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Free, All-Day Kindergarten Starts In Minn.

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — For the first time in Minnesota, free all-day kindergarten is available to students across the state.

Gov. Mark Dayton welcomed students at Garden City Elementary in Brooklyn Center Tuesday morning on their first day of school. 363 more words


Como Park Carousel Turns 100

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — It’s a historic day at St. Paul’s Como Park as the former Minnesota State Fair carousel turns 100.

Volunteers who maintain Cafesjian’s Carousel threw a centennial celebration Saturday and gave out free rides for a short time. 303 more words


Golf Legends Make Memories On Course And Off At 3M Championship

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Saturday marked a once in a lifetime experience for some of golfs biggest fans at The Players Club in Blaine, Minn.

Legends Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer and Gary Player made a rare appearance together at the 3M Championship. 280 more words


Target Taps Outsider As CEO For Needed Shakeup

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) —Target is shaking things up.

For the first time in its history, Target hired an outsider to run the company.

Fifty-five-year-old Brian Cornell will take the reins on Aug. 268 more words


ASG, Home Run Derby Could Be Minnesota's Most Expensive Events Ever

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Before the All-Star Game is even played at Target Field on Tuesday it could set a record.

Demand has been so high ticket prices for both Tuesday’s game and Monday’s Home Run Derby could set a record for a Minnesota event. 362 more words


Frozen Fruit Bar Entrepreneurs Working To Bring Attention To Drug Addiction

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — An idea that started in a college dorm room has grown into a fruitful business for three recent college graduates.

JonnyPops frozen fruit bars are made in St. 364 more words