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Scouting Report - #1 Penn State At #7 Minnesota - Battle Of Titans

This scouting report will focus on the last relevant regular season match the Big Ten has to offer---#1 Penn State at #7 Minnesota. Current Photo via …

Volleyball

Jail Escapee, Still Wearing Orange Jail Attire, Arrested In Clay County

<b>MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO)</b> — Moorhead police have recovered a jail escapee who was still dressed in orange jail attire on Thursday afternoon.<p>According to …

Crime

Rosemount Marching Band Featured In Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

<b>MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO)</b> — For the first time in decades, a Minnesota band shined in the national spotlight in the most famous parade of the year.The …

‘I Crossed A Line’: Franken Apologizes In Light Of New Allegations

<b>MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO)</b> — After two more women told the Huffington Post Sen. Al Franken touched them inappropriately at campaign events, the Minnesota …

Al Franken

Sen. Al Franken: A Rising Trajectory Before Accusations

<b>WASHINGTON (AP)</b> — “Many of you have jobs, many of you have families,” Sen. Al Franken told Virginia Democratic leaders gathered on the eve of what …

Al Franken

Officials: 137 Arrested In Minn. For DWIs On Thanksgiving Eve

<b>MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO)</b> — Minnesota traffic officials say over a hundred people were arrested for DWIs in the state on Wednesday evening, or Thanksgiving …

Policing

Keenum Leads Vikings Over Lions 30-23 For 7th Straight Win

<b>DETROIT (AP)</b> — Case Keenum threw for two touchdowns and ran for a score all in the first half to give the Minnesota Vikings a double-digit lead and …

Case Keenum

2 Men Arrested, Charged In Sherburne County Burglaries

<b>MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO)</b> – Two men from Becker have been arrested and charged in connection with a month-long burglary spree involving a home and several …

Crime

A Reality Check On The Estate Tax

<b>MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO)</b> — House and Senate Republicans in Washington have high hopes this Thanksgiving holiday.They hope to pass a controversial tax bill …

Donald Trump

35 Years Ago, Thanksgiving Fire Destroyed Entire Downtown Mpls. Block

<b>MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO)</b> — Thanksgiving Day will mark 35 years since one of the most devastating fires in Minneapolis history.<p>A fire started in the …

Hunters Find Body In Interstate State Park

<b>MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) –</b> Two hunters found a body in Interstate State Park Tuesday morning, according to authorities in Wisconsin.The hunters found the …

Authorities ID Remains Found In South Minneapolis Park

<b>MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) –</b> Authorities have identified the remains found in a south Minneapolis park over the weekend by a man walking his dog.Jason Sheats …

Crime

Dayton Talked To Franken ‘On A Personal Level’ After Allegations

<b>ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) —</b> Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says he reached out to Sen. Al Franken “on a personal level” after a swirl of allegations of …

Al Franken

Minnetonka Teacher Connects With Students Through Vinyl Club

<b>MINNETONKA, Minn. (WCCO) —</b> We know many teachers work long days and spend their nights and weekends creating curriculum to inspire and challenge …

Education

Ely Man Arrested For Sexually Assaulting 15-Year-Old Girl

<b>MINNEAPOLIS (WCC0)</b> – A 34-year-old Ely man was arrested Wednesday for sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl, according to the St. Louis County …

Crime

2 Arrested, 2 Sought In Montgomery Home Invasion

<b>MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO)</b> – Authorities say two people are in custody and two other suspects are being sought after a home invasion in Montgomery early …

Crime

Wisconsin Girl, 6, Bags Buck After Minimum Hunting Age Axed

<b>MILWAUKEE (AP) —</b> A Wisconsin kindergartener is among the first youngsters to bag a buck under a new law that eliminates the state’s minimum hunting …

Sen. Schoen, Rep. Cornish To Resign Amid Harassment Accusations

<b>MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO)</b> — Two Minnesota state lawmakers are set to resign amid allegations of sexual misconduct.Sen. Dan Schoen (DFL-St. Paul Park) plans …

Government

Stewartville School Workers Reportedly Dump Lunches Of Students In Debt

<b>STEWARTVILLE, Minn. (WCCO)</b> — A new school lunch policy in a Minnesota school district is getting push back.Last month, the Stewartville School Board …

Education

Charges: Mail Carrier Steals Gift Card From Mailbox Outside Hospital

<b>MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) –</b> A Twin Cities mail carrier has been charged with theft for allegedly stealing a gift card out of a birthday card in a mailbox …

U.S. Postal Service

Will Allegations Force Franken To Resign?

<b>MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO)</b> — In the aftermath of another woman coming forward with allegations against Sen. Al Franken, two progressive groups are now …

Leeann Tweeden

Man Walking Dog Finds Human Remains In Park

<b>MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) –</b> With a GoPro camera positioned on the floor, 110 pounds of cuteness and curiosity gave it two good sniffs and a whack with a …

Crime

The bowl eligibility picture with two weeks left in the college football season

The picture for teams chasing bowl eligibility got clearer this weekend.<p>Kansas State, Texas, Arizona State, Boston College and Oregon are among the teams that won their into the field. Nebraska, Arkansas, Maryland, Tennessee, Pittsburgh and Syracuse are part of a group that lost for a seventh …

College Football

Charges: Woman Carves Message In Hospital Room Wall, Attacks Nurse

<b>MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO)</b> — A Blaine woman is charged with fourth degree assault after prosecutors say she punched a nurse in the face in her room at Mercy …

Flee

Corn Harvest 90 Percent Complete, But Still Behind Schedule

<b>ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) —</b> Minnesota farmers have now harvested about 90 percent of the state’s corn crop as the season approaches its close.In its …

Agriculture

Police: Boy’s Foot Severed In St. Paul Train Incident

<b>MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO)</b> — St. Paul police say a 7-year-old boy’s foot was severed in an incident involving a train Sunday evening.<p>According to police, the …

Policing

Protesters ‘Take A Knee’ At U.S. Bank Stadium To Rally Against Police Violence

<b>MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO)</b> — People gathered outside U.S. Bank Stadium on Sunday to protest police violence.(credit: CBS)They came out before the Vikings …

Policing

Minnesota Man Gets 10 Years For Oil Worker Housing Scheme

<b>ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) —</b> A Minnesota man has been sentenced to more than 10 years in prison for stealing $2 million from investors hoping to make money …

North Dakota

Appeals Court: Sentence Must Be Reduced For Minister Who Abused Girls

<b>MINNEAPOLIS (AP)</b> — The Minnesota Court of Appeals says the leader of an isolated religious sect who pleaded guilty to sexually abusing two teenagers …

Law

Gophers’ Bell, Pitts Earn Big Ten Weekly Awards

<b>MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO)</b> – The University of Minnesota women’s basketball team is off to a 4-0 start, and Kenisha Bell and Destiny Pitts earned Big Ten …

College Basketball