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St. Paul Police: Hockey Director Arrested On Suspicion Of DWI, Stealing Bus

A 48-year-old Forest Lake hockey director has been arrested and charged after he allegedly stole a shuttle bus belonging to a bar and drove away with it while intoxicated, according to St. Paul police.

03/06/2015

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Bill Would Aid Injured Good Samaritans

A WCCO story has prompted a state representative to propose a change in the law to help Good Samaritans.

Last summer we reported on a nurse practitioner who stopped to help after witnessing a car crash. She felt penalized when she was stuck with a hefty bill after needing medical attention herself.

03/05/2015

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Minneapolis, Met Council Bridge Difference Over LRT

The plan to extend the Southwest Light Rail corridor overcame an obstacle Friday to keep the plan on schedule. If an agreement hadn’t been reached, it could have cost the state an extra $100 million or more.

02/27/2015

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Red Wing Man’s Death Touches More Than 60 Lives Via Organ Donation

In times of great grief, we often look for meaning. That came in an unexpected way for a Red Wing woman after losing her husband earlier this month. Brad Einck was an organ donor, and what he shared with one person was particularly powerful.

02/24/2015

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More Complaints Surface About Sportswear Company

WCCO has learned about more complaints against Brooklyn Park company Breakaway Sportswear. The company sent over-sized jerseys to a youth hockey team in Wisconsin. The Stoughton Hockey team got the jerseys late, in the wrong color and they were big enough to fit an adult.

02/20/2015

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Youth Hockey Team’s XL Jerseys An Extra Large Mistake

A youth hockey team is upset about jerseys they ordered from a Minnesota company.

02/19/2015

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Gibbon Volunteer Firefighter Severely Injured

A volunteer firefighter was severely injured while responding to a call early Monday morning. Ryan Sabo was responding with the all-volunteer Gibbon Fire Department, offering mutual aid at a welding business in nearby Fairfax. A steel bi-fold door fell on him, pinning him underneath.

02/18/2015

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Woman Reflects On Losing Husband During Pond Hockey Tournament

There has been an outpouring of support for the family of a man who died recently while playing in a pond hockey tournament. Greg Riebe suffered a heart attack at 46. He collapsed after a game at the North American Pond Hockey Championships on Lake Minnetonka last month.

02/16/2015

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Man Who Collapsed Playing Pond Hockey Had Undiagnosed Heart Condition

There has been an outpouring of support for the family of a man who died while playing in a pond hockey tournament. Greg Riebe suffered a heart attack at 46. He collapsed after a game at the North American Pond Hockey Championships on Lake Minnetonka last month. His wife, Kate, says he had an undiagnosed genetic heart condition. And she said it’s the strength from friends and family that keeps her going.

02/16/2015

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After Death Of 14-Year-Old, Prior Lake Community Searches For Comfort

Family, friends and classmates of a teenager killed in a car accident gathered Friday night to remember her.

Anna Bird was a 14-year-old freshman at Prior Lake High School.

02/13/2015

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Twin Cities Day Care Catches Thief On Camera

A Twin Cities day care fed up with repeated break-ins, set up a camera and caught the thief in the act.

02/11/2015

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Iconic Minnesota Studio To Still Make Music After Owner’s Death

There is a place down an old Minnesota country road where musicians from all over the world come to make music. There is a mystique about Pachyderm Studio, where rock legends have made a name for themselves and everyone who walks through the door finds focus, instead of intimidation.

02/08/2015

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Police: Manhunt Ends With Suspect Found Dead In Jordan Home

The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office is investigating how a convicted felon had access to a weapon and led authorities on a day-long manhunt that ended with the suspect’s death inside a Jordan home early Wednesday morning.

02/04/2015

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Stepdaughter Of Suspect In Police Shootout Pleads For End Of Manhunt

The family of David Winters is pleading for him to end the manhunt and turn himself in Tuesday night.

02/03/2015

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Firearm Arrest Made In Fatal New Hope Shooting

An arrest has been made in connection to the shooting at New Hope city hall that left the gunman dead and two police officers hurt. The arrest is related to how Ray Kmetz acquired the gun used.

01/30/2015

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Pork Prices Dropping As Hogs Recover From Virus

Pork prices are going down. They had skyrocketed about a year and a half ago when a virus hit the hog population hard, killing millions nationwide. The Minnesota Pork Producers Association said farmers lost 7 percent to 8 percent of their herd.

01/27/2015

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Fashion Designer Reinvents Line Of Yoplait Yogurt

Minnesota-based Yoplait yogurt enlisted the help of Minnesota fashion designer Christopher Straub to re-imagine the cups with a Signature Collection offered exclusively in Target stores.

01/26/2015

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Pat Mackin On Slow Road To Recovery After Car Crash

There is a long road ahead for a Minnesota musician badly hurt in a car crash.

Pat Mackin has played with musicians like Bonnie Raitt. On Dec. 3, he was leaving a gig at the Minnesota Music Cafe, where he played with Jay Bee and the Routine, when police say Alexandria Clark broadsided him.

01/21/2015

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Archdiocese Of St. Paul & Minneapolis Files For Bankruptcy

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis filed for bankruptcy protection on Friday, saying it’s the best way for the church to get as many resources as possible to victims of clergy sexual abuse.

01/16/2015

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Man Shot, Killed By Police Had Violent Criminal History

The man who was shot and killed by St. Paul Police has been identified as Marcus Golden. St. Paul Police say a man drove his vehicle at officers in the parking lot on University Avenue East.

01/14/2015

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Passengers Talk About Terrifying Delta Flight

Passengers aboard a Delta flight from Los Angeles to Minneapolis braced for the worst Tuesday morning after the plane began having trouble after take-off. The pilot radioed the tower to report the problem. At the same time, passengers were being notified the plane was going to need to make an emergency landing. Passengers aboard Delta flight 2116 immediately knew something was wrong.

01/13/2015

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Minnesota Somali Leaders Attending Terrorism Summit

Minnesota is home to the largest Somali population in the country. And it’s because of that distinction that leaders from Minneapolis-St. Paul were one of three cities asked be part of a White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism.

01/12/2015

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Delivering Tacos By Bike No Matter The Weather

They will deliver in snow, sleet or hail, and all on a bike. This is the first winter for the bike-only taco delivery service.

01/07/2015

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Student Tweets Cold-Themed Playlist To Convince MPS To Close

Several school districts have cancelled class on Wednesday, including the state’s two largest, Anoka-Hennepin and Minneapolis Public Schools. MPS calls the bitter blast dangerous, citing the cold temperatures, wind chill and safety of students as the reason.

01/07/2015

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Teenager Talks Of Saving Horses From Burning Barn

A high school senior says he didn’t think twice about stopping to help when he saw a barn on fire. Wyatt Stueven arrived before the fire trucks, and horses were trapped inside.

01/05/2015

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