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Finding Minnesota: Todd Miska's Hockey Masks

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Wild may be out of the Stanley Cup playoffs, but a Minnesota man is still very much involved.

Todd Miska has an unique talent that has allowed him to become part of NHL circles more than 20 years ago. 725 more words


6 Mumps Cases Reported On 'U' Campus

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — University of Minnesota health officials are warning students about a mumps outbreak on campus.

So far there have been six reported cases. 354 more words


Mpls. Park Board Working To Head Off Tree Shortage

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board is worried that an insect could lead to a tree shortage throughout the city.

The park board is in the middle of a long-term plan to remove 5,000 ash trees a year over eight years. 363 more words


WCCO Talks With Murder-For-Hire Suspect Before Arrest

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A Columbia Heights man is in jail Wednesday night, accused of hiring someone to murder a former business partner.

Investigators say 62-year-old Kevin Condren had threatened the victim before over a $150-thousand dollar business deal gone bad. 292 more words


Finding Minnesota: Whimsy Green

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — From garages to guest houses, from granaries to man caves, a Meeker County couple has a knack for turning old farmsteads into things of beauty. 569 more words


Man Sentenced For Assaulting Ex Outside Of General Mills

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A South St. Paul man will go to prison after surveillance video recorded him assaulting his ex-girlfriend, and then trying to kidnap her. 417 more words


Police: Alligator Sightings Reported In Rochester

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — It may not be safe to venture into a Rochester lake due to a certain reptile.

A mom and her children reported seeing a 3- to 4-foot alligator near Cascade Lake Tuesday night. 257 more words