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Chisholm’s Coach Bob McDonald To Retire At The End Of This Basketball Season

To me - he'll always be my dad's classmate and my high school World History teacher.  But to many, Bob McDonald is Minnesota's basketball coach with the most wins - 994 to be exact.  This week, McDonald announced that he will step down at the end of this upcoming basketball season.

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Today Is Give To The Max Day In Minnesota, A Day For Giving To Charity

Today, every donation you make gives your favorite nonprofits and schools the chance to win even more money. Hundreds of organizations will offer the opportunity to double your dollars with matching grants throughout the 24 hours.  Simply click here and search for your non profit or charity.

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Who Is Mister Jimmy? Rolling Stone Song Character Has Ties To Minnesota

He was at the drugstore - the Chelsea Drugstore, but in reality that wasn't its name.  The narrator was standing in the prescription line with a gentleman named "Mr. Jimmy" - two strangers who decided to have a soda.  But what kind?  Ah, their favorite - Cherry Coke.  When the pop came back, it was plain Coca Cola - not cherry.  Sound familiar?

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The United States-Canadian Border: A Primer On The Odd Nature Of This Man-Made Line [Video]

Think you know all there is to know about the U.S.-Canadian border?  Think again.  Every northlander should watch this video to fully realize how eccentric our relationship really is with Canada!

 

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Why Do Midwesterners Say Those Crazy Things? This List Compiles Often-Heard Midwestern Phrases That The Rest Of The Country Can’t Stand

Uff 'da!  For cryin' out loud, those Midwesterners say some crazy things don'cha know.

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Minnesota Speed Limits Raised On Highways Near Bemidji, Detroit Lakes, Willmar, and Mankato

Three state highways in western Minnesota are sporting new speed limit signs.

The Minnesota Department of Transportation has raised the posted speed limit from 55 mph to 60 mph on the entire length of Highway 75, the majority of Highway 59 and 14 miles of Highway 7 in western Minnesota. The speed limit will be effective once the signs are posted. The Minnesota State Patrol will enforce the new speed limit.

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Source: Lake Vermilion State Park Facebook page
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Lake Vermilion State Park Updates; Meeting Set For November 6

Learn more about the Lake Vermilion State Park during a public meeting - Wednesday, November 6 - 5 to 7PM - at the Tower-Soudan Elementary School, 415 N Second Street in  Tower.

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Winter Snowplows Gear Up For Another Minnesota Winter

It's only a matter of time.  MNDOT snowplow crews are ready for another winter season, clearing the path for drivers to get to and from work, school, and their destination.

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Minnesota State Highway Road Construction Winds Down; Summer Of 2013 Saw More Than 300 Projects

Major bridge construction, new interchanges and road resurfacing were a big part of the 2013 construction season, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. This year’s program included more than 300 projects around the state with a construction cost of more than $1.1 billion.

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Minnesota Highway Work Zone Crashes Spotlight The Need For Caution Near Orange Cones

Two recent work zone-related crashes have the Minnesota Department of Transportation asking for the public's help in keeping everyone safe. Both crashes happened in September, in which three people were killed in the span of five hours and more were seriously injured.

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Highway 1/169 Resurfacing Project Near Ely Pauses For The Winter

You can't stop the changing seasons in Minnesota.  As winter gets ready to show itself to the Northland, the Minnesota Department of Transportation is pausing the highway resurfacing project near Ely for the season.

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Stranger Returns a Missing Minnesota Hunter’s Jacket Which Held His Wallet and $1,700

Owen Schipnewski took his son hunting. Something they do every year, goose hunting in the Lac qui Parle Wildlife Management Area in western Minnesota. He was feeling warm that day so he took off his jacket and put it in the back of the truck. Something he's done many times before, but this time something changed.

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