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Oldest Fishing Pier On Lake Calhoun Replaced, Open To Anglers

The oldest fishing pier on Lake Calhoun in Minneapolis has been replaced, and the Department of Natural Resources says the new pier is ready to support anglers and lake-goers for years to come.

07/22/2013

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Sunscreen Isn’t The Only Way To Shield Kids From The Sun

Protecting our skin from the sun’s damaging rays is important. And protecting your children’s skin is serious business.

07/16/2013

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WCCO This Morning Team Tests New S’mores Recipe

With WCCO’s “Goin’ to the Lake” series this week just about to wrap up, the WCCO This Morning team decided to enjoy a little dessert. On Friday morning, they decided to test out a new S’mores recipe at Lake Calhoun.

06/14/2013

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Best Activities To Do With Dad In Minnesota

Enjoying time with dad should not be reserved for just Father’s Day. Bring a smile to good ol’ dad’s face with a special summer outing in and around the Twin Cities.

06/14/2013

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WCCO This Morning Team Races Boats On Lake Calhoun

With WCCO’s “Goin’ to the Lake” series this week in full swing, the WCCO This Morning team is having a little fun of its own. The crew has been out on Lake Calhoun this week, doing everything from pitching a tent to packing up a sleeping bag. Wednesday morning, they actually hit the lake for a good old fashioned boat race.

06/13/2013

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How Many WCCO Anchors Does It Take To Pitch A Tent?

Summer is officially just around the corner, and that means a lot of weekends at the cabin and camping if the weather allows. That also means bonfires, boating, fishing and setting up that tent to sleep outside in the elements.

06/10/2013

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Help Prevent Break-Ins, Don’t Leave Valuables In Your Car

Take your valuables out of your car before you head to the lake, park or to a Twins game. Last year, Minneapolis police dealt with nearly 4,000 car break-ins, and they say there have been 1,200 so far this year.

05/30/2013

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Minnesotans Battle Elements To Salvage Memorial Day

The other part of Memorial Day is, of course, the outdoor traditions. But swimming and boating was at a minimum today.

05/27/2013

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Police: Attempted Kidnapping Near Lake Calhoun

Minneapolis Police have issued a crime alert after an attempted kidnapping of a 13-year-old girl near Lake Calhoun Sunday afternoon.

05/06/2013

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Tin Fish On Lake Calhoun Picks Perfect Weekend To Open

Tin Fish on Lake Calhoun in Minneapolis is off to a late start, but it’s expecting a busy day as on Friday, the sun came out and the temperature hit 60 for the first time in several months.

04/26/2013

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People Braving Conditions On Coldest Morning Yet

The extreme temperatures and brutal wind chills forced many schools to start late on Friday and some were even closed. But for a lot of us it’s business as usual.

02/01/2013

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All Systems Go For US Pond Hockey Championships

The eighth-annual U.S. Pond Hockey Championships begins this weekend, and the player with most unpredictable moves ever year is the weather.

01/17/2013

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Twin Cities Home Prices Rise For Sixth Straight Month

Anyone who owns a home has seen the dizzying drop in market value. But now, there’s some very good news about Twin Cities housing prices.

11/28/2012

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Twin Cities Marathon Preview

Come out for the annual Twin Cities Marathon and get involved in the race and events surrounding it.

10/05/2012

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Summer In September: Mpls Reaches 95 Degrees

Just when you thought summer was over, Tuesday’s temperatures jumped to 95 degrees in Minneapolis.

09/11/2012

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