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From Fighting In Iraq To Fighting Cancer, Soldier Faces New Enemy At Home

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Soldiers risk their lives serving our country overseas. Now, one Minnesota soldier is taking on a new enemy here at home.

Twenty-three-year-old Zach Ewing of Blaine was serving a second tour overseas in Iraq. 489 more words


Farmers Anticipating Bumper Crop Of Sweet Corn

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Just the right amount of sun and rain this summer has set up a prime sweet corn crop.

Farmers are excited about soil conditions and other factors that have led to what should be a bumper crop for sweet corn. 344 more words


Special Needs Teacher Charged With Sex Assault Of 16-Year-Old Girl

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A 47-year-old school teacher is accused of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old student.

David Scott Henderson is a special education counselor and substitute teacher at the North Education Center in New Hope. 456 more words


Hammockers Hang High Above Minneapolis Lakes

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – This beautiful July weather has people running, biking, golfing, and even “mocking.”

The hammocking trend has hit the Minneapolis Chain of Lakes. 285 more words


Vikings Stadium Construction 65 Percent Complete

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — U.S. Bank Stadium hit several milestones on Monday.

The stadium is 65 percent complete, and it’s one year away from being totally done. 321 more words


3 West Metro Construction Projects A Pain For Drivers

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – If you live in the western suburbs, you’ve likely noticed all the road construction.

MnDOT has projects on three major roadways right now, and they are creating some headaches for drivers. 280 more words


Family Travels From New Zealand For Saints Game

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – It’s called America’s pastime, but one family of New Zealanders has definitely embraced baseball.

The Hemera family from Christchurch, New Zealand, made the more than 8,000-mile commute to catch a Saints game Tuesday night.  248 more words