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Prep Blog: Week 2, Previewing ‘The Big 4’

It’s Week 2 in high school football and pretty much every team around the state is back in action Friday night after last week’s unusual Saturday start. We’re now back to Friday night action under the lights, what every high school football player dreams of when they put the pads on for fall practice.

08/27/2015

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10 Minnesota High Schools Make Newsweek’s Top 500

Newsweek Magazine has released its top 500 high schools in the country for 2015, and 10 from Minnesota made the list. Of those 10, one was able to crack the top 100. Newsweek bases its school rankings on a range of data on those that prepare their students the best for college.

08/19/2015

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Explore Historic Downtown Stillwater With A Staycation

All week long WCCO This Morning has been making “staycation” stops. On Thursday, Ali Lucia decided to visit the streets of Stillwater.

08/13/2015

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Best DIY Pottery In Minnesota

Who makes the best pottery in Minnesota? You do!

08/10/2015

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Best Chicken Wings In Minnesota

Chicken wings soar to new flavorful highs in Minnesota.

07/29/2015

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Stillwater Man Charged With Kidnapping, Rape Of 18-Year-Old

A Stillwater man has been charged with kidnapping and raping an 18-year-old woman Sunday. Jeremiah Daniel Johnson, 26, was charged with kidnapping, third degree criminal sexual conduct and fourth degree criminal sexual conduct.

07/07/2015

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Best Fireworks In Minnesota

Minnesota will light up the skies on the Fourth of July to celebrate our nation’s independence. Of all the pyrotechnics events in Minnesota, here are five that stand out.

06/26/2015

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Owner Of One-Of-A-Kind Stillwater Bookstore Looking To Sell

A very unique bookstore in downtown Stillwater is looking for a storybook ending. St. Croix Antiquarian Booksellers has some of the rarest and oldest books and maps in Minnesota.

06/20/2015

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Fourth Motorcyclist Killed In As Many Days In Minnesota

A fourth motorcyclist has died in a crash in as many days in Minnesota.

06/17/2015

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Motorcyclist Killed In Stillwater Crash

A 54-year-old North Branch man is dead after a motorcycle crash in Stillwater early Tuesday evening, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The crash happened at about 6:34 p.m. on Highway 95 near Pawnee Avenue North.

06/16/2015

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Inmate Escapes From Minn. Correctional Facility

An inmate escaped Friday morning from the Minnesota Correctional Facility in Stillwater, according the prison. Authorities are looking for Patrick James Buswell. They say he walked away from the minimum security unit Friday.

06/12/2015

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Stillwater Offering Free Temporary Boat Slips To Lure Business

Boaters on the St. Croix river in Stillwater have some new options for pulling over and tying up. Thanks to the city there are now 16 free slips where boats can dock for some dining or shopping downtown.

06/12/2015

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Tap Talk: Tour Of Stillwater Breweries

The beer scene in Stillwater is just beginning to grow, so it’s a fun time to go check it out. There are two breweries currently located there, Lift Bridge Brewing Company and Maple Island Brewing, and they are just 2.6 miles away from each other

06/12/2015

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Tap Talk: Maple Island Brewing

From a creamery to a hardware store to a brewery, the building that is now home to Maple Island Brewing has had quite a history. And so have its owner and brewer.

06/08/2015

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Stillwater Girl Scout Receives Gold Award For Anti-Pesticide Project

A local Girl Scout is on a mission to help some small, but beautiful insects that are quickly disappearing — monarch butterflies.

06/06/2015

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Minnesota DNR: 5 Invasive Carp Caught In St. Croix River

Officials say five invasive bighead carp have been caught in the St. Croix River in the past week, just south of Stillwater. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says it’s the farthest upstream that bighead carp have been found in the St. Croix, and it’s about 7 miles north of the previous point.

06/02/2015

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ME: Missing Woman Was Severely Intoxicated, Died In Drowning

A woman whose body was pulled from the St. Croix River earlier this month a week after she went missing was severely intoxicated and drowned, according to a report released Thursday by the Ramsey County Medical Examiner.

05/28/2015

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Following Hail Storm, Contractors Rush To Damaged Neighborhoods

One day after golf-ball-sized hail fell across the Twin Cities, families are adding up the damage from the storm.

05/04/2015

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Body Pulled From St. Croix Identified As Missing Stillwater Woman

Officials have identified the body pulled from the St. Croix River on Saturday as 24-year-old Abbey Russell, the Stillwater woman who’s been missing for a week.

05/03/2015

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Body Recovered From St. Croix River, North Of Stillwater

Authorities retrieved a body from the St. Croix River early Saturday afternoon, just north of downtown Stillwater. The body was found in the area where police have been searching for Abbey Russell, a 24-year-old Stillwater woman who hasn’t been seen since last Saturday.

05/02/2015

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Best Cinco De Mayo Events Near Minnesota

Have a fiesta this year on May 5th.

05/02/2015

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Stillwater Woman’s Disappearance Remains Under Investigation

Authorities are asking for the public’s assistance to find a woman from western Wisconsin living in Stillwater and has been missing for more than two days. Abby Russell, 24, was last seen at her house around midnight Saturday, near the intersection of Poplar Street and Highway 95.

04/27/2015

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Best Spring Festivals In Minnesota

Spring in Minnesota brings out the festivals. Take a look at these five best fairs going on later this spring.

04/27/2015

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Stillwater Police Seek Public’s Help Finding Missing Woman

Abby Russell, 24, was last seen at her house around midnight, near the intersection of Poplar Street and Highway 95. She’s described as 5’7″, 150 pounds with shoulder-length brown hair and green eyes.

04/25/2015

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Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best Bets

We’re coming up on the first weekend of spring and there are plenty of ways to celebrate in the Twin Cities.

03/19/2015

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