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In 10th Year, Zombie Pub Crawl Aims To Set A World Record

If you live downtown, you may want to lock your doors this Saturday. Zombies are taking over Minneapolis. Now in their tenth year, the Zombie Pub Crawl is moving to the Warehouse District of Minneapolis.

10/10/2014

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Eco Experience Features World’s Biggest Paper Wad

The Minnesota State Fair may be for many a time to gorge on deep fried foods, or to check out the latest farm equipment, or to take a sip on one of the thrilling Mighty Midway rights. But it’s also a good time to get exposure to environmental issues affecting Minnesota.

08/22/2014

Wild Stache

Wild Sporting Movember Staches To Break The Ice

Hockey and facial hair go together like peas and carrots. So when the founders of Movember came to the NHL about five years ago, the league saw the charity as a perfect fit.

11/01/2013

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Dairy Queen Sets World Record With Fruit Sculpture

Dairy Queen now owns the world record for the largest fruit sculpture ever after hiring an artist to build a 10-foot-tall tree. The restaurant chain sponsored the fruit sculpture in Calgary, Alberta, Canada earlier this month as part of a promotional event for its Orange Julius smoothies.

08/26/2013

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St. Cloud State Breaks Record That Didn’t Exist Before

Just because a world record never existed before doesn’t mean it should never be allowed to remain unbroken. In that spirit, a number of pioneering students at St. Cloud State University ventured toward setting a new world record, and achieved their goal.

08/23/2013

Family Reunion

Hastings Family Aims For A World Record 3,000 At 2015 Family Reunion

Summer usually marks family reunion season but it’s a reunion two years away from now that has one Minnesota family already planning. The Bauer family of Hastings wants to break the world record for its family reunion in 2015 — they’ll need to top 2,585 people to make that happen.

08/16/2013

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Scooping Ice Cream For A World Record

Hundreds of people headed to White Bear Lake this week for a chance at breaking a world record. Their goal was to make the longest ice cream sundae in the world, while raising money for cancer research.

06/19/2013

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Skydiver With 1 Arm Going For World Record

A one-armed skydiver set out Wednesday morning to accomplish something no one has ever done before. Kevin Burkart set out to jump out of a plane more times than anyone else in history.

06/19/2013

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Wis. Costume Company Breaks World Record

A Wisconsin costume company has broken the world record for most video game character costumes in one place.

10/06/2011

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Two-Faced Cat

A cat with two faces, Frank and Louie has just entered the Guinness Book of World Records by being the oldest cat with two faces.

09/30/2011

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