Jordan Candy Store's Sign Causes Social Media UproarA popular Minnesota candy store took some heat for putting up a sign that some thought was offensive towards Black Lives Matter. Minnesota's Largest Candy Store, located near Jordan on Highway 169, put up a sign that read, "Join the Movement." Below it read, "#caramelapplesmatter."
Seward Community Co-Op Opens Second Location In Underserved NeighborhoodA local co-op is expanding to bring fresh food to an area that's without a neighborhood grocery store. The Seward Community Co-Op is opening its second location tonight in the Bryant-Central Neighborhood in South Minneapolis.
Red Wing Calls For Attacks On Police To Be Considered Hate CrimesThe city of Red Wing is the first in the state and the second in the nation to pass a resolution designed to protect police officers from harm. The resolution calls for anyone who hurts a police officer to be charged with a hate crime.
Military Organization Helps Vet After Devastating House FireCombat veterans in our state have access to a program unlike any other in the nation. The Minnesota Military Appreciation Fund is a group WCCO has been reporting on over the past few weeks.
Veterans, Military Families Get Much-Deserved Boost From MMAFWCCO is sharing the stories of Minnesota veterans and their families who are benefiting from the generosity of a group called the Minnesotan's Military Appreciation Fund. The MMAF gives checks to every recent combat vet from Minnesota and to families who lost their loved ones at war. Some vets receive anywhere from $500 to $10,000, depending on injuries.
Senate Official Building Still Controversial As It Nears CompletionThe controversial new Minnesota Senate Office Building at the State Capitol is nearing completion. Republicans made the $90 million project an example of wasteful spending in the 2014 campaign.
Posthumous Vince Flynn Novel Debuts On Best-Seller ListTwo years after author Vince Flynn passed away, the St. Paul native is back on the best-seller list. The latest Flynn thriller, titled "The Surivor," went on sale at midnight. It's already No. 2 among best-sellers at Barnes and Noble stores nationwide.
Woman Heli-Lifted To Safety After Injury On Superior Hiking TrailThe Lake County Sheriff's Office say they received a call at about 1:52 p.m. concerning Lori Mildon, 61, who suffered a leg injury in Split Rock Lighthouse State Park and was unable to walk.
Ron Paul To Testify At Iowa Trial Of 2012 Campaign AidesThree top officials with Ron Paul's 2012 presidential campaign claim political motivations are behind charges alleging they violated federal financial disclosure laws by secretly paying an influential Iowa politician for his endorsement.
Man Gets 8 Years For Drunk Driving Crash That Killed Mpls. CoupleA Golden Valley man will serve the maximum time in prison for causing a drunk driving crash that killed a young Minneapolis couple.
Fired Minnesota Lottery Executive Sues For Her Job BackA former senior executive at the Minnesota State Lottery who was fired amid a bout with alcohol abuse is suing her ex-boss and the state on claims she was discriminated against because of her gender and her chemical dependency.
Moorhead Man Charged With Chasing Deer On Boat Until It DrownedProsecutors have charged a Moorhead man with animal cruelty and chasing a wild animal with a motor vehicle for allegedly chasing a deer with a pontoon boat until it drowned.