WCCO EYE4 LOGO WCCO Radio wcco-eye-blue01, ww color blue

Laura Oakes

(credit: Jupiter Images)

Foodies Rejoice, Restaurant Week Returns

Dying to try a new restaurant but holding back because it’s not in your budget? Have no fear, Restaurant Week is here.

10/22/2012

(credit: CBS)

Minnesota’s Unemployment Rate Drops To 5.8 Percent In September

The state’s unemployment rate dropped a tenth of a point to 5.8 percent in September, a full two percentage points better than the national rate.

10/18/2012

(credit: CBS)

2012 Could Be The Best Holiday Shopping Season In Years

Target is the latest to announce an aggressive price-matching policy — saying it will match prices of major online retailers, including Amazon, starting Nov. 1.

10/17/2012

(credit: Jupiter Images)

Wisconsin Wolf Hunt Underway Amid Controversy

Wisconsin’s first wolf hunting season is underway, and like in Minnesota, it’s not without some controversy.

10/15/2012

State Fair

Halloween Business Is BOOming In Minnesota

From the tame, child-friendly Planet Spooky to haunted houses and hayrides that will make you afraid to go to sleep, the business of “haunting” is serious business.

10/12/2012

Photo Credit: duluthmn.gov

‘Explore Minnesota’ Officials Say State Tourism Is Up

The head of Explore Minnesota says the glass is “half full” when it comes to tourism in the state.

10/10/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Romney Campaign Office Not Open In MN

The Romney for President campaign has not opened an office in Minnesota.

10/08/2012

(credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images and Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Body Language Could Overshadow Message In Pres. Debates

All eyes will be on President Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney tonight for their first nationally-televised debate. WCCO Radio’s Laura Oakes has more on what to look for beyond their words.

10/03/2012

(credit: Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Mankato Buzzing As Minnesota Timberwolves Training Camp Starts

Mankato is abuzz with Minnesota Timberwolves fever as the team opens its mini-camp there on Tuesday at Minnesota State University-Mankato.

10/02/2012

generic

Behind The Ballot: The Female Vote

So just what are the hottest races in Minnesota this election season? WCCO’s Laura Oakes goes Behind the Ballot.

09/27/2012

(credit: State Of Minnesota)

Minn.’s No. 2 Makes Her 1st Skydive For Troops

Minnesota’s lieutenant governor has gotten a unique view of her Capitol office — from thousands of feet up.

09/25/2012

(credit: Jupiter Images)

Behind The Ballot: Hottest Races In Minnesota

So just what are the hottest races in Minnesota this election season? WCCO’s Laura Oakes goes Behind the Ballot.

09/24/2012

previous