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American Breakfast at the Copper Lantern in St. Cloud (Photo: Tim Lyon)
American Breakfast at the Copper Lantern in St. Cloud (Photo: Tim Lyon)
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Looking Back: The Copper Lantern Restaurant

The Copper Lantern's been a fixture on Highway 10 in St. Cloud for some 30 years. But even before that, the place was a restaurant, serving up great meals to travelers and locals alike. Find out how the restaurant began as a Country Kitchen and became "The Copper."

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Kayana Szymczak/Getty Images
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20 Years Ago Today: The Halloween Blizzard of 1991

Last week, Jim Maurice and I wrote up a couple of stories about that storm and we asked for your comments. Here are some funny memories and harrowing stories as we remember The Halloween Blizzard of 1991. 

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Scott Olson/Getty Images
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Remembering the Halloween Blizzard of 1991

It has been 20 years since the Halloween Blizzard of 1991 when the Upper Midwest saw a record breaking snowfall. And that’s hard to do up here. We’re taking a look back at the wind up, the snow storm and the aftermath. 

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Looking Back: Brigitte’s Cafe

When you need a good, home cooked meal at place that welcomes you with a smile, Brigitte's Cafe is your destination. Soups are scratch-made (tomato dumpling is a Friday favorite) and the staff greets you by name. Peruse the history of successful St. Cloud restauranteur, Brigitte Olson.

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Looking Back: D.B. Searle’s St. Cloud Legacy [PHOTOS]

It's been many things over the years, but the stately Searle Building on St. Cloud's historic 5th Avenue remains open and is as full of life today as it was in the early 20th century. Dick Nelson talks with D.B. Searle's manager Matt Novak about the building over the years and the business in it today.

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Famous Landmarks in St. Cloud — Our Top Five [VIDEO]

St. Cloud's landscape is filled with historical landmarks -- building and places that have become iconic to Central Minnesota. Here are our top five pics for must-see landmarks in St. Cloud.

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