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Good Question: Bagging Or Mulching -- Which Is Better For Your Yard?

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — It is the time of year when the leaves keep falling, and we try to keep up.

Unfortunately, the fall colors only last for so long before those leaves end up on our lawns. 27 more words


Despite Delays, Nicollet Mall Construction Still On Schedule

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — It’ll be at least a year before construction on Nicollet Mall in downtown Minneapolis is completed.

Utility and street work began in June, forcing mall-goers to navigate around construction areas. 272 more words


Mpls. Cop Fired For Use Of Force Returning To The Streets

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A Minneapolis police officer who was fired for use of force will soon be returning to work.

The department fired Officer Blayne Lehner after an incident in 2014 in which he and his partner responded to a domestic disturbance call. 338 more words


Montevideo Police Officer, Deputy Honored For Saving Overdosing Woman

MONTEVIDEO, Minn. (WCCO) — A Montevideo police officer and a sheriff’s deputy were honored Monday night for saving the life of a woman by using Narcan. 280 more words


Chamber Of Commerce Suing Minneapolis Over Sick Leave Ordinance

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Minnesota Chamber of Commerce is suing the city of Minneapolis over its paid sick leave ordinance.

The lawsuit was filed Thursday night. 267 more words


Allina Nurses Vote To Accept Contract Offer, End Strike

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A strike that included thousands of nurses in the Twin Cities is finally coming to an end Thursday night.

Members of the Minnesota Nurses Association (MNA) overwhelmingly voted to accept a contract offer from Allina, bringing an end to the strike that began on Labor Day, 38 days ago. 271 more words


Good Question: How Do Pumpkins Grow So Big?

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Chris Qualley’s pumpkin weighed in at more than 1,900 pounds at the Stillwater Harvest Fest last weekend.

That beat the previous state record pumpkin, which came in at about 1,890 pounds. 301 more words