After a day of going full-speed, it’s often hard to put on the brakes and simply coast into sleep mode.
WCCO photojournalist Melissa Martz can relate to that problem.
On a warm spring night, Anoka County homeowners are indoors, spending an evening learning about an insect that’s invading their property.
Minnesota lawmakers got a visit Wednesday from a well-known celebrity chef and food writer lobbying to save the “Snowbate” tax credit for production companies. Andrew Zimmern greeted House members, some of whom took selfies with the famous chef.
In 2011, a diagnosis changed Steve Stefano’s life. The former North St. Paul quarterback and basketball player was diagnosed with ALS. He is now confined to a wheelchair and uses a breathing tube.
The Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao fight is bringing attention back to the sport of boxing.
And for one Twin Cities boxing trainer, the timing couldn’t be more perfect.
The walleye opener is just 11 days away, and anglers could be dealing with some shallow lakes. The majority of the state, about 92 percent, is experiencing moderate drought conditions. Less than 20 percent of the state was that dry last year at this time.
With so many farms and turkeys affected by avian influenza, some grocery chains are wondering how shoppers will react.
Earlier this year, Google quietly introduced a new feature that may raise some eyebrows. The mega search engine announced that you can now download your entire search history. As long as you’ve been logged in, Google has saved each and every search.
It’s been nearly five years since a cancer diagnosis ended a promising football career for Connor Cosgrove. He was a wide receiver at the University of Minnesota when he was diagnosed with leukemia in 2010. He had to stop playing football, and underwent years of chemotherapy treatments.
What was supposed to be one of the happiest times in a mother’s life turned into a struggle for survival. On February 23, Leia Arntson-Bacig gave birth to her daughter Ripley. Eight days later, Leia suffered a stroke and had severe bleeding in her brain. She was put in a medically-induced coma.
It’s hockey night at the Walesch household in Hanover, and as usual the MVPs are 9-year-old Brett Walesch and his brother, 7-year-old Luke.
A Minnesota farmer-turned-inventor thinks he has a solution for cutting down on soil erosion. Over the years, he became concerned about soil erosion on farm fields. So, he invented a piece of equipment that he says is good for both the environment and for crops.
It may be spring in Minnesota, but Tuesday’s weather was all over the map.
We saw snow in the northern part of the state, but thunderstorms in parts of southern Minnesota.
A smartphone appears to have captured a Minneapolis police officer threatening a teenager. Seventeen-year-old Faysal Mohamed says the video — recorded on March 18 — shows an officer talking to his friend after they were pulled over.
In Otsego, crews are working to put out multiple fires that have spread within a housing development near 53rd Street and Radford Avenue Northeast.
It’s been a month and a half since a dance team’s state title was protested by their competitors. Last month, the Faribault dance team won the State 3-A high kick competition.
The five teams they were competing against refused to take their places during the ceremony.
It has now been nine days since a Twin Cities boy vanished outside his home. A van dropped Barway Collins off at his apartment building in Crystal after school last Wednesday.
Friends and family will be back out Thursday, spreading the word to find 10-year-old Barway Collins. He was last seen a week ago at his apartment in Crystal. A reward to bring him home is now up to $12,000.
An earlier tick season may coming in Minnesota. On Friday, the first day of spring, the Metropolitan Mosquito Control District raised its “tick risk meter” from medium to high.
Many people watching March Madness games at local bars may use Uber to get home Thursday night. But supporters of the ride-share program say a bill at the Capitol would make working in the Twin Cities impossible. “I love driving Uber,” driver Dustin Simko said.
The DNR is trying to figure out the best way to deal with a deadly and contagious fish disease.
Gov. Dayton addressed concerns Thursday that he uses his personal AOL email account for work, not state-issued government email.
It never fails. Those first 60-degree days of the year have people thinking about their lawns and gardens. It just so happens the first 60 degree day of this year came very early.
If you haven’t booked some time outdoors this Tuesday, you’re not doing it right. That’s because it’s a #Top10WxDay. Meteorologist Matt Brickman said temperature should flirt with the 60s in the Twin Cities, and indeed have already topped that benchmark in other areas of the state.
On Friday, Wisconsin became the 25th state to pass a right-to-work bill. Lawmakers in the state assembly fiercely debated the bill for more than 20 hours into the early morning. The bill finally passed around 9 a.m.