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Apple Valley All-Girls Robotics Team Gains Worldwide Recognition

Apple Valley All-Girls Robotics Team Gains Worldwide Recognition
minnesota.cbslocal.com — MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) - They call themselves the "Iron Maidens." They are a young team in the world of high school robotics, beginning only two years ago with Emily Deboard and Atalanta Stoeke. These Apple Valley sophomores just got home from the High School Robotic World Championships. "The world competition was huge.

Solar Project Draws Ire For Cutting Down Hundreds Of Trees " WCCO

Solar Project Draws Ire For Cutting Down Hundreds Of Trees " WCCO
minnesota.cbslocal.com — BUFFALO, Minn. (WCCO) - A solar farm project in Buffalo Township has residents concerned about the environmental impacts. That may seem strange because since solar power is a form of renewable energy. Residents say they're angry because developers clear-cut about about a thousand trees on the property, but there's even more to it than that.

Events In The Works To Honor Prince’s Life And Legacy

Events In The Works To Honor Prince’s Life And Legacy
minnesota.cbslocal.com — MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) - From block parties to concerts, plans are in the making for events this weekend and all the way into June to celebrate the life of Prince. The pilgrimages, picture-taking and offerings continue at Minneapolis' First Avenue six days after his death, as well as in Uptown at the Prince tribute mural on West 26th Street and Hennepin Avenue.

The Psychology Behind Our Grief Over Prince’s Death

The Psychology Behind Our Grief Over Prince’s Death
minnesota.cbslocal.com — MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) - It's been four days since the shocking death of Prince. The mourning over his loss here at home and all across the country continues. At only 57, the death of our icon was sudden and shocking. And for so many, sad, if not devastating.

Siren Malfunction A Scare For Many Hennepin Co. Residents

Siren Malfunction A Scare For Many Hennepin Co. Residents
minnesota.cbslocal.com — MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) - For anybody in Hennepin County who woke up to an unexpected siren Tuesday morning: it was just a malfunction. According to Hennepin County officials, the "siren activation appears to have been a mistake/malfunction" to their knowledge at this point.

Baseball Fans Brave Cold, Wind For Twins Home Opener

Baseball Fans Brave Cold, Wind For Twins Home Opener
minnesota.cbslocal.com — MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) - It was downright cold at Target Field on Monday for the Minnesota Twins home opener. With wind gusts higher than 40 miles per hour, at times during the game it felt like temperatures were in the teens. But that didn't stop fans from filling Target Field for the first time this season.

UNICEF Fitness Bands Help Kids In Minnesota, And Worldwide " WCCO

UNICEF Fitness Bands Help Kids In Minnesota, And Worldwide " WCCO
minnesota.cbslocal.com — MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) - Target and UNICEF have partnered to help get Minnesota school children moving. It's called the Kid Power program, and students in grades three to five at Odyssey Academy in Brooklyn Center received Kid Power Bands, where they held an assembly Wednesday.

Local Dog Becomes GoPro Wearing Social Media Star " WCCO

Local Dog Becomes GoPro Wearing Social Media Star " WCCO
minnesota.cbslocal.com — MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) - We're getting a whole new look at dogs in the Twin Cities today. A local pup has become a go pro wearing canine photographer. Tula, a 4-year-old, gets shots from her perspective of her friends at the dog park.

Nye’s Closes This Weekend, But Pieces Of The Iconic Bar Are Up For Grabs

Nye’s Closes This Weekend, But Pieces Of The Iconic Bar Are Up For Grabs
minnesota.cbslocal.com — MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) - Nye's Polonaise Room was once named "the best bar in America" by Esquire Magazine, and after 67 years in business, the iconic northeast staple is closing for good this Sunday. However, there's a silver lining here: You can take a piece of Nye's home with you.

Warm Streak Not So Welcome For Maple Syrup Producers

Warm Streak Not So Welcome For Maple Syrup Producers
minnesota.cbslocal.com — MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) - The warm weather lately is triggering an earlier than normal maple syrup season in Minnesota. It's a problem for some, but not everyone - the folks at Somerskogen Sugarbush are well on their way to producing record amounts of syrup.
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Apr 30, 2016

@CollinwoodMN lol, thank you! Live TV, it happens. Glad you're watching George!

Apr 30, 2016

Tired of the dreary, wet & cool weather lately? Tune in now because you'll LOVE my extended forecast! @WCC@WCCOppic.twitter.com/ITZWS9MPW4

Apr 24, 2016

@Gopher1boyJay More showers than storms but can't rule out a few isolated rumbles of thunder. Keep the umbrella handy!

Apr 24, 2016

Tornado warnings in effect for parts of Steele, Freeborn, Rice & Waseca Counties until 8:45. Take cover!! @WCC@WCCOppic.twitter.com/QfvgYgrYrE


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