Excellent Educator: Diane Weiher Of Lake Harriet UpperOne science teacher in Minneapolis believes song and dance makes learning a difficult subject easier.
Get Movin' Monday: February's Best DealsIt may be cold outside, but deals on certain items are hot right now. You just have to know where to look. Nancy Ngo from the St. Paul Pioneer Press presented some fabulous finds in the month of February.
Local Astronaut Hopes To Open 'Challenger Learning Center' In MNThursday, Jan. 28, 2016 marks the 30th anniversary of the Challenger disaster. The space shuttle exploded just 73 seconds after liftoff, killing all seven crew members.
Working For The Weekend: Pond Hockey, TwinsFest & MoreIf you already have spring fever, good luck with that. We still have plenty of winter left. But we do have some events in Workin' for the Weekend that get us thinking about spring. And winter lovers, we didn't forget about you either.
Excellent Educator: Jenny Bennett At Breck SchoolEvery week on WCCO we ask for your Excellent Educator nominations. Sometimes we get them from co-workers or from parents of students. But this week, a first grader wanted us to know about her teacher.
Working For The Weekend: Cat Show, Ski Jumping, Ice Castles & MoreHere's a look at what's happening this weekend around Minnesota.
Excellent Educator: Ascension Principal Dorwatha WoodsA Minnesota principal concerned about obesity in her school has decided to lead by example. The brave and dramatic steps she's taken to inspire her kids to be healthy is what makes her this week's Excellent Educator.
Working For The Weekend: Mushing, Winter Market & MoreThere are five weekends in January, and they're all filled with a lot of winter fun. But this weekend offers up everything from soup tasting to snow sculpting -- and even a winter market.
Excellent Educator: Richfield ESL Teacher Inspires Immigrant StudentsThere's one teacher who has stepped up to the challenge every year for more than four decades. Nancy Maker teaches English as a Second Language or ESL at Richfield Middle School.
Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best BetsThis weekend we'll get our first real taste of cold winter weather. But there are plenty of ways to enjoy the season -- and stay warm, too. From Chanhassen to Minneapolis, Shakopee to St. Paul we have a great line up of events in Working for the Weekend.
Excellent Educator: Fred Limmel Of Our Savior Lutheran SchoolFred Limmel has dedicated the last 27 years to Our Savior Lutheran School in Excelsior. He plays a big role in the small school of only 90 students, and that's why he is this week's Excellent Educator.
15 Memorable Moments From WCCO In 2015As 2015 comes to a close, we took some time to look back at some of our favorite, and your favorite, moments from the year. Here's a look at some silly, special and surprising moments, both candid and planned, from 2015 at WCCO.