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Baseball Club Breaks World Record For Charity

Members of the PHD Baseball Club in Cottage Grove broke a world record over the weekend, and did so in the name of charity. The team played the longest continuing baseball game ever, breaking the old record of more than 62 hours straight.

08/04/2014

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St. Anthony Crowd Breaks High-5 Record For Boy With Cancer

Today, you can help a young boy battling a life-threatening disease. And all it takes is a high five. There’s an organized local movement to make a world record attempt to get the most high-fives in one minute.

04/17/2014

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Minnesota Man Attempts To Break Bell-Ringing Record

Tuesday is the day for a Minnesota man who has set his sights on a world record with a holiday twist. Jim Brickson, captain of the Albert Lea Salvation Army, plans to be bell-ringing for no less than 80 consecutive hours at the Northbridge Mall in Albert Lea.

12/03/2013

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Minnesota Man Wants To Break Bell-Ringing Record

One Minnesota man isn’t spending the holidays shopping. Instead, he’s setting his sights on a world record. Jim Brickson, captain of the Albert Lea Salvation Army, plans to be bell-ringing for no less than 80 consecutive hours.

11/20/2013

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St. Cloud State Breaks Record That Didn’t Exist Before

Just because a world record never existed before doesn’t mean it should never be allowed to remain unbroken. In that spirit, a number of pioneering students at St. Cloud State University ventured toward setting a new world record, and achieved their goal.

08/23/2013

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Scooping Ice Cream For A World Record

Hundreds of people headed to White Bear Lake this week for a chance at breaking a world record. Their goal was to make the longest ice cream sundae in the world, while raising money for cancer research.

06/19/2013

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Skydiver With 1 Arm Going For World Record

A one-armed skydiver set out Wednesday morning to accomplish something no one has ever done before. Kevin Burkart set out to jump out of a plane more times than anyone else in history.

06/19/2013

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St. Paul Breaks Record For Largest Lite Brite

St. Paul turned on the magic of colored light over the weekend, as more than 500,000 small bulbs added up to one gigantic illuminated portrait.

02/18/2013

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2 Wis. Communities Battle Over Bratwurst

Two western Wisconsin communities are smacking down the sausage over who gets bragging rights to the biggest bratwurst.

10/16/2012

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Duluth-Area Casino Cooks Up 2,000-Pound Burger

A casino near Duluth, Minn. grilled a record-breaking whopper on Labor Day. Black Bear Casino Resort near Carlton cooked up the world-record bacon cheeseburger.

09/04/2012

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Vonn Sets Record For Most World Cup Points

Lindsey Vonn set a women’s record for the most World Cup points in a season after finishing eighth in Saturday’s slalom. The race was won by Michaela Kirchgasser of Austria.

03/17/2012

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Wis. Costume Company Breaks World Record

A Wisconsin costume company has broken the world record for most video game character costumes in one place.

10/06/2011

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MN Anglers Fish For World Record, Raise Money For Charity

Jeff Kolodzinski is the current world record holder for the most fish caught in 24 hours. Now, he has some competition on the waters of Lake Minnetonka.

07/30/2011

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Man, 21, Plans To Paddle Board The Mississippi River

A 21-year-old Mendota Heights man is planning on paddle boarding the entire Mississippi River, which will be a world record. He’s doing it for a good cause, too.

05/30/2011

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Video: Grand Rapids World Record LipDub

Rob Bliss, a community organizer, filled a lipdub video last weekend (May 22) in Grand Rapids, Michigan, a city called one of “America’s Dying Cities” by Newsweek.

05/30/2011

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