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'The Stone House': Where A Priest Has Been Making Stone Structures For Decades

WELLS, MINNESOTA (WCCO) — At times, we all get the urge to build something.

A 78-year-old priest in southern Minnesota took his love of building to a whole new level. 606 more words

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U.S. Service Members, Veterans Go Fishing On Flag Day

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — It’s Flag Day and the U.S. Army is celebrating its 243rd birthday. That meant a special celebration on Lake Minnetonka this morning. 287 more words

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2 Kids Badly Hurt By Driver Fleeing State Troopers In Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Two children are fighting for their lives Monday night after a State Patrol chase ended in a north Minneapolis playground.

It happened at Bohanan Park around 9:30 a.m. 406 more words

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Mighty Axe Hops: From College Project To Large Hops Growing Farm

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — In this week’s Finding Minnesota, John Lauritsen takes us to Foley where a college project has led to one of the largest hops-growing farms in the Midwest. 501 more words

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Hospitals, Public Transit Prep For Widespread Road Closures

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Interstate 35W is a straight shot between home and the University of Minnesota for graduate student Will Summitt, who is heading back to school for the summer. 263 more words

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Tracy Community Remembers 50 Years Since Devastating Tornado

TRACY, Minn. (WCCO) — Only two F5 tornadoes have ever been recorded in Minnesota history.

One of them happened 50 years ago this month.

On June 13, 1968, a tornado ripped through the town of Tracy, killing nine people and injuring 150 others. 243 more words

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Against The Odds: Minnesota Cow Gives Birth To Quadruplets

SEBEKA, Minn. (WCCO) — One Cow. Four calves. A northern Minnesota family had a rare occurrence on the farm.

On May 24, Chuck and Deb Beldo, of Sebeka, won the bovine lottery. 203 more words

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