The University of Minnesota is asking the state for $65.2 million. President Eric Kaler told WCCO’s Roshini Rajkumar that their top priority is to continue the tuition freeze.
For the second consecutive year, WCCO radio has won the Edward R. Murrow Award for “Overall Excellence” from the Radio Television Digital News Association.
The Minnesota Wild open the playoffs Thursday night in St. Louis, but fans can still watch the game at the Xcel Energy Center, where there will be a free viewing party.
Kevin Pearce competed for years as a professional snowboarder and dreamed of the Olympics before an accident in 2009 left him with traumatic brain injury.
WCCO Radio is being honored with the 2015 Service to Community award from the National Association of Broadcasters — one of the more prestigious in the industry.
The Dakota County Sheriff’s Office has created a Electronic Crimes Task Force, dedicated to solving crimes on the Internet, such as a recent “swatting” incident in Woodbury. Captain Jim Rogers says the problem continues to grow and change. “Back in 2003, a 20 or 40 gigabyte hard drive was big, now we are talking about terabyte hard drives,” Rogers said.
All this week, WCCO Radio has reported on oil train safety and the fears some have about the potential for a derailment and explosion. But just what role do the oil and railroad industries have in keeping the trains on the tracks?
Passover begins at sunset Friday night. Sim Glaser is the Rabbi at Temple Israel in Minneapolis. He explained the meaning of Passover and its significance.
A task force charged with finding ways to protect Minnesota’s children has come up with more than 90 recommendations.
Some maple syrup producers in central Minnesota are worried that last weekend’s warm-up could affect production. Temperatures were near 70 degrees over the weekend. “Everybody calls it really nice weather, but when it gets into maple season, that’s not a good thing.”
It’s been more than 40 years since the Melrose Minnesota “Dutchmen” have played in the Boys State High School Basketball Tournament. But they’ll take on Redwood Valley at 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Target Center.
A Minnesota group rallied at Capitol Thursday afternoon, calling for an Equal Rights Amendment that would embed constitutional equality into the U.S constitution and state constitution.
Ramsey County Parks and Recreation is looking for lifeguards. They need help at Battle Creek Waterworks and the county’s five guarded swimming beaches at Long Lake Regional Park, Tony Schmidt Regional Park, Vadnais-Snail Lakes Regional Park, Lake Josephine County Park and Lake McCarrons County Park.
Minnesota will host the Ryder Cup at Chaska’s Hazeltine National Golf Club in September of 2016. Former PGA Championship winner Davis Love III will captain the United States team. He told WCCO’s Dave Lee about some changes leading up to the event.
Having a baby is not easy. It’s even more challenging if you end up not being able to leave your house for the delivery. But that’s just how it went down for Angela Reinders of Eagan last week.
At a rally Monday, members of “Protect Minnesota” talked about the need for a uniform background check on all gun sales.
It was packed inside St Olaf Church in downtown Minneapolis on Ash Wednesday during the noon mass — with Catholics marking the beginning of Lent. Father Patrick Kennedy says the ashes given on this day represent the fragility of life. “The ashes are a symbol of actually dying,” Kennedy said.
If you’re looking for work, there are jobs to be had in the construction industry. Dave Siegel, the executive director of the Builders Association of the Twin Cities, says they’re seeing a comeback after several years of contraction.
Teenagers are not getting enough sleep according to a recent study.
A Minnesota woman hopes her coaching pays off for Julianne Moore, who is nominated for an Oscar for her performance in the film “Still Alice.” In the movie, Moore plays the role of a woman with early onset Alzheimer’s disease. Moore reached out to Sandy Oltz, of Stearns County. Oltz also suffers from the disease.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is reminding ice anglers that they need to clean up the area around their ice house after they remove it from the lake.
If you’re looking for love online this Valentine’s Day, beware of some scams out there. Dan Hendrickson is with the Better Business Bureau and said there are certain things to look out for.
Protecting yourself while online is importan, and it’s relatively easy to do, according to Daniel Sieberg with Google. Sieberg said the most common mistake people make is using the same password for all your accounts.
Lt. Gov. Tina Smith and Katie Sieben, commissioner of Minnesota’s economic development department, held a teleconference Monday to talk about the state’s new broadband Internet expansion program.
The winter storm “Linus” is dumping snow across the Midwest, including at Chicago’s O’Hare airport, which in turn is affecting flights out of Minneapolis.