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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


Finding Minnesota: Children’s Museum Of Southern Minnesota

MANKATO, Minn. (WCCO) – When they heard kids saying, “There’s nothing to do around here,” some educators and parents of small children in southern Minnesota couldn’t exactly disagree. 417 more words


Finding Minnesota: Quarry Park & Nature Preserve

WAITE PARK, Minn. (WCCO) — In the summer months, we all look for a place to cool down from the summer heat.

Pools, lakes and rivers are the typical spots for swimmers, but there’s one watering hole in Waite Park that takes swimming to new heights. 614 more words


Finding Minnesota: A Laundromat Dripping With Dolls

SPRING GROVE, Minn. (WCCO) – Some laundromats offer tanning beds, arcade games and even beer taps to help customers pass the time.

But the owner of L J’s Ye Old Wash in Spring Grove is providing his own unique spin for those waiting on the spin cycle. 340 more words