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Free All-Day Kindergarten Enrolls 57,000 Minnesota Kids

This is the first year of free all-day kindergarten in Minnesota, and by all accounts the implementation appears to be a success.

03/16/2015

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‘Parade Of Homes’ Offers Unique Look Into Twin Cities Real Estate

The Twin Cities Spring Parade of Homes is in its 67th year. There are 431 new homes on this year’s tour, that’s the most in seven years. We start with a drive down Sand Castle Drive in Woodbury and take you inside a 2,549 square foot home priced at $444,400. The #133 on the Parade of Homes.

03/11/2015

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Local Tap Talk: Steel Toe Brewing

We decided to help you – and your livers – keep up with the taproom trend by stopping by some of these Twin Cities brewhouses. Next up is St. Louis Park’s expanding tap room, Steel Toe Brewery.

03/05/2015

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Nanny Revealed As Nature Center’s Mystery Stick Artist

A few weeks ago people at Westwood Hills Nature Center in St. Louis Park started noticing mysterious art popping up in the snow. “It was a few weeks ago when I started noticing them,” Westwood Hills Naturalist Becky McConnell said. “We were out walking along the trails and all of sudden it was like, ‘Wait, what’s that?'”

03/04/2015

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Franken Supportive Of Net Neutrality Proposal

Some state lawmakers want to level the playing field when it comes to accessing information online.

02/19/2015

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Wife Of ‘American Sniper’ Author Speaking In Minn.

The wife of Chris Kyle, the author of “American Sniper,” will be in the Twin Cities Sunday evening.

02/08/2015

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High School Sports Rally: Feb. 6, 2015

David McCoy checks out girls hockey, Blake vs. St. Louis Park. A ‘Super Fan’ in New Prague is inspiring the team. Plus all the best highlights from High School Sports around the state.

02/06/2015

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Charges: Man Convicted In Iowa Murder Spree Tried To Kill Inmate

A Minnesota man who was convicted of killing two Iowa convenience store clerks in 2010 is now accused of trying to murder a prison inmate. According to the Iowa Department of Corrections, Michael Swanson, a St. Louis Park native, approached the seated inmate and slashed the man’s neck with an edged weapon.

02/06/2015

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David Winters’ Friend Blames Breakdown On Drug Use

We’re learning more about the last hours of David Winters’ life from a close friend who was in phone contact with him until he took his own life.

Mercedes Klingman, who says he was her best friend, blames Winters’ problems on drug use.

02/04/2015

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Police: Manhunt Ends With Suspect Found Dead In Jordan Home

The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office is investigating how a convicted felon had access to a weapon and led authorities on a day-long manhunt that ended with the suspect’s death inside a Jordan home early Wednesday morning.

02/04/2015

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Stepdaughter Of Suspect In Police Shootout Pleads For End Of Manhunt

The family of David Winters is pleading for him to end the manhunt and turn himself in Tuesday night.

02/03/2015

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Police Camped In Jordan, In Pursuit Of Suspect In SLP Shootout

Authorities say a 41-year-old man is at large and is considered to be armed and dangerous after an officer-involved shooting in St. Louis Park Tuesday morning and brandishing a gun at a Byerly’s store.

02/03/2015

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Theft Ring Targeting Purses In The Metro

A group of thieves are targeting purses across the metro. They find victims in crowded restaurants and grocery stores looking for credit cards. The pickpockets have hit Minneapolis, Roseville, St. Louis Park, Brooklyn Park and Maple Grove.

01/30/2015

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Update: Missing Chanhassen Man, 87, Found Safe

An 87-year-old Chanhassen man that went missing Thursday afternoon has been found safe. Verne Fedje Christensen was last seen Thursday afternoon when he left home to go workout at a gym — but never arrived.

01/30/2015

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Daughter Pleads Guilty Of Helping Dad Dispose Of GF’s Body

A Minneapolis woman pleaded guilty Monday to helping her father dispose of the body of the woman he murdered.

01/12/2015

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Need A New Workout For 2015? Try Spinning

Are you ready to try a new way to get fit and stay fly? All week long we’ll be showcasing different workouts for you to try heading into the New Year. Tuesday, the experts at Surge Cycling brought their spinning class on WCCO This Morning to show us the craze with cycling and how it can keep you fit in 2015.

12/30/2014

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After Decades, 3 Sisters Recover Mother’s Wedding Gown From Minn. Attic

This is the time of year when many of us reflect on the reasons we’re thankful. For three sisters who grew up in St. Louis Park, they are thankful because they found something they never even knew they were looking for. A drive down memory lane led them to the surprise of a lifetime.

11/30/2014

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Tow Truck Driver Hurt In St. Louis Park Crash

Authorities say a tow truck driver had to be hospitalized early Wednesday morning after a crash on Highway 100 in St. Louis Park. Authorities were called at about 1:30 a.m. to the area of Highway 100 and Highway 7 in St. Louis Park after a flatbed tow truck hit a concrete barrier on the right shoulder of Highway 100.

11/26/2014

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Highway 100 Closing For The Weekend In SW Metro

Transportation officials say Highway 100 will be closed in the southwest metro this weekend as crews demolish a railway bridge over the roadway.

11/20/2014

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Garth Brooks Hosts Hockey Camp For Kids In St. Louis Park

As if it wasn’t enough to perform 11 concerts in two weeks, Garth Brooks is finding other ways to leave his mark on the Twin Cities.

11/09/2014

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1 Year After Pond Crash, Girl Who Nearly Drowned Is Full Of Life

Last November, an out-of-control car crashed into a retention pond off Highway 100 in St. Louis Park. Five children spent at least 25 minutes submerged in the freezing water. Two didn’t survive. One of the most seriously injured, 7-year-old Zarihana Rennie, is still working on her recovery.

11/06/2014

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St. Louis Park Man Pleads Guilty In Impaired Crash That Killed Store Owner

A 20-year-old St. Louis Park man has pleaded guilty to two counts of criminal vehicular homicide in the April 15 death of a hardware store owner, the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday.

10/28/2014

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Turn Leftover Apples To Hard Cider In St. Louis Park

This fall brought us a great apple season. If you have leftovers and are tired of peeling them for pies, grab those apples and head to Midwest Supplies in St. Louis Park Saturday.

10/25/2014

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Firefighters Who Rescued Kids From Submerged Car Honored

The rescuers who pulled five children from a car that crashed into a St. Louis Park retention pond were honored for their bravery Thursday night. The men braved frigid conditions on Nov. 21, 2013, when a car swerved off the road and into a pond. They say they are not heroes. “We were still doing our job [that we were] trained to do,” said Cpt. Paul Rosholt of the St. Louis Park Fire Department.

10/23/2014

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5th Annual Twin Cities Film Fest Opens Thursday

The fifth annual Twin Cities Film Fest kicks off Thursday in St. Louis Park. Some big fall movies will be screened, including “Wild” starring Academy Award winner Reese Witherspoon as a woman hiking the Pacific Coast Trail to find herself, and “The Imitation Game,” with “Sherlock” star Benedict Cumberbatch playing World War II British code-breaker Alan Turing.

10/15/2014

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