Links & Numbers

Latest Minnesota Links & Numbers

(credit: daveandbusters.com)

Edina Dave & Buster’s Looking To Hire 290 New Employees

Dave & Buster’s is opening up a new location at Southdale Center and they are hiring! The restaurant will open on July 27 and will be located inside Southdale Center near Macy’s.

06/23/2015

(credit: CBS)

Tanbark Cavalcade of Roses Horse Show Comes To Fairgrounds

No, American Pharoah will not be there, but there will still be plenty of horses to see at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds this weekend. The Tanbark Cavalcade of Roses Horse Show is coming to the State Fair!

06/23/2015

Bottled Water

Bottled Water Being Recalled Over E. Coli Concerns

Several brands of bottled water are being recalled over E-coli concerns. All of the brands are produced by Niagara Bottling at its Pennsylvania facilities and were bottled from June 10 to 18.

06/23/2015

(credit: CBS)

Lottery Process Begins For 2016 Ryder Cup At Hazeltine

The lottery process to get tickets for the 2016 Ryder Cup started Monday. The event will be in September 2016 at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, and golf fans cannot wait to see the game’s best in a team match-play format.

06/22/2015

(credit: CBS)

Minnesota River Bridge Facelift Means Headache For Drivers

Drivers in the south metro are spending twice as long in traffic because of bridge work near Mall of America. For the first time in almost 30 years, the Highway 77 bridge over the Minnesota River is getting a facelift.

06/22/2015

(credit: CBS)

CHS Field In Running To Become Country’s Best Independent Ballpark

The St. Paul Saint’s new ballpark is in the running to become the best independent ballpark in the country. Thirty-two stadiums were named in Ballpark Digest’s online contest.

06/22/2015

(credit: The American Dream Project/Facebook)

Meet The Makers Of ‘The American Dream Project’

Is the American Dream dead or alive? That question led two guys to jump on motorcycles for the trip of a lifetime. James Marshall and Todd Williams rode from New York to California and made a beautiful docuseries along the way.

06/22/2015

(credit: CBS)

Kylie’s Kids: Meet Nicollete, A Heart Surgery Survivor At 9 Weeks Old

This week’s Kylie’s Kids is Nicollete, now a 10-year-old who had major heart surgery at just nine weeks old. Now, she loves running and playing soccer.

06/22/2015

(credit: CBS)

Who’s Hiring? Jobs Of The Day (June 22-26)

Click here to see all of the Job of the Day postings for the week of June 22 to June 26.

06/22/2015

(credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Dining Out On Father’s Day

The StarTribune’s food critic Rick Nelson has some fun destination suggestions.

06/21/2015

(credit: CBS)

Schmidt Brewery Hosts Second Annual GermanFest

The second year of GermanFest kicked off at the historic Schmidt Brewery in St. Paul this weekend. Organizers said it’s an opportunity to celebrate German culture through food, music, art and education.

06/20/2015

(credit: Stone Arch Bridge Festival/Facebook)

WCCO Saturday Morning Links & Recap (June 20)

Here are the happenings mentioned on the Saturday Morning Show by Natalie Nyhus and Mike Augustyniak.

06/20/2015

(credit: CBS)

It’s Pick Your Own Strawberry Season In Minnesota

Summertime in Minnesota means getting out on the water and soaking up the sun. But it also means getting out in the fields and picking berries!

06/19/2015

(credit: CBS)

Mpls. School Shattering Graduation Rate Statistics — In A Good Way

Fifty percent of urban youth graduate high school in the city of Minneapolis. For Hispanic and black students, the rates are even lower. However, for eight years, Cristo Rey Jesuit High School has been shattering statistics.

06/19/2015

(credit: CBS)

CRAVE Offers Creative Lettuce Wrap Recipes In New Summer Menu

ummer is always a good time to change things up, and the folks at CRAVE have a new summer menu. Their Executive Chef Heath VanHorn joined Jason and Kylie on the WCCO Rooftop Studio to give us a sneak peak at their new lettuce wrap recipes.

06/19/2015

(credit: CBS)

Accomplish With Kylie & Jeff Locke

A Minnesota Vikings player is using his athleticism to help raise money for Veterans, but it’s not football. Viking’s Punter Jeff Locke is playing the “Longest Day of Golf” Friday to help raise money for Tee It Up For the Troops.

06/19/2015

(credit: CBS)

Good Question: What Do We Need To Know About Sunscreen?

A survey out of JAMA Dermatology found many people don’t understand the information on sunscreen labels – like what SPF means, what the sunscreen protects people against and how much sunscreen people should use.

06/18/2015

(credit: CBS)

Animal Humane Society: Dog Adopted From St. Paul May Have Canine Flu

Adoptions are on hold at the St. Paul Animal Humane Society because of a possible case of dog flu. A family adopted an adult Shar Pei mix on June 14, which later showed flu-like symptoms. A blood test came back positive for H3N2, or canine influenza.

06/18/2015

(credit: Kpor Family)

7-Year-Old Pulled From Abandoned St. Paul Pool Dies

A boy who was hospitalized after being pulled from an abandoned St. Paul pool on Memorial Day died Thursday morning, according to a statement from the family.

06/18/2015

Web Heartbeat 5000

HeartBeat 5000

WCCO’s Kylie Bearse will emcee this event at Father Hennepin Bluffs Park in Minneapolis on Saturday, June 26.

06/18/2015

Photo Credit Thinkstock

Steps For Success: Banking On Kids

This Saturday, we’re going to have beautiful weather, and there’s a way you can get out and enjoy it while helping families in need in our community.

06/18/2015

(credit: CBS)

Full List Of Takata Airbag Recalled Vehicles Released

This morning, the government has released the full list of vehicles impacted by the Takata air bag recall. The recall involves 11 auto manufacturers covering about 34 million vehicles.

06/18/2015

(credit: Greenspring Media Group Inc.)

Minneapolis Luxury Home Tour Returns For One More Weekend

The Minneapolis Luxury Home Tour is back for one more weekend, and it’s your chance to get a look at some of Minnesota’s most beautiful, fanciest houses.

06/18/2015