Steve Poppe loves plants. And with a name like “Poppe,” it is almost like he was destined to work with them. “I research horticulture, looking at and studying various aspects of growing veggies, flowers, fruits, raspberries, apricots, that sort of thing,” he said.
A day after a jury found Neal Zumberge guilty of shooting and killing his neighbor, we’re seeing some of the evidence from the trial.
This is the time of year mosquitoes most often transmit the West Nile virus. But there is an all-natural way to prevent mosquito bites by using sweet grass. Native Americans have used sweet grass for centuries for ceremonial purposes and weaving.
Rain would be very much appreciated in the western United States where dozens of wildfires are burning. And several crews from Minnesota have been deployed to help. A crew out of Grand Rapids just left for Montana. They are the eighth Minnesota group deployed to help battle the fires.
It’s been nearly 14 months since two city-run courses took a major hit from the weather. As we found out Wednesday, things aren’t much different than they were last year.
Six members of the Maplewood Fire Department are on paid administrative leave while the city investigates their decision to stop resuscitating a dying woman.
When a little girl from Bloomington started asking questions about the people on the streets holding signs, her mom explained they were homeless. That inspired Tiki to do something to help.
Gov. Mark Dayton’s administration was seeking $15 million for business loans and $400,000 in tourism marketing for the Lake Mille Lacs region in special session action plan to deal with fallout from the abrupt walleye fishing suspension.
The St. Paul Fire Department says a 14-year-old boy is lucky he had a second escape route when a fire erupted in his bedroom.
The school year is just around the corner and that means for many families life is about to get hectic. But with a little preparation, dinner time can be a simple and delicious.
What will the world look like in 2050? or 2100? Good Question.
A Twin Cities cat has become an Internet superstar. Pudge is so successful that her Minneapolis owner quit her job and now works full time managing her career.
Neighbors in a small Minnesota town learned more Tuesday night about a convicted sex offender who will soon live there.
The man who started the popular Zorbaz restaurant chain has died after a long battle with throat cancer.
If you’re thinking of a career in technology, you’re in the right place. Tech jobs are growing faster in Minnesota than any other state. According to the technology job postings site dice.com, Minnesota ranks No. 1 for technology job growth, followed by Utah and Nebraska.
This cold and rainy weather may be reminiscent of autumn, but it is time to think about mosquitoes. It is the time of year when most cases of West Nile Virus are reported. The Minnesota Department of Health says West Nile was found in four Minnesotans who donated blood over the summer.
A jury has found a New Brighton man guilty on all four counts in a deadly neighbor dispute.
A Twin Cities couple is talking about something very personal — infertility. Scott Trenda and his wife, Alexis, have a menagerie of adopted and fostered dogs. “They’re the fur kids, they’re fur beasts,” Alexis said. “They know it and they’re spoiled.”
Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker’s plan for replacing President Barack Obama’s health care law would extend refundable tax credits to help pay for private health insurance based on age instead of income, restructure Medicaid and allow people to shop for insurance across state lines.
The Internet Cat Video Festival has come and gone, and so has summer, it seems. The forecast this week looks like it’s straight out of October, so it’s probably a good time to catch a movie, or watch something new on Netflix.
From Trans-Siberian Orchestra to CBS Late Night to plus size clothing, here’s a look at the top four stories for Tuesday, August 18, 2015.
Hobbies usually fill our time between work hours. But what if a hobby turns into a job? Jen Scheffler had it happen. Tinkering and taking a part vintage jewelry turned into a full-time career in 2008, just as the recession started to hit.
Minnesota is home to the ugliest county in America. According to the Washington Post, Red Lake County in northwestern Minnesota is the ugliest in the country.
The wait for new retails space is over for Minneapolis – St. Paul International Airport. The Metropolitan Airports Commission approved a set of new retail and restaurant offerings to go into Terminal 1, according to MPR.
What motivates employees to perform? Good Question.
Kat Perkins gave a live performance in the Cambria Gallery on 7th, hosted by WCCO Radio’s John Williams!
WCCO-TV’s Mike Binkley and Liz Collin are Goin’ to the Lake this week! They are headed northwest to Perham.
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!
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.