Police in southeastern Minnesota are looking into a rash of robberies in which thieves target cemeteries, taking brass markers that show a deceased veteran’s military service.
A Twin Cities family is coming to terms with the fact that their missing son is likely dead after going on a mountain climbing trip last week. Mark Mahaney, 26, of St. Paul, Minn. was one of six climbers who went missing last Wednesday on Mount Rainier in Washington. The National Park Service said they were all likely killed in a 3,300 foot fall near their last known location.
A neighborhood bar in the Twin Cities, open since 1906, is getting some national attention. Palmer’s Bar in the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood of Minneapolis just landed on Esquire Magazine’s list of Best Bars in America.
A report released Tuesday is giving us some new insight on home sales in the Twin Cities. It takes a look at how neighborhoods in Minneapolis and St. Paul seem to be recovering from the foreclosure crisis.
A 21-year-old Coon Rapids man remains missing Monday after he jumped into the St. Croix River in Taylors Falls in an attempt to rescue his nephew, authorities said.
If you’re making a trip to the liquor store this Memorial Day weekend, you may see a new vodka on the shelves. Introduced three weeks ago, it’s made in south Minneapolis and its key ingredients are from Minnesota farms.
For most students, there are only two more weeks left in the school year. The summer break is something many kids look forward to but it often comes with a price.
Many say a summer job is a jumpstart to success. That’s why the U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez is coming to St. Paul Friday. He’s getting a look at a program that the city launched to help high school students get work experience. It’s called Right Track, a partnership between the city, the school district and businesses.
We’ve been following the recovery of a Minneapolis police officer who desperately needed a kidney donor, and found one after a two-year search. The donor was 20-year-old Sebastian Rivera, University of Minnesota student who he’d never met.
Tuesday night’s Wild playoff game at the Xcel Energy Center is sold out, and plenty of people bought their tickets at the last minute.
It wasn’t too long ago that WCCO anchor/reporter Angela Davis had chronic joint pain and needed medication to control her blood pressure.
In the spring and summer, we’re used to seeing geese near lakes and parks, but a growing goose population in Lakeville has the city taking tougher measures to control their numbers.
In Minneapolis, four teachers are going way beyond what is expected in order to close a cultural gap. The teachers work at Anne Sullivan Communication Center, an elementary and middle school on East 28th Street in Minneapolis. There, 60 percent of the students are Somali.
Over the years, school lunches have gotten a bad reputation. But recently, there have been many new efforts to improve the taste and nutrition of cafeteria food. Life Time Fitness announced Tuesday that its foundation is awarding a $550,000 grant to Minneapolis Public Schools. The money will be used to purchase new food-service equipment and enable the nutrition staff to remove unhealthy ingredients from school menus.
Thomas Rademacher, the 32-year-old English teacher from the FAIR school, was named the 2014 Minnesota Teacher of the Year on Sunday.
Rademacher teaches English at the FAIR school in downtown Minneapolis. He is the first winner from the West Metro Education Program district, a voluntary partnership of 11 school districts.