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Emerald Ash Borer Find Confirmed In Scott County

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Emerald ash borer has spread to another Minnesota county.

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture on Tuesday confirmed an emerald ash borer infestation in Scott County. 119 more words


10 Minnesota High Schools Make Newsweek's Top 500

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO)Newsweek Magazine has released its top 500 high schools in the country for 2015, and 10 from Minnesota made the list.

Of those 10, one was able to crack the top 100. 174 more words


Prep Blog: Previewing Last Year's 6A State Football Field

We’re approaching the end of July and the Minnesota State Fair isn’t even here yet, but there’s already plenty of football talk happening.

The Vikings have started training camp, the Gophers are about to start their fall camp and some high schools, yes even prep football, is already underway. 1,384 more words


Motorcycle collides with truck

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Two people were hurt in a Fillmore County auto accident Friday.

The Minnesota State Patrol says 21-year-old Joshua B. Dismuke of Prior Lake was driving a pickup truck south on Highway 52 and made a left turn onto County Road 8 in front of a northbound motorcycle driven by 52-year-old Gary R. 46 more words

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Rain Forces Rescheduling Of Memorial Day Ceremonies

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The rain in the forecast for Monday is already forcing a couple of Memorial Day events indoors.

In Prior Lake, the VFW Memorial Day Parade has been canceled, and they’re moving the service from Memorial Park to Twin Oaks Middle School. 65 more words


Prep Blog: This Weekend's Top High School Match-Ups

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — You don’t have to go very far to find entertaining, competitive and intense match-ups on the high school sports scene.

The spring prep sports landscape will take shape over the next few weeks as we’ll have playoffs underway, if not decided, in lacrosse, softball, baseball and tennis. 605 more words


Senate Passes Gas Tax Increase To Fund Road, Bridge Repairs

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – State officials say about half of Minnesota roads and bridges are more than 40 years old, nearing the end of their useful lives. 304 more words