Man Dies After Diving In Shallow Water In Polk County LakeHospital workers across central Minnesota are mourning the loss of a colleague, friend and father. Forty-seven-year-old Todd Steinke died on Saturday after he dove into a lake and broke his neck.
Generation Next Announces Plan To Bridge Achievement GapA group of Minnesotans say they have a new strategy to correct one of the state's biggest disparities. Four out of 10 students make it to graduation in the city of Minneapolis, seven out of 10 in St. Paul, Minn.
George Stewart: Minnesota Vikings WR WhispererThe Minnesota Vikings have a revamped receiver corps this year. Only three players in the unproven group have worn purple before. That makes receivers coach George Stewart's job more important than ever.
Washburn Mentor Says Sister Inspired Her To Help OthersOver the last few months, WCCO has shared plenty of stories about kids whose lives have been changed because of Washburn Center for Children. But now we’re focusing on one of the people who does the changing.
Vikes' OL Fusco Benefiting From Veteran Mentor, TeammateThe Minnesota Vikings don't know how good the offensive line will be this season, but they do know who will be the starting five.
Teen Tennis Player Nearly Dies In Freak AccidentA Minnesota boy didn't just get the wind knocked out of him after hurting himself on a tennis court -- he nearly died days later after injuring his intestine.
Bolder Options: Matching Mentors And MenteesSomething as simple as going for a run or a bike ride could make a big difference to a young person.
Tornado Victim Is Hero Twice Over