Mike's Mix: 'Batch' Cocktails For Your Party Or PicnicThis week, Mike is checking out a few big-batch recipes that can add some refreshing fun to your summer picnic or cookout!
St. Paul Firefighters Host 57th Carnival For Kids In HospitalOn Wednesday, there were smiles all around at Gillette Children's Hospital. St. Paul Firefighter's Local 21 transformed a parking ramp into a carnival, and it's the 57th year they've done it.
Mike's Mix: Swampwater From Norseman DistilleryThere are different recipes out there for a Swampwater cocktail, which include ingredients that range from vodka, to Midori, to blue curaçao, to Malibu, to cucumber. Yech. Swampwater is right.
Mike's Mix: The Heyday Negroni For Negroni WeekNegroni Week launched in 2013 as a celebration of one of the world's great cocktails and an effort to raise money for charitable causes around the world.
Here’s What You Need To Know About Fish KillsIf you've been near a lake lately, you may have seen -- or smelled -- dead fish washing up on shore. It's called a fish kill, and a lot of people have been talking about it lately.
Mike's Mix: Camping CocktailsAs we get closer to summer and the weather gets warmer, more and more people are breaking out the tent and heading to the woods. Mike Augustyniak has three cocktails that are perfect for sitting around the campfire.
Good Question: Is Memorial Day Weekend Weather Always Bad?It is hard to trust the weather in Minnesota when planning holiday weekends. Rain and clouds all seem to be lingering right around the corner. In fact, some rain is expected in five of the next six days.
Mike's Mix: Bluestem Bar’s Sage White FlipFrench Meadow opened in Minneapolis 30 years ago as an all-organic bakery with locally-sourced ingredients. Since then they have expanded into bakeries and cafes in multiple Twin Cities locations.
Donate To Mike Augustyniak's GiveOUT Day CampaignMore than 4,000 youth are homeless in Minnesota on any given night and close to 30 percent identify as LGBTQ.
'Exoskeleton' Helps Veterans With Spinal Cord Injuries Walk AgainTechnology that was first dreamed up in a comic book has jumped off the page, and is helping Minnesota veterans walk again. It is called an exoskeleton, and it is what gives Iron Man his superhero strength.
Mike's Mix: Growing An Herb Garden For CocktailsHerbs are hearty plants, easy to care for, and growing your own herbs is way cheaper and a lot fresher than buying them.
Air Pollution Warning As Wildfire Smoke Moves Through Minn.Many Minnesotans woke up Saturday and wondered: Did all of my neighbors have bonfires last night? WCCO Meteorologist Mike Augustyniak says the smokiness you see Saturday morning is partially connected to the Alberta wildfires, and mostly from the Skibo wildfire in Hubbard County in northern Minnesota, just east of Hoyt Lakes.