Working For The Weekend: Irish, Polish And Lakeside FestivalsFrom Ireland to Poland, from Minneapolis to St. Paul, there are plenty of great events happening in the Twin Cities this weekend! WCCO's Kim Johnson shares a few of her picks.
Best Irish Concerts & Festivals In MinnesotaGet ready for a year full of great Irish concerts and festivals.
MN Super Bowl Committee Heads To San Francisco For ResearchWhen it comes to Super Bowl plans, most Minnesotans are trying to figure out where we want to watch the game and what kind of food we want to eat. But for a handful of Minnesotans, Super Bowl 50 is an event to be studied from every angle.
Sen. Ted Cruz Makes Minnesota Part Of Nomination StrategyTexas Sen. Ted Cruz's venture outside the early-voting states in the Republican presidential nominating contest is bringing him to Minnesota. Cruz, who has risen steadily among GOP hopefuls, was holding a rally Thursday on Harriet Island.
Runners Don Ugly Sweaters For Kids CharityRunners were warm and cozy Saturday morning at the annual "Ugly Sweater" run. People dressed up in their ugliest sweater and ran around Harriet Island in St. Paul.
Best Places For Fall Colors In MinnesotaFollow the fall colors from north to south during Minnesota's autumn scenery extravaganza.
Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best BetsIn Minnesota, we love celebrating other each other's heritages. That's what will be happening in both Minneapolis and St. Paul this weekend. Any excuse to have an outdoor festival, right?
Pet Blog: St. Paul To Celebrate ‘Bark & Rec Day’Harriet Island may have been underwater for a good part of the summer. But now it's all dried up and ready for some wiggly butts! Please, let me explain. Sunday is Saint Paul Parks and Recreation's Bark and Rec Day, which includes the 2014 Wiggle Butt 5K.
Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best BetsWhat do you have penciled in on your calendar this weekend? Nothing? You're in luck, because the WCCO Morning Show crew has more than enough suggestions to keep art lovers, dog lovers, beer lovers, and south suburbia lovers happy.
'Taste Of Minnesota' Drawing In Crowds At New Location The "Taste of Minnesota" is underway in a new location. Organizers say it's been so popular, they're running out of food and had to call in for more! The Fourth of July festival moved from Harriet Island in St. Paul, Minn. because of flooding, to the Carver County Fairgrounds in Waconia, Minn.
St. Paul Fourth Of July Fireworks To Be Held At Capitol Mall Saint Paul Mayor Chris Coleman announced Monday that fireworks for the 4th of July will take place at the State Capitol Mall Friday evening. Fireworks for the holiday were scheduled as a part of the "Taste Of Minnesota" festival. The festival was scheduled at Harriet Island, but was moved to Waconia, Minn. due to flooding.
Harriet Island Flooding Ruins Wedding PlansEvery couple plans their wedding with the hope that it will be the perfect day. But flooding at Harriet Island in St. Paul is causing a lot of anxiety for some brides and grooms-to-be. So far, four weddings have been cancelled because of the swollen Mississippi River, and couples are scrambling to make last-minute changes.