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Interested In Mushing? Jack Christopher Will Give You A Ride

It’s been a tough year for dog mushers. Typically the dogs need a decent amount of snow to pull a sled. But one musher in Monticello is packing his weekends by finding a way to give families and kids a ride anyway.

02/26/2015

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About 1,000 Express Interest In Medical Marijuana Program

Nearly 1,000 Minnesota residents told the state they’ll likely register for the state’s new medical marijuana program, according to survey results released Monday.

02/23/2015

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Councilwoman’s Sentence For Stealing From Dying Dad Judged Too Lenient

A 60-day jail sentence for a Maple Grove city councilwoman who pleaded guilty to stealing thousands of dollars from her dying father has been judged too lenient by the Minnesota Court of Appeals.

02/17/2015

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Maple Grove Police: Burglaries On Rise Near Eagle Lake

Maple Grove police are urging residents who live near Eagle Lake to keep an eye out after three burglaries were reported in the past month. The first burglary happened on Jan. 16 at a home on the 11800 block of 65th Avenue, the second on Feb. 6 on the 11200 block of Red Fox Drive and the third on the 9600 block of 64th Avenue.

02/10/2015

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High School Sports Rally: Jan. 30, 2015

Basketball and hockey conference titles are being decided this week.

01/30/2015

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Theft Ring Targeting Purses In The Metro

A group of thieves are targeting purses across the metro. They find victims in crowded restaurants and grocery stores looking for credit cards. The pickpockets have hit Minneapolis, Roseville, St. Louis Park, Brooklyn Park and Maple Grove.

01/30/2015

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High School Sports Rally: Jan. 16, 2015

We are getting into the stretch drive for high school winter sports, which means Friday night’s games were extra crucial.

01/16/2015

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Flooding Challenges Maple Grove High’s Basketball Teams

Maple Grove High School has two good basketball teams, and both are state tournament contenders. But last Saturday, their schedule changed because they don’t have a home court. Their gymnasium was flooded due to a pipe burst, leaving it unplayable.

01/16/2015

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Prep Blog: Timberwolves Shootout Highlights Weekend Match-Ups

This weekend, there are plenty of great match-ups in hockey and basketball. One of the top events of the weekend is the Timberwolves Shootout, an all-day event at Target Center where some of Minnesota’s top teams face talented squads from across the country.

01/09/2015

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Police: Woman Uses Stolen Credit Card After Car Break-In

Maple Grove Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a woman who allegedly broke into a car and stole a credit card. According to Maple Grove Police, a woman reported that her car had been broken into sometime between 6:45 and 8:10 p.m. while it was parked at the Ralia Sports Center, in the 8600 block of Valley Forge Lane.

01/07/2015

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Cops: Alcohol May Be A Factor In Fatal Maple Grove Crash

A wrong-way driver may have been drinking before a crash that killed him and another driver in Maple Grove, police say. Michael Kelley, of Dayton, drove into oncoming traffic Friday afternoon on County Road 81 in Maple Grove.

12/28/2014

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2 Dead, 3 Injured In Maple Grove Car Crash

Two people are dead and three are injured after a two-car crash and subsequent head-on collision in Maple Grove Friday afternoon. According to the Maple Grove Police Department, officers were called to a report of a head-on collision around 3:54 p.m. Friday at County Road 81 and Maple Grove Parkway.

12/27/2014

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Prep Blog: Edina Hockey Tournament Highlights Weekend Match-Ups

We’re a week away from Christmas and high school students are ready to mentally check out for the holidays. Once the final exams are over and winter break starts, break out the video games, Ipods and DVDs. Or for the high school athletes, it’s the start of the busiest time of the winter sports year.

12/18/2014

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Suspect Shot By Police Was H.S. Student In Washington State

Authorities say that the suspect who police believe is behind a deadly shooting and high speed chase in the Twin Cities on Wednesday was a high school student in Washington state.

12/18/2014

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Sheriff: Officer-Involved Shooting Shuts Down I-694 In North Metro

A murder overnight at a Maple Grove rest stop lead to a high speed chase and the suspect being shot by officers on Interstate 694 just minutes later near Vadnais Heights.

12/17/2014

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Minnesota Man’s 6-Hour Commute Video Goes Viral

Many in the Twin Cities are used to work commutes of a half-hour, an hour, or perhaps even a little bit more. But how about a six-hour commute? Ian Bearce, of Maple Grove, shot a time-lapse video of his entire commute to the office, which is located in Manhattan.

12/17/2014

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Holiday Season Off To Warm, Gloomy Start

The most wonderful time of the year is getting off to a gloomy start. Cloudy skies and fog hung over the downtown Minneapolis skyline most the day. At this Christmas tree lot at the Farmer’s Market, owner Scott Barriball compared the forecast to those of years past.

12/11/2014

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Priest Blames Twin Cities Archdiocese For Drop In Donations

A Twin Cities Catholic priest is blaming the Archdiocese for a drop in Sunday contributions.

11/24/2014

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Alleged Suppliers See Murder Charges In Heroin Overdose Case

Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman called a news conference Wednesday morning to talk about the impact of heroin in the suburbs.

11/19/2014

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High School Sports Rally: Nov. 14, 2014

The semifinals of the Minnesota State High School League’s State Football Tournament were played in the cold Friday evening, and WCCO was on hand to capture the action.

11/14/2014

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Prep Blog: Previewing The State Football Semifinals

It’s a huge week for the four teams that are left in each class. You’re playing for something that might have only seemed like a dream in August: A chance to play for a state championship. The teams that advance this week head to TCF Bank Stadium to play in the Prep Bowl, while the others wonder what might have been after getting so close.

11/13/2014

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Girl Hit By Car In Maple Grove, No Serious Injuries

Authorities say a 13-year-old girl was not seriously hurt after being hit by a car in Maple Grove Wednesday night. Police say the incident happened at about 6:45 p.m. in the area of 82nd Ave. and Inland Ln N.

10/30/2014

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WCCO Radio Rally: Oct. 21

The Section Playoffs and the march to the Prep Bowl begin Tuesday night. Plenty of games Tuesdsay and several on Friday and Saturday as well. Here is the Radio Rally rundown!

10/21/2014

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WCCO Radio Rally: Oct. 14-15

Most games this week are on Wednesday night as the final week of the regular season gets set to kick-off. There are a few conference crowns yet to be decided so some big games await and teams jockey for postseason position. Here is this week’s Radio Rally rundown!

10/14/2014

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WCCO Radio Rally: October 9-10

The top teams roll but some movement at the bottom of our poll this week as some perhaps surprising teams make appearances! Some huge games this week including a match-up of two of our top six! Here is this week’s WCCO Radio Rally!

10/09/2014

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