Finding Minnesota: Capturing 'Old Minneapolis'Do you remember a time when downtown Minneapolis had very few skyways, no stadiums and lots of department stores? That’s how the city looked in the early 1970s. And now, thanks to one man’s newly-discovered treasure trove, you can catch a glimpse online, in a local museum and <a href="http://www.mnhs.org/mnhspress/books/downtown" target="_blank">in a brand new book</a>.
Good Questions: Black Friday, Margin Of Error & Sleep-Falling Out Of BedEvery Friday, Good Question takes a look at some of the questions WCCO's viewers have been asking. This week we're looking at Black Friday, margin of error, and falling out of the bed while sleeping.
WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Craft Beer In MinnesotaIt seems like Minnesota is overflowing with independent craft breweries, each with their own unique spin on everyone's favorite sudsy substance. But this week, WCCO's Natalie Nyhus went in search of the best craft beer Minnesota has to offer.
Good Question: How Do Microwaves Work?With Thanksgiving leftovers galore, microwaves are sure to get a workout this weekend. But, how do these appliances heat our food so quickly? How exactly do microwaves work? Good question.
Good Question: How Should You Carve A Turkey?Everyone has their own Thanksgiving traditions, even when it comes to cutting the turkey. But how do you maximize the meat without making a mess?
Good Question: Why Don't Police Just Try To Hurt Suspects?Over the past week, WCCO has devoted significant coverage to officer-involved shootings from the death of Jamar Clark a week and half ago to a Columbia Heights man early Tuesday morning. So why don't police just try to hurt suspects? Good Question.
Reality Check: Cheap Thanksgiving Gas That trip on Thursday to Grandmother's house? It'll cost you a lot less this year. Thanksgiving gas prices are the lowest they've been in nearly a decade. They could go even lower.
Good Question: What's The Markup At Retailers?With Black Friday coming up, potential customers already starting to see some really good deals -- 30, 40, and even 50 percent off. So, do stores make money on these sales? What are the markups? Good Question.
Finding Minnesota: The Woodworking NunThe sawing and chipping sounds coming from a wood shop in Mankato mean another work of art is in progress. Detailed wooden sculptures come out of the shop, many with religious symbolism. The surprising part, though, is who's making them.
Good Questions: The 1st Thanksgiving, The Sound Of Wind, & MoreEvery Friday, Good Question takes a look at some of the questions WCCO's viewers have been asking. This week we're looking at Thanksgiving, wind, and curly vs. straight hair.
Reality Check: Syrian Refugees And MinnesotaMinnesota lawmakers are increasingly divided on how many -- if any -- Syrian refugees to accept in the state. That is after two terrorists in Paris reportedly had fake Syrian passports, and Minnesota Democrats broke with President Obama to support a bill ramping up security checks.
Viewers Choose Minnesota's Best ChiliWith winter around the corner, who can resist a delicious, piping hot serving of chili? Nothing warms the body and soul like a hearty bowl, so we sent Natalie Nyhus in search of the best of Minnesota. Your votes took her to a place that serves up something for every taste. This is the Loon Cafe in Minneapolis.