Farmers Say Warm Weather Will Make For Beautiful Christmas Trees This YearSome overachievers may already have done it, but most of us have yet to buy a Christmas Tree this year.
After Suit From Wis., County Will Display Nativity With Bill Of RightsA southeastern Indiana county that was at the center of a legal battle over a Nativity scene on its courthouse lawn will allow a mix of religious and secular displays this holiday season, including a manger holding the Bill of Rights.
Santaland Returns To Macy's In Downtown MinneapolisMacy's Santaland opened Saturday in downtown Minneapolis. Families can walk through the decorations on the store's eighth floor and explore how Santa's elves get so much done in the North Pole.
Minnesota Volunteers Bring Struggling Families The 'Best Christmas Ever'It's been said that some of life's biggest blessings come through adversity, and the story of "Best Christmas Ever." They're a small group of volunteers that's trying to bring just that to Minnesota families in need.
DNR Harvesting Governor's Christmas Tree FridayThe Governor's residence in St. Paul will soon look at lot more festive for the holiday season. This morning the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will be cutting down a white spruce for the house on Summit Avenue.
Working For The Weekend: Santa, Ice Fishing & FashionA classic holiday tradition for many Minnesota families begins this weekend! Macy's Santaland opens! But if you're looking for a festive experience for your pet as well, WCCO This Morning has you covered in Working for the Weekend.
Target's 'OCD' Xmas Sweater Spurs Social Media BacklashA number of people are speaking out against a would-be festive sweater design on shelves at Target stores this holiday season. The red sweater features, in large green letters, the tag "OCD," with the explainer "Obsessive Christmas Disorder" underneath.
Lunds & Byerlys Hosts Be A Santa To A Senior ProgramLunds & Byerlys in St. Louis Park is hosting the "Be A Santa To A Senior" program. Started in 2006, the goal is to give a gift to a senior who may not otherwise receive one.
Plymouth Woman's Children's Book Finally Published, 63 Years LaterShe wrote a children's book 63 years ago, now at 81 she's finally publishing it. Janie Tesch-Cassidy was 18 years old when she wrote "The Purple Teddy Bear."
Need For Tech Workers Helps Bump Holiday Hiring NumbersBelieve it or not, Christmas is seven weeks away. That means a lot of businesses are busy hiring for the holidays. A new survey from the job website CareerBuilder shows 33 percent of companies plan to hire seasonal help this year -- up from 26 percent in 2014.
Town Fights Wis. Group's Push To Remove Nativity SceneThe little New Mexico town of Belen -- Spanish for Bethlehem -- is fighting to keep an all-year round Nativity scene on city property. Belen Mayor Jerah Cordova told The Associated Press the city will continue to resist pressure from a Wisconsin-based organization to remove a piece of art on the birth of Jesus.
Make Holiday Returns Easier By Following These TipsWe all know that it's the thought that counts. But sometimes you get a gift that you just don't know what to do with! Instead of letting it sit in a closet, many of us will opt to head back to the stores or mall to return said gift.