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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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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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Case Alleging Toyota Camry Had Defect Goes To Jury

After three weeks of trial, the case alleging there was a defect in a Toyota Camry that was involved in 2006 fatal crash has gone to a jury.

01/28/2015

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Man Beats The Odds After ATV Crash Leaves Serious Brain Injuries

It has now been one year since a young Crosby man’s mom got the call. There had been an ATV accident near the North Dakota oil rig where he was working.

01/26/2015

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Communities Mourn Shooting Death Of Popular Teacher

The shooting death of a Twin Cities man is having an impact on several communities in the east Twin Cities metro. David Frigaard, 46, was a popular teacher and business owner.

01/25/2015

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Prior Lake Father Calls Out Teen Daughter’s Bullies Online

A Prior Lake father is taking a unique approach to fight back against the family he says bullied his 14-year-old girl. He’s calling them out on YouTube by showing an offensive video sent to his African-American daughter. (Warning: Video contains strong language). Brad Knudson posted the video to show people how his daughter was being bullied with racist messages via Snapchat. The YouTube video he made late Monday already has over 58,000 views.

01/21/2015

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‘Black Lives Matter’ Group Marches On Martin Luther King Day

Demonstrators at the “Black Lives Matter Minneapolis” rally Monday said they think Martin Luther King Jr. would’ve been proud of what they did.

01/19/2015

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3 Dead In Apparent Murder-Suicide In Apple Valley

Three people were found dead in an Apple Valley home on Saturday, the result of an apparent murder-suicide. Authorities said they found the bodies of two adults and one child inside a home on Ramsdell Drive.

01/18/2015

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10 Charged In MOA ‘Black Lives Matter’ Protest

The Bloomington City Attorney announced Wednesday that 10 people have been charged in connection with the “Black Lives Matter” protest at the Mall of America on Dec. 20, 2014.

01/14/2015

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Lawsuit Over Toyota Crash Moves Forward

It’s a complicated trial that has the attention of many who drive a Toyota.

01/13/2015

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Goldy The Gopher Heading To National Cheer Competition

He doesn’t even have vocal chords, but a local guy you may recognize is heading out to perform at a national cheerleading competition.

01/12/2015

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‘Meet Minneapolis’ Finding Unique Ways To Attract Tourists

So the weather as of late hasn’t exactly been alluring to everyone. That’s why tourism groups have to think outside the box to bring visitors to the Twin Cities this time of year.

01/11/2015

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Falling Dairy Prices Bad For Farms, Good For Pizza Parlors

Good news for your next grocery trip: Dairy prices are lower than they’ve been in years.

01/10/2015

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Farmington Teen’s Snocross Wishes Come True

Thursday’s snow was the perfect complement to a Farmington teen’s dream come true. Nick Kraml, 14, is battling a cancer so rare that his mom says only three patients have been seen with it at Children’s Hospital. He’s been responding to treatments though, and was well enough to show up at Canterbury Park’s Snocross track in Shakopee.

01/08/2015

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Out-Of-Towners Shocked By Arctic Blast

As uncomfortable as Wednesday has been, most Minnesotans have seen temperatures like this before. But for some, it was unlike anything they’ve ever experienced. Moving from South Carolina to Minnesota was a bit of a shock to my system.

01/07/2015

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Looking For Last-Minute Child Care? Here Are Some Options

As schools around Minnesota cancel classes for Wednesday due to the forecasted extreme cold, some parents are scrambling to find last-minute child care.

01/06/2015

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Man, 46, Killed In Minneapolis House Fire

Minneapolis firefighters are trying to figure out what caused a fire that killed a 46-year-old man. Looking at the outside of the home, it was hard to even see any damage. But a man died inside the home on Logan Avenue North in Minneapolis.

01/04/2015

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1 Year On, Some Victims Of Mpls. Apt. Explosion Still Homeless

The cause of a deadly New Year’s Day fire in Minneapolis remains a mystery one year later. Three people were killed and more than a dozen injured when the explosion and fire ripped through an apartment building in the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood.

01/01/2015

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Experts Warn Flu Season Still In Full Swing

The Minnesota Department of Health is expected to release their newest flu report later Wednesday. According to the most recently released numbers from last week, the health department says 543 school outbreaks have been reported this season.

12/31/2014

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Praying For Patients On The Hospital Intercom

If you or anyone you love has ever spent time in a hospital bed, you know it can be a time of great anxiety.

12/24/2014

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Eavesdropping Customer’s Big Gift Gets Target Cashier Rolling

When a cashier went into work this weekend at the Monticello Target, she had no idea she’d be receiving a gift.

12/22/2014

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Kids Survive Zimmerman School Bus Fire

Several dozen elementary school students in Sherburne County are safe after the bus they were on burst into flames Tuesday. The driver smelled smoke moments before the fire. He pulled the bus over and got the kids off quickly. The students were on their way home from Zimmerman and Westwood elementary schools. Even though the kids are OK, they are dealing with some inconvenient

12/18/2014

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Elk River Family Who Lost Parent Get Year Of Free Rent

For most Americans, rent is by far their biggest household expense. But now, one Elk River family doesn’t have to think about it at all for 12 months. For 4-year-old Cayden, the prize of the day is his new Lego set. For his 9-year-old sister, Lexy, it was the scooter.

12/17/2014

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Salvation Army Toy Shop Comes Thru Big For Eagan Single Dad

The Salvation Army Toy Shop is the biggest toy shelf in the Twin Cities. And this week, WCCO wants to show you why it is so important to more than 20,000 families. At the Toy Shop set up at Woodland Hills Church in St. Paul, William Paul is filling up his bag.

12/16/2014

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Salvation Army Toy Shops Hope To Make Kids’ Spirits Bright

This holiday season, WCCO is featuring different non-profits helping Minnesotans in need during our Trees of Hope campaign. This week we are spotlighting the Salvation Army and their Toy Shop program.

12/16/2014

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