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Tree Falls On House, Trapping Winona Woman Under Roof

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A Winona woman says she’s lucky to be alive Wednesday night after a tree fell on her house.

Jane Brommerich was in her bedroom upstairs Monday evening when the cottonwood tree blew over and crashed into her room, narrowly missing her. 353 more words


Homeowners Begin Cleanup After Massive Fly Infestation

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Earlier this month we told you about some Isanti County families who were dealing with a serious fly issue. Homeowners along County Road 42 were dealing with a major fly infestation. 342 more words


Minnesota Man With ALS Hopes Stem Cells Save His Life

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A Minnesota man living with Lou Gehrig’s Disease is hoping a unique treatment can help him defy the odds.

Fifty-one-year-old Steve Stefano was diagnosed with ALS in 2011. 479 more words


Joy And Optimism In Minnesota After Timberwolves Take Towns

MINNEAPOLIS (AP/WCCO) — The Minnesota Timberwolves started their draft night with a bang, grabbing Kentucky big man Karl-Anthony Towns with the first No. 1 overall pick in the history of the long-suffering franchise. 854 more words

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Sheriff: 74-Year-Old Struck By Dump Truck Tire, Killed

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A 74-year-old Backus man is dead after he was hit by a tire that came off a dump truck last Wednesday, according to the Cass County Sheriff’s Office. 146 more words


Minnesota Company Helping Churches Ramp Up Security

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A Minnesota company has been following what happened in Charleston very closely.

Archway Defense specializes in faith-based security training at churches and other places of worship. 303 more words


Byron Buxton Set To Make Target Field Debut With Twins

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — He’s only 21 years old, and he made the quickest jump to the majors by a Twins player in a decade.

Baseball experts have called Byron Buxton the top prospect in Major League Baseball.  310 more words