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Finding Minnesota: Still Floating After All These Years

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Sometimes people think they’re witnessing disaster at a Minnesota lake when they see a classic car plunge into the water.

But then, the car doesn’t sink; it floats. 457 more words


Finding Minnesota: The Cave That Pigs Discovered

HARMONY, Minn. (WCCO) – It’s been 90 years since three pigs unwittingly discovered one of Minnesota’s hidden treasures.

The animals fell through a sinkhole in a pasture in 1924 and their squeals led searchers into a previously unseen series of underground tunnels, now known as… 326 more words


Finding Minnesota: Rock Climbing With Positive Energy Outdoors

DULUTH, Minn. (WCCO) – The people of Duluth are enjoying some national recognition.  Readers of Outside Magazine voted online and declared Duluth the best town in the nation. 314 more words


Finding Minnesota: Pottyville: An Ode To The Commode

GLENWOOD, Minn. (WCCO) – You can’t fully appreciate the flush of a toilet unless you know what your ancestors dealt with. The outhouse they had was crude and nasty but it served an important purpose. 380 more words


Finding Minnesota: Wood Tick Racing In Cuyuna

CUYUNA, Minn. (WCCO) — Our long, harsh winter did nothing to control the tick population in Minnesota.

In fact, the heavy snow insulated the ticks on all those days the temperatures dipped below zero. 271 more words


Finding Minnesota: Floating Cabins On Lake Vermilion

TOWER, Minn. (WCCO) — As we get into the warm summer months, many of us will head out for a lakeside getaway up north. But instead of booking a cabin next to the water, some people vacation on the water. 316 more words