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Winsted Memorial Day salutes WWII ‘Last Man’s Club’

WINSTED, Minn. — The people of Winsted saluted the town’s last three living World War II veterans on Memorial Day, honoring a promise to “The Last Man’s Club of the … Continue reading

05/27/2014 · Leave a comment

Northern Exposure: NFL awards Minnesota 2018 Super Bowl

Nina Moini WCCO/AP- NFL owners voted to hold Super Bowl LII in Minneapolis in 2018, over competing bids from New Orleans and Indianapolis. “We appreciate the collaborative effort from Minnesota’s … Continue reading

05/20/2014 · Leave a comment

Report: Pentagon has a “zombie survival plan”. Seriously.

By Javier E. David Fans of “The Walking Dead” can breathe a sigh of relief. The U.S. federal government has a contingency plan in the unlikely event zombies were to … Continue reading

05/14/2014 · 1 Comment

The most desirable college in each state [map]

Peter Jacobs, – Higher-education information website eCollegeFinder has put together this great map showing the most desirable college in each state based on the number of applications they received … Continue reading

05/07/2014 · Leave a comment

Yikes! Grisly discovery as bachelor party hits the road in rented RV

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Police are investigating after a group who had rented an RV found a dead body inside a storage compartment in Winona. The Anoka County Sheriff’s Office received … Continue reading

05/02/2014 · Leave a comment

Vote Dark Side: ‘Darth Vader’ runs for Mayor in Ukraine

Ukrainians may well hope the force is strong with this one — and that he doesn’t take them to the dark side. Voters in Odessa and Ukraine’s capital Kiev will … Continue reading

05/02/2014 · Leave a comment

Waseca bomb plot foiled thanks to witness

M. Alex Johnson, NBC News – A Minnesota teenager who admired the Columbine killers was charged Thursday with 10 attempted murder and explosives counts in a plot to shoot his … Continue reading

05/01/2014 · Leave a comment

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