DeRusha Eats: Abdallah CandiesThe holidays are a busy time for the hundreds of elves cranking out candy at a Twin Cities company that is the embodiment of the American dream.
Abdallah Candies Announces Big ExpansionA local candy company is celebrating success by announcing a $12-million expansion. Abdallah Candies announced it will build a new manufacturing facility in Apple Valley.
Brainerd Police: Needle Found In Candy Revealed As HoaxBrainerd police say the incident of a needle found inside a piece of candy on Halloween has been revealed as a hoax.
4 Things To Know: Snoopy's Star, Hutchinson Shooting & MoreThese are the four stories you need to know about for Monday, Nov. 2. They include a big honor for the work of a Minnesota cartoonist, and the latest on a Russian plane crash.
Police: Parents In Brainerd Find Needle In CandyBrainerd police are telling parents to check their kids' trick-or-treat candy.
Good Question: Why Do We Go Trick-Or-Treating?Halloween is just a few days away, and it is estimated that more than 41 million kids will go trick-or-treating this year. More than $2 billion will be spent on candy in the U.S., from Snickers, to Kit Kats, to Three Musketeers.
New Survey Finds Minnesota's Halloween Favorite CandyA social media shopping website just released the findings of its delicious new survey: "America's Favorite Halloween Candy State By State." So, where does Minnesota stand?
'Teal Pumpkin Project' Eases Fears For Children With Allergies On HalloweenPeople came together in Maple Grove Saturday to spread the word about the "Teal Pumpkin Project." Homes that display a teal pumpkin outside on Halloween signals that it's allergy friendly.
WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Candy Shop In Minnesota George Widman of Widman Candy Shop has been the confection king in Crookston for nearly 40 years. With every Best of Minnesota story, we like the winners to acknowledge being voted "the best" on camera. But being typical Minnesotans, boasting proved to be difficult.
Create Your Own Chocolate Treats For Valentine's DayValentine's Day is just around the corner. And what better to get your loved one on this special day that hand-dipped chocolates and candies? WCCO's Mike Augustyniak and Natalie Nyhus decided to do just that!
Health Officials Link Calif. Apple Packer To Listeria DeathsStrains of listeria found inside a California apple packing facility match listeria bacteria that have sickened 32 people across the country, including at least three deaths, the Food and Drug Administration said. The illnesses and deaths have been linked to consumption of caramel apples. Health officials warned consumers in December to avoid all prepackaged caramel apples after the deaths and illnesses in 11 states were reported.
Finding Minnesota: Oprah’s Nod Means Big Business For Candy CompanyIn one of Minnesota's smallest towns is a small company that's suddenly getting huge amounts of attention -- after a close encounter with one of the world's most famous people. Annie B's Candy Company in Kellogg, population 456, has been turning out small batches of buttery caramels for decades.Justin and Amanda Henke have owned the operation for about two years.