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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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WCCO Viewers’ Choice For Best Corned Beef In Minnesota

Every year on March 17, everyone’s a little Irish — even if it’s painfully obvious we’re not. According to your votes, Stillwater’s Gasthaus Bavarian Hunter German restaurant serves the best corned beef and cabbage in Minnesota, a typically Irish dish.

03/12/2015

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Stillwater Residents Can Pay Tickets With Food Shelf Donations

The end of February marks the start of Minnesota’s FoodShare month, and the city of Stillwater has a unique way that residents can help those who are hungry.

03/01/2015

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March Is Foodshare Month

March is Foodshare Month, which helps hundreds of food shelves across Minnesota. The motivation for the month is so that food shelves can stock up for later months when donations aren’t as plentiful.

03/01/2015

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Vikings Cruises Plans Landing In Red Wing

When Viking International Cruise Line makes its debut in the U.S., the port authority of Red Wing already had plans in place to spruce up its riverfront.

02/27/2015

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Prep Blog: Boys Hockey Playoff Games Highlight Weekend Match-Ups

We’re sprinting towards the end of February, but March Madness is already in full effect on the Minnesota high school sports scene. Our top match-ups this week feature two Friday hockey games with state tournament bids at stake, a top-five match-up in girls basketball and a couple of interesting games in the boys basketball playoffs.

02/27/2015

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Stillwater Implements “Food For Fines” Program For Month Of March

During the month of March, Stillwater’s new “Food for Fines” program may just make you feel good about getting a parking ticket.

02/26/2015

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Sen. Franken Introduces Bill Mandating Paid Sick Leave For All Workers

A new proposal from Sen. Al Franken would allow all workers to earn sick time if they or a family member are under the weather. Sen. Franken says 43 million workers don’t have paid sick days, and many are forced to come to work when they don’t feel well.

02/20/2015

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Construction Starts On Wisconsin Side Of St. Croix Bridge

In just over a year and a half, Minnesota and Wisconsin will be connected by a brand new $360 million bridge. The whole project, including new roads, will cost $600 million.

02/02/2015

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Woman, 46, Accused Of Stealing From Stillwater Church

A Twin Cities woman has been accused of stealing from a Stillwater church and using stolen credit cards. According to police, 46-year-old Dawn Rassett went into a classroom at Trinity Lutheran Church on Jan. 13 while the teacher and students were at lunch

01/30/2015

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Prep Blog: High School Basketball Highlights Weekend Match-Ups

The middle of January is a great time of year for the winter high school sports season. You’re in the meat and potatoes of the conference season around the state, which means there are great games on a nightly basis.

01/16/2015

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Stillwater Ex-Mayor Pleads Guilty To Tax Fraud Conspiracy

The former mayor of Stillwater has pleaded guilty to tax fraud conspiracy. Ken Harycki entered the plea in federal court Thursday in Minneapolis.

01/15/2015

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Nat’l TV Show Calls Smalley’s Jerk Chicken The ‘Best. Ever.’

The Stillwater bar that had what WCCO viewers chose as Minnesota’s best summer drink has just earned another honor — this time, it’s national. A year and a half ago, viewers sent Matt Brickman to try the mojito at Smalley’s Caribbean Barbeque and Pirate Bar.

01/13/2015

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1 Dead In Stillwater Car Crash

Two vehicles collided in Stillwater on Monday, killing one driver and sending the other to the hospital.

12/22/2014

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Fmr. Stillwater Mayor Allegedly Involved In Million Dollar Fraud Case

A fraud charge is offering more information to what may have led to the mayor of Stillwater’s resignation last month. Former Stillwater mayor Ken Harycki is also an accountant. He’s charged with helping a client defraud the government of more than $10 million.

12/17/2014

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Sentencing Set For Minnesota Kidnapper

Sentencing is set for Jan. 16 for a Minnesota man convicted of kidnapping a 14-year-old New York girl he met online.

12/05/2014

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Tree Reported Stolen From St. Paul Officer’s Grave

Stillwater police are seeking information from the public after a Christmas tree and lights were stolen from a fallen St. Paul police officer’s grave site. Family members of Officer Josh Lynaugh say they have replaced the stolen 4-foot Christmas tree with a smaller one at Fairview Cemetery in Stillwater.

12/01/2014

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Christmas Tree Stolen From Fallen Police Officer’s Grave

Stillwater police hope someone can help them find whoever stole a Christmas tree from the gravesite of a fallen police officer. The tree was taken from Fairview Cemetery in Stillwater, from the gravesite of Officer Josh Lynaugh.

11/29/2014

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Harycki Resigns As Stillwater Mayor

The mayor of Stillwater stepped down Friday afternoon. Former mayor Ken Harycki posted on his Facebook page that he did not intend to run for a third term as mayor back in May.

11/08/2014

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Prep Blog: Section Championships, Previewing ‘The Big 4’

Eagan at Prior Lake highlights a big night of high school football across Minnesota Friday as state tournament bids are up for grabs. Every athlete that ever puts on football pads dreams of the chance to play for a trip to state. For 112 teams across seven total classes, the opportunity is there this week to celebrate a section championship when the clock hits zero.

10/31/2014

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Best Day Trips On A Budget Near Minnesota

Skip work for a short day trip without spending a lot of money.

10/18/2014

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Prep Blog: Week 8, Previewing ‘The Big 4’

There are several conference titles on the line as well as the chance for home field advantage in the playoffs as teams kick off this week, and they’re doing so on short notice. It’s the week of Minnesota’s annual teacher’s conferences, so a majority of teams across the state are on a short week with games on Wednesday night.

10/15/2014

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Stillwater Hosts Annual Harvest Fest

The annual Harvest Fest is taking place in Stillwater, Minn. this weekend. The event is known for their massive pumpkins and this year was no different.

10/11/2014

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Stillwater Woman Is Finalist In Jamie Oliver’s Cocktail Contest

A Stillwater, Minnesota photographer is a finalist to become an international cocktail star. Stephany Wieland beat out 2,000 competitors from around the world, and is the only American finalist left in the “Jamie Oliver’s Drinks Tube” cocktail competition.

10/03/2014

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Prep Blog: Week 6, Previewing ‘The Big 4’

A great rivalry in the Suburban East Conference will be renewed Friday night as Cretin-Derham Hall travels to Stillwater, with the Ponies looking to stay in the hunt for a league title. It’s our featured game for WCCO-TV’s High School Sports Rally.

10/03/2014

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