Good Questions: The Moon, Flags & Pepper SneezesNine-year-old Lexi from Forest Lake asks: Why can you see the moon during the day? "My first reaction is, 'Why not?'" University of Minnesota astrophysicist Terry Jones said. "It's lit up by the sun and when it's up in the sky, you can see it whether it's day or night."
Vote: Where Is The Best Haunted Hayride In Minnesota?After a month of spooky celebrations, Halloween is now just a week away. Whether you're one that sets out on scary adventures at the first sign of October, or one that prefers to experience all the terrors on All Hallow's Eve itself, we're trying to find the best haunted landmark in Minnesota for you to spend your Halloween at!
Good Question: How Do Hate Crime Laws Work?On Monday, the Red Wing City Council made a strong statement in support of the police. It passed a resolution saying it supports national efforts to make attacks on police officers hate crimes. So, how do hate crime laws work? Good Question.
WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Fall Colors In MinnesotaJust as Mother Nature slowly steals our daylight, she gifts us with the crispness of fall and a colorful treetop palate. Many would argue that the natural beauty that surrounds the Cuyuna Trail System, voted Best of Minnesota, is unsurpassed by any in the state.
Good Question: How Do Insurance Companies Decide Who's In-Network?Starting next year, Walgreens will no longer be an in-network pharmacy for people with HealthPartners insurance. So how do insurance companies decide who's in-network? Good Question.
Good Question: Why Do We Pay ATM Fees?Bankrate.com reports ATM fees have increased by 4 percent over the last year. Minneapolis-St. Paul is tied for the 6th highest ATM fees in the country, with an average of $4.71 per transaction. So why do consumers pay a fee to get cash?
Finding Minnesota: Fall Leaf Cruises On The St. CroixNow that it is cooling off, we are starting to see more bursts of red, yellow and orange outside. While many people hop in the car to check out the colors along the roads and highways, there is another vantage point from a national scenic riverway that draws thousands of people each fall.
Good Questions: Chef's Hats, Apples, The Speaker Of The House Every Friday, we tackle a bunch of viewers’ burning questions. This week, Heather Brown explores chefs hats, apples and the speaker of the house.
Reality Check: Who Gets Paid Sick Days?Thousands of Minnesotans don't get paid when they don't work, and that could be making you sick.
Good Question: Why Are People In Prison, And Who Are They?Within the federal prison system, half of all prisoners are there for drug-related offenses, but the makeup of the state’s prisoners is much different. So, what crimes send people to prison? Good Question.
Good Question: How Do Dryer Sheets Work?Mike from Mound uses dryer sheets when he washes his clothes, but he emailed WCCO wanting to know if he’s just throwing pennies down the drain.
WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Apple Orchard In MinnesotaWith more than 100 orchards to choose from, everyone has their favorite, but we asked you to vote for the Best of Minnesota and you sent Natalie Nyhus to Pleasant Valley Orchard in Shafer.