Bitter Cold Snap Tough On Cars, Good For MechanicsThe bitter blast is wreaking havoc on Minnesotans and their vehicles. Auto shops are busy with things from basic maintenance to frozen batteries. Mechanics at Bobby and Steve's in Minneapolis said the extreme cold has them working 10 hour shifts, and the wait time to get something as simple as an oil change is five hours.
Excellent Educator: Hoover Elementary's Travis TuckerA paraprofessional in a Coon Rapids elementary school is about to retire after nearly 25 years. She had one thing that she wanted to make sure happen before she did, however: nominate the teacher she works with for the WCCO Excellent Educator award.
Mpls. Mechanic Fixes Woman’s Handcycle Just In Time For TC 10KA woman from Spain was invited by Medtronic to wheel in the Twin Cities Marathon 10K race Saturday. But when Anna Gilabert arrived in Minneapolis, she discovered her German hand-cycle was broken on the flight.