One-third of all kids and teenagers are considered overweight or obese. Yet we hardly ever hear about kids who’ve lost a lot of weight. Frozen dinners aren’t what most 15-year-olds eat. But Nate St. Martin isn’t like most teenagers.
John Kelsch has helped put Grand Rapids on the map by celebrating the life of its biggest star – Judy Garland. Some say “The Wizard of Oz” is the most-watched film of all time. “Three-and-a-half billion people have seen ‘The Wizard of Oz,’” Kelsch said. This feat makes Grand Rapids’ native Garland – born Frances Gumm…
Now that plans for a new Vikings stadium have been determined, what happens to the area around it is still in the works.
Park Rapids will be jumping in mere hours with the arrival of the Governor. Tim Young is a great ambassador for the ice-cold 2013 fishing opener. He’s been here before.
No one is more excited for the summer season than Dorset Mayor Robert Tufts. Oh, and he’s 4 years old. He walks the streets with pride, and knows that the fish bite best on leeches, worms and minnows.
The steady lap of waves on Fish Hook Lake has been replaced by sheets of ice that better resemble wind chimes. Warm weather, wind, and some recent rain have helped, but Gov. Mark Dayton likely won’t see ice out here by Saturday. Dennis Mackedanz is in charge of planning this year’s opener. He’s thought of everything. But there’s not much he can do about the hand mother nature has dealt.
Experts say 40 percent of Americans snore when they sleep. Then there are those of us who have to sleep next to a snorer. And those of us who are in denial. I was convinced my wife Amelia was imagining it, so I went to a sleep clinic to find the truth.
Thirty-five years later, the tale of two people trying to solve the biggest art heist in Minnesota history is being chronicled in a new book.
The American Bald Eagle has made a remarkable recovery after near extinction, but there are still lots of things threatening their existence every day.
Most Minnesota golfers get through the winter by flying south. That’s no longer the case, even in an extended winter like the one we’re in right now.
Pope Francis has wrapped up his first full day as leader of the Roman Catholic Church. He celebrated his first Mass as Holy Father in the Sistine Chapel with the Cardinals who elected him.
St. Patrick’s Day is Sunday, but St. Paul will officially celebrate on Saturday. The annual parade starts downtown at noon.
A recent study found the reason for the shrinking of White Bear Lake is the growing use of ground water. A citizens’ group is taking the DNR to court for allowing it to happen – and now the state is trying to stop that lawsuit.
The games taking place at the Minnesota state boys hockey tournament at the Xcel Energy Center are a little different because of changes made about a year-and-a-half ago.
It was an emotional and historic day for Pope Benedict XVI as people all over the world watched as he left the Vatican for retirement.
It’s one of the oldest buildings in college basketball, but Williams Arena has never seen a scene quite like Tuesday night.
A pair of crutches that helped WCCO’s Frank Vascellaro get around after hip surgery are now doing some good halfway around the world.
For the first time, the St. Paul police officers who were ambushed in October are talking about their horrifying experience.
With a flu outbreak causing sickness here in Minnesota, everybody is looking for ways to avoid it. Experts say good hand washing is the key but there are other ways to avoid germs.
Lots of people might be surprised when they open their first paycheck of the year. The end of the 2-year break on social security payroll taxes means we’re all going to have to pay a little more to Uncle Sam.
WCCO’s Frank Vascellaro was in Washington, DC Thursday for a serious sit-down with the president, but he also got a chance to have some fun while he was at the White House.
With negotiations regarding the impending fiscal cliff hanging in the balance, President Barack Obama told WCCO’s Frank Vascellaro he’s confident a deal will be reached.
Someone stole 64 copper pipes from the refrigeration system at the Phalen rink in St. Paul. Now crews have to figure out how to replace it and get it ready for the start of the season.
The results are in from the first weekend of alcohol sales at TCF Bank stadium and the numbers are bigger than the University of Minnesota projected.
The rock band KISS, which was slated to play the State Fair’s Grandstand Wednesday night, has been around since the early 1970s.