Community members came together tonight for a town hall meeting focusing on issues important to Minnesota’s Somali-Americans. WCCO Radio’s John Williams moderated the event.
A Bloomington hotel had to be evacuated after part of the building’s siding came crashing down early Monday morning.
When St. Paul Park Mayor Keith Franke first heard about the accident, he wasn’t aware it involved an oil train and semi-truck carrying flour. But he was at work on Sunday, so he went down to take a look at the 2,000 bags of flour all over the road.
There’s rhubarb everywhere this time of year. With a bounty like that, you’ll need some help. Here are Dara’s Top 5 Rhubarb Recipes!
We’ve been hearing a lot this week about the struggles, perceptions and realities of Somali-Americans living in the Twin Cities. But along with the difficulties, there are many success stories to be told. WCCO’s Laura Oakes introduces us to a few in our last installment of “Home Grown: The Somali-American Struggle.”
The first person to show up for Wednesday night’s Rolling Stones concert was Bill Neuenschwander, who wedged his large RV into four parking spaces behind the open end of TCF Bank Stadium.
When Somali migration began in the 1990s, there were three places they went: The United Arab Emirates, South Africa and the United States. Cawo Abdi, a Somali sociology professor at the University of Minnesota, says the U.S. is the most coveted of all the places.
Minnesota officials will be able to start signing up qualified patients for medical marijuana Monday. It’s the first day doctors are able to certify and register patients with conditions like cancer and epilepsy for the program. About 5,000 people are expected to be eligible.
“Home Grown, the Somali-American Struggle,” looks into the lives of the Somali population in Minnesota. In the first part of this series, WCCO’s Al Schoch tells us who these people are and what they left behind in their homeland.
Dara got the very best green beans at the farmer’s market last week and it got her thinking. And here’s where we all benefit! Dara’s Top 5 Green Bean recipes!
There are still a lot of questions surrounding the near drowning of two young children in St. Paul. One of the two boys rescued Monday from an abandoned pool outside an apartment in St Paul is still in critical condition.
Family and friends made their way to Fort Snelling National Cemetery Monday to lay flowers and plant American flags on the graves of loved ones who served in the U.S. military.
A benefit is being held Monday for a Minneapolis cop who’s in the fight of his life. Jesse Garcia is battling Stage 4 cancer that started in his stomach and has spread to his liver and the bones around his chest cavity.
Saturday is the beatification of El Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero, a man who moved a Minnesotan to song. Rob Hahn of St. Paul was taking a theology class at the University of Notre Dame when he learned about Romero, a champion of civil rights, who was shot and killed in 1980 while conducting mass.
Radishes are all over the farmers markets right now, and they’re mild and good—the really spicy ones are the ones that sit out in the hot sun of summer. So Dara breaks out her Top 5 ways to use the Radish!
The discovery of another infected flock of chickens will mean that 2 million birds will have to be destroyed — the latest casualties of the bird flu. Meanwhile, the economic impact of the flu is just beginning to be felt.
Ben Utecht is used to training for game day on the field, but at the Learning RX facility in Savage where he’s working to strengthen his memory retention skills, the work is tough.
Minnesota’s Law Enforcement Memorial Association will have a major presence at Sunday’s funeral for Officer Todd Besser. Besser was a long-time member of the Elk River Police Department, and was off-duty when he and his son, Blake, were slain a week ago.
Have you heard of Spargelfest? It’s how Germany celebrates spring and the bounty of Asparagus! Good reason to celebrate here too. Here are Dara’s Top 5 Asparagus Recipes!
A three-day fundraiser at a Minneapolis restaurant raised a huge chunk of money for people on the other side of the world.
Metro Transit is trying out another line of electric buses, looking for the next generation of vehicles that can be environmentally friendly and cost effective.
The strawberry is the fruit equivalent of a picture-perfect long stemmed rose. What do do with them? Glad you asked. Here are Dara’s top five strawberry recipes!
It didn’t take long for Minnesota State Trooper Scott Rudeen to spot a person looking down while driving on Interstate 494 in the South Metro. He said he sees it all the time.
Fifty years ago this Wednesday evening, Dick Chapman and Charlie Boone spent six straight hours taking calls from people and, using a map and a pen, tracked the storm as it tore across the Twin Cities.
Fifty years ago this Wednesday, the Twin Cities were ravaged by a series of tornadoes that struck the northwestern metro area. No fewer than six tornadoes touched down as the storm system moved through, some of them on the ground simultaneously.
This week, WCCO-TV’s Frank Vascellaro and Natalie Nyhus and NewsRadio 830 WCCO’s Dave Lee headed out to visit the Red Wing area.
This week, WCCO-TV’s Mike Max and Chris Shaffer and NewsRadio 830 WCCO headed out to visit the Garrison area and Lake Mille Lacs.
This week, WCCO-TV’s Liz Collin and Chris Shaffer and NewsRadio 830 WCCO’s Dave Lee headed out to visit the McGregor area and Big Sandy Lake.
WCCO-TV’s Natalie Nyhus and Ali Lucia and NewsRadio 830 WCCO’s John Hines are all heading to the Breezy Point and Cross Lake area to celebrate the holiday weekend.
Staff at NewsRadio 830 WCCO are returning home from Washington D.C. with the 2015 Service to America Award.
Check out all the photos from the Minnesota Military Family Tribute Dedication Ceremony on June 13, 2015