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Excellent Educator: Abby Henrickson Of Chaska M.S. EastAbby Henrickson is a ball of energy at Chaska Middle School East. It's her goal to make what can be a tough topic, math, fun to learn. But she's also teaching her students how to be charitable citizens. And their work is really adding up for families in need this holiday season.
Amazon To Nearly Double Shakopee WorkforceIt has not even been operating for six months, but the Amazon.com plant in Shakopee already plans to nearly double its workforce.
Grandson Finds Remains Of WWII Airman In ItalyThere was no funeral service for Lt. Loren Hintz, his body was never returned stateside. For the next 71 years, his family had little else but photographs, letters and poetry.
Good Question: Do We Like Real Or Fake Christmas Trees?A survey from the National Christmas Tree Association found Americans bought almost 26 million real trees and 12.5 million fake trees.
For $5K Toward Friend's Cancer Fund, Man Says He'll Get A TattooA cancer diagnosis is a devastating one, and it's tough to know how to help someone who's facing that battle.
Ramsey County Sheriff Resigns To Take Oxford University PostRamsey County Sheriff Matt Bostrom announced Tuesday he is resigning to head up a research program at England's Oxford University in England.

Latest Sports Headlines

Spring, Mason Lead Gophers Back To 74-68 Win Against NJITThe Gopher men's basketball team came from behind in the second half and escaped with a 74-68 victory against NJIT on Tuesday night.
Leonard Leads Spurs Past Wolves 105-91 For 13th Win On The RoadKawhi Leonard scored 31 points and the San Antonio Spurs improved to 13-0 on the road this season with a 105-91 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday night.
Zimmer Returns To Vikings Practice After Eye SurgeryMinnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer has returned to practice with the team following surgery to repair a detached retina.
Minnesota United Breaking Ground Monday On Soccer StadiumMinnesota United plans to break ground on a new soccer stadium in St. Paul next week.
Gopher Football Fans Scrambling To Secure Travel To Holiday BowlSome Minnesota Gopher fans are scrambling to find a plane ticket to make it to the Holiday Bowl in California.
Gophers' Sheehy Named Big Ten Second StarGophers sophomore Tyler Sheehy had a big weekend against Ohio State, and he earned a weekly honor from the Big Ten on Tuesday.

Latest Videos

Facebook Fan Of The Day From Dec. 7, 2016The Facebook Fan of the Day from Dec. 7, 2016 was Nicole Borstad from Elk River, Kim Johnson reports (0:17). WCCO This Morning – Dec. 7, 2016
Koffy In The Morning: The Cost Of ComfortAccording to a recent study in USA Today, 32 percent said they would be comfortable with $1 million, 28 percent said $2 million, 26 percent said $5 million and 14 percent said no amount, Paul Koffy reports (1:42). WCCO This Morning – Dec. 7, 2016
Male Support Group Forms Under MOCA UmbrellaOvarian cancer doesn't just affect the women who suffer from it, it also affects their families and friends. Now, a new organization formed within MOCA that is a support group for grieving husbands and partners of patients, Angela Davis reports (2:56). WCCO This Morning – Dec. 7, 2016
FedEx Ramps Up For Holiday SeasonFedEx expects to send an average 12 million packages a day between now and Christmas. So, the company is adding 50,000 workers nationwide to help with the added work over the holiday season, Kylie Bearse reports (7:02). WCCO This Morning – Dec. 7, 2016

WCCO Features

MNfusion: 4 Reasons To Vote For Miss Richfield 1981 For President Of MinnesotaTrees are being decorated, presents are being wrapped and family members are returning home – including Miss Richfield 1981.
Wander Minnesota: Holiday Happenings in December (Week 2)The holiday jollity continues for this weekend.
Mike's Mix: Goddess Freyja At Hewing HotelThis week, Mike Augustyniak heads to the brand-new Hewing Hotel to try a Nordic cocktail suitable for a Minnesota winter.
MNfusion: 'The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time' Gives New Definition To 'Different'"Different" has many meanings. Its literal meaning is: "not the same as another or each other."
Tap Talk: Boom Island Releases Kriek – Limited Sour CherryThe holidays are coming early at Boom Island Brewing Company! On Friday afternoon, the Minneapolis brewery will release its latest beer in the Spontaneous Series – the Kriek.
Tommies Blog: St. Thomas Dominates Coe, Oshkosh Awaits In QuarterfinalsThe St. Thomas football team, ranked No. 3 in the country, appears to be peaking at the right time.

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MNfusion: 4 Reasons To Vote For Miss Richfield 1981 For President Of MinnesotaTrees are being decorated, presents are being wrapped and family members are returning home – including Miss Richfield 1981.
Best Restaurants In Minnesota Open On Christmas Day 2016Forget the leftovers in the fridge, or the the fast food drive-through. These local restaurants have you covered for a good meal on Christmas Day.
Wander Minnesota: Holiday Happenings in December (Week 2)The holiday jollity continues for this weekend.
Mike's Mix: Goddess Freyja At Hewing HotelThis week, Mike Augustyniak heads to the brand-new Hewing Hotel to try a Nordic cocktail suitable for a Minnesota winter.

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