On Monday, Governor Mark Dayton signed an emergency bill into law, sending disaster aid to Minnesota counties hit hard by a week of severe summer storms in June. Eighteen Minnesota counties – including the largest, Hennepin County – were hit by high winds, torrential rains and widespread flooding during the five days of storms. Damage was heavy in the southeastern part of the state, where lawmakers – including Republican Rep. Greg Davids of Preston – thanked Minnesotans for their help.
Friday’s High School Sports Rally had it all! The featured game was between high-ranked East Ridge and the Roseville Raiders, who upset Cretin-Durham Hall last week. Watch the highlights below. — Other games played Friday […]
A Twin Cities suburb has bragging rights Monday after being named one of the top cities to live in America. Chanhassen was ranked 4th by Money Magazine for cities with a population under 50,000. The city has been in the top 10 before, and ranked as high as number two a few years ago.
Three Twin Cities suburbs were named among the best places to live in America, according to Money Magazine, and Chanhassen was near the head of the pack for the entire country.
There weren’t any tornadoes but severe thunderstorms packed a punch across the metro Tuesday night, toppling trees and knocking out power to more than 40,000 people around the metro.
A Minnesota woman finished a 1,300 mile run Thursday night. It started in April, when Allyson Loisel-Murray left Galveston, Texas and wrapped up Thursday night in Chanhassen. All along the way, Murray raised awareness for traumatic brain injuries and stroke prevention.
Severe thunderstorms packing damaging winds have been popping up in parts of Minnesota and Wisconsin.
A local organization is calling for volunteers this morning to help feed malnourished children around the world. Feed My Starving Children sends packaged meals to starving kids in 70 countries. They need your help this summer to get the food there on time.
Republican state Sen. Julianne Ortman says she is “seriously considering” a challenge to Sen. Al Franken next year. Ortman tells The Associated Press on Monday that it’s a tough decision she’ll make after discussions with her family and political advisors in the coming weeks. The state senator from Chanhassen has been discussed as a possible candidate but she had not publicly addressed the speculation until Monday.
Ever felt like actually hugging a tree? Show up to the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum on Friday and you could be a part of history.
Hundreds of students and faculty members from an elementary school are walking in memory of a special little boy named Mitch.
Attention, tree-huggers. The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum wants you.
The National Weather Service said Monday parts of Minnesota will likely see “extreme flooding” this spring.
Assessing the amount of flooding regions across Minnesota is something meteorologists track year-round. The National Weather Service (NWS) and the U.S. Geological Survey are able to monitor water levels in rivers and lakes down to the very centimeter at every hour.
Minnesota is still firmly in the grip of winter, but the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum says it’s time to think about gardening.
Five great theater performances are coming this spring that will delight people of all ages and interests.
Minnesota’s medical device makers say a new tax to help pay for the federal health care law could cause cutbacks, and even layoffs.
Young actors from across Minnesota are getting a chance to appear onstage at Chanhassen Dinner Theatres.
A long-running Twin Cities dinner theater is branching into musical concerts. Chanhassen Dinner Theatres plans to debut a 2013 concert series for audiences on its Fireside Stage.
Officially, the weekend snowfall total was just more than 10 inches, according to instruments at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.
Miss WCCO-TV’s High School Sports Rally Friday night? We’ve got all the high school winter sports action in the videos below — plus a profile on Niklas Backstrom.
Carver County authorities are investigating a possible assault at a Lifetime Fitness in Chanhassen.
The death of a 9-year-old boy from a lightning strike in Duluth this weekend underscores the dangers of lightning.
Our military members are often remembered during Fourth of July parades, and so it was in Chanhassen Wednesday afternoon.
Every town and city across the country boasts its own Independence Day fireworks. If you’re looking for a show that is a little more elaborate, or includes a little more a tiny, hometown option, grab that blanket and the bugspray and head to the best places to watch the 4th of July fireworks in Minnesota.