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Harteau: Nicollet Mall Disturbance Was An Isolated Event

Minneapolis Police are reviewing surveillance video after a large group of teenagers caused a disruption along Nicollet Mall Tuesday evening. In a possibly separate incident downtown, Minneapolis police also responded to a non-life threatening gunshot wound and began searching for a suspect.

03/18/2015

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Police Respond To Commotion On Nicollet Mall

Dozens of police officers responded to Nicollet Mall Tuesday evening to put an end to a commotion after the St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

03/17/2015

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Don’t Forget To Wear Green: St. Patrick’s Day Parade Begins Tuesday Evening

This year’s St. Patrick’s Day parade is Tuesday, and WCCO’s own Jamie Yuccas will be the celebrity grand marshal. Festivities will include floats, bands, walking units, and several new entries. The parade starts at 6:30 p.m. on Nicollet Mall, between 11th Street and 5th Street.

03/13/2015

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‘Mpls LanternFest’ To Light Up Downtown

Head on down to Minneapolis Saturday night for the inaugural “Mpls LanternFest.” It will feature huge animal lanterns and hundreds of community-made lanterns. There’s also craft beer, food trucks, music and interactive ice activities.

02/21/2015

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Sports Authority To Open Downtown Location At Mpls. City Center

The Sports Authority Inc. is coming to downtown Minneapolis. Shorenstein Properties LLC announced Tuesday that the athletic company signed a lease for a 21,877 square foot space at the Minneapolis City Center along Nicollet Avenue.

02/10/2015

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Minneapolis Looking To Commission Artists For Nicollet Mall Redesign

Nicollet Mall, which runs like a major artery through the heart of downtown Minneapolis, is getting a massive redesign, and the city is looking to commission artists to create new works for the reimagined roadway.

02/05/2015

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Minnesota Leaders Already Planning For 2018 Super Bowl

This year’s Super Bowl is being played Sunday in a much warmer place: Arizona. But several of the people leading Minnesota’s Super Bowl Committee are there taking notes.

02/01/2015

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Saks Off Fifth Bids Farewell To Downtown With Big Sale

If you like a bargain, now’s the time to shop at Saks Off Fifth on Nicollet Mall. A clearance sale is taking place before the store closes for good on Saturday.

01/13/2015

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Best Places To Take Family Photos In Minnesota

Capture those special family moments at these beautiful local spots.

01/02/2015

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Fan Gives Nicollet Mall Musician Christmas Trumpet

A Twin Cities mother found a meaningful way to make a difference for a man known for playing the trumpet along Nicollet Mall.

12/24/2014

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December Heat Delays Opening Of Some Ice Rinks

The city of Minneapolis says workers need ten consecutive days of temperatures below 20 degrees to create and open rinks.

12/20/2014

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Last Weekend For Holidazzle Village

If you haven’t made it down to this year’s Holidazzle Village in downtown Minneapolis, this weekend marks your last chance. The village runs along Nicollet Mall between 10th and 12th Streets, centered around Peavey Plaza. It opened this year as a replacement for the Holidazzle parade.

12/19/2014

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New Plans Unveiled For $50 Million Nicollet Mall Project

New renderings are showing what the Nicollet Mall project team is thinking for the future of the downtown Minneapolis transit hub. The team held a public meeting Thursday night to address their redesign plans.

12/12/2014

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Meet She-Rah, The Ovarian Cancer Superhero!

This week WCCO is spotlighting MOCA — the Minnesota Ovarian Cancer Alliance — as part of our Trees of Hope campaign. Ovarian cancer occurs in one in 71 women. Fifty-six percent of women die within five years. But it’s not a cancer people know much about. On the Nicollet Mall, Sara Langworthy stands dressed in teal, a superhero headdress, outfit and boots. She’s stopping people and handing out symptom cards.

12/03/2014

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New Holidazzle’s Debut Mostly Well Received

If you take a stroll along Nicollet Mall in downtown Minneapolis, there’s a feeling of Christmas in the air. The Minneapolis Holiday Market in Peavey Plaza has more than 30 huts, with local and international vendors selling everything from candles to candies, as well as brats and beer.

11/28/2014

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New Washburn Center For Children Unveiled In N. Mpls.

Dozens of community members attended a grand opening event for the Washburn Center for Children on Friday. The new 55,000 square foot building is located in North Minneapolis and is twice the size of the old building, which was located off Nicollet Avenue.

11/21/2014

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Good Question: Why Isn’t There An Ebola Vaccine?

Good question: When will and Ebola vaccine arrive?

10/27/2014

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Police Credited For Saving Man Stabbed Over Cigarette

The quick thinking of three Minneapolis police officers is being credited for saving a man’s life. An officer saw two people arguing early Saturday morning on Nicollet Mall and 5th Street when a girl pulled out a knife and stabbed a man.

10/16/2014

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Man Stabbed Overnight In Minneapolis

A man is recovering after being stabbed overnight in downtown Minneapolis. The stabbing occurred around 2:30 a.m. Saturday morning near a bus stop on 5th Street and Nicollet Mall.

10/11/2014

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Going Into The Playoffs, The Lynx Think They’re The Team To Beat

Last year, the Minnesota Lynx took the ultimate ride of champions down Nicollet Mall. To the victors go the spoils, but are the Lynx a better team this year?

08/21/2014

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Hodges’ 2015 Budget Includes A Tax Increase, Money For Affordable Housing

Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges unveiled Thursday her 2015 budget proposal for the city. She said her first budget focuses on equity, growth and running the city well. It also includes a property tax increase and a $3.5 million proposal to fund the Nicollet Mall redesign.

08/14/2014

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Pet Blog: Chill Out By Pettin’ A Puppy

For three hours on Thursday, that rat race that is downtown Minneapolis will be pleasantly interrupted by rescue dogs! DogSense Unleashed and Safe Hands Rescue will bring more than a dozen dogs to Peavey Plaza to demonstrate the therapeutic strength inherent in petting a pooch.

07/30/2014

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Businesses, Baseball Fans Relish All-Star Experience

Baseball is referred to as America’s favorite past time, but for four days it’s been Minnesotans who’ve celebrated the game like no other.

07/15/2014

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Minneapolis Rolls Out The Red Carpet For All-Stars

Tuesday was an amazing day to be in downtown Minneapolis. Even people who weren’t going to the All-Star Game Tuesday evening could still soak up some of the energy from it throughout the day. Including during the big All-Star Red Carpet parade that happened before the big game.

07/15/2014

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Bus Driver Who Crashed On Nicollet Mall, Died, Identified

Authorities have identified a Metro Transit bus driver who had a medical event while driving in downtown Minneapolis, crashed the bus on Nicollet Mall and died. The crash happened at about 10:10 a.m. Friday on Nicollet Mall between 10th Street and 11th Street.

07/06/2014

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