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Minn. Fugitive Grandmother Faces Extradition Soon

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A Minnesota grandmother accused in a two-state murder spree will not fight extradition.

Lois Riess allegedly killed her husband last month in Blooming Prairie and then traveled to Fort Myers, Florida, where she’s accused of killing Pamela Hutchinson. 364 more words


Pawlenty: I’ll Continue My Campaign, With Or Without Party Endorsement

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — On the weekend of June 1, the 2,200 Republican delegates will gather at their convention in Duluth and will make their endorsement. 315 more words


Planners Seek To Return Nicollet Mall To A Shopping Mecca

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Nicollet Mall has stood for more than 50 years as the main street of Minneapolis.

After recently losing landmark destinations, such as the downtown Macy’s and several restaurants, the iconic transit mall is undergoing a major transformation. 259 more words


AG Lori Swanson Joins Push To Tax Online-Only Retailers

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — If you buy a lot of things from online retailers, you may want to get your shopping done before June.

On Tuesday, the U.S. 365 more words


Police: 2nd-Grader Brought Knife To School, Cut 3 Students

SAUK RAPIDS, Minn. (WCCO) — Three central Minnesota students were hurt Monday when a second-grader brought a kitchen knife to school.

The shocking incident happened at Pleasantview Elementary in Sauk Rapids just north of St. 270 more words


Ellison: ‘Very Strong’ Probability That Democrats Take Back House

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Congressman Keith Ellison, who also serves as the Deputy Chair of the Democratic National Committee, says the odds look good for Democrats in November, but it’s never a sure thing. 183 more words


Paul Ryan's Retirement Could Have Significant Consequences For Minnesota Politics

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — President Donald Trump says Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan leaves a “legacy of achievement” after the Wisconsin lawmaker announced Wednesday that he won’t seek re-election. 300 more words