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.
It might be taking over your garden already this spring. What to do with all that Oregano? We’ll help you out. Here are Dara’s Top 5 Recipes!
One of Minnesota’s summertime icons is back in business. The sweet calliope music of Casfesjian’s Carousel is in the air outside the main gate of the Como Park Zoo in Saint Paul.
See all the photos from WCCO Radio Insiders Lunch With Jack & Suzy Welch
Minnesota turkey farmers are on edge, trying to stop the spread of an avian flu that’s killed millions of birds. Scott Heymer is the owner of Red Bridge Farms in Princeton. He’s been in the turkey business for nearly 40 years, with about 60,000 turkeys on his farm
See all the photos from WCCO Radio Insiders Breakfast With Jack & Suzy Welch
Another step in the process as medical cannabis becomes legal in Minnesota in just a few months. Minnesota’s medical cannabis program is still on track to begin this summer. The Minnesota Department of Health is approving two laboratories to test the products that will be coming from the state’s medical cannabis manufacturers.
Farmer’s Markets open all over Minnesota in the next couple of weeks. What you’ll see everywhere are Green Onions. But what to do with them? We have ideas. Here are Dara’s Top 5 Recipes!
The University of Minnesota is asking the state for $65.2 million. President Eric Kaler told WCCO’s Roshini Rajkumar that their top priority is to continue the tuition freeze.
The Minnesota Wild will try to put Wednesday night behind them, as they face the Blues in St. Louis Friday night in Game 5 of their Stanley Cup Playoff series. Wild fans, St. Paul’s mayor included, are also trying to move on.
Hair and makeup? Check. Tuxedo? Check. Now it’s just waiting for that special date to arrive. It’s almost showtime for a special group of Twin Cities seniors. They may be pushing their 90s, but they are finding you’re never too old to go to prom.
Six men are now charged with conspiring to provide and attempting to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization. A local community organizer says a three-pronged approach is needed: law enforcement, intervention and prevention.
Saturday will be a special day — a day to appreciate something old that is new once again. It’s National Record Store Day across the country. “As a long-term record buyer, I can tell you it’s the funnest day of the year.”
The Minnesota Wild open the playoffs Thursday night in St. Louis, but fans can still watch the game at the Xcel Energy Center, where there will be a free viewing party.
Check out all the photos from WCCO Radio’s MN Hospital event at the MN State Fair on August 28, 2015
Sen. Amy Klobuchar’s was a guest on NewsRadio 830 WCCO’s The Morning News with Dave Lee and told the story of how she got going in politics and talked about her new book “The Senator Next Door.”
WCCO-TV’s Frank Vascellaro and Amelia Santaniello, and WCCO Radio’s Chad Hartman, are Goin’ to the Lake this week! They are headed east to Cumberland, Wis.
Summer’s not over yet, not by a long shot. So we’re packing our bags at WCCO once again and heading north! WCCO-TV’s Liz Collin and Lauren Casey and WCCO Radio’s John Williams are Goin’ to the Lake this week!
Dave Lee broadcasted on 830 NewsRadio WCCO at the Federated Challenge on Monday, August 3, 2015.
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.