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Summer Storm Douses Western Wisconsin, Minnesota

Persistent rains are bringing flood warnings for some western Wisconsin counties. Chippewa, Dunn and northern Eau Claire counties are all under flood watches this morning after 2 to 4 inches of rain fell in some areas.

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Task Force Mulls Capitol Art Layout After Building Remodel

The massive renovation of the Minnesota Capitol has opened a new discussion topic: How much and what kind of art to put on the walls and in building corridors when the fix-up is complete.

11 hours ago

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4 Things To Know From July 6, 2015

From the new Nicollet Mall redesign to U.S. women soccer team’s big win, here are the four stories to know from Monday, July 6.

15 hours ago

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Woman Charged In Rossing Disappearance To Appear In Court

A woman charged in connection with the disappearance of Christopher Rossing is due in court Monday.

16 hours ago

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Minnesota History Lover’s Guide To The Minnesota Streetcar Museum

Learn about the public transportation of the past.

17 hours ago

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Heavy Rains, Storms To Sweep Across Minnesota

Storms will sweep across Minnesota Sunday as the holiday weekend comes to a close. Meteorologist Lauren Casey says much of Sunday night and Monday’s activity will be in the central and southeastern parts of the state, where a severe thunderstorm watch is in effect until 2 a.m.

07/05/2015

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Woman Dies After Being Thrown From Boat, Driver Arrested On DWI

Officials in northern Minnesota say a 50-year-old woman died after being thrown from a boat on the Fourth of July.

07/05/2015

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Woodbury Man Drowns In Pond Near Faribault

Authorities say a Woodbury man has drowned in a pond near Faribault (FAIR’-boh) in southern Minnesota.

07/05/2015

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Best Places To View Wildlife Near Minnesota

Visit a Minnesota wildlife center this summer. Here are five of many great opportunities.

07/04/2015

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Fire At Edina H&M May Be Arson, Police Say

Authorities are investigating the cause of a fire at the H&M inside Edina’s Southdale Center Friday morning. According to Edina spokeswoman Kaylen Eidsness, the fire was reported at 10:30 a.m. on the 2nd floor of the H&M store.

07/03/2015

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Charges: Fmr. Prisoner Tried Grabbing Gun During Traffic Stop Arrest

A Bloomington man is accused of trying to grab a gun while resisting arrest Tuesday, according to the Dakota County Attorney’s Office.

07/03/2015

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Sheriff: 2 Men Overcome By Gas Die In Wis. Manure Pit

The Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office says two men died after they tried retrieving a piece of equipment that fell into a manure pit.

07/03/2015

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Sunday Growler Sales Now Allowed In St. Paul

Buying alcohol on Sunday is now easier in St. Paul.

07/03/2015

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4 Things To Know From July 3, 2015

From increased security for major Fourth Of July event to heavy traffic expectations, here are the four stories to know for Friday, July 3.

07/03/2015

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‘Prairie Home Companion’ Returns To Macalester For 41st Anniversary Show

Garrison Keillor will celebrate the 41st anniversary of “A Prairie Home Companion” Saturday with a live broadcast from St. Paul’s Macalester College.

07/03/2015

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Best Paintball In Minnesota

Play for fun or blood when you’re paintballing in Minnesota.

07/03/2015

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2 Separate Minnesota Salmonella Outbreaks Sicken 7 People

State officials say several recent cases of salmonella in Minnesota have been linked to stuffed chicken entrees that look cooked but are actually raw.

07/02/2015

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Prince Removes His Music From Most Streaming Services

Without any explanation, Prince has removed his music from services such as Spotify and Rdio.

07/02/2015

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Bernie Sanders Returns To Minn. With Liberal Rallying Cry

Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders is rallying Minnesota voters with a call to band together to fix a “rigged economy.”

07/02/2015

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Goin’ To The Lake Recap: WCCO Heads To Breezy Point (Day 1)

For many, the Fourth of July is the peak of the summer season, and we’re taking that attitude to Breezy Point and the Cross Lake area this week on Goin’ to the Lake. WCCO-TV’s Natalie Nyhus and Ali Lucia and NewsRadio 830 WCCO’s John Hines are all heading to the area to celebrate the holiday weekend.

07/02/2015

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New York Times Stirs Things Up Again With ‘Green Pea Guacamole’

Remember back in November when the New York Times offended an entire state by saying Minnesota’s favorite Thanksgiving dish was grape salad? Well, they’ve done it again to people everywhere. This time, it’s over guacamole.

07/02/2015

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Best Mixologist Bars In Minnesota

Stray from your usual and mix up something fun.

07/02/2015

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1st Patients For Medical Marijuana Get Their Meds In Minnesota

The wait is over and people who’ve seen loved ones endure severe seizures and chronic pain are optimistic about the future and the state’s medical marijuana program.

07/01/2015

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General Mills: Lucky Charms To Go Gluten-Free

Lucky Charms is going gluten-free, General Mills announced Wednesday. The company says the move is possible because of changes they made to their cereal production facilities, which allows five varieties of Cheerios to be gluten-free.

07/01/2015

Brandi Chastain of the US celebrates after kicking the winning penalty shot to win the 1999 Women's World Cup final against China 10 July 1999 at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena. The US won 5-4 on penalty kicks.

Top 5 Moments In US Women’s Soccer Team History

With excitement still burning over the U.S. women’s soccer team victory over No. 1-ranked Germany Tuesday evening, we thought it’d be great to look back at some of the team’s top moments in its (relatively young) history.

07/01/2015

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