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WCCO Radio Newsroom
November 30, 2019 - 8:41 am
It's not known what caused a fire that St. Paul crews battled early Saturday morning in a commercial area on the 1600 block Red Rock Road. The area is south of Pig's Eye Lake, adjacent to highway 61 south. Firefighters have been on scene since 12:30 AM at a large fire in a commercial area on the...
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The Hansen Tree Farm located in Anoka, MN.
Mark Freie - News Talk 830 WCCO
Mark Freie
November 29, 2019 - 6:30 pm
There is no faking it when it comes to the Minnesota Christmas tree industry. Christmas tree growers across the Land of 10,000 Lakes are already seeing the rush as a late Thanksgiving means fewer weeks to keep the tree up through Christmas Day. One of the dozens of cut-your-own tree farms in...
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Abdirahman Kahin, owner of Afro Deli, donate food to residents of the Cedar Riverside, following a fire on the 14th floor of a public housing high-rise in Minneapolis on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019. Several people died and a few people were injured when the fire broke at the building in a heavily immigrant neighborhood of Minneapolis early Wednesday. (Aaron Lavinsky/Star Tribune via AP)
AP
November 28, 2019 - 7:04 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A daughter of a woman who was killed in a fire at a Minneapolis public housing high-rise is making plans to hold her funeral in Somalia. Five people died and three were injured in the early Wednesday morning blaze at the Cedar High Apartments located in a heavily immigrant...
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Melrose Turkey Farms (11/26/2019)
Mark Freie - News Talk 830 WCCO
Mark Freie
November 28, 2019 - 1:53 pm
Turkey will highlight the menu on Thursday when millions of Americans sitting down to Thanksgiving Day meals. For some, that turkey holds a little bit more meaning, especially in Minnesota. In 2018, Minnesota turkey farmers produced 42.5 million turkeys, leading the nation in turkey production...
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FILE- In this Aug. 3, 2017, file photo, packages ride on a conveyor system at an Amazon fulfillment center in Baltimore. Amazon, Walmart and others are promising to deliver more of their goods in a day and this holiday season will be the first real test of whether they can make that happen. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
AP
November 28, 2019 - 7:47 am
NEW YORK (AP) — This year, holiday stress may take on a whole new meaning for online retailers. Amazon, Walmart and others have promised to deliver more of their orders within 24 hours of customers clicking on “Buy.” The coming weeks will be the first test of whether they can make that happen...
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