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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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Halloween’s ‘Valley Scare’ Scare Takes Over Valleyfair

Fall is here and so is the season for spooky, scary things. Halloween has taken over Valleyfair in Shakopee. WCCO went behind the scenes of Valley Scare Halloween Haunt, which will be going on every weekend from now through Oct. 27.

09/24/2013

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Best Summer Vacation Activities In Minnesota

Check out these local vacation ideas for a Minnesota getaway that takes advantage of the sunshine and the diversity of our state.

07/12/2013

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Dinosaurs Take Over Valleyfair This Summer

“Dinosaurs Alive” is the big new attraction this year at Valleyfair in Shakopee. It promises a life size trip back into time. The exhibit features huge, life-sized dinosaurs that are to scale and that come alive when theme park-goers are nearby.

06/26/2013

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Memorial Day Celebrations In Minnesota

There are many meaningful ways in Minnesota to remember those who have died in military service.

05/13/2013

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Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best Bets

It’s Thursday, and that means it’s time to start planning some weekend fun! It will be a busy few days, too.

05/09/2013

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As Snow Falls, Apply For Summer Jobs

Although a peek out the window would tell you otherwise, summer is just around the corner.

04/23/2013

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Forget Winter, Valleyfair Is Already Hiring For 1,600 Positions

You might not be thinking about summer right now, but Valleyfair is already hiring.

01/23/2013

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Beyond Bounds: NFL Journal Entry No. 4 With D’Aundre Reed

It’s fitting D’Aundre Reed was on a roller coaster last week, taking in the thrills of ValleySCARE via the Wild Thing and Renegade. Because the second-year defensive lineman’s experiencing some sizable highs and lows with the Vikings this season.

11/03/2012

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Woman Allegedly Made Wet Nephew Ride In Trunk Of Lexus

An Edina woman is accused of making her 11-year-old nephew ride in the trunk of her Lexus so he wouldn’t get her car’s leather seats wet. The boy had just been on a water ride at Valleyfair.

09/19/2012

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Valleyfair Announces $3.5 Million Expansions

Dinosaurs are coming to Valleyfair. A nearly five-acre attraction featuring more than 30 life-sized creatures from the land before time will soon greet visitors near the front gate of the amusement park.

09/06/2012

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Power Restored At Valleyfair, Set To Open 10 a.m. Wednesday

Power went out at the Valleyfair amusement park just after 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, leaving riders stuck on rides, such as the Ferris wheel.

08/14/2012

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Summer Job Outlook Better For MN Teenagers

Summer jobs have been pretty hard to come by for teenagers over the past few years. Now there’s finally some good news for teens hoping to make some cash during their summer break.

06/13/2012

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Memorial Day Events

Fort Snelling | Minnesota State Capitol | Lakewood Cemetery | Memorial Day Pow-Wow | Memorial Day/Law Day 5K Run In Willmar | Memorial Day Murph In St. Cloud | Valleyfair | Minnesota Civil War History At The Landing

05/25/2012

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Valleyfair Opens For Summer 2012

Valleyfair officially opened for the summer at 10 a.m. today. They’re calling it “The Best Day Ever.” WCCO got to sneak into the park a bit early and let loose a couple childish screams.

05/12/2012

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