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For 3rd Time, Moorhead Water Is ‘Best In Glass’

Raise a toast to Moorhead’s drinking water — it’s been judged the best-tasting in Minnesota. Moorhead water was awarded “Best in Glass” this week at the annual convention of the Minnesota chapter of the American Water Works Association in Duluth. It was the third time Moorhead has won the award.

09/12/2014

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Mpls. Police: Toddler Falls From 3rd Floor Of Building

An 18-month-old boy survived a fall from the third floor of a building in Minneapolis, according to the Minneapolis police. Minneapolis police spokesman John Elder says the incident happened on the 4500 block of Snelling Avenue in Minneapolis. The child was apparently playing peekaboo with an older relative before falling.

09/11/2014

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Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best Bets

There’s so much going on this weekend, from store openings to high fashion to a fundraiser with your dog. So, crack out your calendar, because we have some ideas on how to make the most out of your weekend.

09/11/2014

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Teddy Bear Band To Play At Lake Harriet’s 9/11 Tribute Concert

Thursday night’s annual Minnesota 9/11 tribute concert at the Lake Harriet Bandshell is a time for reflection and solemn music. But this year there’s an added twist. The Teddy Bear Band plays its fun and participatory music for kids for the first time ever at the 9-11 concert. Manager, singer and bass guitarist Richard Erickson says they aren’t changing their upbeat act.

09/11/2014

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Best Bars To Watch College Football In Minnesota

To enjoy the wild rumpus of college football, head out to one of these local sports bars.

09/11/2014

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First Came Local Breweries, Now There Are Local Hops

It’s harvest time for a certain Minnesota crop. You may have never seen it up close, but chances are you’ve enjoyed its product on a Friday night.

09/10/2014

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1 Arrested In Fatal Baldwin, Wis. Shooting

A man is in custody after a woman was found dead inside a vehicle in western Wisconsin Tuesday, according to the St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office. At around 11:48 a.m., deputies were dispatched to the report of a shooting in Baldwin, Wis. The 911 caller said he needed help for a passenger in their vehicle who had been shot, authorities said.

09/10/2014

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Top 5 Vikings Receivers Of All-Time

With all the excitement surrounding the Vikings’ playmaking wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson (Percy who?), how ’bout we take a look at some of the all-time greats at the position?

09/10/2014

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O’Malley To Keynote Democratic Dinner In Minnesota

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley will be the keynote speaker at a Democratic dinner in Minnesota next month. Ken Martin, chairman of Minnesota’s Democratic Party, made the announcement Wednesday about the Oct. 11 dinner at the Minneapolis Convention Center. He says the dinner attracts about 1,000 people.

09/10/2014

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Boil Water Order Lifted In Brainerd

A boil order has been lifted in Brainerd, which has the largest unchlorinated drinking water system in Minnesota. The city’s utility lifted the water boil order Tuesday night after 40 new tests for bacteria came back negative.

09/10/2014

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Behind-The-Scenes Look At MnDOT Traffic Operations

Next time your car stalls on the freeway, smile and wave. At the epicenter of MnDOT’s traffic operations in Roseville, these are the people likely looking back at you. Through 600 live cameras, MnDOT is able to pinpoint potential problems as they happen — like a flat tire or a crash — and speed up their response to keep traffic moving.

09/10/2014

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Best Coffee Shops To Get Work Done In Minnesota

A work day isn’t really a work day when you can get things done from the comfort of these local coffee shops.

09/10/2014

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Dayton Holds Preventative ‘Propane Summit’

The winter of 2013 was the coldest in 50 years. And before it was over, businesses and homeowners faced a fuel crisis like never before. That’s why the Gov. Mark Dayton called a “Propane Summit” with industry reps, railroads and farmers on Tuesday.

09/09/2014

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The Best Places To Watch Each Pro Football Team In Minnesota

Find a bar where you can cheer for your favorite NFL team with fan mates.

09/09/2014

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2 Arrested In Derek Boogaard’s Overdose Death

Three years after the death of former Wild tough guy Derek Boogaard, two men are facing charges for allegedly providing him with the drugs that killed him. Boogaard was found dead in May of 2011 inside his brother’s Minneapolis apartment. The medical examiner ruled his death an accidental overdose of prescription pain pills and alcohol.

09/09/2014

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