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New Year’s Eve

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Good Question ‘Reply All’: Wrapping Paper, Snow And Auld Lang Syne

Jen from St. Paul asked: Why can’t we recycle wrapping paper? In some places, like Minneapolis, you can.

12/27/2013

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Metro Transit Provides Free New Year’s Eve Rides For 3rd Year

Metro Transit and Miller Lite will provide free bus and light rail rides on New Year’s Eve for the third year in a row. From 6 p.m. till the last scheduled trip, residents will be treated to complimentary rides on all Metro Transit buses and light rail, METRO Blue and Red lines, Plymouth Metrolink, Anoka County and Minnesota Valley Transit Authority buses. Metro Transit officials say they have provided more than one million rides through the Miller Free Rides Program on New Year’s Eve, and for the last 16 years on St. Patrick’s Day.

12/26/2013

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Grocery Stores Aren’t The Only Shops Feeling The Thanksgiving Eve Rush

The day before Thanksgiving means big business for several local businesses. Dec. 23 is actually the busiest day of the year at Rainbow Foods in St. Louis Park, but Thanksgiving Eve is a very close second.

11/27/2013

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State Patrol Reports 25 DWIs On New Year’s Eve Overnight

We all know the dangers of drinking and driving. And yet every year on the holidays, we’re reminded to find a safe ride home.

01/01/2013

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Twin Citians Prepare To Party Down On New Year’s Eve

Twin Cities’ residents have a variety of different ideas of how to celebrate on New Year Eve. WCCO found party planners everywhere, from the liquor stores to the swimming pool.

12/31/2012

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December Is The Most Popular Time For Engagements

It looks like love is in the air this time of year. According to The Knot.com, 16 percent of couples get engaged in December making it the most popular time of year for men to pop the question.

12/31/2012

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New Taxi Squad Announced For New Year’s Eve

There have been no drunk driving deaths in the state for the last four years on New Year’s Eve. Police are hoping tonight becomes a fifth in a row.

12/31/2012

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Taxi Squad To Remind Motorists To Choose Safe Ride

Authorities in Anoka County are rolling out a new campaign to curb drinking and driving.

12/30/2012

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DeRusha Eats: Grower Champagne

If you’re of age, you’ll probably be ringing in New Year’s Eve with a glass of bubbly. But instead of picking your usual champagne, why not try something unique from small family farmers.

12/29/2012

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Best Family-Friendly New Year’s Parties In Minnesota

From rockin’ rollercoasters to candlelit hikes, we’ve got you and your family covered this New Year’s Eve.

12/28/2012

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Officials Urge To Have A Safe, Sober Ride On New Year’s Eve

State safety officials are urging motorists to plan for safe and sober ride this New Year’s Eve as they strive to have a fifth straight year of zero drunk driving deaths.

12/27/2012

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5 Easy Tips To Plan The Perfect Party

Holiday get-togethers are ramping up. With New Year’s next up, we got tips from the experts on how to plan the perfect party.

12/22/2012

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Indictment In New Year’s Eve Quiznos Robbery

Michael Scott Luedtke, 25, was indicted Wednesday in federal court for his role in the New Year’s Eve armed robbery of a Quiznos sandwich shop in Roseville, according to the United States Attorney’s Office.

05/16/2012

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St. Paul Man Sentenced In Fatal New Year’s Stabbing

A St. Paul man has been sentenced in the New Year’s stabbing death of a 20-year-old man.

05/16/2012

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Mass Text On New Year’s Eve Lands Woman In Jail

Jennifer Bartsch, 39 of Winona, said she sent out a mass text to everyone in her phone. That happened to include a man who had a restraining order against her.

01/03/2012

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