This morning the WCCO Morning Show’s Edward Moody helped honor another excellent educator in the metro who has gone above and beyond to make a difference in student’s lives.
The 6th Annual Taste! will showcase the best in local food, wine and specialty beers for 2013. On Friday and Saturday, you can enjoy the cooking by 40 top chefs, 350 wines and 100 specialty beers.
With Minnesota’s first We Day less than a week away, students all over the state are getting ready for the star-studded event. About 18,000 students will pack the Xcel Center on Oct.8, and they’ve all earned their ticket by being of service to others.
A group of students St. Cloud Technical High School first attended We Day in Winnipeg in 2012. They started earning their way to We Day in 2011 after meeting co-founder Craig Kielburger at the 2011 Civic Engagement Leadership Conference.
Millions have seen Mike Lindell’s passion for pillows on his No. 1-rated infomercial. But few know the true origins of Lindell’s Minnesota based MyPillow empire. Lindell would go on to own bars, carpet cleaning services and even file bankruptcy before coming back to pillows. He said it took years to perfect the product.
Judy Blomgren is WCCO’s first Excellent Educator of the week. Called “Mama B” by students, Blomgren teaches all orchestra classes at Champlin Park High School.
When it comes to weekend family fun, you can’t go wrong with classic cars, an electronic bull, and duck races. You’ll find those things and much more in downtown Waconia on Saturday.
Now that the school year as started, your little ones could be bringing home more than just homework in those backpacks. Lice is one of the biggest problems families face this time every year.
About two and a half years ago, Composer Chris Coyle started sharing his love for music with those who don’t always get to experience its many wonders. A nationally-known musician, Coyle is teaching music workshops to clients at Midwest Special Services in Eagan and Brooklyn Center.
On Monday, the Road to We Day Minnesota took WCCO-TV to Northdale Middle School in the Anoka-Hennepin School District.
Police say thieves tried to get away with more than a half-dozen golf carts Thursday morning at the University of Minnesota’s Les Bolstad Golf Course. One man is in custody, but authorities are still looking for a second.
If you’ve visited The Science Museum of Minnesota lately, you’ve probably noticed some changes. There’s the new Maya exhibit and a new cafe with gelato, but perhaps the biggest change at the museum is one you haven’t noticed.
Summer is supposed to be a fun, carefree time of year, but it doesn’t always turn out that way. Maintaining your schedule, maintaining your kids’ schedules, and even planning a family vacation can be stressful.
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is something many of us don’t really understand. Veterans dealing with the condition have certain needs that can be hard to meet. A new program at Helping Paws, in Hopkins, is trying a unique way to help. They’re using specially trained dogs to help local vets get through day to day life and heal their emotional scars.
Hundreds of people headed to White Bear Lake this week for a chance at breaking a world record. Their goal was to make the longest ice cream sundae in the world, while raising money for cancer research.