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Finding Minnesota: A Laundromat Dripping With Dolls

SPRING GROVE, Minn. (WCCO) – Some laundromats offer tanning beds, arcade games and even beer taps to help customers pass the time.

But the owner of L J’s Ye Old Wash in Spring Grove is providing his own unique spin for those waiting on the spin cycle. 340 more words


Finding Minnesota: Brookside Resort's Captain Bingo

PARK RAPIDS, Minn. (WCCO) – A superhero has been protecting a northern Minnesota resort for 36 years, but he hasn’t aged much. He actually looks as young now as ever. 320 more words


Bingo Restrictions In Minnesota Soon To Be Lifted

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — It turns out, a single complaint helped change Minnesota’s law on bingo games.

For decades, nursing homes and senior centers have only been allowed two bingo days a week. 324 more words


1 Year After Historic Rainfall, Small Minnesota Town Still Recovering

BLAKELEY, Minn. (WCCO) — A year after historic rainfall devastated a small Minnesota town, the recovery still isn’t complete. And now, the town is losing one of its last remaining businesses. 297 more words


Finding Minnesota: Woodbury Community Theatre Offers Spectacle, Escape

WOODBURY, Minn. (WCCO) – What started with a small play to help the local PTA in 1975 has since grown into a large-scale community theater, performing in a multi-million dollar venue. 453 more words


One Day Of Mississippi Clean Up Nets 5 Tons Of Trash

ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) — One of Minnesota’s most treasured natural resources often becomes a dumping ground.

The banks of the Mississippi River are littered with household garbage and other debris. 404 more words


Finding Minnesota: St. Cloud's Public Gardens Tell A Love Story

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (WCCO) – Two free public gardens along St. Cloud’s riverfront are known for more than their flowers, tall trees and fountains.

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