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Finding Minnesota: Capturing 'Old Minneapolis'

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Do you remember a time when downtown Minneapolis had very few skyways, no stadiums and lots of department stores?

That’s how the city looked in the early 1970s. 522 more words


35W Bridge Collapse Survivor Moving Beyond The Pain

BURNSVILLE, Minn. (WCCO) — Surviving a near-death experience will give anyone a new outlook on life.

Paula Coulter is still not fully healed from the injuries she suffered in the 35W bridge collapse, but is thankful for how far she’s come. 403 more words


Minnesotans March In Solidarity For France After Terror Attacks

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Hundreds of people took to the streets of downtown Minneapolis on Sunday to show solidarity with France.

They marched through downtown Minneapolis, waving French flags, on their way to a prayer service at the Basilica of St. 216 more words


Woman Recalls Terrifying Home Invasion, Saved By Watchful Neighbor

ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) — Within minutes of a family being terrorized in their home, St. Paul police were able to capture two suspects, in part because of a watchful neighbor. 357 more words


Downtown Minneapolis Violin Shop Begins Delicate Move

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Some valuable and fragile instruments had to be carefully moved through downtown Minneapolis Wednesday.

The Claire Givens Violin shop is being forced out of its long-time location. 242 more words


Teen Celebrates Beating Cancer With Minnesota Wild

ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) — The Minnesota Wild welcomed a new player Tuesday, but she has no experience on the ice.

Bridget Villebrun, 18, spent the last year fighting Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. 356 more words


Minnesota Rock Singer Channels His Grief Into New Album

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Nearly four years ago, the founder and lead singer of the rock group, The Honeydogs endured the most painful moments of his life. 264 more words