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Minnesota Climber Phones Home On Way Down Mt. McKinley

A Minnesota climber making his way down from the summit of Mount McKinley in Alaska says he’s looking forward to a hot shower, then a hot bath, then some good food and drink.

01/13/2015

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Team: Climber 1st To Solo Summit Mount McKinley In January

A Minnesota adventurer has succeeded in becoming the first solo climber to reach the summit of Alaska’s Mount McKinley in the month of January, his support team said Monday, citing a GPS tracking device.

01/12/2015

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Trial Starts For Cook Co. Att’y Charged With Kissing Teen Girl

A Minnesota county attorney sat on the other side of the courtroom Tuesday as his trial for allegedly getting too close to a teenage girl got underway. Tim Scannell faces two felony counts of fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct for kissing and touching a 17-year-old girl.

07/22/2014

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Meeting To Look At Watershed That Includes BWCA

Water quality experts will kick off a multi-year water quality study on an important northern Minnesota watershed at a public informational meeting Thursday. The Rainy River-Headwaters Watershed includes about 95 percent of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and most of Voyageurs National Park.

06/15/2014

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Cook County Atty. Charged With Kissing A Teenage Girl

Cook County’s top prosecutor will be prosecuted himself. Tim Scannell is charged with getting too close to a teenage girl, and faces two felony counts of fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct.

10/31/2013

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Finding Minnesota: Grand Marais Moose Madness

The Gunflint Trail in northeastern Minnesota has long been one of the best spots in the state to see a moose in the wild. The big beasts are still around, although their numbers have dropped dramatically across the state – more than 50 percent since 2010.

10/13/2013

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Heavy Rain Causes Street Flooding In Grand Marais

Residents of Grand Marais are sweeping up dirt and debris after intense storms dumped more than 3 inches of rain along Minnesota’s North Shore of Lake Superior. The rain caused street flooding in downtown Grand Marais Thursday, but the water has since receded. Some flooded basements are reported.

07/19/2013

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Pike Dies After Apparently Chomping Down On More Than It Could Chew

Although Julie Collman has fished on Saganaga Lake for more than 20 years, she hasn’t seen anything quite as bizarre as what she found it’s the lake’s waters last Friday.

07/05/2013

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Another Segment For Gitchi-Gami Trail

Add about 2 more miles to the Gitchi-Gami State Trail for bicyclists, runners and walkers along U.S. 61 between Two Harbors and Grand Marais. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and the Gitchi-Gami Trail Association officially opened the 2.3-mile segment in the Silver Bay area.

06/05/2013

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Family Of 4 Missing After Duluth Boating Trip Found Safe

A family of four is reportedly missing after going out for a boating trip on Lake Superior Sunday, according to CBS affiliate Northland’s NewsCenter. The station reported that the family left Silver Bay on Sunday afternoon and were heading to the Palisade Head area.

05/27/2013

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Change Comes After Truck Hits Dog During Sled Race

A well-known Minnesota musher is devastated following a race accident that claimed the life of one of his dogs, and left two others badly injured.

02/18/2013

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Freezing Temperatures Stop Climber’s Attempt On Mt. McKinley

A Minnesota man is no longer climbing up Alaska’s Mount McKinley.

01/28/2013

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Best Pet-Friendly Getaways In Minnesota

Some of the best pet-friendly vacation spots in Minnesota are also some of the most remote. Check out the list below for some ideas about where to take your family on vacation — including your four-legged friend.

01/26/2013

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Arctic Chill Arrives In Minn.

An Arctic air mass is upon us, and according to WCCO meteorologist Lauren Casey, the cold will stick around for a while.

01/19/2013

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Finding Minnesota: Gunflint Zip Line Tour

It has long been understood that the best way to see Minnesota’s northern treasure of lakes and woods is by canoe. But now, Gunflint Lodge, in extreme northeastern Minnesota, is offering another nice vantage point, from the air.

07/29/2012

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Goin’ To The Lake: Frank & Chris Visit Grand Marais

All this week we’re going to some of your favorite lake places. Tonight Frank and Chris have made their way to Grand Marais on the north shore of Lake Superior.

06/18/2012

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WCCO Is ‘Goin’ To The Lake!’ Where’s Your Favorite Spot?

Frank Vascellaro and Chris Shaffer are going on the road to visit the best hot spots in cabin country. We want to know your favorite spot, so chime in!

06/11/2012

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MN Man Wins Kayak Race On Missouri River In SD

Joe Zellner of Grand Marais, Minn., finished the 72-mile course between Yankton and Sioux City, Iowa, in less than nine hours.

05/29/2012

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DNR: 2011 Had More Deer Baiting Citations Than Any Other

The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) issued more citations for illegal deer baiting in 2011 than in any other year since the citations began being tracked 20 years ago, the department said.

12/19/2011

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Man Charged In Courthouse Shooting

A Grand Marais, Minn. man has been charged with two counts of premeditated attempted murder in connection to last week’s courthouse shooting, in addition to other charges.

12/19/2011

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Relatives Say Courthouse Gunman Was Suicidal

The Cook County Sheriff said the man who opened fire Thursday in a courthouse in Grand Marais got the gun from his own vehicle.

12/16/2011

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2 Victims In Minn. Courthouse Shooting Improving

A hospital official says the two men hospitalized after being shot in a courthouse in northern Minnesota are improving.

12/16/2011

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Authorities: Suspect Arrested In MN Courthouse Shooting

A gunman opened fire at small northern Minnesota courthouse on Thursday, shooting and injuring the local prosecutor and two other people, authorities said.

12/15/2011

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Charges: Worker Stole Pain Patches From Patients

A hospital worker at a Grand Marais nursing home is accused of taking drugs from patients and from garbage cans at the facility, according to charges filed Thursday by the Minnesota Department of Health.

11/17/2011

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Slow-Moving Storms Cause Flooding In Northland

Heavy rain caused widespread flooding in parts of northern Minnesota.

06/28/2011

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