Susan-Elizabeth Littlefield

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Dental Procedure Eases Edina Man’s Snoring Problem

About 40 percent of American adults are snorers. About half of loud snorers have sleep apnea. And as you, or your sleeping partner, may know, it can make daytime functioning exhausting.

06/15/2015

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Surviving World War II Vets Honored At Fort Snelling With Quilts Of Valor

There are about 15,000 men in Minnesota with a rare distinction: They are surviving veterans of World War II. On Sunday morning, 12 of them were honored in a way that brought several to tears.

06/14/2015

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Not Everyone Gloomy During A Rainy Thursday

Unlike the past two days, Thursday was not exactly poolside weather.

South of the cities in Red Wing and in Rochester emergency managers were on standby for up to six inches of rain and flooding. But the heavy stuff went south to Iowa.

06/12/2015

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Lifeguard Shortage Has Pool Management Treading Water

Twin Cities pools are filling up with swimmers this week, but some pools are facing shortages in lifeguards.

06/10/2015

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State Tourism Agency Plans Summer Campaign In Midwestern Cities

Explore Minnesota has started new projection-style advertising on empty walls in the Twin Cities. But their big focus right now is to pull in people from other states and the other side of the world.

06/03/2015

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State Tourism Agency Flying 4 Instagrammers To Minnesota

Minnesota’s state tourism agency is flying four people from Europe and the United States to come give Minnesota a try for ten days.

06/03/2015

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‘U’ Medical Center Now Offering ‘Family-Centered’ C-Sections

Nearly one out of three American women experience that via C-section. For some parents, however, the surgical procedure can seem impersonal. That was the fear of Jenn Krajacic, who has been through hundreds of these surgeries.

06/02/2015

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Surgery-Free Appendicitis Treatment Growing In Popularity

The appendectomy is one of the most common emergency surgeries in the United States. There’s a 10 percent chance you will have, or already have had, one.

06/01/2015

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Sister Of Man Killed By Memorial Day Homicide Victim: ‘He Got What Was Coming To Him’

Larry Davis Sr. was shot to death on 3rd Street in north Minneapolis on Memorial Day. Fourteen people witnessed the crime, the youngest of whom was 11. Two other men were also shot. Police won’t say how it happened, but they say all the victims knew each other.

05/26/2015

Larry Davis Sr

Father Of 6 Dead In N. Minneapolis Triple Shooting

Minneapolis Police are working to piece together a three tiered shooting that left six children without their dad. According to police, the shooting happened around 1 p.m. Monday on the 2700 block of 3rd Street North.

05/25/2015

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Serious Illnesses, Target Layoff Challenge Hugo Family

A Hugo mother is in a situation you almost have to hear to believe. She and her husband are both fighting illnesses. And she is one of the 2,000 Target corporate employees who lost their jobs earlier this year. This is the first week she won’t receive a paycheck.

05/20/2015

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Hundreds Gather To Remember Elk River Officer, Son

“We will never know why.” that was the theme of services wrapping up Sunday night for a decorated Elk River police officer and his son. Elk River officer Todd Besser, 49, was killed last weekend. Shortly after, his 27-year-old son Blake was also killed.

05/17/2015

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Officer’s Partner, Friend Talk About Final Hours With Todd Besser

Tonight we are learning more about the relationship between an Elk River officer and the son who confessed to killing him. Todd Besser was killed last Saturday night in St. Michael. Shortly after, his middle son, Blake, was also shot and killed.

05/13/2015

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Program At Children’s Hospital Aims To Ease Needle Fears

On average, babies get 18 needle pricks in their first year of life, and childhood is when the fear of needles is often formed. A local doctor is trying to make the process painless, and what people of all ages can do make their next needle a little nicer.

05/12/2015

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Son Of Slain Elk River Police Officer Charged With Murder

The 21-year-old son of an Elk River police officer has been charged with murder in the shooting deaths of his father and older brother.

05/12/2015

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Health Workers Help Teen Suffering From Cystic Fibrosis Have The Prom Experience

Prom season 2015 is officially upon us, but one Coon Rapids High School junior got some bad news right before his big night: he wouldn’t be able to go due to his illness. So, two health workers teamed up to give him the prom experience.

05/07/2015

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Metro Transit Wants $6 Million For Vikings Stadium Transit Bridge

When the Minnesota Vikings had a dome over their heads, it was commotion on ten Sundays a year. And when the new Vikings Stadium opens its doors, it will likely be a repeat. Metro Transit officials asked for a bridge to connect the crowd to the far side of the light rail track.

05/06/2015

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Psychologist: Positive Fans Are Key For Wild In Playoffs

There has been no shortage fan support at Eagle Street Bar ahead of Tuesday’s Wild game, but because of the last two games, there is some extra tension. A licensed professional said on a night like this, positive fans are a big key.

05/05/2015

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Family Who Lost Son In Shooting Knows Grief All Too Well

Just days after burying their beloved sister, a Minneapolis family is planning another funeral. Brandon Wren, 15, was killed late Sunday night near Fremont and 41st Avenues in North Minneapolis.

05/05/2015

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The Bloody Mary Law Is In Effect, But Cities Still Have To Act On It

Sunday turned out to be a bit disappointing to some eager Bloody Mary drinkers.

05/03/2015

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After Injuring Baby In Crash, Teen Speaks Out On Distracted Driving

Distracted driving killed 48 people on Minnesota roads last year. A texting teenager nearly made that number 49. Shyann Ericksen hit another car head-on in Eagan last summer. She sat down with WCCO-TV to talk about the crash.

04/30/2015

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Suspect Injured Following Officer-Involved Shooting At MSP

One man was hospitalized Saturday night after an officer-involved shooting at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. After the shots were fired, police blocked off a portion of Terminal 1 for several hours to investigate.

04/26/2015

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Teen To Stand Trial In Fatal St. Croix River Stabbing

A judge in western Wisconsin has ordered a Minnesota teen to stand trial on charges of fatally stabbing a fisherman during a confrontation along the St. Croix (kroy) River.

04/22/2015

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St. Michael-Albertville Hoping To Win ‘Hockeyville USA’ Contest

With the Minnesota Wild blazing its way through the NHL playoffs, our love for hockey is at a fever pitch. Whether it’s the Wild or the Gophers or the “Mighty Ducks” movies, the state has made a reputation on the sport. And one area specifically is trying to capitalize on its hockey enthusiasm.

04/21/2015

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11-Year-Old Plans Service Fair To ‘Change Everything’

If you’ve got some spare time on Saturday, there’s a fifth grader who’d like to use it.

Crayons and lunch sacks are common in schools, but not for a purpose like they are being used at Harriet Bishop Elementary in Savage.

04/17/2015

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