A Minnesota man who killed his parents 16 years ago is expected to be released from a state hospital soon. Richard Happ has been a resident at the Minnesota Security Hospital in St. Peter since he was 30 years old.
We’re sprinting towards the end of February, but March Madness is already in full effect on the Minnesota high school sports scene. Our top match-ups this week feature two Friday hockey games with state tournament bids at stake, a top-five match-up in girls basketball and a couple of interesting games in the boys basketball playoffs.
A Timberwolves Ticket Tuesday…..click the link above to listen to Erik Paulsen discuss vaccinations, President Obama’s Budget and more.
The Taste of Minnesota festival will be staying in Waconia this summer.
There’s an alternative hunt going on in Waconia this weekend.
A new micro-distillery in Waconia is hoping to make a name for itself in Minnesota’s growing craft distillery industry. J. Carver Distillery sent its first shipment of gin and vodka to Twin Cities liquor stores last week.
Carver County sheriff’s deputies caught a group of juveniles who had been running through backyards in Waconia, Minn., “batting” rocks at houses.
The Carver County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the burglary of a Waconia Verizon Wireless store, where thieves entered through ceiling tiles and cut a hole through drywall. Authorities responded to reports of a burglary at the store, located at 716 Vista Blvd., as well as Bella Nails and Spa next door.
The “Taste of Minnesota” is underway in a new location. Organizers say it’s been so popular, they’re running out of food and had to call in for more! The Fourth of July festival moved from Harriet Island in St. Paul, Minn. because of flooding, to the Carver County Fairgrounds in Waconia, Minn.
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The venue for “A Taste Of Minnesota” is shifting about 40 miles west due to heavy flooding in downtown St. Paul, Minn. The festival is moving from Harriet Island to the Carver County Fairgrounds in Waconia, Minn.
Waiting times at the two Veterans Affairs medical centers in Minnesota are considerably lower than the worst trouble spots in the VA system, new audit data released Monday show. The average wait time for a patient seeking primary care for the first time is 28 days at the Minneapolis VA Medical Center and 25 days at the St. Cloud center, the data show. But the waits are much shorter for established patients who are already in the VA system — three days at Minneapolis and two days at St. Cloud.
A 4-year-old boy is in critical condition after falling through a second story window in Waconia early Sunday afternoon. The Carver County Sheriff’s Office says deputies responded to the incident at 12:19 p.m. on the 1300 block of Creekside Circle.
A young boy is in the hospital after falling out of a second story window in Waconia Sunday. A neighbor says the boy was playing on the couch and pushed out the window screen, falling to the ground below.
The Carver County sheriff’s office says the bodies of a man and a woman have been found in a home in Waconia Township. Sheriff Jim Olson says no suspects are being sought, and there is no danger to the public.
For the first time in 114 days, Minnesotans enjoyed 50 degree temperatures in the Twin Cities. Nov.16 was the last time it was this warm, and the heat brought with it a late-winter melt, creating wet roads and running paths.
For many of us, stopping at the local coffeehouse before heading off on our day is routine. But with a coffee shop on practically every corner, how do can you pick a favorite?
It’s not bad if you’re in town in Waconia, protected by buildings and trees, but venture out into the open and it gets downright nasty.
On Friday, we sent David McCoy to watch Hopkins take on Maranatha Christian Academy. We’ve got that game, and loads of other winter sports highlights.
All this week, WCCO This Morning has been turning to local companies for unique gift ideas. Today, they had a little something for the sole. Shoe soles, that is. A former graffiti artist is now a master cobbler who is making colorful kicks in Waconia. His specialty is making what’s old new again.
Blaze orange becomes the unofficial state color on Saturday, Nov. 9. You’ll see it throughout the state as men, women and children take part in Minnesota’s deer hunting opener.
The regular season in high school football is over, which means there are no more guarantees for anything anymore. We’re in the playoffs, where the ultimate goal is to survive, advance and hopefully win a championship.
When it comes to weekend family fun, you can’t go wrong with classic cars, an electronic bull, and duck races. You’ll find those things and much more in downtown Waconia on Saturday.
State Sen. Julianne Ortman is running to be the Republican candidate for U.S. Senate against incumbent Democrat Al Franken next year.
Republican State Sen. Julianne Ortman, who has been considering a U.S. Senate campaign, is announcing her political plans on Saturday at an event in Waconia. Ortman released details of the weekend event on Wednesday night.