Latest Minnesota Headlines

Elementary Teacher Fighting Brain Tumor After Birth Of 2nd ChildViolet was born eight weeks ago. Mom remembers it well. That’s because after delivery they decided to check some discomfort she had experienced in her right eye during pregnancy.
Non-Profit Bringing 10,000 Flags To Ft. Snelling For Memorial DayWhile many people will adorn their loved ones' graves with flowers and flags this Memorial Day, one group is hoping to bring the red white and blue to as many fallen heroes as possible.
Rally Held For State Rep. CandidateAround 500 people showed up for a rally for Democratic state representative candidate Ilhan Omar Saturday night, according to a spokesperson for the event.
Prosecutors Say Man Who Firebombed Cafe Should Remain In CustodyFederal prosecutors say a man who pleaded guilty to a federal hate crime for firebombing a Somali restaurant in Grand Forks should not be released before his sentencing hearing.
2 Men Arrested In Connection With Chaska Bank RobberyChaska police have arrested two males in connection with a bank robbery that occurred Friday morning.
Head Of Minneapolis NAACP Leaving St. Thomas Law SchoolA prominent figure of the Black Lives Matter movement and head of the NAACP in Minneapolis is leaving her job at the University of St. Thomas Law School.

Latest Sports Headlines

Peterson Shows Up To OTAs Ready To WorkLike the ones that are driven, Peterson is pleased with the past, but sees room for improvement.
Horse Owned By Paul Allen, Vikings Makes Racing DebutThere's a big difference between what it feels like to bet on a horse and what it feels like to own it.
Twins' Big Hitters Not Living Up To ExpectationsThe two Twins in the batting order that could change the season are Brian Dozier and Miguel Sano. If they hit the projections coming into the season, things would be different.
Vikings' Loadholt Ready To Make Up For Lost TimePhil Loadholt is back where he wants to be -- practicing football with his team, the Vikings.
Pat Dean Shines As Twins Down MarinersPat Dean was making his second big league start, pitching for a Twins team that had four road victories and was facing Seattle ace Felix Hernandez before a revved-up Mariners crowd of more than 40,000.
Chanhassen Coach Defied Odds For His Baseball DreamsA.J. Pettersen is where he wants to be -- in a dugout, making baseball decisions as a head coach at Chanhassen High School. "I love the ability to have a positive impact on kids. I had, you know, several coaches throughout my career that kind of changed the course of my life and how I see things," A.J. said. "Baseball's a game that's really emotional and passionate."

Best Of Minnesota

Best Summer Backpacking Trips Near MinnesotaBackpacking through Minnesota is a relaxing and inexpensive way to vacation. The state has many recreational parks, forests and wildlife preservation sites. With a GPS, backpack gear and good walking shoes or hiking boots, you'll be ready to roll on.
Vote: Where Is The Best Drive-In Restaurant In Minnesota?There's always one place you can grab a bite to eat where time seems to have stopped -- a drive-in restaurant.
Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl's Top 5 Savory Rhubarb RecipesIt's Rhubarb season. They're stacked like cord-wood at the Farmers Market. It's good in more than just pie however! Dara gives you 5 savory ways to use it!
Best Movie Theater Deals In MinnesotaIt's not as expensive as you think to catch a flick in Minnesota. Check out the deals at these local theaters.
Best Places To Go Dancing In MinnesotaLift your mood with happy feet at these five great dance venues.
Best Untraditional Donut Shops In MinnesotaDo not miss these donuts!

WCCO Features

Mike's Mix: Camping CocktailsAs we get closer to summer and the weather gets warmer, more and more people are breaking out the tent and heading to the woods. Mike Augustyniak has three cocktails that are perfect for sitting around the campfire.
Local Music Tap: 4 Shows To See This Week(end)From an outside reggae party Thursday night to a major independent hip hop festival at the state fairgrounds on Sunday, here are the four shows and events to see this weekend!
MNfusion: Local Designer Creates Gift For Florence + The MachineShake it out before grabbing at seat the Xcel Energy Center for Florence + The Machine. The British indie rockers will come through the Twin Cities are on June 2.
Wander Minnesota: MNSH's History Hound ProgramIf you're the parent of an elementary-aged child and you're looking for some fun, inventive ways to keep them and their brains running, look no further than the Minnesota Historical Society’s History Hound program.
Bite Of Minnesota: Mint Simple SyrupBeginning of the season offerings are usually limited to things like rhubarb, radishes, green onions and a salad mix or two. You can also expect preserved goods, fermented foods, meat, cheese, and plenty of sweets. I was particularly excited to find fresh mint, more specially spearmint so I could restock my supply of mint syrup.
Tap Talk: Tin Whiskers' 1st Anniversary Brew-Off Heads Back To St. PaulTin Whiskers is celebrating one year of brew-offs! In May 2015, Tin Whiskers decided to create a challenge that would incorporate several Minnesota breweries, unique flavors and customer choice.

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