Adam Carter has been a versatile member of WCCO Radio since joining the staff on his 26th birthday in 2001. His accolades include two regional Edward R. Murrow Awards for coverage of crime in North Minneapolis and violent protests during the Republican National Convention in 2008. Most recently, his reporting of the Twins dramatic AL Central Division title win in 2009 won “Best in Show” at the Associated Press Minnesota Broadcast News Awards.
Some of the more memorable stories Adam has covered for WCCO Radio include the collapse of the 35W bridge in August of 2007, the death of Senator Paul Wellstone and subsequent election in 2002, and wildfires along the Gunflint Trail and BWCA. Being an avid outdoorsman, his favorite stories are ones that get him out in Minnesota’s tremendous natural resources.
With talents that extend beyond the newsroom, Adam frequently lends his celebrity impersonations and unique characters to WCCO radio. When not at work, on the water, or in the woods, Adam enjoys playing hockey, working out, golfing, reading, and cooking. He lives with his wife Heidi and daughters Morgan and Signe in South St. Paul, where Adam was born and raised.
Rep. Tony Cornish is a former police chief. But he differs with many former and current police chiefs when it comes to the “Castle Doctrine,” the measure that allows homeowners to use deadly force to defend their property.
The early season wolf hunt is now in the books, and Minnesota wildlife officials say nearly 150 wolves were killed.
Many people say it was his speech that turned a memorial service into a political rally, but Rick Kahn says he just spoke from the heart.
When Don Samuels saw a young man urinating on a building on near Broadway and Irving, he felt compelled to say something.
In most cases, hunters go out of town to “bag a buck.” It turns out when it comes to hitting a deer in your car, you don’t have to go far.
A reporter says he spent two hours with Reuven Rahamim Thursday, just hours before Rahamim was shot and killed inside his business.
Andrew Ojeda is a junior at Macalester College in St. Paul, and he’s pulling all-nighters for a different reason this fall.
Always the bridesmaid, never the bride. An election year with some disappointments turned out well in the end for former Minnesota governor Tim Pawlenty.
The last thing a parent wants to think about is meningitis, but health officials say too many parents are not thinking about it, and vaccination rates are too low. A push is being made by the School Nurse Organization of Minnesota to raise the rates of vaccination for meningitis.
The St. Paul Fire Department says 11 daycare kids and two adults were walking along Mississippi River Boulevard late Wednesday morning when they were attacked by a swarm of bees.
The man who threw the first no-hitter in Minnesota Twins history has died.
The Center for Biological Diversity and Howling for Wolves say the Minnesota DNR did not do its due diligence before setting up the first wolf season, which is to begin Nov. 3.
Family members of victims in last week’s crash in Askov are reaching out for help.
You often hear the saying, ‘things aren’t as bad as they seem.’ An Australian psychologist makes a living based on that principle.
The signs of fall are everywhere. Kids are back in school, the leaves are already changing, and the parking ramp at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport is full.