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Orono Middle Schoolers Gear Up For ‘We Day’

We’re just three weeks away from the second annual “We Day” concert at the Xcel Energy Center. It’s a reward for teenagers who spend time doing volunteer work in the community. Tickets aren’t for sale — you have to earn them through work on a community service project. Carly Rae Jepsen and the Jonas Brothers performed at Minnesota’s first We Day last year.

10/22/2014

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Guy On A Bike: The Future of Cycling in Hennepin County

Hennepin County has recently released the draft of its 2040 Bicycle Transportation Plan and the county seeks your input before finalizing it. There plans includes some very interesting, and lofty, goals.

10/15/2014

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Wander Minnesota: Halloween Minus The Scares

Halloween is almost here. There are tons of scary things to do for older Halloween fans. But where you can take the little, more easily scared ones? The Minnesota Zoo offers HallZooween throughout October, with daily events like a Halloween Mythbusters scavenger hunt.

10/15/2014

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Miss someting from Monday’s show? Click the link above to see Dave Lee’s Podcast Page!

07/21/2014

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Suburban Spotlight: DeRusha Visits Bloomington

Bloomington, Minnesota is well known for Mall of America and for being close to the airport. But when the WCCO This Morning’s dart landed on Bloomington, we looked to viewers for help on what to go see.

02/25/2014

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Wander MN: Out-Of-The-Ordinary Valentine’s

Valentine’s Day is only three weeks away, and it falls on a Friday this year, which means it will likely spill into the weekend. Restaurants are sure to be busy. But eating out isn’t the only way to celebrate romance. Here are some ideas for unique outings to enjoy with someone special.

01/22/2014

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Another Reason To Brave Minn. Cold: Statewide Scavenger Hunt

When the snow falls and the temperature drops, we all grumble a bit. But as a whole, Minnesotans embrace the winter weather, and now there’s a statewide scavenger hunt to encourage it.

12/10/2013

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Wander Minnesota: Not-So-Scary Halloween Events

Halloween is almost here. Have you checked out the metro’s haunted houses? There are tons of scary things to do for older Halloween fans. But where you can take the little, more easily scared ones?

10/18/2013

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Good Question: When Will The Winter Weather End?

For every adorable family with a sled at sunset there is one Minnesotan who is winter-weary.

03/05/2013

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Three Rivers Park District Offers Night Snowshoeing

Usually parks are off limits after dark, unless you are there on a night to celebrating a full moon and a classic sport. On certain nights each month during the winter months, Three Rivers Park District wants to make sure we take advantage of the snow.

02/28/2013

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Best Places For Outdoor Winter Activities In Minnesota

Some of the best and most inexpensive winter activities can be found in the park reserves scattered around the Twin Cities.

12/01/2012

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Former Olympian Busted For Soliciting Prostitution

A former Olympian who is now running for parks commissioner in the west metro area was busted for soliciting a prostitute.

08/21/2012

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Police: Maryland Man Drowns In Maple Grove Pond

A Maryland man drowned in a Maple Grove park pond Saturday evening, Hennepin County police said.

07/30/2011

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Wander Minnesota: The Start of Summer

It may not feel like it, but with Memorial Day this weekend, summer is (un)officially here. Time to think about getting back outdoors after a lengthy winter and draggy spring. But where to go?

05/26/2011

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A Twin Cities Gem: Three Rivers Park District

Every August our family heads out bright and early for Breakfast on the Farm at Gale Woods Farm, located in the far Western edge of the metro in Minnetrista.

05/20/2011

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