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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


Al-Shabaab Getting Publicity It Wanted, Somali Leaders Say

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Local Somali leaders are worried about reaction to al-Shabaab’s recent video, calling for attacks on western malls such as Mall of America. 254 more words


Finding Minnesota: Whimsical Stick Sculpture Nearing Its End

COLLEGEVILLE, Minn. (WCCO) — For more than two years, curious drivers in Stearns County have been pulling over to check out something that looks surreal: a dream-like sculpture made entirely of sticks. 465 more words


Anti-Terror Summit In D.C. Focuses On Curbing Recruiting

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – At this week’s summit on countering violent extremism, President Barack Obama praised community efforts in the Twin Cities, Los Angeles and Boston. 393 more words


Plymouth Store Sells The Most Winning Lotto Tickets In MN

PLYMOUTH, Minn. (WCCO) – Wednesday night’s Powerball jackpot, estimated at $500 million, would be the fifth-largest in lottery history.

Minnesota hasn’t had a big Powerball winner since August of 2013, when Paul White of Ham Lake picked up his share of a $448 million jackpot. 255 more words