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Meet Nye’s Bartender Phil Barker

Minneapolis’ legendary Nye’s Polonaise Room got a reprieve of sorts Thursday. The iconic establishment was set to close late this summer or early fall to make way for a high-rise apartment building.

06/27/2015

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Swiss Chard Recipes

Off the Menu with Dara can be heard every Saturday from 11:00-Noon on News Radio 830 WCCO! First of all – Swiss Chard is not from Switzerland. It’s a green leafy vegetable that’s mostly leaf […]

06/26/2015

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Goin’ To The Lake Recap: WCCO Hits Lake City (Day 1)

It’s that time of year once again. That’s right, we’re Goin’ to the Lake! WCCO-TV’s Amelia Santaniello and Angela Davis and NewsRadio 830 WCCO’s John Williams are all heading to Lake City to kick off another summer’s worth of road trip fun.

06/25/2015

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Cherry Recipes

Cherries are everywhere and they are fresh. They don’t need a lot of help to be delicious but Dara has 5 brilliant ways to use them!

06/19/2015

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Twin Cities Catholics React To The Pope’s Encyclical

Pope Francis released his encyclical “Laudato Si” Thursday, and Minnesota Catholics are starting to weigh in on the document. Jason Adkins is the executive director of the Minnesota Catholic Conference. During a round table discussion Thursday, he says there was a lot of talk about what the pope is asking of people.

06/18/2015

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Car Slams Into House In West St. Paul

A police chase ended in West St Paul, with the car crashing into a home. It happened at the corner of Andrews and Curtice Streets.

06/15/2015

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Check out all the photos from the Minnesota Military Family Tribute Dedication Ceremony on June 13, 2015

06/15/2015

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Mason Jar Recipes

The 8 ounce, half-pint, shortie little Mason jar is the food vessel of our times. Want in? Here are some of Dara’s favorite Mason jar recipes!

06/12/2015

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Man Charged With Child Endangerment After Boy, 8, Crashes Car In St. Paul

An Eagan man faces child endangerment charges for letting his 8-year-old cousin drive his car. Blake Folson, 25, was in the passenger seat when the child drove and crashed into another vehicle at Atlantic Street and Reaney Avenue in St Paul.

06/11/2015

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Could American Pharoah Be Coming To Canterbury Park?

Could the greatest race horse in the past four decades be coming to Minnesota? Officials with Canterbury Park in Shakopee hope so, and have extended an invitation to the owner of Triple Crown winner American Pharoah.

06/10/2015

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WCCO Radio Hosts Town Hall Meeting With Somali-American Community

Community members came together tonight for a town hall meeting focusing on issues important to Minnesota’s Somali-Americans. WCCO Radio’s John Williams moderated the event.

06/08/2015

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Bloomington Hotel Evacuated After Building’s Siding Falls Off

A Bloomington hotel had to be evacuated after part of the building’s siding came crashing down early Monday morning.

06/08/2015

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St. Paul Park Mayor Wants Crossing Closed After Oil Train, Semi Collide

When St. Paul Park Mayor Keith Franke first heard about the accident, he wasn’t aware it involved an oil train and semi-truck carrying flour. But he was at work on Sunday, so he went down to take a look at the 2,000 bags of flour all over the road.

06/08/2015

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Rhubarb Recipes

There’s rhubarb everywhere this time of year. With a bounty like that, you’ll need some help. Here are Dara’s Top 5 Rhubarb Recipes!

06/05/2015

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Home Grown: The Somali-American Struggle – 3 Success Stories

We’ve been hearing a lot this week about the struggles, perceptions and realities of Somali-Americans living in the Twin Cities. But along with the difficulties, there are many success stories to be told. WCCO’s Laura Oakes introduces us to a few in our last installment of “Home Grown: The Somali-American Struggle.”

06/05/2015

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Man Parks RV Outside TCF Stadium For Rolling Stones Concert

The first person to show up for Wednesday night’s Rolling Stones concert was Bill Neuenschwander, who wedged his large RV into four parking spaces behind the open end of TCF Bank Stadium.

06/03/2015

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Home Grown: The Somali Struggle – How Somalis Are Integrating Into American Culture

When Somali migration began in the 1990s, there were three places they went: The United Arab Emirates, South Africa and the United States. Cawo Abdi, a Somali sociology professor at the University of Minnesota, says the U.S. is the most coveted of all the places.

06/02/2015

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Doctors Can Begin To Sign Qualified Patients Up For Medical Marijuana

Minnesota officials will be able to start signing up qualified patients for medical marijuana Monday. It’s the first day doctors are able to certify and register patients with conditions like cancer and epilepsy for the program. About 5,000 people are expected to be eligible.

06/01/2015

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Home Grown: The Somali-American Struggle – How Somalians First Came To Minnesota

“Home Grown, the Somali-American Struggle,” looks into the lives of the Somali population in Minnesota. In the first part of this series, WCCO’s Al Schoch tells us who these people are and what they left behind in their homeland.

06/01/2015

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Green Bean Recipes

Dara got the very best green beans at the farmer’s market last week and it got her thinking. And here’s where we all benefit! Dara’s Top 5 Green Bean recipes!

05/29/2015

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Pool Safety Advocates Say More Should Have Been Done To Prevent Tragedy In St. Paul

There are still a lot of questions surrounding the near drowning of two young children in St. Paul. One of the two boys rescued Monday from an abandoned pool outside an apartment in St Paul is still in critical condition.

05/26/2015

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Family, Friends Commemorate Memorial Day At Fort Snelling Nat’l Cemetery

Family and friends made their way to Fort Snelling National Cemetery Monday to lay flowers and plant American flags on the graves of loved ones who served in the U.S. military.

05/25/2015

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Benefit Held For Fmr. Mpls. Police Spokesman In The Fight of His Life

A benefit is being held Monday for a Minneapolis cop who’s in the fight of his life. Jesse Garcia is battling Stage 4 cancer that started in his stomach and has spread to his liver and the bones around his chest cavity.

05/25/2015

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St. Paul Man Pens Song In Honor Of Slain Archbishop

Saturday is the beatification of El Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero, a man who moved a Minnesotan to song. Rob Hahn of St. Paul was taking a theology class at the University of Notre Dame when he learned about Romero, a champion of civil rights, who was shot and killed in 1980 while conducting mass.

05/23/2015

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Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s Top 5 Radish Recipes

Radishes are all over the farmers markets right now, and they’re mild and good—the really spicy ones are the ones that sit out in the hot sun of summer. So Dara breaks out her Top 5 ways to use the Radish!

05/22/2015

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Goin’ To The Lake: Breezy Point Area

WCCO-TV’s Natalie Nyhus and Ali Lucia and NewsRadio 830 WCCO’s John Hines are all heading to the Breezy Point and Cross Lake area to celebrate the holiday weekend.

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WCCO Radio Wins Service To America Award

Staff at NewsRadio 830 WCCO are returning home from Washington D.C. with the 2015 Service to America Award.

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MN Military Family Tribute Dedication Ceremony

Check out all the photos from the Minnesota Military Family Tribute Dedication Ceremony on June 13, 2015

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WCCO Radio Insiders Lunch With Jack & Suzy Welch

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WCCO Radio Insiders Breakfast With Jack & Suzy Welch

See all the photos from WCCO Radio Insiders Breakfast With Jack & Suzy Welch

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The Blenders With John Williams At Cambria Gallery

The Blenders performed with John Williams at the Cambria Gallery in Minneapolis on Monday, Nov. 24, 2014.

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Hunger Mission 2014 Radiothon

Check out images from the Hunger Mission 2014 radiothon.

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