Finding Minnesota: Obligato Violin ShopBob Gatts's farm in Cushing is where livestock, vegetables and violins all cross paths, drawing both musicians and curious passerbys to his homestead.
Local Police Training For Encounters With People With Mental IllnessIt is estimated that about 10 percent of police calls involve a person with a mental illness. Some law enforcement agencies are now adding more training on how to deal with those calls, especially after some recent cases involving officers and people in emotional distress.
Finding Minnesota: The Minnesota Marine Art MuseumMinnesotans often think they need to travel to major cities to see famous artwork. But in reality, you do not have to travel far to see original works by the likes of Van Gogh and Picasso.
Wis. Family Warning Others After Daughter's Near-Fatal TV IncidentDoctors say a girl is lucky to be alive after a 150-pound box TV fell on her last Friday in Baldwin, Wisconsin. Four-year-old Ahriana Sonnentag was climbing up a dresser when a TV on top of it tipped over and landed on her.
Minnesota Man Has Close Encounter With SharkA Minnesota man says he is lucky to be in one piece after a close call with a 14-foot tiger shark. Matt Mason and his wife, Beth, were paddleboarding in Hawaii Saturday morning when something suddenly started pushing his board through the water.
Good Questions: Winter Zoo Animals, Sneezing Eyes, Funny BonesJessie from Maple Grove wants to know: What happens to zoo animals in the winter? The polar bears and other cold weather animals at St. Paul's Como Zoo do not have a problem being outdoors. But animals that come from warmer climates spend most of the winter indoors. Those animals include primates, such as gorillas and orangutans.
Neighbors Shocked By Boater's Death In Mississippi River CrashInvestigators are trying to determine what caused a fatal boat crash on the Mississippi River. The incident happened just before 4 p.m. Thursday near Mississippi Point Park in Champlin.
Finding Minnesota: Seeing Glensheen Mansion By KayakThousands of families head to Duluth every year to visit the historic Glensheen Mansion. July and August are the busiest months at the mansion, and more than 84 percent of Glensheen's income comes from tours.
Silver Lining For Brainerd Resort Damaged By StormsA severe storm swept through the Brainerd Lakes Area one month ago. It knocked out power for thousands in the area, and did extensive damage to homes and businesses. It took nearly a week before power was restored for some homeowners, and cleanup continues.
Good Question: How Does The DNR Count Fish?The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources shut down walleye fishing on Lake Mille Lacs Monday night for the first time in history. The decision was made because of the record-low walleye population on the lake, and because the quota was met for how many walleyes could be harvested this year.

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