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2 Barbers, Both In Their 80s, Don't Plan On Retiring

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Nobody knows a town quite like a barber does.

In Mora, they learned long ago that the best place to get the low-down is the Downtown Barber Shop. 629 more words


70-Year-Old Woodworker Makes Toys Every Day For Kids In Need

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Christmas has come and gone, but for one Minnesota man the giving doesn’t stop.

Some people worry about what they’ll do when the time comes to retire, but Phil Lagarde has — quite literally — carved out his own past-time. 355 more words


Retired Professor Amasses Huge 'Little Golden Books' Collection

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — From the “Poky Little Puppy” to the “Little Red Caboose,” many Minnesotans grew up with Little Golden Books.

As we got older, the books were put in attics or simply disappeared. 555 more words


How A Minneapolis Man Conquered The Rubik’s Cube, Beat World Record

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — It was all the craze in the early ‘80s: a cube of different colors that you had to twist and turn to get just right. 330 more words


Boba Fett For $28K? Wis. Man Builds Toy Empire Selling 'Star Wars' Collectibles

FOUNTAIN CITY, Wis. (WCCO) — A long time ago in what seems like a galaxy far, far away…Brian Semling had absolutely no interest in Star Wars. 504 more words


History Takes Flight At Northwest Airlines Museum

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (WCCO) — There’s a little-known place in the Twin Cities where history is taking flight.

For decades, Northwest Airlines was headquartered in the Twin Cities before they merged with Delta in 2008. 474 more words


Teacher Finds ‘Many Benefits’ From Comfy Classroom Remodel

MINNEOTA, Minn. (WCCO) — There’s a classroom where knick-knacks and trinkets are celebrated.

Willy Wonka, Sponge Bob, even Beethoven himself are prominently displayed.

But they are just a small part of a big idea for Heather Anderson. 519 more words