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Finding Minnesota: Creating The 'Garage Mahal' At AutoMotorPlex

CHANHASSEN, Minn. (WCCO) — From the outside, it looks like you’re cruising through another Twin Cities storage complex. But on the inside of this Chanhassen building, the doors open to reveal a whole world of possibilities. 526 more words


Mpls. Council Sends Plastic Bag Ordinance Back To Committee

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Shoppers at many businesses in Minneapolis won’t have to pay for paper or plastic anytime soon.

Friday morning, the city council voted against an ordinance that would have charged five cents for single-use, carryout bags at stores. 303 more words


Family Denounces Fargo Man At Charlottesville Rally As 'Crazy Nazi'

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Peter Tefft calls himself a pro-white activist who went to Charlottesville to demonstrate against the removal of a Robert E. Lee statue. 401 more words


Finding Minnesota: Recreating History Through Horsepower At Heritage Hill

MONTEVIDEO, Minn. (WCCO) — During Minnesota summers, threshing shows across the state bring farm history to life.

In this week’s Finding Minnesota, John Lauritsen takes us to Heritage Hill near Montevideo, where the old farming ways are new once again. 470 more words


‘They Are Everywhere’: Catch-&-Release For Walleye Reopens On Mille Lacs Lake

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — After more than a month off, catch-and-release walleye fishing re-opened on Mille Lacs Lake Friday morning. And anglers are allowed to use “live bait” once again. 333 more words


St. Cloud Man Jailed After Single Punch Leads To Man’s Death

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A family is mourning the loss of a 22-year-old Waconia man who died hours after he was punched in the head.

Police say Anthony Shriver was with friends in St. 327 more words


Explosion Victim's Fiance: 'Just Sinking In She Isn't Coming Home'

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Instead of planning their wedding, Ruth Berg’s fiancé says he is now planning for her funeral.

Mark Burrington lives near the school. He felt his house shake when the building exploded. 357 more words