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Finding Minnesota: Landscape Arboretum Lights

CHASKA, Minn. (WCCO) — The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum has a reputation for its sprawling gardens and blooming plants.

However, in the winter, the facility all but shuts down. 431 more words


Finding Minnesota: Fagen Fighters World War II Museum

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — We lose more and more veterans from “The Greatest Generation” every day.

They are the men and women who played a major role in the Ally victory over Nazi Germany in World War II. 572 more words


Finding Minnesota: Burkhartzmeyer Shoes

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Every small business has a secret for how they keep customers coming back.

Burkhartzmeyer Shoes in Faribault is one of the largest family-owned shoe stores in the Midwest, and they are celebrating 67 years in business. 479 more words


Finding Minnesota: The Frank Lloyd Wright Service Station

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — When referring to Frank Lloyd Wright, one-of-a-kind architecture goes without saying.

Wright designed and created hundreds of homes and commercial buildings throughout the country, but he left something unique in Cloquet — home to the only service station designed by the legendary architect. 679 more words


Finding Minnesota: Vermillion River Love Locks

HASTINGS, Minn. (WCCO) — The Vermillion River gorge crossing is a lookout to Hastings’ most beautiful scenery.

“It’s very popular, yeah, connects the two sides of the river,” said Cory Likes, operations maintenance supervisor for the Hastings Parks and Recreation Department. 543 more words


Finding Minnesota: Granite Falls Silver Star

GRANITE FALLS, Minn. (WCCO) — Every day we lose more men and women from the Greatest Generation.

People served our country in World War II, and many were recognized for their heroic acts. 513 more words


Finding Minnesota: Red Wing Bakery’s Presidential Cookie Poll

RED WING, Minn. (WCCO) — In a presidential election, politics tends to pop up in unexpected places. In Red Wing, party preference is found in freshly-baked treats. 462 more words