Good Question: Why Do We Go Trick-Or-Treating?Halloween is just a few days away, and it is estimated that more than 41 million kids will go trick-or-treating this year. More than $2 billion will be spent on candy in the U.S., from Snickers, to Kit Kats, to Three Musketeers.
Kylie's Kids: Ireland Gets A New HeartOne of Kylie's Kids is beginning to make a recovery. On Monday, WCCO learned that Ireland's wait for a heart is over.
Kylie's Kids Update: Ireland's ProgressIreland is a spunky 7-year-old from St. Louis Park we introduced you to in April. She loves to sing and dance, which is great because she wants to be a world-famous rock star when she grows up.
4 Things To Know For May 24, 2015Here's a look at the 4 things you need to know for May 24, 2015. They include the latest on the upcoming special session, same-sex marriage becoming legal in Ireland, and some new ways to beat the heat at Valleyfair.
4 Things To Know: Memorial Day, Gay Marriage In Ireland & MoreFrom the traffic outlook for Memorial Day travel plans, to an historic referendum vote on gay marriage in Ireland, here are the four stories you need to know for Friday, May 22.
Minnesotan To Meet: 3 Generations Help Out A Booming 'Celtic Croft' BusinessJoseph Croft started Celtic Croft 20 years ago in his garage. Now the independent store in Brooklyn Park specializes in traditional Scottish and Irish items. It's a business that keeps booming! The three generations running the store makes them Minnesotans to Meet.
Kylie's Kids: Meet IrelandIreland is a spunky 7 year old from St. Louis Park. She loves to sing and dance, which is great because she wants to be a world-famous rock star when she grows up. Ireland has been in and out of the hospital since she was born because of a congenital heart defect.
WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Corned Beef In MinnesotaEvery year on March 17, everyone's a little Irish -- even if it's painfully obvious we're not. According to your votes, Stillwater's Gasthaus Bavarian Hunter German restaurant serves the best corned beef and cabbage in Minnesota, a typically Irish dish.
5 Reasons To Visit Ireland For St. Patrick's DayNo one knows how to celebrate St. Patrick's Day better than the Irish. That is why you will want to make a trip over the pond and experience this green holiday with those who love all things related to St. Patrick's Day, including the green beer.
Medtronic Adjusts $43B Deal Over Inversion RulesMedical device maker Medtronic is switching to $16 billion in financing to complete its purchase of Ireland-based competitor Covidien a few weeks after federal regulators issued rules designed to curb overseas acquisitions that cut tax U.S. tax bills.
McFadden Defends Role In Irish Firm's MergerYears before Burger King sized up a Canadian headquarters in a hunt for lower taxes, Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mike McFadden's investment firm was involved in a merger that moved an American pharmaceutical company to Ireland and significantly dropped its tax rate. McFadden's Minnesota-based firm made more than $11 million, according to public filings.
Senate Hopeful McFadden Defends Role In Irish Firm's MergerRepublican Senate candidate Mike McFadden is defending his investment banking firm's involvement in a deal that led a U.S. company overseas. The so-called tax inversion finalized in 2012 involved a U.S. pharmaceutical company merging with a competitor and moving its tax residence to Ireland, where corporate tax rates are much lower.