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What's The Science Behind This Weird Weather?It's been a month of wacky weather for February. From record breaking temperatures in the 60s, to rain, and possibly snow, in the same week.
Sunday Liquor Sales Passes House, Heads To SenateThe Minnesota House Monday took a major step toward legalizing Sunday liquor sales.
Maplewood To Host Emergency Meeting After Shootings Outside StargateThe Maplewood City Council's emergency meeting this week will decide the fate of Stargate Nightclub.
Twin Cities Clinic's Cooking Class Helps Students Live BetterThe decision to eat better and have a healthier lifestyle has some folks going back to school.
1 Dead After Accident At 169 Construction SiteA construction worker died Monday afternoon following an accident at an Edina construction site.
Sheriff: Driver Airlifted After Fiery Crash In Stearns CountyA 23-year-old Watkins man had to be airlifted to a hospital after a fiery rollover crash near Freeport Sunday night.

Latest Sports Headlines

Jason Zucker Having Breakout Year For Surging WildOne of the many reasons for the Minnesota Wild's terrific season has been a breakout year for Jason Zucker.
2017 NBA Second Half Preview - Eastern ConferenceWith the NBA season more than half over, Eastern Conference teams prepare for the playoffs or the draft.
U Of M Among Growing Number Of Schools Using Private AirplanesOnce seen as a luxury of the corporate world, private planes are becoming increasingly common at U.S. colleges and universities as schools try to attract athletes, raise money and reward coaches with jet-set vacations.
Female Assistant Thriving For Bethel Men's HoopsIf there's one place Alisha Hvistendahl feels like she belongs, it's as an assistant coach for the Bethel men's basketball team.
Gophers Outlast Michigan In Overtime, 83-78Jordan Murphy had 16 points and 15 rebounds and Eric Curry scored all 12 of his points in the second half to lift Minnesota to its fifth straight victory, 83-78 in overtime over Michigan on Sunday night.
Gophers Beat Penn State In Overtime For Weekend SweepRem Pitlick scored in overtime as the University of Minnesota men's hockey team beat Penn State Saturday night to complete a weekend sweep.

Latest Videos

6 P.M. Weather ReportWe had a mild and soggy Monday but our warm weather continues Tuesday, Chris Shaffer reports (2:51). WCCO 4 News at 6 - Feb. 20, 2017
Jason Zucker Having Breakout Year For Surging WildOne of the many reasons for the Minnesota Wild's terrific season has been a breakout year for Jason Zucker, David McCoy reports (2:12). WCCO 4 News at 6 - Feb. 20, 2017
Explaining The Science Behind Our Weird WeatherWeather extremes are becoming a trend globally, and here in Minnesota, Molly Rosenblatt reports (2:36). WCCO 4 News at 6 - Feb. 20, 2017
Minnesota GOP Seeks To Halt Funding For SWLRTTop Minnesota Republicans are moving to stop federal funding for the Southwest Light Rail Transit line and use the money for other state projects, Angela Davis reports (:52). WCCO 4 News at 6 - Feb. 20, 2017

WCCO Features

Guy On A Bike: African-American Cycling PioneersEver since the bicycle craze of the late 19th century, African-Americans have contributed to the great cycling culture of this nation.
MNfusion: 'Mamma Mia,' Here We Go Again For One Last TimeThe pop musical "Mamma Mia," based off of the hits of '70s Swedish pop group ABBA, is traveling the United States for one last time. And the farewell tour is making a stop in Minneapolis.
Mike's Mix: Far North Spirits & 'Orchard & Oak'This week, Mike Augustyniak heads to Far North Spirits in Hallock to learn the distilling process and how to make a delicious cocktail.
MNfusion: Composer, Playwright Say Message Of CTC's 'The Sneetches' Is VitalA story of a population that divides itself based on physical characteristics, "The Sneetches" shares a timely message of what it is that really divides us and, more importantly, what it is that really connects us.
Local Music Tap: 4 Shows To See This WeekendFrom a big band show at a downtown Minneapolis jazz club to a special anniversary at First Avenue, there are some great local shows this weekend. Check them out below!
Prep Blog: This Weekend's Top High School Match-UpsYou've got to love February if you're a Minnesota high school sports fan. Conference seasons are in the stretch run, and the race for league titles is on.

Eat.See.Play

Twin Cities Restaurant Patios Opening Amid Heat WaveA number of restaurants in the Twin Cities are taking advantage of the break from winter weather.
Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl's Top 5 Street Kabob RecipesKabobs are big worldwide, and they’re thrifty too. They’re also good! Fire up the grill, it's Dara's Top 5 Kabob Recipes!
DeRusha Eats: Baker’s Field Flour and BreadBeautiful to eat, and gorgeous to look at, this bread is a combination of art and science.
WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Wood-Fired Pizza In MinnesotaOne of the newest trends in pizza also happens to be one of the oldest ways of cooking: a blazing wood fire in a brick oven.

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