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The St. Paul City Council wants to clear up confusion for drivers around the Como Park area. Council member Amy Brendmoen wants to change Horton Avenue to Como Avenue. She says it’s an overdue renaming of the city’s street grid.
It was packed inside St Olaf Church in downtown Minneapolis on Ash Wednesday during the noon mass — with Catholics marking the beginning of Lent. Father Patrick Kennedy says the ashes given on this day represent the fragility of life. “The ashes are a symbol of actually dying,” Kennedy said.
Click the link above to listen to the Governor discuss a gas tax, Senator Bakk, MnSure and more.
A Timberwolves Ticket Tuesday on The Morning News. Find out what is new at the Twins stadium when you head to Spring Training next month by clicking the link above.
Utah coach Shannon Mortensen and Faribault coach Lois Krinke addressed the controversy surrounding Faribault’s state high-kick dance title Monday afternoon on WCCO Radio with Chad Hartman.
A Minnesota woman hopes her coaching pays off for Julianne Moore, who is nominated for an Oscar for her performance in the film “Still Alice.” In the movie, Moore plays the role of a woman with early onset Alzheimer’s disease. Moore reached out to Sandy Oltz, of Stearns County. Oltz also suffers from the disease.
It’s Valentine’s Day! How about some foods that are aphrodisiacs? You should make them for dinner because it’s Valentine’s Day! What a lovely way to say you love someone.
If you’re looking for love online this Valentine’s Day, beware of some scams out there. Dan Hendrickson is with the Better Business Bureau and said there are certain things to look out for.
Another “superfood” but this one is extra special because it’s also super on your wallet! Here are Dara’s Top 5 Lentil Recipes!
Protecting yourself while online is importan, and it’s relatively easy to do, according to Daniel Sieberg with Google. Sieberg said the most common mistake people make is using the same password for all your accounts.
Plenty of Grammy’s talk today along with Sid Hartman and Mike Max. Click the link above to listen
A frantic Friday includes a preview of the Grammy’s from Entertainment Tonight’s Kevin Frazier…Click the link above to listen.
Listen to U of M President Eric Kaler discuss measles preparations, and other highlights from Thursday by clicking the link above.
Breaking News from overnight and Sid and Mike comment on SIGNING DAY at the U of M. Click the link above to listen!
A Timberwolves Ticket Tuesday…..click the link above to listen to Erik Paulsen discuss vaccinations, President Obama’s Budget and more.
Super Bowl reaction on the WCCO Morning News. Kim Johnson from WCCO TV talks about Tom Brady, and more…..Click the link above to listen back to some of the things you may have missed today!
Measles was all but eradicated in the U.S. decades ago, thanks to the immunization program. That’s a problem for some doctors. Hennepin County Medical Center’s Dr. David Hilden said younger physicians sometimes don’t make a measles diagnosis until the appearance of a rash, which is a late stage symptom.
Minnesota’s only active measles case, a 20-year-old University of Minnesota student, has passed the infectious stage. It will be at least another week until health officials find out if that one case spread elsewhere.
A Super Themed Friday show with Dave and the gang, click the link above to listen to something you may have missed!
WCCO would like to thank everyone out there for helping make this year’s Let’s Kick Hunger radiothon a big success. More than $235,000 was raised for Second Harvest Heartland, an accomplishment that Minnesotans should feel very proud of.
Minneapolis convention and visitors officials say 2014 was the city’s most successful year ever. Hotel bookings, future hotel bookings for the Super Bowl and Final Four, sponsorships and record revenue at the Minneapolis Convention Center all helped to make this one big year for the state’s biggest city.
Hump Day version of the WCCO Morning News…Click the link above to listen to things you may have missed.
Film director Steven Spielberg told a group of Holocaust survivors on Monday that Jews are again facing the “perennial demons of intolerance” from anti-Semites who are provoking hate crimes and trying to strip survivors of their identity.
The son of the man who shot two police officers in New Hope City Hall Monday night before he was shot and killed spoke with WCCO Radio Tuesday afternoon. Nathan Kmetz says his 68-year-old father, Raymond Kmetz, had reached the breaking point after years of run-ins with police and city officials.
The Blenders performed with John Williams at the Cambria Gallery in Minneapolis on Monday, Nov. 24, 2014.
Check out images from the Hunger Mission 2014 radiothon.
WCCO Radio hosted “A Conversation with Theodore Roosevelt” at the Minnesota History Center on Saturday, Nov. 1. Here are some images from the event.
See all the photos as Steve Forbes discusses his new book Money: How the Destruction of the Dollar Threatens the Global Economy – and What We Can Do About It.