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Minneapolis International Airport to Build Hotel in Time for Super Bowl 2018

Hotel entrepreneur Jim Graves has been chosen to build a hotel at MSP and hopes to have it done in time for Super Bowl 2018.

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Where Are The Best Burgers In Minnesota And Wisconsin? You May Be Shocked

Where is the best burger in the state of Minnesota or Wisconsin? That is the question that Thrillist asked, and then presented the findings.

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Nick Cooper
Nick Cooper
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Hermantown Number One Seed, Duluth East Unseeded as MN Boys High School Hockey Tournament Approaches

The Minnesota boys high school hockey tournament begins this week and two Northland teams will be looking to bring home championships.  Hermantown will enter the tournament as the Class 1A top seed, while Duluth East was not seeded in the 2A tournament.

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Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images
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An Open Letter To Adrian Peterson

With recent quotes being released by Adrian Peterson and his agent failing to mention the Minnesota Vikings, I decided to write a letter to the running back.

Dear Adrian,

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Sandra Mu - Getty Images News
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Speed Limits to Rise to 60 mph On Several Minnesota Highways

The Minnesota Department of Transportation has completed a five-year study of several two-lane Minnesota highways, and the result will be the raising of the speed limits to 60 mph on 340 miles of highways across the state.

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Aitkin County Sheriff's Department
Aitkin County Sheriff's Department
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Dash Cam Footage Shows Scary School Bus Ride in Aitkin County [VIDEO]

Eleven students aboard a school bus in Aitkin County held on for a scary ride Wednesday as the driver of the bus suffered a medical emergency. The bus swerved wildly at between 35 and 40 miles per hour as it traveled northbound on Highway 47 after leaving the school in Isle. 

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Dreams Do Come True, KOOL 101.7 And Make-A-Wish Help Kayla Get Her Wish

Kayla Fuller is from Esko and came in to be on the 7 In A Row Morning Show, and became a DJ for the day. Kayla's wish was for some DJ equipment, but I'll tell you about that later. The Day started with Kayla wearing a full face blind fold and was escorted into the radio station.

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Brandon Moe Is Going Back To State Lifting Championships

Brand Moe went to the State Championships last year and brought back the gold. We are all proud of him, and in his true Champion form, he is going back to defend his title.

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TSM - Nick Cooper
TSM - Nick Cooper
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What Does It Take To Run The Aerial Lift Bridge? Job Opening Right Now

Who hasn't watched the Aerial Lift Bridge go up and down and wonder, who lives in the house on the bridge, and wouldn't it be cool to be the person that runs the bridge? Well, you could.

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Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
Nick Cooper - TSM Duluth
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Explore Minnesota Introduces Checkpoint MN to Win Prizes For Selfies Taken at Popular Destinations Around the State

If you're looking for a reason to get out this winter, the folks at Explore Minnesota tourism have introduced an exciting new contest to get out and see the state and win some big prizes for doing it.

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A Day In The Life Of Chris Allen
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What Happens Behind The Scenes At KOOL 101.7 May Shock You, Watch The Video

The biggest question I get asked as a Radio Talent is: Do you have tickets you can give me. Which has nothing to do with this post, the second biggest question people ask me: What do you guys do when you aren't talking on the radio. We keep things under wraps most of the time, but now you can see what actually happens during a typical day.

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(Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
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Minnesota Winter Hazard Awareness Week Underway, Good Reminders To Be Prepared

Winter made a quick appearance in Minnesota and Wisconsin this year.  The snowfall was a good reminder of what season we are transitioning to.  Now it is time to get ready for the upcoming winter season.  Vehicles are getting a pre-winter check-up, snow removal equipment is being prepared for use, winter clothing is being seen etc.

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