Some days starting your morning can just be tough. Even the walk from your car to the office can be stressful. But for several years now, one man has taken it upon himself to try and lift people’s spirits every day.
This morning, the WCCO Morning Show is honoring another excellent educator in the metro who has gone above and beyond to make a difference in students’ lives. Kevin Rassier is a band teacher for Osseo area schools, and like all of our excellent educators he does something a little extra for his kids.
Now that we’re finally getting out of winter, a lot of us will start our spring cleaning. That includes getting your finances tied up. However, it’s also tax season, so the last thing you may feel like doing is crunching more numbers.
Now that spring is officially here, it’s a perfect time to at least think about de-cluttering your life. Edward Moody talked with a cleaning guru and found that, when it comes to getting rid of the excess, you have to ask the tough questions.
This morning, the WCCO Morning Show is honoring another excellent educator in the metro who has gone above and beyond. A truly excellent educator knows there’s more to learning than academics, and this week’s honoree says creating a safe environment for his students is always top of mind.
This morning, the WCCO Morning Show is honoring another excellent educator in the metro who has gone above and beyond to make a difference in students’ lives. We got an awesome note sent to us about Tom Neisen at Sheridan Hills Elementary School in Richfield.
All this week, the WCCO Morning Show is checking out cool stuff for the kids to do over spring break. The biggest creatures to ever roam the earth are waiting for you at the Science Museum of Minnesota. The new Ultimate Dinosaurs Exhibit is an interactive trip back through time for the entire family.
This morning, the WCCO Morning Show is honoring another excellent educator in the metro who has gone above and beyond to make a difference in students’ lives. This week, it seemed everyone at Hastings High School wanted to take part in honoring counselor Kirk Johnson.
This week we are offering a look at some unique art experiences across the Twin Cities metro. Our latest adventure encourages you to get your hands dirty with some printmaking through the Minnesota Center for Book Arts in Minneapolis, which offers a full slate of classes.
This week we’re tapping into the often overlooked parts of the Twin Cities metro art scene. This morning we show you light painting by a local artist who does it right out of his basement in northeast Minneapolis. It’s a unique art form that doesn’t require expertise to have a little fun with.
All this week, we’re showing you some of the most unique art experiences in the Twin Cities metro. We kick off our art week Monday by creating pieces of art with plenty of heat. We checked out a bronze pour that is part of a sculpting class at the Minnetonka Center for the Arts.
Every Friday we honor an excellent educator in the Twin Cities metro. This week we introduce you to Pat Skrove. She’s a Kindergarten teacher at St. John the Baptist Catholic School in Savage.
This morning, the WCCO Morning Show is honoring another excellent educator in the metro who has gone above and beyond to make a difference in students’ lives. This week, Edward Moody helped students honor Wayne Powers from Roseville-area schools.
They risk their lives every day to protect us, and on Thursday members of the Minneapolis Police Department were honored for their dedication at a ceremony held by Chief Janee Harteau.
All week the WCCO Morning Show has been aiming ideas at you for unique things to do this Valentine’s Day, but this one is definitely out of the range of usual plans. How would you like to take your significant other to fire off a few rounds at the gun range?
This morning, the WCCO Morning Show is honoring another excellent educator in the metro who has gone above and beyond to make a difference in students’ lives. This week, Edward Moody got to surprise Lisa Rutman, who works within School District 196. Rutman has been a social worker in schools for 12 years.
A major effort is underway to end homelessness in the Twin Cities with a special emphasis on those who are suffering after serving our country. It’s a joint project between St. Paul and Minneapolis, and the mayors of St. Paul and Minneapolis joined forces for Friday’s announcement in downtown Minneapolis.
All this week, we’re embracing the cold and having some winter fun. One sport that’s been growing in popularity in recent years and is being played by more and more groups is the Olympic sport called curling. You may be familiar with it because of the flamboyance of the Norwegian team’s unique pants.
The first day of spring semester at the University of Minnesota is marked by changes in how students and staff are kept safe on-campus. A string of armed robberies has many students worried and the university taking some new safety measures to keep everyone on and around campus safe.
The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority called their final meeting Friday before the Metrodome’s roof comes down. The MSFA says it all depends on Saturday’s weather. If the wind is too strong, they won’t be able to deflate the roof. But if things go as scheduled, the massive dome will come down. Cameras will be placed inside the stadium and on buildings surrounding it.
Watching Jarrett Michie on the court, you wouldn’t know he’s in near constant pain. But the 11-year-old has a lot to zone out. About two years ago he was diagnosed with juvenile arthritis. The pain is so bad in his back and legs, he has to wear ice packs after games and practices.
A great white shark so close you could almost touch it. The cacophonous music of Stomp, blasting away at you from every corner. The eruption of Mt. St. Helens, so intense you can feel the earth shake. That’s what you’ll have the chance to experience at this year’s Omnifest at the Science Museum of Minnesota.
Thousands of packages that were expected to arrive on Christmas Eve didn’t make it to their destinations. UPS, the world’s largest package delivery service, told CNN that they made a miscalculation, underestimating the number of packages they needed to ship. UPS officials say demand for packages was much higher than they expected, and their system was overwhelmed.
This week’s Excellent Educator is introducing some of the metro’s youngest minds to the world. Four-year-old students in Marie Zurich’s class can speak five languages, including French, Spanish and Chinese.
Imagine stringing up 58,000 Christmas lights on your house. Now imagine doing it with Parkinson’s disease. That’s what one local man does every Christmas, and with all the lights comes a powerful message. Mike Justak was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 2004, and in 2010 he started doing a full Christmas light display with the help of neighbors.