so-frozen lakes.

12/28/2011

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Riding Along With FedEx During The Busiest Time Of Year

FedEx employees are working hard, hustling to get out holiday packages.

12/12/2011

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Study: Men, Ages 45 And Up, More Likely To Crash In Snow

Who do you think are better drivers — men or women? A new study says that when the snow flies, some men get into trouble.

12/05/2011

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80-Year-Old Man Bowls Perfect Game In St. Louis Park

Erik Ellingson is an 80-year-old accountant who still works, and still goes league bowling every Thursday night. He likes numbers, and will remember 300 for quite a while. That’s score of the perfect game he bowled Thursday night at the Texa-Tonka lanes in St. Louis Park.

12/02/2011

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Minn. Exotic Car Community Grants Girl’s Holiday Wish

A Wisconsin teenager’s holiday was made in Minnesota Friday when her dad brought her to an exotic car community where she was able to take rides in Lamborhginis and Ferraris – the kind of cars she loves.

11/27/2011

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H.S. Cancer Survivor Comes Home For Thanksgiving

When we consider the things we are thankful for this time of the year, good health is high on the list for many of us.

11/23/2011

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