Minnesotans Clean Up After Groundhog Day BlizzardTuesday's heavy snow fall caused the drive to and from work and school to take a lot longer than normal. Even with the slower driving, there were many accidents. The Minnesota State Patrol says at least 475 vehicles wound up in the ditch. Nearly 563 others were involved in a crash, and more than 50 people were hurt.
Twin Cities Doctors Receive Grant To Study Promising Therapy For Spinal Cord InjuriesA breakthrough therapy for spinal cord injury patients just got a big boost here in Minnesota. A state grant was just awarded to researchers at the University of Minnesota and Hennepin County Medical Center to study epidural spinal cord stimulation.
Airman Surprises 1st Grade Daughter At SchoolA New Prague first grader got quite a surprise when she was sent to the principal's office Wednesday afternoon. She thought her mother was picking her up for a dentist appointment. But instead, it was her father, who she had not seen in six months because he was deployed overseas.
Golden Valley Company Taking Bold Step, Becoming Employee-OwnedA Golden Valley company is taking a bold step to set itself apart from the competition. Solution Design Group announced Wednesday they are 100 percent employee-owned. SDG is an IT consulting firm with about 150 workers.
Bullied Kindergartener Sparks Debate Over St. Paul School's Gender Policy A St. Paul charter school is in the middle of a heated debate between parents and activists, who plan to protest Tuesday night. It centers around a 5-year-old boy who chooses to wear a skirt to school. The administration at Nova Classical Academy in St. Paul is in the process of adopting a policy for transgender students.
Sheriff: 2 Dead After Fire At Amish FarmhouseTwo members of an Amish family were killed Monday in an early morning house fire in southern Minnesota. Some other people were taken to the hospital with injuries.
Want To Kick Smoking For Good? Don't Give UpIf you smoke cigarettes, or know someone who does, you probably know how hard it is to quit. But the good news is doctors say more Americans are kicking the habit, and fewer teenagers are picking it up.
911 Call Reveals Scott Weiland Was Found 'Stiff' On Tour BusA 911 transcript reveals the moment when Scott Weiland's bandmates found the former Stone Temple Pilots frontman's body on his tour bus in suburban Minneapolis last month.
St. Paul Student Gets 90 Days House Arrest For Assault On TeacherA 16-year-old St. Paul student was sentenced Tuesday to probation, anger management therapy and 150 hours of community service after pleading guilty last month to assaulting a teacher.
Looking To Improve Your Health? Try Donating To CharityWith the start of a new year, many of us are vowing to exercise more and eat healthier. But there’s something else to think about that could improve your health: donating money to charitable causes.
15 Memorable Moments From WCCO In 2015As 2015 comes to a close, we took some time to look back at some of our favorite, and your favorite, moments from the year. Here's a look at some silly, special and surprising moments, both candid and planned, from 2015 at WCCO.
Psychologist Offers Advice On Dealing With 'Holiday Blues'This can be a difficult time with the financial strain of buying gifts, anxiety caused by relatives who are visiting, or loneliness as a result of loved ones who are now gone.