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If you want a taxi in downtown Minneapolis, go towards the Target Center

That day we lay ...

More than 40 years ago I read a poem by my friend and childhood schoolmate John Marquand that stuck with me all these years. It had something to do with love and a town in Colorado. 185 more words

Bird flu found in a top Minnesota turkey producing county

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An outbreak of a deadly bird flu strain spread to one of the top poultry producing counties of the nation’s top turkey producing state of Minnesota, government officials confirmed on Saturday, raising fears that the that the highly contagious disease could seriously damage the industry. 555 more words

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Minneapolis Police Need Help Finding Missing Woman « CBS Minnesota

MINNAEPOLIS (WCCO) — Minneapolis Police need your help to find a missing University of Minnesota student.

Jennifer Houle, 22, was last seen between 1 a.m. and 2 a.m. 13 more words


Poets Duke It Out For National Youth Poetry Slam Spot

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Saturday night is the finals of the Be Heard Minnesota Youth Poetry Slam.

Six poets will be chosen to represent the state in the international… 51 more words


Sportsmen & 'Lumberjills' Galore At The Northwest Sportshow

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) –It’s the time of year when everyone is thinking about getting outdoors.

And to help you get ready for the summer fun, this weekend is the 83rd Northwest Sportshow. 93 more words


'Beerwood Derby' To Benefit Local Boy Scouts

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Remember those pinewood or carbon car derbies from when you were a kid?

Well, it no longer has to be a childhood memory, because the grown-ups head to the races Saturday for the annual Beerwood Derby in Minneapolis. 85 more words