WCCO EYE4 LOGO WCCO Radio wcco-eye-green01, ww color green

Tips

Photo Credit Thinkstock

Tips: Getting Your Home Organized For Holiday Gatherings

The clock is ticking to get your home ready for visitors over the holidays. And if you are hosting Thanksgiving dinner this week, you may have spent some time over the weekend clearing out cluttered areas and cleaning up.

11/25/2013

(credit: CBS)

After Heidi’s Surprise Closing, Workers Still Seek $24,000 In Wages

Employees at a popular Uptown restaurant say they want money they worked hard for. Customers, and even some employees, showed up to Heidi’s in Minneapolis a week ago to find a sign notifying them the restaurant was closed.

10/29/2013

Thanksgiving Travel 1

Thanksgiving Airfare: Every Day You Wait Is An Extra $5

While Thanksgiving is still more than a month away, travel experts said you should’ve started solidifying your travel plans — yesterday. Travel websites predict the average cost for a round-trip ticket this year will be $415. That’s a jump of nearly 7 percent from last year.

10/16/2013

(credit: CBS)

Make Your Garden Pop In Autumn

There are great plants for fall color as you need seasonality in your garden. The saviors are shrubs and perennials that can provide that pop. Euonymus, or the burning bush, will become a complete ball of red — you can’t miss them.

09/14/2013

Space Saving Leave

Space-Saving Tips for Dorm Room Living

When you live in a tiny dorm room, maximizing space is a priority. These 10 space-saving tips will help you keep your room organized while still having room to move.

08/22/2013

(credit: CBS)

Disguising Fading Plants With A Pop Of Color

Is your garden looking like it could use a pick-me-up? There are some great substitutes and fill-ins to make bring your garden back to life. And as far the vegetable garden goes, keep picking off the green beans so that they’ll grow more.

08/10/2013

(credit: Jupiter Images)

Video Helps Hard-Of-Hearing With Court System

The Minnesota Judicial Branch has created a video to make sure citizens who are deaf or hard-of-hearing have equal access in the state court system.

08/04/2013

(credit: CBS)

Brother’s Dying Wish Has One Man Dropping 2,000% Tips

If you get great service in a restaurant, what do you leave for a tip? — 20, 25 percent?

07/21/2013

(credit: CBS)

How To Get Your Flowers To Bloom All Summer Long

If you want your flowers to bloom all season long, Susie Bachman with Bachman’s floral said there’s one thing you need to know above all else — prune and deadhead. It’s all about how a little work now will pay off later.

07/13/2013

(credit: CBS)

Bicyclist Killed In Hit-And-Run In Minneapolis

A 24-year-old woman who was hit by a vehicle while she was riding her bicycle has died — and police are still looking for the driver who sped from the scene. Minneapolis police say the woman was riding at the intersection of 28th and Pleasant Avenue South on Wednesday night when a vehicle sped through a stop sign, with its headlights off, and hit her.

07/05/2013

final_light_bulb.jpg

Tips For Choosing Health Insurance

Below are some practical tips for selecting a health insurance policy that include advice from experts and suggested research. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) and its implementation over the coming years will likely have some […]

07/02/2013

(credit: CBS)

BBQ King Stu Shares 2 Independence Day Grilling Tips

This Independence Day, put aside the burgers and hot dogs and try something a little more adventurous. Stu, the “King of Barbecue” has some easy recipes.

06/29/2013

(credit: CBS)

How Best To Water, Fertilize Your Garden

Whether you’re a novice or even a master gardener it’s always nice to have some advice. Susie Bachman talks with WCCO and shares tips on successfully watering and fertilizing your garden.

06/29/2013

(credit: CBS)

Sleepless In The Summer? How To Catch Some ZZZs

Now that it’s summer and many of us are taking some vacation time, you’d think we’d be sleeping better. However, the summer months tend to make it even harder for us to get a good night’s rest — and it’s because of what we tend to do in the evenings.

06/26/2013

Large Tree Down In Brooklyn Park

Power Still Out? Tips To Avoid Heat, Plus Food Safety

Friday’s storms knocked out power to more than half a million Minnesotans and days later, thousands of customers are still in the dark. The city of Minneapolis wants to make sure those without power are staying safe — in the heat and with the food they have left.

06/24/2013

more