Minnesota

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Susie Jones
July 12, 2019 - 10:19 am
All this summer, we are showing you places in Minnesota, where you can get to using just one tank of gas. This week, WCCO's Susie Jones takes us to Stillwater, where residents are getting ready for "Lumber Jack Days" which begins July 17th and runs through July 21st. Stillwater’s annual community...
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July 04, 2019 - 9:35 am
Fourth of July celebrations don't get much bigger in Minnesota than they do in Delano. The Delano 4th of July celebration dates back to July 4, 1857 one year before Minnesota became a state. Lifelong Delano resident, Linda Schrode, says there's nothing like it. "It's a big deal here," Schrode said...
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Mark Freie
July 04, 2019 - 8:55 am
A lack of fuel at local Minnesota gas stations during the Fourth of July weekend could leave motorists stranded. Unanticipated events at refineries in other states are to blame for the shortage and disruption of the normal supply of gasoline and other petroleum products. Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz on...
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Mark Freie
July 03, 2019 - 4:51 am
One man is dead following a standoff that began Tuesday night in Eagan. Eagan police were called to a domestic assault involving a firearm shortly after 6 p.m. A suspect with a firearm fled the scene once police arrived. After a short foot pursuit, officers contained the man near the 1900 block of...
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Susie Jones
June 27, 2019 - 6:17 am
Severe weather is possible in the Twin Cities and most of the state.  Severe thunderstorms moving east at 40 to 50 mph will exit into west central Wisconsin by noon. pic.twitter.com/EM1e4axyqz — NWS Twin Cities (@NWSTwinCities) June 27, 2019 The National Weather Service has issued a severe...
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WCCO Radio Newsroom
June 25, 2019 - 8:20 am
It's time for Minnesota Congresswoman Ilhan Omar to address the issue says WCCO Radio political analyst Blois Olson. Olson's comments come after the Star Tribune reported that new documents showi Omar was once married to a man, possibly her own brother, to by pass immigration laws in 2009. "Prove...
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WCCO Radio Newsroom
June 25, 2019 - 6:31 am
The owner of a massage parlor in Stearns County and her boyfriend are charged with prostitution and sex trafficking. 48-year-old Sufeng Jiang and 49-year-old Randy Wittner are out of custody after spending the weekend in custody. They face prostitution promotion and sex trafficking charges. It's...
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June 24, 2019 - 10:52 am
Sunday afternoon, you may have turned on your television to see the Twins and Royals in throwback uniforms. The Royals in the classic Kansas City Monarchs uniforms from the Negro League. And the Twins in the uniforms of the little-known St. Paul Gophers. Throwback threads to honor Salute to the...
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June 21, 2019 - 7:40 am
The remains of a sailor killed in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941 are laid to rest Friday at Fort Snelling National Cemetery. Fire Controlman 1st Class Edward J. Shelden was from Indiana, but his closest living relatives are in Minnesota, which is why the internment is at Fort Snelling...
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