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Finding Minnesota: Casket Factory Gets New Life

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Some people get a little uneasy when they hear the word “casket.” It brings up images of death and grieving.

But there’s an old casket factory in northeast Minneapolis that’s now brimming with life and creative inspiration. 443 more words


Stevie Wonder Surprises North Minneapolis Church

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — New Salem Baptist Church is known for its community activism and outreach. But fewer people knew about the pastor’s famous friend, Stevie Wonder, until he showed up for Sunday service. 225 more words


Finding Minnesota: BMX Riding Year-Round

ISANTI, Minn. (WCCO) — Daredevils on bikes can now get their thrills year-round at a new arena about an hour north of the metro.

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Finding Minnesota: Bike For Beer

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — He might seem a bit young to be running a brewery, especially since he only reached legal drinking age seven years ago. But when it comes to beer, Ilan Klages-Mundt, 28, already has a world of experience. 331 more words


Survival Expert Offers Outdoors Preparedness Tips

EMILY, Minn. (WCCO) — It’s a common fear, especially for those who travel in remote areas. What if your car breaks down or you hurt yourself, and there’s no one around for miles? 638 more words


Finding Minnesota: The Wooden Stools Of Jackson's Hole

LAWLER, Minn. (WCCO) – It may look like a ghost town to drivers passing through Aitkin County, but there are surprises waiting for those who step into Lawler’s one remaining business. 321 more words