A report by the Minnesota Department of Public Safety says that traffic fatalities in 2013 were the second lowest in a decade after a jump in 2012.
Listen to the Top 10 Political Stories of 2013 with the author of THE MORNING TAKE. Click the link to listen!
Democrats were in the driver’s seat of Minnesota politics in 2013, a year that saw stark shifts in social and fiscal policy.
As 2013 draws to a close, let’s take a look back at the top 10 figures in the sporting world who would have been far better off avoiding Twitter, taking the high road, or playing the quiet game
We’ve crunched the numbers to come up with WCCO.COM’s most-watched videos of 2013. We’re counting them down from 20 to 1, so click the numbers below or skip down to the list of titles underneath to browse through the whole list!
If Zach Sobiech’s song, “Clouds,” touched your heart, you’re not alone. CNN has named the Stillwater High School teen one of their “Extraordinary People” of 2013.
Many new parents these days are looking for more meaning in the names they give their babies. Naming babies after celebrities is apparently on the way out. Naming babies after relatives is in. Particularly after grandparents and great-grandparents.
Gov. Mark Dayton has a full agenda Saturday as he hosts the 2013 Minnesota Governor’s Pheasant Opener in the south-central Minnesota city of Madelia. His schedule included a pancake breakfast at the American Legion, then a morning of hunting, followed by a dedication ceremony for land that’s being made available for public hunting.
It may not feel like it, what with 80-degree temperatures this week, but hockey season is upon us. As the Minnesota Wild prepares for its opening night on Thursday, the cooks of Levy Restaurants at the Xcel Energy Center are busy cooking new creations for fans.
What do Carly Rae Jepsen, Demi Lovato and the Jonas Brothers have in common? They’ll all be in Minnesota next month for We Day.
Gold medalist Jordan Burroughs and his fiance nervously awaited word Sunday on whether wrestling would be reinstated as an Olympic sport.
The Minnesota Vikings raced forward with their rebuilding project last season by finishing 10-6 and reaching the playoffs ahead of expectations, a feel-good ride behind those 2,097 yards rushing by Adrian Peterson.
A new year, a new chance to redefine your look — but where to begin? Back-to-school shopping doesn’t have to be stressful, especially if you have an expert making sure you know exactly what’s in and the trends to look for this fall. Carly Gatzlaff, of À La Mode Wardrobe Consulting, is a personal stylist and wardrobe consultant in the Twin Cities. She says it’s time to pack away the summer neons and focus on earthy tones for fall. Here’s her top 5 trends for back-to-school.
There’s a fair amount of young and talented Vikings, but which will have the biggest year in 2013?
It’s the summer’s biggest fashion event in Minneapolis and this year, it’s ready to shine even brighter. Macy’s Glamorama, with the theme, “Fashion In A New Light,” will take over downtown Minneapolis this Friday with the music of Sheryl Crow, performances by Cirque du Soleil and of course, some of the biggest names in fashion showing off their fall looks.
There are plenty of matchups to get excited about for the 2013 season, such as the Ravens’ season-opening trip to Denver. Here are 10 other games that should be as exciting on the field as they are intriguing on paper.
In the coming weeks and months you will hear more about one of the most unusual elections in Minnesota history — the November 2013 Minneapolis mayor’s race. It’s going to be different because the person who comes in first may not be the winner in the end.
Gastronomic adventurists and fans of all things deep fried have a number of new reasons to rejoice this year. The Minnesota State Fair has announced a line-up of almost 50 new food items to debut at the 2013 event.
It’s official. The rest of the Minnesota Orchestra season has been canceled. But the musicians could still play again this year.
For a unique Mother’s Day gift, you can’t go wrong with a homemade craft from your child. The following crafts are geared to specific ages, but all are sure to delight mom.
Check out Mark Rosen’s prediction for the 2013 NFL Draft.
Derrick Williams had 21 points to help the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Spurs 108-95 Wednesday night, ending a 16-game losing streak at San Antonio.
More than two weeks later than usual, the first up-bound tow has broken through the ice at Lake Pepin on the Mississippi River.
The luckiest fan at the Twins’ Opening Day may just have been 6-year-old Keera O’Brien.
Peter Nelson and I had the pleasure of eating our way through Target Field’s new food tasting event. In keeping with the baseball theme, here’s a line up of our favorites …