Latest Minnesota Headlines

Police: Planned Parenthood Building Evacuated In UptownThe Planned Parenthood building in Uptown has been evacuated after a suspicious substance was found in an envelope.
Nurses, Allina Health Resume Negotiations As Strike LoomsNegotiators will return to the bargaining table Friday in hopes of averting a nurses' strike at five Twin Cities hospitals.
Target's Chief Marketing Officer To Leave For UberTarget's chief marketing officer is leaving the company and heading to Uber. The retailer announced in a regulatory filing Tuesday that Jeff Jones is leaving Sept. 9.
Labor Secretary Tours U.S. Bank StadiumThomas E. Perez toured U.S. Bank Stadium with Sen. Al Franken, Lt. Gov. Tina Smith and others who built the stadium. The tour focused on the role apprentices played in the construction.
2 Charged In Drug Deal That Lead To Death Of Montrose ManTwo people are accused of throwing a Montrose man from a truck – causing his death – after they robbed him during a drug deal Sunday.
Groups Call For Hwy. Near Oil Pipeline Protest To Be ReopenedAmnesty International and the American Civil Liberties Union of North Dakota want state officials to reopen a stretch of highway that runs through the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation.

Latest Sports Headlines

NFL 2016: Vikings Hope To Defend NFC North Title In New StadiumMinnesota has a gleaming new stadium. The Vikings are division champions for the first time in six years.
Leaderboard: If You Can Make It There You’ll Make it AnywherePatrick Reed's win at The Barclays now puts him in the conversation for best players in golf.
WCCO Exclusive: J Robinson Speaks Out About Drug AllegationsFor the first time since they commenced an investigation, J Robinson is reflecting and talking about the allegations of drugs use and drug sales within his wrestling team.
Twins' Loss Streak At 11 After Falling To Indians 1-0Jason Kipnis' 10th-inning single scored Chris Gimenez and gave the Cleveland Indians a 1-0 victory over Minnesota on Monday night, the Twins' 11th straight loss.
Zimmer Brings In Former Head Coaches To Take Vikings To Next LevelMike Zimmer pulled no punches this offseason trying to improve an offense that ranked 29th in the league last year, hiring a pair of former head coaches --- Tony Sparano as offensive line coach, and Pat Shurmur as tight ends coach.
Twins' Danny Santana Heads To DL With Sprained ShoulderThe Minnesota Twins placed center fielder Danny Santana on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained left shoulder.

Best Of Minnesota

Best Places To Get A Makeover In MinnesotaYou don't have to fly to L.A. to get an amazing makeover.
Top Spots Near Minnesota To Say Goodbye To SummerThese are the best places to say goodbye to the magnificence of summertime.
Best Toddler Clothing Stores In MinnesotaOutfit your kids at one of these five chic-shopping sites in Minnesota.
Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl's Top 5 Roast Corn RecipesOf course one of the all-time favorite State Fair foods is the roast corn – but what can you do after the State Fair, to get those good roast corn flavors at home? Dara has her Top 5 right here!
Best Oldies Music Bars In MinnesotaTake a trip back in time with these Oldies music bars.
Best Spicy Food Restaurants In MinnesotaFive Minnesota establishments offer fare spicy enough for the most seasoned palate.

WCCO Features

Wander Minnesota: State Fair, The Miracle of BirthOne of the Minnesota State Fair’s newer attractions is the CHS Miracle of Birth Center.
5 Must-Try New State Fair Foods In 2016For many, the fair is a one-time affair, during which, tackling all 32 foods could bit a bit daunting. So, for those who are looking to maximize their trip, and their wallets, we've taste-tested the new foods and compiled our list of must-try items.
Tommies Blog: St. Thomas Football Hungry After 2015 Title RunThe St. Thomas football team reported for its fall camp on Aug. 13, and there's already a sense of urgency for the Tommies.
Tap Talk: Corn, Cookies Among Inspiration For State Fair BeerFor the 2016 Great Minnesota Get Together, corn, cookies and even funnel cake served as inspiration for brewers. So, wash down your favorite fair food on a stick with some these new craft beers!
Tap Talk: LTD Brewing Co. Hosts Release Party For Triple IPAIPA lovers, head to Hopkins this weekend! For the third year in a row, Hopkins' LTD Brewing Company is releasing their popular beer Sleepwalker.
Mike's Mix: Smack Shack's HurricaneEach week, Mike Augustyniak finds a new cocktail from a local mixologist. This week, he tries a twist on the "quintessential drink of New Orleans."

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