A local vegan butcher shop had the honor of serving dinner to Sir Paul McCartney before his concert in Minneapolis last night.
Minnesota Congressman Tom Emmer is making a push to help small banks and credit unions in Minnesota. Emmer said the state has lost a quarter of them since the Dodd-Frank Act went into effect after the Great Recession.
The Twins have had their eye on the South Korean slugger since high school, and judging by his recent 462-foot blast to center field, their instincts were right.
St. Paul police are looking for suspects after a large amount of prescription drugs were taken from a Walgreens on Monday.
One man is dead and another is in custody following a fatal crash on the border of Apple Valley and Lakeville during the rush hour Friday morning. Lakeville police say the crash happened at about 8:30 a.m. on 160th Street and Cedar Avenue.
The new Minneapolis parking app appears to be going gangbusters.
Flying nonstop from Minneapolis to Cuba? It’s now possible. That’s if the federal government approves a request from Sun Country Airlines.
It’s not as though many of us have a closet-full of feathered gowns for special occasions. So just why do we care what the movie stars will be wearing on the red carpet at this weekend’s Oscars? You may be surprised.
Local real estate analysts are keeping a close eye on the highly-anticipated spring housing market. The spring market begins to hit its stride in March and this year is expected to be no different.
Patty and Jerry Wetterling spent a tough Wednesday marking their missing son’s 38th birthday. Jacob Wetterling was kidnapped in 1989 while biking home with his brother and a friend in his hometown of St. Joseph.
Tuesday’s snow event is prompting snow emergencies in many Minnesota cities, including Minneapolis and St. Paul. And in St. Paul, the city has launched a new winter parking app intended to clarify snow emergency rules and clearly show where parking is and is not allowed.
The man who died in an incident Thursday morning has been identified. The Washington County Sheriff’s Office says authorities were sent to the 2700 block of Granite Avenue North at about 8 a.m.
St. Paul Public Schools Superintendent Valeria Silva is working to help some of the districts most troubled schools. On Tuesday, Silva is reassigning as many as 50 district administrators to help out in schools most-troubled by recent violence.
Minnesota turkey farmers are a little on edge these days as the state’s waterfowl start to fly south for the winter. Ducks and other waterfowl are believed to be the primary source of avian influenza. They are carriers of the bug, but are somehow immune to it.
The Minnesota and Wisconsin Departments of Transportation announced Friday that the new bridge linking Stillwater to Hudson will not be completed on schedule in the Fall of 2016.
Gov. Mark Dayton and the Mexico Secretary of Foreign Affairs completed an important trade mission by signing five new agreements Tuesday.
A group of tech-minded teens from the Twin Cities is on the summer trip of a lifetime this week. It’s an all-expenses paid, hands-on field trip to Silicon Valley.
We’ve been hearing a lot this week about the struggles, perceptions and realities of Somali-Americans living in the Twin Cities. But along with the difficulties, there are many success stories to be told. WCCO’s Laura Oakes introduces us to a few in our last installment of “Home Grown: The Somali-American Struggle.”
Another step in the process as medical cannabis becomes legal in Minnesota in just a few months. Minnesota’s medical cannabis program is still on track to begin this summer. The Minnesota Department of Health is approving two laboratories to test the products that will be coming from the state’s medical cannabis manufacturers.
Hair and makeup? Check. Tuxedo? Check. Now it’s just waiting for that special date to arrive. It’s almost showtime for a special group of Twin Cities seniors. They may be pushing their 90s, but they are finding you’re never too old to go to prom.
Minneapolis is indeed a cultural hub this weekend, with literary writers from all over the country already in town for the AWP Conference, and now film-makers from all over the world kicking off the 33rd annual Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival.
The National Transportation Safety Board is out with some new recommendations to help prevent explosive oil train wrecks. They include retrofitting train cars with protective systems better able to withstand fire, and relief valves that can prevent pressure from building inside the tank cars.
The number is staggering. More than 326,000 Minnesotans — most of them in the Twin Cities area — live within what is considered an evacuation zone in the event of a major oil train disaster. So, is the state doing enough to make sure local communities are protected?
WCCO’s Laura Oakes has the next in our five-part series, Tracking Danger: Minnesota’s Crude Reality.
The University of Minnesota will drop racial descriptions from campus crime alerts, unless the description of a suspect is detailed enough to identify the person.
Minneapolis convention and visitors officials say 2014 was the city’s most successful year ever. Hotel bookings, future hotel bookings for the Super Bowl and Final Four, sponsorships and record revenue at the Minneapolis Convention Center all helped to make this one big year for the state’s biggest city.