Holiday cheer is here. Time to jump in the car and see the dazzling displays of holiday lights throughout the greater metro area of Minnesota.
We’re a week away from Christmas and high school students are ready to mentally check out for the holidays. Once the final exams are over and winter break starts, break out the video games, Ipods and DVDs. Or for the high school athletes, it’s the start of the busiest time of the winter sports year.
Edina Police say an 83-year-old man who had been reported missing was found Tuesday. Police said he was found Tuesday in a rural area near Lake Crystal, which is south and west of Mankato.
BabyCenter.com announced Tuesday the most popular baby names of 2014. The most popular girls’ name was Sophia for the fifth year in a row. Jackson topped the boys’ list for the second year in a row. Behind every name there’s a story. For 2-month-old Davis, it’s pretty straightforward.
Transportation officials say Highway 100 will be closed in the southwest metro this weekend as crews demolish a railway bridge over the roadway.
As we gear up for winter, a lot of us probably want to hang on to that favorite sweater or pair of jeans. You check the closet, know you’re never going to wear it again but just can’t let go of it. This week in Get Movin’ Monday, fashion expert Grant Whittaker tells us why we should get rid of those clothes.
Starting Monday, Fairview Hospitals across Minnesota rolled out a new food menu for patients and guests. They’re doing it because the hospital is teaming up with the Partnership for a Healthier America. So what do the changes mean for your diet? WCCO This Morning Reporter Ali Lucia stopped by Fairview Southdale in Edina to find out.
Authorities say an Edina home is uninhabitable after it was damaged by a recreational fire Saturday morning. The Edina Fire Department was called at about 10:13 a.m. Saturday to a report of a house fire on the 6900 block of Moccasin Valley Road.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota is preparing to open its first-ever retail store, where consumers can sign up for insurance coverage and get information on healthy living. The store opens Nov. 8 in the Yorkdale Shoppes mall in Edina.
Dairy Queen says that its payment systems were breached by hackers who may have gained access to customer names, credit and debit card numbers and expiration dates.
A new season gives you an opportunity to make some changes, even spruce up the wardrobe you already have. But buying into every trend can be really expensive.
A 21-year-old man who was arrested on suspicion of murdering an Edina teen in north Minneapolis this past weekend has been released. Authorities believe he was acting in self-defense when he fatally shot 18-year-old Earl Malone Saturday night at the intersection of Knox Avenue North and 26th Street.
September is Ovarian Cancer awareness month and Saturday morning, survivors, family and friends participated in the Teal Strides for Ovarian Cancer in Edina.
It’s a big week in high school football, highlighted by a South Suburban Conference match-up between two top-10 games, Prior Lake and Rosemount.
After hours of debate, the Edina City Council passed a controversial project, by a unanimous vote. Developers of 66 West Apartments say the goal is to provide housing to young adults who have experienced homelessness.
A popular Twin Cities based women’s clothing store has a new name. The sign makes it official: “Hot Mama” is now “Evereve.” The founder decided to make the change because too many people thought it was a maternity store.
They gather in Edina now, ready to start focusing on what is around the corner – training camp for hockey. It seems early, but this group is dedicated and determined. It is a who’s who of Minnesota talent.
High school football players generally have a tough time sleeping the night before a season opener. This week, everybody takes the field as there are nearly 200 games between Thursday and Friday night.
Edina-based Dairy Queen is the latest company hit by cyber criminals, as an undisclosed number of stores have reportedly been hit by a data breach. Information including customers’ credit and debit card data may have been lifted.
One person is dead after a car hit a guard rail twice and then eventually struck the side of a bridge in Edina Wednesday night, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Authorities responded to the crash at about 5:38 p.m. Wednesday on southbound Highway 100 at 77th Street.
A Minnesota business that has stores throughout the country is about to get a new name. Hot Mama will change its name Monday, but WCCO got a peak at the new logo Sunday night. Not to mention an explanation of the surprising reason behind the change, and what it means to an owner so closely connected to the original name.
There’s a certain expectation that comes with food at a bowling alley. But Pinstripes in Edina isn’t that at all. Chef Nelson Pinos runs an all-scratch kitchen. They even make the pasta in house. “We’re not [just] a bowling alley, you know,” Pinos said.
A power line electrocuted a man Wednesday afternoon while he was trimming trees in Minnetonka, Minn. It happened just after 1 p.m. on Townline Road. A 21-year-old man, who is an employee of a tree trimming company out of Little Falls, was about 30 feet high when he hit a power line.
Not many third graders can say they saved a classmate’s life. But a 9-year-old boy in Edina can because two weeks ago, he was able to rescue a friend who was choking. It happened at Concord Elementary School in Edina during a school picnic. When student Fletcher Dypwick started to choke, his friend Zach Furman successfully performed the Heimlich maneuver.
One of the most popular creeks in the Twin Cities is at a major risk for flooding after heavy rain Saturday with more expected Sunday. The National Weather Service in the Twin Cities said Minnehaha Creek is at 16.88 feet, which is the highest it’s been since 2011, when it was at 16.74 feet in the middle of July.