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Finding Minnesota: Capturing 'Old Minneapolis'

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Do you remember a time when downtown Minneapolis had very few skyways, no stadiums and lots of department stores?

That’s how the city looked in the early 1970s. 522 more words


Finding Minnesota: Scarecrow Festival At Emma Krumbee's

BELLE PLAINE, Minn. (WCCO) – Scarecrows might not always be effective at keeping birds away, but for one Minnesota business, they’ve been effective at drawing humans in. 369 more words


Finding Minnesota: Fitness Trail At An Old Dump

BRAINERD, Minn. (WCCO) — Whenever there’s a ranking of healthiest states, Minnesota seems to be at or near the top.

Our state has thousands of miles of outdoor trails for walking, running, biking and cross-country skiing. 422 more words


Finding Minnesota: Mysteries In A Cornfield

SHAFER, Minn. (WCCO) — On TV, actors Ted Danson and Elisabeth Shue solve mysteries on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.

Here in Minnesota, you can track clues of your own, with something called… 370 more words


Finding Minnesota: Pickwick Mill

PICKWICK, Minn. (WCCO) – Scattered across Minnesota are several old sawmills, or flour mills, that have been converted into condos, restaurants or bed and breakfasts. 410 more words


Finding Minnesota: Taking 'Locally Grown' To The Extreme

DULUTH, Minn. (WCCO) — It’s trendy for restaurants to emphasize locally-grown foods on the menu. But one place in northern Minnesota takes it to an extreme. 534 more words


Finding Minnesota: Franconia Sculpture Park

FRANCONIA TOWNSHIP, Minn. (WCCO) – You’ve heard the expression, “Go big or go home.”

About an hour north of the metro, there’s a home where sculptors stay for weeks or months at a time and definitely get the chance to “go big.” 392 more words