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Finding Minnesota: Hastings Chainsaw Artist

HASTINGS, Minn. (WCCO) – When severe storms knock over branches and trees, there’s an alternative to cutting down and clearing out what’s left.

Some homeowners decide to call in an artist. 387 more words


Southwest Light Rail Cuts Mean Sacrifices For Communities

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The cutting is about to begin to parts of the Southwest Light Rail project between downtown Minneapolis and Eden Prairie.

Last month, the Metropolitan Council said cost estimates had ballooned to about $2 billion – an increase of about 25 percent from earlier estimates. 307 more words


Finding Minnesota: A Game Of Drones

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A local business has created what may be the first drone obstacle course in the U.S.

Extreme Sandbox, in Hastings, lets visitors fly drones over, through and under various hurdles in an open field. 244 more words


Finding Minnesota: Collecting Fish Stories

LITTLE FALLS, Minn. (WCCO) – From classic lures known as “lazy Ikes” to vintage motors with the nickname “knuckle busters,” the evolution of fishing is on display at the… 397 more words


Does Lurking, Spitting Ban Promote Racial Profiling?

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Lurking and spitting on the sidewalk have been against the law for many decades in Minneapolis.

Now, some people want the city to repeal those ordinances, saying they promote racial profiling. 418 more words


After Another Fatal Fall, Red Wing Officials Considering Safety Measures

RED WING, Minn. (WCCO) — After three deadly falls in four years, the city of Red Wing is considering more safety measures along a scenic trail. 384 more words


Finding Minnesota: The Flower Bomber

HASTINGS, Minn. (WCCO) – A Minnesota man plots bombing missions across the United States in which no one gets hurt.

In fact, David Cook, 50, hopes to achieve the opposite effect. 395 more words