A new proposal from Sen. Al Franken would allow all workers to earn sick time if they or a family member are under the weather. Sen. Franken says 43 million workers don’t have paid sick days, and many are forced to come to work when they don’t feel well.
In just over a year and a half, Minnesota and Wisconsin will be connected by a brand new $360 million bridge. The whole project, including new roads, will cost $600 million.
A Twin Cities woman has been accused of stealing from a Stillwater church and using stolen credit cards. According to police, 46-year-old Dawn Rassett went into a classroom at Trinity Lutheran Church on Jan. 13 while the teacher and students were at lunch
The middle of January is a great time of year for the winter high school sports season. You’re in the meat and potatoes of the conference season around the state, which means there are great games on a nightly basis.
The former mayor of Stillwater has pleaded guilty to tax fraud conspiracy. Ken Harycki entered the plea in federal court Thursday in Minneapolis.
The Stillwater bar that had what WCCO viewers chose as Minnesota’s best summer drink has just earned another honor — this time, it’s national. A year and a half ago, viewers sent Matt Brickman to try the mojito at Smalley’s Caribbean Barbeque and Pirate Bar.
Two vehicles collided in Stillwater on Monday, killing one driver and sending the other to the hospital.
A fraud charge is offering more information to what may have led to the mayor of Stillwater’s resignation last month. Former Stillwater mayor Ken Harycki is also an accountant. He’s charged with helping a client defraud the government of more than $10 million.
Sentencing is set for Jan. 16 for a Minnesota man convicted of kidnapping a 14-year-old New York girl he met online.
Stillwater police are seeking information from the public after a Christmas tree and lights were stolen from a fallen St. Paul police officer’s grave site. Family members of Officer Josh Lynaugh say they have replaced the stolen 4-foot Christmas tree with a smaller one at Fairview Cemetery in Stillwater.
Stillwater police hope someone can help them find whoever stole a Christmas tree from the gravesite of a fallen police officer. The tree was taken from Fairview Cemetery in Stillwater, from the gravesite of Officer Josh Lynaugh.
The mayor of Stillwater stepped down Friday afternoon. Former mayor Ken Harycki posted on his Facebook page that he did not intend to run for a third term as mayor back in May.
Eagan at Prior Lake highlights a big night of high school football across Minnesota Friday as state tournament bids are up for grabs. Every athlete that ever puts on football pads dreams of the chance to play for a trip to state. For 112 teams across seven total classes, the opportunity is there this week to celebrate a section championship when the clock hits zero.
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There are several conference titles on the line as well as the chance for home field advantage in the playoffs as teams kick off this week, and they’re doing so on short notice. It’s the week of Minnesota’s annual teacher’s conferences, so a majority of teams across the state are on a short week with games on Wednesday night.
The annual Harvest Fest is taking place in Stillwater, Minn. this weekend. The event is known for their massive pumpkins and this year was no different.
A Stillwater, Minnesota photographer is a finalist to become an international cocktail star. Stephany Wieland beat out 2,000 competitors from around the world, and is the only American finalist left in the “Jamie Oliver’s Drinks Tube” cocktail competition.
A great rivalry in the Suburban East Conference will be renewed Friday night as Cretin-Derham Hall travels to Stillwater, with the Ponies looking to stay in the hunt for a league title. It’s our featured game for WCCO-TV’s High School Sports Rally.
Not much movement this week in our Top Ten. But many big games await this week. Here’s this week’s WCCO Radio Rally!
Minnesotans have a mantra this time of year: Enjoy the weather before it snows! Since many trees are still green, it doesn’t quite look or feel like fall yet. You won’t find many complaining about the tank-top weather in Stillwater, especially since they planned their day around it.
Washington County officials say a 36-year-old former teacher from Stillwater, Minn., pleaded guilty to having sex with two students at his home.
It’s harvest time for a certain Minnesota crop. You may have never seen it up close, but chances are you’ve enjoyed its product on a Friday night.
Pretty soon Minnesota will be abundant with fall colors. And now, one Minnesota town has just been named one of the best places in the country to see them. Travel and Leisure Magazine ranked Stillwater, Minn. as the number three best town to see fall colors.
A funeral is planned this week in Minnesota for two sisters who were fatally shot in Wisconsin. An obituary notice says a celebration of life will be held Friday at 2 p.m. for 39-year-old Ashlee Steele and 38-year-old Kacee Tollefsbol.
An inmate at a Minnesota maximum security prison has pleaded guilty to killing a fellow prisoner and has been sentenced to an additional 40 years behind bars. Thirty-year-old Benjamin Beck entered the plea to second-degree intentional murder Monday in the death of Shane Cooper.