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Emergency responders called to icy rescues on creek, lakes

An Anoka County man is lucky to be alive after his SUV plunged into an icy creek in Isanti County. The rescue was one of several first responders were called to around the state. 260 more words


Minnesota mom will be Michelle Obama's special guest at State of the Union speech

A St. Anthony wife and mother will be seated with the First Lady as Pres. Barack Obama delivers the State of the Union address on Tuesday. 297 more words


Gasoline prices still low but nudging up from the bottom of the barrel

The average price for a gallon of unleaded gasoline in Minnesota costs 9 cents more than it did one week ago.

But with prices remaining at low levels… 247 more words


Good Questions: Dog Tails, Idle Lawmakers, & WCCO

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) –¬†Every Friday, we rapid-fire answer some of your various Good Questions. This week, Heather Brown takes a look at dogs, the 2016 legislative session, and WCCO itself. 275 more words


One dead in New Year's Day house fire in east metro suburb

The state fire marshal is investigating a New Year’s Day house fire in Vadnais Heights in the east metro.

The Pioneer Press reports that firefighters arrived shortly after noon at the house on the 700 block of West Berwood Avenue and fought the flames there for about an hour. 118 more words


Big birthday: Minneapolis Institute of Arts launches celebration of its first century

As it launches a yearlong celebration of its 100th year, the Minneapolis Institute of Arts announced Thursday that it has received a long-term loan from the estate of a Minneapolis native who was a leading international business executive and passionate art collector. 354 more words


A year later, Cedar-Riverside community still recovering from deadly blaze

A fundraiser to rebuild a mosque destroyed by fire was held Thursday, a year after the 2014 New Year’s Day blaze that destroyed the building… 321 more words