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Mound Church Helps Low-Income Families Grow Food

A newspaper advertisment called Tami Clark Pehrson to Mound’s Bethel United Methodist church, but she unexpectedly found nourishment outside, among the rows of lettuce, onions and asparagus.

03/31/2012

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Record Warmth May Mean Record Year For Some Businesses

March will likely go down as the warmest on record in more than 100 years. That’s also bringing record years for all sorts of businesses, too.

03/28/2012

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Exotic Pet Owners Getting Help From Minnesota

There was a big rescue of sorts in Northern Minnesota Tuesday. Two big cats from Ohio – a cougar and white tiger — found refuge at the Wildcat Sanctuary, a nonprofit wild cat rescue in Sandstone, Minn.

03/27/2012

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After Hit-And-Run, Man Plans To Ride Motorcycle Again

A Minnesota Marine and Iraq War veteran, who was badly hurt in a hit-and-run crash, says he’s back on his feet and ready to get back on his motorcycle.

03/24/2012

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Central Corridor LRT Construction Hits Half-Way Mark

St. Paul could be the construction capital of the state after construction of the Central Corridor light rail has hit the half-way mark.

03/16/2012

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Photographer’s Book Chronicles Work With Celebrities

A Minnesota native makes his living capturing music’s greatest legends, everyone from Ringo Starr and Paul McCartney to Eddie Van Halen and Keith Richards. In the photography world, Rob Shanahan has become something of an icon himself.

03/16/2012

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Huge Crowds Expected In Downtown St. Paul Saturday

This Saturday, it’s going to get busy in St. Paul. An estimated 100,000 people are expected be downtown for a number of events Saturday.

03/14/2012

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Relatives Shocked After Couple Dies In St. Paul House Fire

A couple married for decades was found dead after a fire that caved in the roof of a house in St. Paul Tuesday morning.

03/13/2012

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Preemptive Strike: Mpls Woman’s Double Mastectomy

A North Minneapolis woman says it wasn’t a matter of if, but when. She was destined to get cancer. She was tired of waiting for the diagnosis.

03/12/2012

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Twin Cities Girls Get On The Right Track By Lacing Up

Teenage pregnancy, eating disorders and poor self-esteem are some of the major problems plaguing young women in Minnesota. The struggles can sometimes start as early as elementary school.

03/06/2012

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Winona Manufacturer Goes ‘Linsane’

You’ve probably heard of Jeremy Lin, a New York Knicks point guard who burst into fame right off the bench.

03/03/2012

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Heart Attack Survivor Says An iPad Helped Save His Life

Technology may be what the doctor orders during a medical crisis after a Rochester man credited an iPad with helping to save his life.

03/03/2012

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Man Arrested After Leading Police On Chase In Twin Cities

It took officers from two police departments to end a dangerous high speed chase Thursday night. Authorities were following a driver throughout the Twin Cities metro who was traveling at more than 100 miles per hour.

03/02/2012

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What’s Cheaper: Shipping Bags Or Checking Them?

Airline travelers tend to carry-on about baggage fees these days. Airlines like Delta and American charge $25 for the first bag, $35 for the second, for domestic flights.

03/01/2012

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MN-Based Organization Gives Troops Steak Dinner

A giant gesture of Minnesota Nice stretched across two continents Saturday, bringing soldiers and their families together.

02/25/2012

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Jablonski Surprises Benilde-St. Margaret Teammates

A Minnesota high school hockey player paralyzed on the ice nearly two months ago has made a surprise visit to his teammates.

02/23/2012

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Survey Shows Americans’ Struggle With Debt, Savings

A new survey by Bankrate.com shows a slight silver lining when it comes to our financial health, but reveals some problems, too.

02/21/2012

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Woman Killed In Ham Lake Crash Was 2nd Grade Teacher

A second grade Isanti teacher dedicated to her students for 31 years never made it her classroom Friday morning.

02/17/2012

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Minn. Lawmaker Fights MA-EPD Age Limit Rule

A Minnesota State Senator is hopeful her bill to reform a state medical insurance program for working people with disabilities will move forward with a hearing this week.

02/15/2012

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Last-Minute Shoppers Hit Flower Stores For Valentine’s

The flower industry says flower sales that dipped during the recession have been rebounding this Valentine’s Day.

02/14/2012

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Winter Already A Lost Season For Many Minnesotans

It could be a rare sub-zero night Friday. The WCCO weather team says we’ve dipped into those negative digits only four times this year, compared to the usual 30 or so days at or below zero. And, we’ve only seen a single digit high temperature one day this winter.

02/10/2012

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State Forcing Man With Cerebral Palsy To Retire

For most of us, retiring at age 65 is something we would welcome. That’s not the case for 64-year-old Charles Van Heuveln of St. Paul. Van Heuveln has cerebral palsy, and turned to a state run medical program to help him live and work.

02/08/2012

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Police: Copper Thieves Are Targeting AC Units

We rarely think about our air conditioners in the middle of winter, but Minneapolis police say we should.

02/04/2012

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Andover Woman Killed By Car Was A Mother, Widow

The woman hit and killed by a car while shopping at Maple Grove’s Arbor Lakes Tuesday had already survived great tragedy, according to her family.

02/01/2012

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Mild Winter Moves City Of Lakes Loppet

This year’s wimpy winter is now having an impact on a big Minneapolis event — the City of Lakes Loppet, which will take place next weekend.

01/29/2012

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