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Local Food Trucks Enjoys All-Star Game Boost

Major League Baseball celebrates stars of the past and future during the All-Star Game. But the big leagues are moving beyond peanuts and Cracker Jacks, putting the spotlight on five up-and-coming Minnesota chefs.

07/15/2014

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Putting A Carleton National Champion To The Test

Carleton College sophomore Amelia Campbell had quite a track and field season. Last month, she won a national championship in the heptathlon. Not only that, she finished with the third-most points in Division III history.

06/23/2014

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Estonian President To Speak At St. Olaf College

The president of Estonia speaks at St. Olaf College in Northfield this weekend. Toomas Hendrick Ilves will receive an honorary degree and speak to St. Olaf’s graduating class on Sunday.

05/24/2014

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Minn. Student Combats Racist Note With Social Media

A college freshman is trying to turn a negative situation into a positive after receiving a racist note in his dorm room. Raul Guzman is a freshman at Carleton College in Northfield.

05/09/2014

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Body Of Missing Man Found On Northfield Farm

Northfield Police say a body found on farm property over the weekend was a man previously reported missing. Christopher Nevin, 44, had last been seen on April 5, when he left home on foot without his cell phone or his wedding ring.

04/29/2014

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Short-Term Renting Sees Restrictions In Lakeville

Instead of getting a hotel room for the night or weekend, travelers are now renting bedrooms that are inside a family’s home. These short-term rentals of spare rooms are taking place in hundreds of homes across the metro.The reservations are made online on websites like Airbnb and VRBO or Craigslist.

04/14/2014

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Police Seek Help In Search For Missing Northfield Man

Northfield Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a missing man. Christopher Nevin, 44, was last seen or heard from on April 5 when he left home on foot without his cell phone and wedding ring. Police are concerned for his welfare because he stopped taking his medications.

04/11/2014

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2 Carleton Students Killed In Crash Laid To Rest Saturday

Two Carleton College students killed in a car crash last week were laid to rest Saturday. The fatal accident happened on an icy Highway 3 in Northfield last Friday. Three students died and two others were injured when their SUV slid into the path of an on-coming semi truck. The funeral for James Adams was held Saturday morning at House of Hope Presbyterian Church in St. Paul.

03/08/2014

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Northfield Community Mourning 3 Students Killed In Crash

The entire community of Northfield is mourning the loss of three Carleton College students who died tragically when the SUV they were in skidded into opposing traffic at Highway 3 and County 47 Friday, slamming into an oncoming semi.

03/01/2014

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Patrol: 3 College Students Dead, 2 Injured After Semi And SUV Collide

Three college students died Friday afternoon south of the Twin Cities metro when an SUV collided with a semi on icy roads, officials say. The crash happened at the intersection of Highway 3 and County Road 47 near Northfield, Minn., just before 3 p.m., according to a crash report.

02/28/2014

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Propane Shortage Also Impacting Turkey Farms

The winter’s propane shortage isn’t just affecting homeowners. Animals are being impacted, too. Minnesota is the No. 1 turkey producer in the nation. And every winter, turkey farmers go through thousands of gallons of propane to heat barns and keep livestock warm.

01/31/2014

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TCF Bank To Close 8 Cub Foods Branches

TCF Bank announced Wednesday that they will close eight branches locating inside Cub Foods stores by the end of March. According to a company spokesperson, the branches affected are located in Chanhassen, Elk River, Forest Lake, Hastings, Lakeville South, Mankato West, Northfield and Rogers. Chanhassen, Elk River and Forest Lake will still have free-standing TCF locations.

01/29/2014

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St. Olaf Among Midwest’s ‘Most Haunted’ Campuses

Most of the time, when college students are up all night, it’s because they need to study for the next day’s big test. But there’s one Minnesota college where some students might find themselves for a much more frightening reason.

01/24/2014

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Northfield Woman Convicted Of Animal Cruelty Gets Jail

A Dakota County dog kennel owner accused of drowning puppies has been sentenced to a month in jail.

01/17/2014

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Crash Temporarily Closes I-35 South Of Twin Cities

The southbound lanes of Interstate 35, near Northfield, were highly congested Monday morning after a multi-vehicle crash. The Minnesota Department of Transportation said the crash happened shortly before 7:30 a.m. on southbound I-35 near Highway 19, which is the exit for Northfield.

11/11/2013

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Minn. Woman Convicted Of Animal Cruelty

A Dakota County dog kennel owner accused of drowning puppies has been convicted of felony animal cruelty. A jury on Friday convicted 62-year-old Dayna Bell of Northfield on 13 counts. She was acquitted on one count.

11/08/2013

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Proposal: Don’t Let Out-Of-State Athletes Steal Ice Time

Parents will live in another state while their children move to Minnesota to play hockey. It may sound extreme, but schools say it’s happening. Now, some college students are calling on lawmakers to crack down.

11/07/2013

Roseville Tops White Bear Lake 21-14

Prep Blog: First Round Playoff Preview

The regular season in high school football is over, which means there are no more guarantees for anything anymore. We’re in the playoffs, where the ultimate goal is to survive, advance and hopefully win a championship.

10/22/2013

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High School Sports Rally: Aug. 30, 2013

WCCO-TV kicked off another season of The Rally Friday night with a featured game between St. Croix Lutheran and DeLaSalle.

08/30/2013

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Police: Sex Assault Suspect May Have Other Victims

Dakota County authorities are seeking the public’s help to identify potential victims of an 18-year-old Northfield man. Michael Stucky Jr. has been charged with two counts of third-degree criminal sexual conduct.

08/27/2013

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2 Families Rescued By Boat, 3 Roads Washed Out In S. Metro

Two Dundas families had to be rescued from their homes by boat after nearly seven inches of rain fell over night in Rice County. According to Rice County Sheriff Troy Dunn, four families total have been displaced in the small town of Dundas, located an hour south of the metro. Three roads are also washed out in Rice Country near Dundas, he said.

07/13/2013

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Authorities Find Body Of College Student From Northfield

Authorities said late Monday they recovered the body of a missing college student from Northfield. David Rodgers hadn’t been seen since April, when the UW-Eau Claire student apparently fell off a pedestrian bridge in Eau Claire and went into a river.

06/19/2013

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Beyond Bounds: No Typo Here — This MIAC Rookie Hit .462

How in the world does a college rookie hit .462 at the plate — nearly 50 points above his closest conference competitor? Not even the man who posted the gaudy Ted Williams-esque figures can quite figure it out.

05/31/2013

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Minnesotans Take Home Titles In 9th Fargo Marathon

Two Minnesotans are taking home titles in the ninth annual Fargo Marathon. Chris Erichsen of Minneapolis crossed the finish line Saturday in a time of 2 hours, 20 minutes, 42 seconds, to win the men’s title.

05/18/2013

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Man Pleads Not Guilty In Killing Of Minn. Student

A 22-year-old man pleaded not guilty on Wednesday in the beating death of his girlfriend, an Arizona State University student from Northfield, Minn.

05/08/2013

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