Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt told reporters today he’s not immune to financial struggles as a legislator. He said he had thousands of dollars in credit card debt.
Get ready to pack some patience if you’re heading to the airport in the next few weeks. Spring break coupled with a shortage of TSA workers at new checkpoints will mean some long lines at MSP.
Every Friday, Heather Brown takes a look at some of the Good Questions viewers had throughout the week. This time, she’s looking at Fitbits, DWI fines and helium.
Feel like you need a little break? A lot of other Americans are apparently right there with you. A new study finds half of us would be willing to pay for more vacation time. The Bureau of Labor Statistics says 77 percent of American workers get some kind of paid vacation.
There are three remaining astronauts on the International Space Station – one American, one Russian and one Brit. Within the next two weeks, another three astronauts will head back up there — leaving the Space Station with its full normal load.
There are a handful of Minnesotans on Forbes latest list of billionaires — but two have dropped off.
For winter lovers, a Leap Day every four years in February isn’t so bad. But WCCO viewers like Kathi in Eagan wondered: Why can’t that extra day be in summer? Why is Leap Day in February? Good Question.
Since Dec. 1, we have had nine clear days recorded at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. The Minnesota State Climatology Office says the mean is 20 and a half. There have been 49 cloudy daysand 29 partly-cloudy days.
Seeing stock market swings of several hundred points is not unusual these days. But it can be strange to see people standing up clapping and cheering after the market takes a big dive.
Pregnancy is a physical and emotional experience for moms. It’s also one that brings all kinds of comments from those around them. So, what’s appropriate, (and what’s not!) to say to a pregnant woman? Good Question.
For a limited time, Morgan Freeman will be the voice of Google’s navigation app, Waze. But, what makes his sound music to our ears? Good Question.
Clinton won more women, Sanders did well with younger voters, conservative Evangelicals trended toward Cruz and Trump picked up votes across the board. Details like that had Cathy from Dayton wondering how we know so much about voters. How do exit polls work? Good Question.
According to CBS News, when the justices are at the Supreme Court, it’s the Supreme Court police. But, when they’re out on official business, the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) gives the security detail.
A new study found some Starbucks favorites are filled with all the added sugar we should eat in a day — and then some. For example, a large white chocolate mocha has 74 sugary grams, and a large hot chocolate has 60 grams of sugar.
A study by bankrate.com found 63 percent of people couldn’t come up $500 to cover it from their savings. So, how much should we set aside for emergencies? Good Question.
Antonin Scalia was the longest serving justice on the current Supreme Court when he passed away on Saturday. President Ronald Reagan appointed him and the U.S. Senate confirmed him in 1986, giving Scalia 30 influential years on the bench.
Every Friday, Heather Brown takes a look at some of the best Good Questions submitted by viewers the previous week. This Friday, she’s looking at filing fees on taxes, the size of water bottles and USPS trucks on Sunday.
A new study from Stanford and Time Magazine finds 77 percent of us want to live to 100, but aren’t putting in the work to get there. We always hear we should eat well and exercise, but what does that mean?
A reporter for The Guardian made news this week when he uninstalled the Facebook app on his Android phone. He said that move alone consistently gave him 20 percent more battery power.
Tomorrow is Ash Wednesday, a day when millions of Christians all over the world head to church and leave with a cross of ashes on their foreheads. So, why ashes on Ash Wednesday? Good Question.
At 39 years old, Peyton Manning is now the oldest quarterback to win a Super Bowl. He’s been playing 18 years in the NFL, which is 15 years longer than the average NFL player.
Every Friday, Heather Brown takes a look at some of the Good Questions viewers had throughout the week. This time, she’s looking at lottery winnings, Super Bowl home advantages, and soaps.
This week, several WCCO viewers emailed asking, “Wouldn’t it be great to have the Super Bowl on a Saturday?” In its 50 years, that’s never happened and the NFL has said it doesn’t anticipate switching game day from Sunday.
The official National Weather Service tally for the MSP airport for our February snowstorm is 9.4 inches. But, chances are, if someone stuck a ruler in the snow this morning, they’d find something different.
Tuesday’s snowstorm is shaping up to be the biggest of the season for the metro area. This storm is a long ways away from our record, but it will beat out some of our top snowstorms over the past ten years.