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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


Saving Pino: 10-Year-Old Saves Grandpa In Swimming Pool

LITTLE CANADA, Minn. (WCCO) – A near tragedy in a backyard swimming pool managed to strengthen the bond between a man and his only grandson. 214 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


Pet Blog: Spotlight On Mike Binkley’s Dog ‘Coach’

The first thing you may notice about Mike Binkley, besides the journalist gravitas that constantly radiates from him, is his striking blue eyes.

The same can be said for Coach, his 5 ½-year-old pooch. 379 more words

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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