MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – This was a strange year filled with motivated seniors, eccentric communities, and of course, cats. Take a look back at this year’s most offbeat headlines.Minnesotans Look To The Sky
Residents of the Wedge neighborhood stopped by each others’ homes to coo and aww at their feline friends.
It’s hard to do any kind of exercise for 38 minutes, but this 71 year-old motivational speaker broke the Guinness World Record for planking by one minute and two seconds.
He’s one of the highest paid men in entertainment, but said he’d die before paying nine bucks for a Fiji Water. Perry posted his rampage on Twitter, where it garnered over 145,000 likes.Fallen Minnesota Officers Honored With NFTs: 'It's Like A Digital Tombstone'
The hands-free driving law went into effect Aug. 1 this year. That very day, an an Eagan police officer spotted a driver who was texting about the very law she was breaking.
The small town of Grand Rapids, Minnesota, which has a population of 11,000, decided to adopt an international trend in civil engineering. This fancy paint job is supposed to stick out to motorists, making it safer for pedestrians.
The night Kelsey Quarberg – co-owner of The Suburban restaurant – tried her new sweet and spicy burger, she went into labor. Then, expectant mom Katy Engler tried it on her due date and delivered her daughter a few hours later.
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This 1 year-old cat Felix didn’t need to count on his nine lives. Though he came out a little battered, he’s surviving the wash and probably won’t need a bath for a very long time.